Press Release


December 2013

La Jolla -- The Grill at Torrey Pines is teaming up with five San Diego county breweries to host the Chili-Infused Beer Dinner on Wednesday, January 29, 2014. Ballast Point, Coronado, Green Flash, Monkey Paw, and Stone Brewing Companies will each serve limited-edition beers paired with selections from Chef Daniel Boling’s special menu for the evening.

Tickets are $80.00 and can be purchased at The price includes taxes, gratuity, and valet parking. The event, which is part of The Grill’s Craft Beer Dinner Series, begins with a reception at 6:30 p.m. and is followed by dinner at 7:00 p.m.

“I am proud that The Lodge at Torrey Pines has become such a gathering point to celebrate the San Diego beer scene with events like this,” said Boling, who recently participated in the World Chef Challenge at the Second-Annual World Food Championships in Las Vegas. “It is a treat for me to collaborate with local brewers who are as passionate about beer as I am with food.”/p>

The following pairings will be featured at The Grill:

Tuna Tartare
Tortilla chip, micro radish, pickled jalepeno, and carrot
Coronado Brewing Company’s “Senor Saison”

Thai Chicken Noodle Soup
Coconut milk, curry, ginger, rice noodles, cilantro, and lime
Ballast Point’s “Wahoo Wheat” with Thai chili, lime, and ginger

Lamb Chili Colorado
Corn tortilla, queso fresco, and roasted jalepeno salsa
Ballast Point Brewing Company’s “Black Marlin Porter”

BBQ Niman Ranch Pork Belly
Cornbread and collard green panzanella salad
Monkey Paw Pub and Brewery’s “Low and Slow”

Grilled Ribeye Cap
Gorgonzola soubise, confit potato, and vanilla bean roasted carrots
Stone Brewing Company’s “Crime”

Warm Mole Cake
Serrano Crème Anglaise
Green Flash Brewing Company’s “Double Stout” with Serrano Chili

The Grill and The Lodge at Torrey Pines in November hosted a Beer Garden as the closing event for San Diego Beer Week for the fourth year in a row. The afternoon included 12 local chefs and 24 local breweries on the Arroyo Terrace.

The Grill is an allied pub member of San Diego Brewers Guild.

The Lodge at Torrey Pines has been a AAA five-diamond resort for each of the last 11 years beginning in 2003 and is home to the award-winning Spa at Torrey Pines and A.R. Valentien restaurant.

More about the Lodge: The Lodge at Torrey Pines, which features 170 guest rooms and suites, pays homage to the California Craftsman style of architecture of the early 1900s with its post-and-beam construction, expansive spaces, respect for natural landscape, and integration of indoor/outdoor living. The Lodge's design compliments the pristine beauty of the area's pines and sandstone formations, with beam details that echo the windswept Torrey pines themselves. The complete list of Lodge accolades can be found here: Lodge Accolades

The Lodge at Torrey Pines is owned and operated by Evans Hotels, San Diego. For hotel reservations call 800-422-8386, for restaurant reservations call (858) 777-6635, or visit Lodge Torrey Pines