Carnival Gives a Glimpse of 2021 New Year’s Eve Menu

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Carnival Cruise Line’s brand ambassador John Heald has shared the line’s New Year’s Eve Gala Dinner menu, which will be served on December 31, 2021 across every ship in the fleet that’s currently sailing.

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The aft Vista dining room on Carnival Panorama.



  • Shrimp Cocktail – American cocktail sauce, lime garlic remoulade
  • Tuna Crudo – Citrus sections, garlic mojo dressing
  • Smoked Duck and Figs – Baby parsnip, pumpkin jam, dark cherry sauce


  • Bouillabaisse – Rouille, baguette croûton
  • Sopa de Queso – Sonora queso fresco, cheddar, Yukon gold and tomatoes
  • Veal & White Cheddar Katsu – Pickled radish, roasted carrot, peach marmalade
  • Baked Clams Kilpatrick – Crawfish, chorizo, and parmesan stuffing


  • Dressed Watermelon & Cucumber – Mint, greens, radish, fresh cheese, maple pepper dressing
  • Iceberg & Arugula – Roasted tomato & pepper gorgonzola vinaigrette
  • Caesar Salad – Traditional preparation house-made dressing, shaved parmesan

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  • Grilled Redfish – Charred poblano crema, pica de Jalisco
  • Grilled Shrimp – Chili tomato relish, roasted carrot, lime cream
  • Broiled Salmon – Mushroom & walnut ragu, celery oil, fennel sauce


  • Roasted Prime Rib of Beef – Cooked to perfection, au jus
  • Cherry Glazed Brick Chicken – Jalapeño pineapple slaw, roasted tomato
  • Stuffed Loin of Pork – Barolo glace, eggplant chimichurri stuffing, pancetta crisp
  • Grilled Lamb Chops – Lamb and ricotta croquette, white beans, baby tomatoes


  • Pappardelle – Butternut squash, portobello ragu, pine nuts, pecorino
  • Miso Roasted Petite Eggplant – Stir fried barley with peas
  • Dahi Ke Kebab, Paneer Kurchan, Pepper Mushroom Theeyal – Garlic Kulcha, tomato garbanzo pilaf, pappads & masala raita

Steakhouse Selections

Items in this section come with a $20 surcharge per entrée.

  • Broiled Lobster Tail – Served with drawn butter
  • Surf & Turf – Lobster tail & grilled filet mignon
  • Broiled Filet Mignon – 9 oz. premium aged beef
  • New York Strip Loin Steak – 14 oz. of the favorite cut for steak lovers

Sauce: Chimichurri, béarnaise, peppercorn sauce


  • Melting Chocolate Cake – Vanilla ice cream available for the table
  • Almond Cream, Cranberry & Blueberry Compote – Wild berries jelly, champagne
  • 70% Dark Chocolate – Ganache, brick pastry fermented cocoa powder
  • Burnt Vanilla Cream – Lemon chips, crisp puff, prosecco grapefruit salad

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