Celebrate Love with Flavor: Top Three Chef-Approved Valentine's Day Recipe Ideas

For chefs, Valentine's Day is one of those holidays that presents us with an opportunity to create memorable dining experiences.

As far as holidays go, Valentine's Day is a significant occasion in the culinary world, a time when we can truly showcase our craft. Whether you're crafting an intimate dinner for two, hosting a cozy gathering with loved ones, or simply pampering yourself with a delicious meal, Four Star Seafood has everything you need to create culinary magic at home.

From delectable Flannery Ribeye Steak to an exquisite selection of fresh seafood, here are our Executive Chef's top three sensational recipes to elevate any Valentine's Day celebration at home:

1. Flannery Ribeye Steak with Red Wine Reduction:

  • Flannery Ribeye Steak from Four Star Seafood
  • Salt and pepper
  • Olive oil
  • Butter
  • Shallots, minced
  • Garlic, minced
  • Red wine
  • Beef broth
  • Fresh thyme


  1. Season the Flannery Ribeye Steak generously with salt and pepper.
  2. Heat olive oil in a skillet over high heat. Sear the steak on both sides until golden brown, then reduce heat to medium and continue cooking to desired doneness.
  3. Remove the steak from the skillet and let it rest while you make the sauce.
  4. In the same skillet, melt butter and sauté shallots and garlic until softened.
  5. Deglaze the skillet with red wine, scraping up any browned bits from the bottom.
  6. Add beef broth and fresh thyme, then simmer until the sauce thickens.
  7. Serve the Flannery Ribeye Steak with the red wine reduction sauce drizzled on top. Enjoy with your favorite sides and a glass of red wine!
2. Pan-Seared Scallops with Lemon Herb Butter:


  • Fresh scallops from Four Star Seafood
  • Salt and pepper
  • Olive oil
  • Butter
  • Garlic, minced
  • Lemon juice
  • Fresh parsley, chopped


  1. Pat the scallops dry with paper towels and season with salt and pepper.
  2. Heat olive oil in a skillet over high heat. Add the scallops and sear for 1-2 minutes on each side until golden brown and caramelized.
  3. Remove the scallops from the skillet and set aside.
  4. In the same skillet, melt butter and sauté garlic until fragrant.
  5. Stir in lemon juice and fresh parsley, then drizzle the lemon herb butter over the scallops.
  6. Serve the pan-seared scallops immediately as a luxurious appetizer or main course.
3. Grilled Lobster Tails with Garlic Herb Butter:


  • Lobster tails from Four Star Seafood
  • Salted butter, melted
  • Garlic, minced
  • Fresh parsley, chopped
  • Lemon wedges


  1. Preheat your grill to medium-high heat.
  2. Using kitchen shears, cut the top side of the lobster shell lengthwise.
  3. Gently pull apart the shell and loosen the lobster meat, leaving it attached to the shell.
  4. Brush the lobster tails with melted butter and sprinkle with minced garlic and chopped parsley.
  5. Grill the lobster tails shell side down for 5-6 minutes, then flip and grill for an additional 4-5 minutes until the meat is opaque and slightly charred.
  6. Serve the grilled lobster tails with lemon wedges and extra garlic herb butter on the side.

Whether you choose to indulge in a juicy Flannery Ribeye Steak, delicate pan-seared scallops, or succulent grilled lobster tails, your special occasion meal is sure to be unforgettable with our selection of chef-approved ingredients.

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