Restaurants Serving Thanksgiving Dinner

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Thanksgiving is about coming together with loved ones to celebrate the holidays, share an excellent meal and to give thanks and show appreciation for all that we have. Luckily, in Arizona, we can be thankful that we are home to several beautiful resorts with locally and nationally acclaimed chefs offering elaborate Thanksgiving celebrations!

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Sanctuary on Camelback Mountain

Anytime Chef Beau MacMilan is involved, it’s difficult to want to eat at home and Thanksgiving dinner is certainly no exception. Sanctuary on Camelback Mountain will offer a four-course feast at elements restaurant and a bountiful buffet in The Views Ballroom. From noon to 9 p.m., Elements’ Thanksgiving menu will feature small plates and salads, including caramelized fig and balsamic onion tart with stilton blue cheese; candied bacon with kale polenta, fried egg, smoked peanuts, and coriander salad; and escargot pot pie. Guests can enjoy festive entrees like veal osso bucco, sweet potato ravioli, and a traditional turkey dinner before quieting sweet cravings with apple pie cheesecake, pumpkin tart and dark chocolate trifle. The buffet celebration in The Views Ballroom will be similarly inspired, and will include a robust array of seasonal favorites and carving stations available from 11 a.m. – 4 p.m. Dinner in elements is $85 per person and $25 for children ages 6-12 years. The buffet is $75 per person and $25 for children ages 6-12 years. Children ages 5 and under dine compliments of Sanctuary. For more information, or to make a reservation please call 866.411.7155 or visit the website at www.sanctuaryaz.com.

The Phoenician Resort

This Thanksgiving, Chef Jacques Qualin at J&G Steakhouse is really embracing the “treat yourself” mentality. Chef Jacques Qualin is whipping up a special Thanksgiving 3-course feast. Enjoy dishes like a decadently creamy and earthy Butternut Squash soup with oysters mushrooms. Chef has chosen to go the traditional route and feature slow roasted turkey served with a medley of timeless sides for the second-course. While the menu will feature several classic dishes, all are given a gourmet twist, such as stuffing made with mushrooms, chestnuts and truffles. Finish with a deliciously exotic Kabocha pumpkin cheesecake. In addition to an elaborate Thanksgiving Dinner experience, J&G has focused on one of the best parts of Thanksgiving—the wine! Theref will be a selection of globe-straddling wines featured by the bottle. Dinner is $65 per person For more information, or to make a reservation please call 480.214.8000 or visit the website at www.jgsteakhousescottsdale.com.

The Hermosa Inn

Executive Chef Jeremy Pacheco and his culinary team at LON’s will be using their age-old cooking methods to create a three-course Thanksgiving meal featuring contemporary Southwestern takes on traditional holiday favorites. The first course will include choices of, roasted pumpkin soup, roasted beet salad, Hermosa garden greens, ricotta cheese agnolotti or a cast iron seared sea scallop. Delight in entrée choices of, roasted natural turkey, grilled beef tenderloin, ancho barbeque rubbed pork tenderloin or a pan roasted sea bass. Finish with a classic pumpkin or pecan Thanksgiving pie. Enjoy this feast from 12 – 7 p.m. for $75 per person, kids ages 5-12 for $25 and kids under 4 are free. For more information, or to make a reservation please call 602.955.7878 or visit the website at www.LONs.com.

Royal Palms Resort and Spa

Executive Chef Todd Allison who is known for his fresh, local and seasonal ingredients is preparing a three-course prix-fixe Thanksgiving Dinner at T. Cook’s. Guests will have the choice of three courses including roasted free range diesel turkey, Muscovy Duck Confit, Loch Duart Salmon, braised natural beef short ribs, chocolate bourbon pecan tart, T. Cook’s pumpkin pie and more. Dinner will be served from 11 a.m. to 8 p.m and is $88 per person, $29 for children ages 6-12 years old, gratis 5 years or younger. Royal Palms will also host a Thanksgiving Palmera Holiday Buffet. The specialty Holiday Buffet will have carving stations that will include toasted beet salad, slow roasted Heritage Turkey, chilled poached shrimp, oysters and crab claws, carved herb crusted NY strip, organic apple galettes, carrot cake with cream cheese frosting and more. The Holiday Buffet is $75 per person, $26 for children ages 6-12 years old, gratis 5 years or younger. Reservations are required. For more information, or to make a reservation please call 602-808-0766 or visit the website at www.royalpalmshotel.com

