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NEW Helena Modern Riviera at ICON Park Soft Opens with Two Valentine’s Events

One for Couples, One for “the Girls”

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ORLANDO, Fla. (Jan. 22, 2023) — This Valentine’s Day, Orlando foodies can take loved ones on a culinary experience to the Mediterranean simply by dining at Helena Modern Riviera.  Take note, the dinner will be limited seating and reservation-only.

Each event has its own special twist:

  • An interactive Galentine’s Day Cocktail Making Class previewing Helena’s newly crafted drinks, light bites and delectable desserts.
  • An exclusive Valentine’s Day dinner consisting of a six-course, prix-fixe menu with modern Mediterranean dishes and a dessert sure to fuel the sweetness of the night.

The new restaurant concept will immerse diners in the contemporary vibe of the Riviera and Mediterranean Isles.  The dining experience features fresh and elevated cuisine inspired by the coasts of France, Italy and Spain. Experience fine dining within an airy and sophisticated indoor and outdoor space that boasts a luxurious patio serving hand-crafted cocktails.

“We wanted to convey the experience of the Riviera during our personal vacations there to our patrons here in Orlando. The freshness of everything, the openness, just how the entire Mediterranean experience delights all your senses,” said Jonathan Pluvinet, founder and owner of Atelier Dining Group.

Galentine’s Day Cocktail-Making Class (Feb. 13)

Galentine’s Day is celebrated every year on February 13th.  What better way to spend it with your forever besties than by mixing up your own cocktails with a variety of delicious goodies to munch on.

Helena Modern Riviera is offering the ultimate girls’ night out with a special Galentine’s Day Cocktail-Making Class. Attendees will make the restaurant’s signature drink, The Helena, and a classic crowd-favorite, the Espresso Martini.

The interactive experience includes:

  • Ingredients, tools and instructions for cocktail-making
  • Two crafted cocktail recipes
  • Glass of rosé
  • Shareable appetizers: Charcuterie Board, Arancini and Hummus & Pita
  • Treat Board: Macarons, Chocolate-covered Strawberries, Chocolate Truffles and Candy Hearts

Reservations are available from 6 to 8 p.m. and will cost $86 per person (Plus tax and 20% gratuity). To book a timeslot, call Helena Modern Riviera at (407) 226-2929.

Valentine’s Day “For Helena” Dinner Event  (Feb. 14)

The Valentine’s Day Dinner consists of a menu that transports couples through the Mediterranean as they celebrate each exciting stage of falling in love.  The dinner is reservation-only, limited to 120 guests, includes live entertainment and features a prefixed menu for $110 per person.

The event’s menu showcases six courses, each created with the highest quality ingredients:

  • First Date
    • Cold Water Lobster Cappuccino Bisque
    • Salad of Madre Chicory, Belgian Endive, Watercress, Roquefort Cheese, Candied Walnut, Walnut Emulsion
    • Tian Fresh Jumbo Lump Crab, Avocado, Meyer Lemon Confit, Gazpacho
  • Intermezzo Dance
    • Iced Popsicle & Pop Rocks
  • Main Squeeze
    • Beef Wellington with Parsnip Puree, Thumbelina Carrots, Cippolini Onions and Green Peppercorn Sauce Café au Lait
  • The Kiss
    • Cherry Chocolate Bombe Glacée with Black Cherry Dirt

Helena’s handcrafted cocktails, champagne and wine selection are readily available to add to your dining experience.

Valentines Day 2024 Menu for Helena Modern Riviera at ICON Park
Valentines Day 2024 Menu for Helena Modern Riviera at ICON Park

To make reservations for this limited-seating event, call Helena restaurant at (407) 226-2929.

Helena Modern Riviera’s soft opening will continue until the official grand opening, which is expected to take place in Spring 2024. To learn more about Helena Modern Riviera, click here.

To view or download images and B-Roll, click here.

About Helena Modern Riviera

The newest concept of Atelier Dining Group, Helena Modern Riviera, serves contemporary, Mediterranean cuisine with an elevated touch, transporting guests to the coasts of France, Italy and Spain. The menu includes high-quality coastal dishes that includes salads, seafood, vegetarian options and more alongside handcrafted cocktails. Located at ICON Park in the heart of Orlando’s Entertainment District, Helena Modern Rivera provides a luxurious experience at an attainable price. To learn more, click here.

About ICON Park

The Orlando skyline comes to life at ICON Park, inviting friends and family to celebrate, play and relax with a view like nowhere else in the world. The 20-acre, open-air entertainment destination has free admission, free parking, and fun adventures for the whole family. Located in the heart of the Orlando Entertainment District, the Park encompasses 10 entertainment attractions, over a dozen world-class restaurants and bars, nightly live music, retail stores and an outdoor marketplace – all anchored under the brilliant lights of the 400-ft icon of the Orlando skyline, The Wheel. ICON Park is at the center of the International Drive Resort Area and is conveniently located near I-4, Universal Boulevard and the Beachline.  To learn more, visit: https://iconparkorlando.com.

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