OpenTable Diners’ Choice

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We’ve been chosen as a Diners’ Choice winner on OpenTable! Thanks so much for your support! … Continue Reading »

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May 15, 2015

Nepal Earthquake Relief Dinners

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My heart has been breaking as I hear the news unfolding about the terrible earthquake and avalanche in Nepal that left massive amounts of destruction to the country on April 25.

The 7.8 magnitude earthquake was the worst the country has seen in 80 years. The earthquake killed more than 7,000 people, injuring twice as many and leaving countless people still unaccounted for. Hundreds of thousands of people have been left homeless and are living in makeshift camps.

To raise money for victims, all of our restaurants as well as restaurants in the Kennebunkport Resort Collection will donate 15% of revenue on Wednesday, May 13 to the earthquake relief fund.

All money raised on May 13 will be donated directly to the relief fund to … Continue Reading »

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May 6, 2015

Mother’s Day

Join us for Mother’s Day this year! We’ll help make it a day to remember!

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April 22, 2015

KathleenPierce visits Opus Ten

kpierceKathleen Pierce visited Opus Ten recently and took advantage of our prix fixe menu.

“With its brick walls, diaphanous curtains and bistro-style seating, Opus Ten is a food lab for chef Bo Bryne. The bearded Bryne works quietly in a small, open kitchen all night, toiling like a scientist mixing new formulas for your gastro pleasure. Dish by dish, a parade of butter-poached lobster on a risotto cake with citrus truffle micro greens, arrive as if parachuting down from heaven.…”

Read her entire piece online. … Continue Reading »

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April 10, 2015

Signature Event Video

Maine Restaurant Week put together a great video of the Signature Event. Click below to watch it!

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March 12, 2015

Maine Restaurant Week Signature Event

 

sigevent1We had an incredible time at the Maine Restaurant Week Signature Event this year – and we’d like to thank you all for naming Opus Ten People’s Choice Winner! It means so much to us to have the support of our incredible community.

This year’s event was a food and drink pairing competition. We prepared a Mexican Chocolate Martini paired with a pulled pork slider with house pickles on a beignet.

To make the martini at home, here’s our recipe:

Mexican Chocolate Martini
1 1/2 oz Double Cross Vodka
1 oz Godiva chocolate liqueur
1/2 oz chocolate sauce
1/2 oz spicy simple syrup (with fresh jalapeno and cinnamon stick)
Sprinkled with a mixture of cayenne pepper, ground cinnamon, and chili powder

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March 12, 2015

Maine Restaurant Week Menus

We’re participating in Maine Restaurant Week again this year, and there are two full weeks to celebrate – March 1-14. Click through to read our complete menus for David’s Restaurant. View menus for 388 and Opus Ten at MaineRestaurantWeek.com. … Continue Reading »

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February 24, 2015

David’s Recipe for Scallops in White Chocolate

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Just in time for Valentine’s Day, here’s David’s recipe for scallops in white chocolate. See how to prepare them step-by-step with this video of David’s recent visit to the 207 kitchen.

Scallops in White chocolate

Yield: 2 dinner portions

Ingredients:

  • 6 0r 8 very large sea scallops – they should be about 1 ½ oz each
  • Salt- kosher
  • Black pepper – fresh cracked
  • White truffle oil
  • 1 T butter
  • 1 t Garlic- Minced fresh
  • 1 T Shallots – thinly sliced
  • 1 T Leeks – green only – thinly sliced
  • 4 oz Vouvray wine – demi sec or fairly sweet Riesling
  • 6 oz Heavy cream
  • Shaved white chocolate
  • 2 T Italian parsley, chiffonade

Method of Preparation:

1. Be sure scallops are dry, season both sides with … Continue Reading »

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February 11, 2015

James Beard Dinner

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On October 21 we had the incredible opportunity to prepare a dinner at the James Beard House in New York City. It was an unforgettable experience that we’re honored to have been a part of. Here are a few shots from the evening of the team that made it happen. Thank you for your support in helping us reach this milestone! … Continue Reading »

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November 14, 2014

Video from James Beard Dinner

The camera got bumped at some point, but you can still catch a lot of the action from the James Beard Dinner:

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November 12, 2014