Vernon’s at Sawgrass Marriott to offer special Christmas, New Year’s Eve dining


The Sawgrass Marriott Golf Resort & Spa will feature special holiday dining menus at its Vernon’s restaurant this season.

The restaurant will feature a Christmas buffet from 12:30 p.m. to 6 p.m. on Christmas Day, offering a traditional holiday meal with a Southern twist. In addition to parsnip pear soup with chestnuts, St. John’s crab legs, curry butternut and carrot bisque and a variety of salads and other starters, the buffet will feature turkey roulade, citrus infused ham, seared grouper, lamb-baked ziti and chicken with a variety of side dishes and desserts. The buffet price is $65 for adults and $24 for children ages 6 to 12.

On New Year’s Eve, Vernon’s will offer a six-course prix fixe “2017 Countdown Dinner” overlooking the resort lagoon featuring Ahi tuna crudo, rosemary-infused chicken, pan-seared scallops with truffle risotto, braised short ribs and chocolate decadence for dessert. The special prix fixe menu is available for $99 per person.

The Sawgrass Marriott Golf Resort and Spa is located at 1000 PGA Tour Blvd. in Ponte Vedra Beach.