Hotel Valley Ho

The retro-chic Hotel Valley Ho in Downtown Scottsdale lead by multi-award winning Executive Chef Charles Wiley is celebrating Thanksgiving with two delicious dining options. At the ZuZu Thanksgiving Dinner, savor dishes such as butternut squash soup with sage crème fraiche, slow roasted turkey with all the trimmings, and pecan and pumpkin pie. Zuzu will feature the festive specials from 11 a.m. to 9 p.m. and pricing is à la carte. The Valley Ho Thanksgiving Buffet will be served in SoHo Ballroom where guests can enjoy live music and a full buffet including slow roasted turkey, honey glazed ham, an array of salads and savory side dishes, and desserts like pumpkin pie with cinnamon whipped cream and sweet potato cheesecake with maple cream. The buffet is $59 per person or $19 for children 12 and under and will be available from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. Reservations for both dinners are recommended. For reservations, please contact 480.421.7997 or visit the website at HotelValleyHo.com.

Crowne Plaza San Marcos Golf Resort

The Crowne Plaza San Marcos Golf Resort will be hosting a Thanksgiving celebration, complete with live music, lawn games, swimming and a festive spread of holiday fare by Executive Chef Aaron Geister. Chef will have cold, hot and chef-attended stations set up for guests to enjoy with anywhere from four to eight different dishes at each. Some that stood out include dishes such as smoked salmon with mini bagels, egg, caper, onion, and herb dressing; Chai tea-candied sweet potatoes with walnuts, sage, and marshmallow; and the Chef Station herb-encrusted prime rib with rosemary au jus and creamed horseradish. To top it off, there will be a decadent dessert station and specialty kids menu offered. Celebrate Thanksgiving from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. for $49 per adult, $15 per child 12 and under. For more information, or to make a reservation please call 480.857.4401 or visit the website at www.sanmarcosresort.com.

Fairmont Scottsdale Princess

The Fairmount Scottsdale Princess certainly knows how to throw a holiday party. Families can enjoy the tradition of gathering together to give thanks in luxury where award-winning chefs including Chef Jeremy McMilan, Chef Forest Hamrick and Chef William Schultz will offer a Thanksgiving brunch and delectable dinner celebrations. The Thanksgiving Bountiful Brunch will feature four dynamic restaurants that will come together for a Thanksgiving feast held in the Palomino Ballroom. Dishes include carved turkey breast, build-your-own mac and cheese, cowboy benedict, brioche French toast and malted Belgian waffles, pescado al la talla, slow smoked and roasted prime beef brisket, sushi rolls, freshly squeezed juices and fine meats, cheeses and accoutrements. The Pastry Shop will present 14 different desserts such as chocolate ganache banana tart, dulce de leche cheesecake, chocolate chip pecan pie, passion fruit pineapple tiramisu cups and traditional pumpkin pie. Kids and families will have fun from 10 a.m. – 3 p.m. with arts, crafts and games with a special appearance by Gobbles the Turkey. The price is $95 for adults, $40 for children ages 6 – 12 and children 5 and under dine for free with the purchase of an adult brunch. The chefs will then provide amazing Thanksgiving offerings at their own individual restaurants for those looking to celebrate in the evening. While celebrating Thanksgiving and indulging in these fabulous meals, families can also enjoy the Christmas at the Princess festival, which will be underway. For more information, or to make a reservation please call 480.585.2694 or visit www.scottsdaleprincess.com.

Omni Scottsdale Resort & Spa at Montelucia

Omni does things a little differently and has an annual Thanksgiving Eve celebration in addition to a traditional Thanksgiving Dinner with Executive Chef Michael Cairns. The Thanksgiving Eve Celebration on November 25th at 7 p.m. will feature Tito’s and Wild Turkey inspired culinary creations and live entertainment by The Joe Costello Syndicate and DJ Jen Jones. All proceeds benefit Careers through Culinary Arts Program (C-CAP). Admission is free, however, donations are encouraged to benefit C-CAP, whose mission is to provide career opportunities in the food service industry for under served youth through culinary arts education and employment. For reservations, please call 480-627-3165. Or choose to go the more traditional route and gather and give thanks at the Thanksgiving Feast at Prado. Expect Thanksgiving Feast menu items such as herb rubbed organic free-range turkey and Achiote-crusted ribeye. For dessert, try the pumpkin or pecan pie and creme catalana. Dinner will be served from 1:00-4:30 p.m. & 5:30-8:00 p.m. For reservations, please call please call 480.627.3202. For more information, please visit the website at www.omnihotels.com.

Truly relax this year and enjoy a luxurious Thanksgiving experience with family and loved ones resort style. Skip the long hours of meal prep, cleanup and the stress of hosting Thanksgiving Dinner. After all the holidays are about sharing time with loved ones and enjoying time off, not about stressing. Make your reservations while you still can, others may be catching on!

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