Monday, April 15

8:00 pm - 9:30 pm

Oxford Social Club; Pendry San Diego

AANS International Reception at Oxford Social Club

All attendees/guests must reserve a ticket.

Complimentary for International Attendees

$25 for U.S. or Canadian Attendees

Join leaders from the AANS and international neurosurgical organizations, along with special dignitaries, at the Oxford Social Club for the 2019 AANS International Reception. Attend for an evening of conversation, refreshments and hors d'oeuvres at this avant-garde nightclub, located in the heart of the Gaslamp Quarter.

No children under 18 allowed at this event.

Shuttle bus transportation provided to and from the Marriott Marquis, Pacific Ballroom Entrance, Level 1

International Reception Menu

  • Passed Cold Canapes
  • Mango aguachile & citrus marinated shrimp, habanero, red onion, cucumber, cilantro
  • Tuna tartare, avocado wasabi purée, jicama chips
  • Scallop ceviche, cucumber ribbon, lime, mint
  • Oyster shooter, bloody mary style, cucumber, cilantro
  • Vietnamese summer roll, rice noodles, avocado, sweet chili (Vegan)
  • Roasted mushroom & asparagus tart, cotija cheese, chili threads (vegetarian)
  • Roasted beet tartare, tarragon, crispy beet, feta (vegetarian)
  • Sweet Potato Fritters with citrus aoiloi

Passed Hot Canapes

  • Corn and lemongrass bisque: whipped habanero honey (vegetarian)
  • Truffle fritters, local cheddar, roasted poblano (vegetarian)
  • Duck confit tostada: crispy duck, mole negro, pickled apples
  • Shrimp spring roll: sriracha soy scallion
  • Beef and pork meatball: smoked ricotta, vodka sauce
  • Spicy Chicken Empenada: Poblana crema
  • Mochiko chicken: crispy fried thighs, chinese five spice, hoisin
  • Octopus tostada: queso mixto, habanero aioli, pickled garlic
  • Thai curry samosa: coconut sauce (Vegan)
  • Arancini Balls, truffle, aioli (vegetarian)
  • Lentil falafel, mint yogurt (vegetarian)
  • Vegetable shao mai dumpling, ponzu (Vegan)

Action Stations

  • Poke Station: Tuna, local baja hiramasa, salmon, chef's sauces and nori, sesame seeds, rice, pickled chilies, togarashi spieces, lime wedges
  • Risotto Station: Carnaroli rice, herb and mushroom broths, mushrooms, pancetta, roasted squash, seasonal vegetables, parmesan cheese, chili oil, truffle pesto
  • Mini grilled cheese sandwiches (vegetarian)


  • Assorted macarons
  • Chocolate raspberry mousse cups
  • Mini cupcakes (vanilla, cheesecake, & red velvet)