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Thanksgiving Day Buffet

This Thanksgiving treat your family and friends to a new tradition at Gessner in Hotel Talisa . Offering a diverse selection of holiday favorites and a few unique offerings, we have flavors for everyone.

Thursday, November 22, 2018

11 a.m. - 2 p.m.

$60 Adults
$20 Children ages 5-12
Children ages 4 under FREE

Soup & Salad
Fresh Seasonal Fruit Display
Apple Lavender Salad
Farmer’s Market Mixed Greens
Mediterranean Asparagus Salad
Butternut Squash Soup with Ginger & Nutmeg

Seafood Station
Snow Crab Claws, Shrimp Cocktail and Hand Shucked Oysters
Chilled Crab Salad

Carving Station
Roast Sirloin with Smoked Sage Au Jus
Roasted Turkey Breast & Rosemary Confit Leg with Turkey Gravy
Spiced Honey Glazed Ham
Cranberry Orange Sauce
Assorted Breads
Hawaiian rolls, cinnamon brioche, artisan rolls, Croissant

Green Bean Casserole
Cinnamon glazed Roasted Baby Carrots
Whipped Yukon Gold Potatoes
Chestnut Stuffing with Sage Brown Butter
Honey Glazed Brussels Sprouts with Bacon
Brown Sugar Bourbon Sweet Potato Gratin

Dessert Station
Pumpkin and Pecan Pies
Apple Cobbler
Triple Chocolate Cake
Sugar Cookies
Root Beer Floats


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Food and drink celebrate the culinary heritage of the Colorado Rockies and the Alps. This delicious blend of cultures echoes Vail’s own heritage, modeled after the Alpine town of Zermatt, Switzerland.

Open all day, Gessner, the 3-meal Vail, Colorado restaurant is open breakfast through dinner, showcasing authentic flavors from the Colorado Rockies and the European Alps.


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