Valentine’s Day ideas at the new Emporium Kitchen and Wine Market

If you are a planner, you are thinking already about valentine’s day. It’s only about 3 weeks away! Here are some great ideas for Emporium Kitchen & Wine Market and Sunset Lounge Rooftop Bar are located at 378 Walnut Street in Fort Collins. For more information – or call 970.493.0024.

Be sure to get those reservations early, this awesome new restaurant will be filling up fast.

Cookie Decorating
For your sweet-toothed sweetheart or a family affair, Emporium Kitchen & Wine Market will be hosting a cookie decorating class in the market on Monday, February 13 from 4:00 p.m. – 5:30 p.m. Throughout the class, the Emporium team will provide a delicious cookie recipe for the guests, followed by a variety of cookie decorating techniques. To sign up, guests can call the restaurant at 970-493-0024.

Rooftop Date Night
Take your Valentine’s date night to new heights at The Sunset Lounge Rooftop Bar located atop the Elizabeth Hotel, and take in unparalleled views of Colorado’s Front Range while enjoying a selection of creative small plates with wine pairings, like the DB&J: Duck liver mousse, red wine & cherry jam, and levain bread. Reservations, which aren’t typically accepted at the Sunset Lounge, will be available by calling (970) 999-3494 on Valentine’s Day. 

Romantic Dinner at Emporium
Located in Fort Collins quaint and romantic Old Town, Emporium Kitchen & Wine Market offers a destination for locals and visitors alike, from parents on the town to date night for CSU college students. On Tuesday, February 14, Emporium executive chef David Anderson will offer an a la carte Valentine’s menu featuring a special take on the restaurant’s seasonally-driven, American Brasserie menu:


Oysters on the Half Shell
grapefruit mignonette, champagne and rose water sorbet $21


White Asparagus Soup
Bow Fin Caviar, fried leek, tarragon oil $8


Arugula & Strawberry Salad
Purple haze goat cheese, lavender Balsamic Vinaigrette, honey comb $9


Butter Roasted Scallops
charred cauliflower, harissa, chickpeas, apricot confit, caper butter $24

Herb Roasted Lamb Saddle
potato mille-feuille, mole, delicate squash $28

Beef Filet
truffle whipped potatoes, roasted mushrooms, foie gras emulsion $36


Bittersweet Chocolate Mousse
pomegranate sorbet, pistachios, sugar twist $10

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