Restaurant DiningThe Aerie @ Snowbird Buffet – menu 11 a.m. – 8 p.m. $59 adults, 31 children 6-12 9320 Cliff Lodge Dr, Snowbird, UT 84092 (801) 933-2181 snowbird.com/dining/the-aerie/ Alta Lodge Five course prix fixe 5.30 – 8.30 p.m. $55.00, $22.50 children 4 – 12 years The five-course holiday menu includes a crab cake starter with roasted red pepper rouille, followed by wild mushroom bisque and a tuscan kale caesar salad with roasted butternut squash and crisp chickpeas. The main course features roasted redbird natural turkey with pan gravy, wild rice, pecan, and apricot dressing, roasted garlic whipped potatoes, blistered honey-soy green beans and fresh cranberry relish. A vegetarian entrée of red quinoa biryani stuffed acorn squash with tamarind gravy along with all the trimmings will also be offered. The feast will be topped off with house-made pumpkin-ginger pie, pecan-bourbon pie, and other freshly-baked seasonal delights. 10230 E Hwy 210, Alta, UT 84092 (800) 707-2582 altalodge.com/rooms-rates/thanksgiving-package/ The Atrium @ Snowbird Buffet – menu 11 a.m. – 7 p.m. $52 adults, $28 children 6-12 9320 Cliff Lodge Dr, Snowbird, UT 84092 (801) 933-2181 snowbird.com/dining/the-atrium/ Back 40 Ranch House Three course prix-fixe – menu $35 adults, $20 children 1223 US-40, Heber City, UT 84032 (435) 654-3070 back40utah.com The Lodge Bistro @ Snowbird 3 course prix fixe – menu 4 p.m. – 8 p.m. $50 adults, $26 children 9320 Cliff Lodge Dr, Snowbird, UT 84092 (801) 933-2181 snowbird.com/dining/the-atrium/ The Brass Tag Thee course prix fixe $49 The award-winning brick-oven restaurant is serving a three-course prix fixe sure to please: Enjoy a choice of roasted butternut squash soup or baby greens and arugula salad, followed a choice of by maple glazed brick oven roasted turkey, oven roasted prime rib or quinoa-stuffed acorn squash. Dessert is pumpkin cheesecake or classic apple pie. 2900 Deer Valley Dr E, Park City, UT 84060 (435) 615-2410 deervalley.com/Dining/WhereToEat/thebrasstag Butcher’s Chop House Prix fixe $35 adults, $18 children Fill up your plate with this two-course “Full Platter” prix fixe. Dig into turkey, mashed potatoes, stuffing, garlic green beans and candied yams, followed by a choice of pumpkin or pecan pie for dessert. Butcher’s full dinner menu will also be available, although the restaurant will not be offering its fall 2-for-1 special Thanksgiving Day. 751 Main St, Park City, UT 84060 (435) 647-0040 butcherschophouse.com Cafe Niche Three course prix fixe 1.00 – 6,00 p.m. $45 adults, $20 children ages 12 Cafe Niche on 300 South will be hosting a special Thanksgiving Day feast featuring Executive Chef Andy Morrison’s creative take on traditional holiday fare. The menu includes choices for starter, main, side and dessert courses. Guests can start with a pear salad or sweet potato jalapeño bisque; entrée course choices include traditional Thanksgiving turkey, sausage and Wagyu meatloaf, crab stuffed salmon or butternut sage pasta. Sides will be served family-style. Dessert choices include chocolate cake, pumpkin pie or raspberry sorbet. Hand selected wine pairings are available at an additional cost. 779 E 300 S, Salt Lake City, UT 84102 (801) 433-3380 caffeniche.com Cena Ristorante A la carte menu For those looking for something different than the typical Thanksgiving fare, Cena will be serving its raved-about summer menu this holiday. Enjoy selections such as fried clams, small heirloom tomatoes, olive oil basted cuttlefish, and pork belly agnolotti, plus pizzettas, fresh salads, and classic Italian selections like sausage and rosemary linguine, wild boar mushroom ragu and garganelli, grilled balsamic ribeye, cioppino stew and much more. 7815 Royal St, Park City, UT 84098 (435) 940-2200 the-chateaux.com Chabaar Buffet 11 a.m. – 9 p.m. $18 adults, $13 seniors, $10 kids under 12 Chabaar Beyond Thai 2018 Thanksgiving Dinner Buffet Menu: chips/cranberry mango salsa (V, GF) fry tortilla (V) curry puff (V) quinoa, kale and berry salad (V, GF) vegan meatloaf (V, GF) orange veggies (V) mac and cheese (VEG) garlic mashed potato (V, GF) bake sweet yam (V, GF) garlic fried rice & ginger sauce (V, GF) pumpkin curry (V, GF) fried rice noodle with tofu peanut sauce