Tag Archives: Fine Dining

Earth Day(s)

We’re celebrating Earth Day with a three course ALL LOCAL prix fixe menu for three whole days! We will have the menu available to order as well as our full a’la carte spring menu. Make sure to pencil Valentien in for your Earth Day plans! April 21st, April 22nd, and April 23rd. Earth Day Prix […]

A Sweet Bit of History

Jean Anthelme Brillat-Savarin, a man you will never know, but a man who, almost 200 years after his death still has influence over so much of the way we consume and view food.  Perhaps the original “foodie”  he was an epicure, gastronome, musician, lawyer, and writer.  His book “The Physiology of Taste,” has not been […]

Early Spring Menu

This final week of winter felt like the perfect time to debut a few early spring items.  We think you’ll enjoy the change of menu, but we’d love to hear from you. Come in and let us know what you think! New this week: Frisée Salad with Poached Egg, Blue Cheese, and House Made Pork […]

Celebrate Valentine’s 2016 at Valentien

Because Love Should Last More Than One Day           Call 661-864-0397 to book. Online reservations will not be accepted for the 14th. Please note that all seating times will sell out. It’s best to call ASAP to ensure your table. This page will be updated periodically as seating times sell out.  […]

Joseph Phelps Wine Dinner

Thursday, January 28th at 6:30 PM Six Wines from Joseph Phelps will be served Sauvignon Blanc, Napa Valley, 2014 Chardonnay, Freestone Vineyard, 2013 Pinot Noir, Freestone Vineyard, 2012 Cabernet Sauvignon, 2012 Insignia, 2011 and 2012                  (Side by Side Flight) The Menu Reception: Grilled Shrimp a la Marseille Mediterranean Crostini Cheese Board of Selles-sur-Cher and Brined […]

Happening in January!

Join us at Valentien for an extended celebration of the New Year! NEW DISHES:  On our menu you’ll find seasonal items just for January. Trying to adhere to a resolution? We will have lots of fish and fresh winter greens available. EXCITING EVENTS:  We have two can’t miss nights this month! Monday, January 11th from […]

Lunch Is Only On Fridays!

In addition to a full menu featuring items such as our Beef and Brie Baguette sandwich ($10), we also offer our famous Prix Fixe. Friday the 4th Prix Fixe First Course: Choice of Soup du Jour or Field Greens Salad Main Plate: Poached Albacore Tuna with Lobster Fumet and Roasted Potatoes and Fresh Herb Vinaigrette […]

UPDATE: SALE EXTENDED!!! GET $300 in FREE Gift Certificates

The Best Way To Beat The Crowds? Shop Small! Small Business Saturday is a great way to support local merchants, and yes, Valentien is participating! UPDATE: We will also offer this sale on Friday, December 4th and Saturday, December 5th SHOPPING GOT YOU DOWN? Here’s Your Solution! FOR A VERY LIMITED TIME! We Have A […]

Harvest Dinner 2015

Join us on Thursday, October 15th as we celebrate fall harvest.  Reception begins at 6:00 PM.  Sit Down Dinner Service begins at 6:30 PM Start your evening with a few seasonal appetizers. We will be serving these outside on our patio during a reception period.  Meet your fellow attendees, visit with local growers, or just […]

Seafood Celebration FAQs

Quite a few of you had quite a few questions about our upcoming Fruits de Mer Seafood Celebration.  We’ve decided to answer them all in one convenient place for you.   If you don’t see your particular question addressed below, feel free to email us at info@valentienrestaurant.com and we will assist you.  If you’re just looking […]

Fall Events at Valentien

September 10th- Bakersfield Museum of Art Fall Exhibit Opening.  Valentien will be at BMOA pouring wine for attendees.  AND Valentien will be open for dinner service and will donate 10%  of anyone’s bill that mentions Bakersfield Museum of Art. September 19th-  Seafood Celebration! Fruits de Mer Night Valentien will be serving up a Raw Bar […]

Seafood Celebration

September 19th-  Seafood Celebration! Fruits de Mer Night Valentien will be serving up a Raw Bar and other seafood delights.  The highlight of the night? Our chef will be stationed behind our one-night-only seafood bar, ready to freshly shuck as many oysters as you’d like.  Now taking advance reservations. 661-864-0397  Check below for all the […]

A Sweet Ending To Your Evening

Our very own Chef Daisy has come up with three just-for-summer treats that she would love to serve up for you.   Read below for details.  Oh, and for those die-hard Chocolate Soufflé fans? Don’t worry, we’ve still got you covered. Sweet, Sweet, Bliss Chef Daisy has created three spectacular treats, each capturing the spirit of […]

Far Niente Wine Dinner

ANNOUNCING A VERY SPECIAL WINE DINNER Featuring the wines of Far Niente In conjunction with Bakersfield Friends of Wine, Valentien is opening for a one-time special Sunday supper. Join us on Sunday, August 9th for a very special dinner featuring the wines of Far Niente Winery.   Call to reserve a seat to this special Sunday […]

Bastille Days 2015 Was Quite The Party

The week got off to a quiet start on Monday, but from then on out, the energy was unstoppable.   The week ended with a costume contest and many of our patrons got waaaay into the spirit!  You may have seen us on TV, read about us on a blog, heard us on the radio, or […]