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5 Hudson Valley New Year's Eve Feasts to Ring in 2020


Last Updated: 05/25/2021 10:51 am
All's well that ends well, begin as you mean to go on, and so forth. Basically, the evening that the calendar (and the decade) flips, you might as well eat like royalty. New Year's Eve is a great night for a blowout meal, especially as some of the Hudson Valley's most inspired local chefs striving to outdo their own personal best performances, with custom prix-fixe symphonies of flavor. So why not dust off your dress-up duds and reserve yourselves seats at the table? Here are some suggestions for a truly epic New Year's Eve dinner.

New Year’s Eve Dinner Bash at Bia

A splendid six-course feast at Bia-Rhinebeck for one intimate seating will be aglow with “old school decadence, elegance and cheer.” You’ll be served an amuse-bouche, House Tea Cured Duck Breast with poached asparagus, Dublin Lawyer (which involves lobster gratin, leeks, cream, and Irish whiskey), rosemary roasted pear, and much much more. For $110 per person you’ll get welcome punch, all six courses, and a midnight bubbly; you can add a beverage pairing program for an additional $35.
Location Details Bia
22 Garden St
Rhinebeck, NY

New Year's Eve at The Amsterdam

Rhinebeck eatery The Amsterdam, helmed by chef Alex Burger, has carved out a niche for itself serving excellent New American fare almost every single day of the year. New Year's Eve, and Christmas eve, for that matter, are no exception. For $95 a person, plus $45 for wine pairings, you can feast yourself on The Amsterdam's gourmet six-course prix fixe menu. Things get classy right out of the gate with oysters and caviar, followed by three appetizer courses of the lobster-and-truffle caliber. Mains include Atlantic turbot, black Angus beef, or wild mushroom risotto for the vegetarians. A lemon sorbet will cleanse your palate before you finish on a high note with an indulgent dessert and a champagne flute to toast the New Year. 
Location Details The Amsterdam
6380 Mill Street
Rhinebeck, NY
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A Roundhouse New Year's Eve

Executive Chef Walter Hinds at the Roundhouse Beacon will be preparing delicacies for two seatings in the elegant Roundhouse dining room. Reserve the first and get a three-course dinner for $80 per person with optional $30 wine pairing, or the second to experience all four courses for $95, with a $40 wine pairing. Start drooling over the lobster and sweet corn cassoulet, short ribs, duck breast and cavatelli, not to mention the fig and almond tart with apple cider ice cream for dessert.
Location Details The Roundhouse at Beacon Falls

New Year's Eve Party with Soul Purpose

When: 8pm-12 am
What: If you'd like to combine your epic prix-fixe feast with a blast of a dance party, plan to be at Lydia's in Stone Ridge. Your three-course feast will incorporate delicacies such as potato bites filled with smoked turkey pate and pesto crusted lamb chops. There's an herb tart with creme fraiche for vegetarians, the dessert is homemade, the welcome is always warm, and the band will be smokin' hot. Dinner is $65 per person and includes a champagne toast.

New Year's Gala 2020

Spoil yourself silly at Anthony's Pier Nine in New Windsor. Their annual New Year Eve's shindig is utterly deluxe: a cocktail hour with a Prohibition martini bar,  international cuisine options from Pacific Rim Dumpling and Noodle Bar, the Old World Picnic, and Penne For Your Thoughts, all followed by a Roaring 20s dessert sampler. There will be dancing, an top-shelf open bar, and noisemakers served with the champagne when The Hour strikes. It's $120 a person; you can also look into renting a room at the nearby Homewood Suites and get a free ride there when you're all reveled out.
Location Details Anthony's Pier 9
2975 US Route 9W S.
New Windsor, NY
(845) 565-3390

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