curry(V, GF)tamales (Vegan, GF) garlic bean (V, GF) roasted bourbon dice potato and vegetables (V, GF) roasted turkey cranberry sauce (V, GF) cranberry chipotle sauce (V, GF) coconut panna cotta & berry sauce (V, GF) pumpkin pie (V) India rice pudding cardamom & raisin (V, GF). V=Vegan. VEG= Vegetarian. GF= Gluten Free. 87 W 7200 S, Midvale, UT 84047 (801) 566-5100 annystakeonthai.com/chabaar/ Eating Establishment A la carte The Eating Establishment will be open Thanksgiving Day serving its longtime locals-favorite menu. 317 Main St, Park City, UT 84060 (435) 649-8284 theeatingestablishment.net Finca Buffet – menu 10 a.m. – 2 p.m. $45 adults, $22.50 children 5-12 27 200 S, Salt Lake City, UT 84101 (801) 487-0699 fincaslc.com Flanagan’s On Main Prix fixe $29.95 Dig into a traditional Thanksgiving dinner at this Main Street mainstay. Start with a fresh salad, followed by turkey with mashed potatoes, gravy, stuffing, cranberry sauce and a dinner roll. Pumpkin bread pudding will be on offer for dessert. 438 Main St, Park City, UT 84060 (435) 649-8600 flanagansonmain.com Franck’s Four course prix fixe – menu Noon – 6 p.m. $60 adults,$30 children 12 years or younger 6263 Holladay Blvd E, Holladay, UT 84121 (801) 274-6264 francksfood.com Grand America
Food To GoIf you still want to entertain at home, the following business will take a little load of your shoulders in the kitchen. Here you’ll find everything from smoked turkeys through entire holiday meals cooked and catered for you. Cuisine Unlimited Fully cooked Thanksgiving dinner to go or delivery – menu. Cuisine Unlimited has made it easier than ever for everyone to be a part of Thanksgiving dinner in your home. With a variety of options, you can order your dinner from us for a hassle-free and delicious meal. Order online for a Thanksgiving you and your guests won’t soon forget! Beltex Meats Holiday hams and fresh turkeys to go, $35 pre-order cost. $7lb turkeys, $12/lb hams. More info and here. Deer Valley Grocery Cafe This go-to spot for gourmet take-home selections is once again offering Thanksgiving classics sure to please. Round out your Thanksgiving meal with selections such as roasted garlic mashers, roasted butternut squash, green bean au gratin, or wild mushroom stuffing, plus sides of lemon thyme sauce or cranberry chutney. No less than seven pies are on offer, from apple cheddar to chocolate silk to traditional pumpkin, plus caramel apple cinnamon rolls, chocolate chip cookies, a pumpkin Swiss roll, wild rice harvest bread and French baguette. Orders must be placed by 5 p.m. Nov. 19 and picked up by 6 p.m. Nov. 21. Fillings And Emulsions Thanksgiving tart sale. Tarts priced $20.99 each, originally $25.99. Buy two tarts get a dozen rolls free. Place orders before November 17th, all orders will be ready for pick up November 21st. Six different flavors to choose from – pumpkin, chocolate raspberry, key lime, passion fruit, lemon raspberry and bourbon pecan Harmons Complete Thanksgiving Day dinners to go. More details. Prices range from $115-$225 for options that feed anywhere from 6-12 people. Hearth On 25th Thanksgiving turkey feast to go in Ogden. Locally sourced ingredients made into a festive scratch turkey feast. Call 801-399-0088 or see. Passion Flour Patisserie 100% vegan Thanksgiving pies to go, orders must be placed by November 18th. Pickup is at the storefront on Wednesday, November 21st during open business hours, More details. Options include: Caramel apple tart. 9.5”, serves 12, $34 Maple pecan tart. 9.5” serves 12, $34 Raspberry chocolate ganache tart. 9.5”, serves 12-15, $34 Sweet potato with marshmallow meringue. 