Prime Ready For The Holidays
By The Foodies./ email@example.com
Huntingtons Prime is one
special spot for holiday dining.
Prime An American Kitchen and Bar, as it more formally
calls itself, is an architectural gem on Huntington Harbor
with an executive chef who measures up to the setting. Add
in a tradition of fine service and a world-class wine list,
and Prime heads to the top of many a foodies list of
places to enjoy a festive holiday get-together with family
They take the holidays seriously at Prime and showtime is
now. From the moment the last Thanksgiving meal is served,
the holidays are in high gear. It starts this Friday, Nov.
25, when the annual lighted boat parade passes in review.
Beginning at 6 p.m., the Huntington Harbor Parade of Lights
(more at www.huntingtonboatparade.com) is a 60-plus caravan
of vessels decked out for the holidays on parade through Huntington
Harbor. The event is a fundraiser for the Huntington Lighthouse
Preservation Society and features vessels of all shapes and
sizes decked and decorated in a holiday theme. Primes
patio and boardwalk offer some of the best viewing spots.
The promenade below Prime will be accessible to the public,
and if last years parade is any indication, it will
be packed. Sales of hot chocolate, Lighthouse hats and T-shirts
will benefit the Lighthouse Preservation Society.
A VIP experience is available as well for $65 a person, of
which $10 will be donated to the Lighthouse Preservation Society.
From 6 p.m. to 8 p.m., under the covered and heated outdoor
area on Primes porch, guests will enjoy passed hors
doeuvres plus a Prime signature hot chocolate and cocktail.
No sooner is the parade over when Prime hosts its second annual
tree lighting. Thats this Sunday, Nov. 27, beginning
at 5:30 p.m. The community is welcome to help Prime owners
Michael Bohlsen and family, along with special guest Clark
Gillies of NY Islanders fame, light the 20-foot balsam fir
that will stand majestically over the harborfront throughout
the holiday season. The evening will feature caroling, photos
with Santa and Mrs. Claus, and plenty of hot chocolate and
It all culminates with the tree-lighting. Gillies, an NHL
Hall-of-Famer, will flip the switch to illuminate the 20,000
white lights and kick off the holiday season. Gillies represents
the evenings charity of honor, The Clark Gillies Children's
Emergency Care Center at Huntington Hospital, and he will
be joined by Robert Mottola, vice president of development
and community relations at Huntington Hospital. Gillies
foundation provided financial support to help build the hospitals
state-of-the-art emergency center.
We are delighted to support Huntington Hospital and
particularly the childrens unit, said Prime owner
Michael Bohlsen. In addition to being the place of both
my and my brother Kurts birth, Prime is a neighbor and
the Bohlsen Family Foundation has a special interest in community
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