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Christmas Day Brunch

December 25, 2021

Saturday, December 25 10:30am-3:00pm


The Carolina Inn invites the entire family to indulge in a special Christmas Day Brunch Buffet. Feast on a seasonal spread presented by Executive Chef Jeremy Blankenship to include an assortment of fresh salads, carving stations, seafood displays, seasonal sides and all of your holiday favorites. Come and be jolly with family and friends and let our experienced hospitality team make your day merry and bright.   


Cold Salads

Field Green Salad with Carrots, Cucumbers & Tomatoes, Ranch & Italian Dressing 

Romaine and Treviso, Feta, Preserved Lemon, Pistachios and Red-Wine Oregano Vinaigrette  

Farro Salad with Green Apples, Pancetta, Charred Onions and Sage

Chipotle Chicken, Roasted Corn, Nappa Cabbage, Avocado Salad 

Antipasti Displays

Chilled Vegetables: Carrots, Celery, Cucumbers, Trio Peppers, Broccoli, Cauliflower, Grape Tomatoes, Roasted Garlic and Herb Dipping Sauce

CharcuterieSopressata, Salami, Pepperoni,Caper Berries, Marinated Olives and Mustard

Artisan Breads with Butterbean Pate, Pimiento Cheese and Autumn Vegetable Hummus

Seafood Display

Poached Shrimp & Crab claws- Lemons, Cocktail Sauce and Old Bay Remoulade

Smoked Salmon, Trout and Shellfish- Crème Fraiche

Holiday Bounty

Roasted Pepper, Marinated Olives and Feta Cheese Frittata

Bacon and Sausage

Green Beans with Cranberry Pepper Jelly 

Grilled Asparagus with Lemon Vinaigrette

Roasted Fingerling Potatoes with Rosemary and Garlic

Herb and Garlic Roasted Pork Loin with Carolina Inn Honey Mustard Sauce

Seared Fish, Citrus Brown Butter, Sage and Toasted pecans

Spuds Bar

Mini Baked Potatoes

Braised Short Rib Chili, Bacon, Sour Cream, Scallions, Butter, Cheese Fondue

Carving Station

Slow Roasted Strip Steak, Pan Jus and Horseradish Sauce

Nueske’s Spiral Ham with Apricot Mustard Glaze

Warm Rolls

Children’s Buffet

Fruit Salad

Chicken Fingers

Tater Tots

Steamed Broccoli Florets

Mac & Cheese

Assorted cookies



Assorted Cakes and Pies

Limited Seating Available 

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This brunch will be pre-paid and will be charged on December 22, 2021

$80 Adults, $75 Seniors (60+), $30 Children (6-12)

Complimentary for Children 5 & under. 

Tax & 20% gratuity are automatically added to each check. 

Cancellations occurring December 22-25 will incur a charge of $40

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Crossroads crafts a dining experience unique to Chapel Hill. Share a meal or cocktail with friends and family in the historic setting of The Carolina Inn. With its distinctly Southern soul and North Carolina Spirit, this award-winning restaurant and bar infuses your experience with energy, great food and a comforting sense of place.