9.5”, serves 12, $34 Spiced cranberry crumb cake. 8”, serves 8-10, $28 Brioche dinner rolls. Sold by the dozen, $16 Poppies Bakery Limited orders available for pies to go. More details. Options include: Pumpkin, $18 Sweet potato, $18 Apple, $20 Chocolate cream, $20 Banana cream, $20 Lemon sour cream, $23 R&R BBQ Smoked turkeys to go, available for pick up Thanksgiving day between 12-2pm. 20 lb smoked turkey $ 85.00. Contact restaurant at following 5 locations for pre-order: Salt Lake City, South Jordan, Lehi, Farmington, Pleasant Grove. More info. Riverhorse Provisions Carry-out dinner for two $42. Riverhorse Provisions will offer a carry-out holiday menu including artichoke and tomato caprese, ginger orange glazed carrots, wild game meatballs, roasted turkey and gravy, cranberry chutney, classic sage stuffing, mashed potatoes and rolls and butter. The holiday menu is also available in oven-ready containers. Call (435) 649-0799 or email email@example.com. Seans Smokehouse Smoked meats to go in Saratoga Springs. Offering smoked turkey breast roast (feeds 20-25) $50, smoked spiral cut hams (feeds 15-20) $45. Available for pick up Wednesday the day before Thanksgiving with rewarming instructions. Call in to the restaurant, or post on here in the comments section if you would like to order one. More details. Smokeys BBQ Ogden based BBQ restaurant offering complete holiday party meals to go plus smoked turkeys, smoked hams and Southern fried turkey. Meals include Mac & cheese, cheese collard greens, potato salad, baked beans, cornbread, sweet potato pie. Full details here. Smoking Bones BBQ Thanksgiving pre orders now available for various smoked meats – details here. Orders must be placed by November 16th and picked up at the store 11-1 on the 22nd. Windy Ridge Bakery Windy Ridge Bakery will be offering their usual pies and treats leading up to the holiday. Get your orders in early as most items sell out prior to Thanksgiving Day. For more information call Windy Ridge Bakery at (435) 647-2906. Whole Foods Offering everything rom complete holiday meals to go through to cooked turkeys, hams and side dishes. See more here.
Thanksgiving pieces from previous years:Just in case we’ve missed someone from this years list, here are our roundups of Thanksgiving dining in SLC from previous years. 2017: gastronomicslc.com/2017/11/05/thanksgiving-dining-2017/ 2016: gastronomicslc.com/2016/11/11/thanksgiving-dining-2016 2015: gastronomicslc.com/2015/11/16/thanksgiving-day-dining-in-salt-lake-2015/ 2014: gastronomicslc.com/2014/11/17/thanksgiving-day-dining-options-2014-slc/
MiscellaneousA few other Thanksgiving related food and drink related items that you might be interested in… BGR Sugar House – The gourmet burger grill in trendy Sugar House have a special Thanksgiving Burger during November; the eye popping creation tops a turkey burger with cranberry sauce, stuffing and gravy! Park City Culinary Institute SLC Thanksgiving Pies Sat, Nov 17, 11AM-2PM This year you can be the Pie Hero at your Thanksgiving feast. Come join Chef Cheryl as she teaches you how to make the perfect flaky crust, how to bake it and fill it with decadent traditional fillings. Allow 3 hours for this fun filled class and you will go home with a mini-pie in each of the following flavors: Double Crust Apple Pie, Pumpkin Custard Pie and Southern Toasted Pecan Pie. Plus, you’ll have the know-how and recipes to repeat them at your Thanksgiving celebration. Park City Culinary Institute SLC Mastering Thanksgiving Techniques – Sat, Nov 17, 6PM-9PM Want to impress family and friends with a Thanksgiving feast but don’t know where to begin? We’ve created this hands-on class just for you! Chef Todd Gormley will walk you through all the essential techniques while adding a few twists! You will learn how to brine and roast a turkey, make perfect goat cheese mashed potatoes with creamy pan gravy, sage and chestnut cornbread stuffing, glazed carrots, and a fresh cranberry compote. After mastering a few fundamentals and learning how to add a few twists, you’ll be ready to wow guests with a spectacular holiday spread. Dinner will be served with a holiday spiced mulled wine for those 21 and over (both alcoholic and non-alcoholic wines will be served).
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Hi, I’m Stuart, nice to meet you! I’m the founder, writer and wrangler at Gastronomic SLC and The Utah Review; I’m also a former restaurant critic of more than five years, working for the Salt Lake Tribune. I’ve worked extensively with other local publications from Utah Stories through to Salt Lake Magazine and Visit Salt Lake.
I’m a multiple-award winning journalist and have covered the Utah dining scene for more than a decade. I’m largely fueled by Uinta Cutthroat, alliteration and the use of too many big words I don’t understand. I ate all the pies.