Surf & Turf Craft Beer Dinner at El Palacio

Chef Anthony Serrano of El Palacio Restaurant & Cantina in Chandler is at it again! This time he’s teaming up with Mike Hess Brewing for a spectacular surf and turf themed craft beer dinner and it’s all happening on Wednesday, April 22 in Chandler, Arizona.

“I’ve put together a menu of coastal surf and turf flavors that will pair perfectly with the San Diego west coast flavors of Mike Hess craft beer. This is going to be a fun and delicious event,” said Anthony Serrano, owner and head chef at El Palacio.

Based in San Diego, CA, Mike Hess Brewing started just a few years ago when the namesake’s founder ditched his career in financial services to pursue his passion for craft brewing. After much success, Mike Hess Brewing has grown to include a tasting room, brewery and larger production facility.

The menu includes:

  1. Blood Orange Ceviche – shrimp marinated in blood orange juice, fresh herbs, tomatoes and onions – paired with Jucundus Orange Honey Wheat
  2. Avocado & Bacon Truffles – avocado, bacon, & jalapeño rolled in corn meal & fried – paired with Solis Occasus IPA
  3. Carne Asada Fajitas Oscar – top sirloin sautéed with Habitus drunken vegetables and garnished with Jucundus steamed crab – paired with Habitus Double India Pale Ale
  4. Vanilla Churros with a Grazias Cream Dipping sauce – paired with Grazias Vienna Cream Ale

The “Surf & Turf Craft Beer Dinner” is set for Wednesday, April 22, at 6:30 p.m. at El Palacio in Chandler. Reservations are required and can be made by calling 480-802-5770 or online at The cost is $25 per person.

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