The Sawgrass Marriott Golf Resort & Spa has plenty to be thankful for after celebrating its 30th anniversary of welcoming families, friends, travelers and neighbors.
This Thanksgiving, guests are welcome at the resort for a holiday feast at its signature restaurant, Vernon’s. Chefs at the resort have crafted a menu of traditional holiday favorites with flavors of the season and house-made specialties featuring seafood selections, carving stations, antipasti platters and a wide variety of sides and desserts. Special ingredients have also been plucked straight from the resort’s bountiful on-site gardens and apiary.
The menu includes:
From the harbor
■ Freshly shucked oysters, spicy boiled shrimp, crab claws
■ Sherry Mignonette, cocktail sauce, lemon and lime wedges, tabasco, drawn butter
■ Manchego cheese, applewood smoked cheddar, parmesan prosciutto, salami, capicola-pickled vegetables, datil peach marmalade
Soups and salads
■ Sweet corn and tasso ham chowder
■ Butternut squash bisque and spike datil crema
■ Autumn harvest of salads
■ Black-pepper honey-glazed turkey with giblet gravy
■ Smoked prime rib with pinot au jus and horseradish crème
■ Citrus-seared corvina with asti butter sauce
■ Sourdough herb stuffing
■ Smoked bacon-roasted green beans
■ Season’s best root vegetables
■ Roasted garlic salt-and-pepper mashed potatoes
■ Maple bourbon-glazed sweet potato
■ Broccoli and cauliflower
■ Au gratin butternut squash ravioli with herb butter sauce
■ Selection of Chef Melanie’s sweet treats
The Thanksgiving buffet will be held Nov. 23 from 12:30 p.m. to 6 p.m. in Vernon’s, located at the Sawgrass Marriott Golf Resort & Spa at 1000 PGA Tour Blvd. in Ponte Vedra Beach. Prices are $65 for adults and $24 for children under 12 (excludes tax and gratuity). Reservations can be made by calling (904) 280-3405.