Ditch the stress of spending Thanksgiving in the kitchen and let the Grand Golf Resorts of Florida do all the work. On Thanksgiving Thursday, November 28, choose from one of several dinners at the Salamander-managed Grand Golf Resorts of Florida collection. From buffets to rooftop dining, the Grand Golf Resorts will provide the perfect backdrop and food to create a memorable Thanksgiving holiday.
Located midway between Daytona Beach and St. Augustine is the oceanfront Hammock Beach Resort in Palm Coast. Hammock Beach’s Thanksgiving buffet at the beachside Atlantic Grille includes a salad bar, carving station with roasted turkey and a honey mustard glazed bone-in ham, bronzed salmon, braised short ribs, wild rice pilaf, maple syrup glazed sweet potatoes and more. Desserts include classic pecan pie, pumpkin pie with vanilla whipped cream, warm peach cobbler with crunchy granola or bread pudding. Cost for Hammock Beach’s Thanksgiving buffet is $29.95 per adult and $15 per child ages 4 -12. The price also includes fountain sodas and iced teas. Reservations are recommended by calling (386) 246-5500.
Reunion Resort in Orlando has three Thanksgiving dinner options that are perfect for the entire family. Enjoy sweeping views of Downtown Disney this Thanksgiving while dining at Reunion’s rooftop restaurant, Eleven. Not only does the picturesque restaurant provide clear views of EPCOT’s nightly firework display, Eleven’s holiday menu features fare as appetizing as its views, such as turkey breast with sage and mashed potatoes or herb and panko crusted lamb rack with rosemary. Dessert includes a warm pecan pie with cinnamon gelato. Dinner is served from 6 p.m. – 10 p.m. Reservations are recommended by calling (407) 662-1170 or (407) 396-3184. Regular dinner menu is available in addition to the special Thanksgiving menu.
Forte, Reunion Resort’s Italian-inspired family restaurant, offers a special Thanksgiving menu that compliments its warm atmosphere. Choose from menu items such as cream of wild mushroom soup, slow roasted maple-glazed Vermont turkey, grilled New York strip steak, whipped Yukon gold potatoes, sweet potato bread pudding with pecans and more. Forte’s Thanksgiving menu is $48.95 per adult and $16.95 per child ages 4 – 12. Dinner is served from 6 p.m. – 10 p.m. Reservations are recommended by calling (407) 662-1350 or (407) 396-3184. Regular dinner menu is available in addition to the special Thanksgiving menu.
Perfect for families, Reunion’s Thanksgiving buffet in the Grande ballroom includes fresh seasonal fruits and berries, a carving station with an herb roasted turkey, chilled seafood display, roasted vegetables, sweet potatoes, pumpkin pie and more. The buffet also features a kid’s corner with food perfect for the little ones including macaroni & cheese, honey fried chicken, mini burgers and more. Cost for the Thanksgiving buffet is $42.95 per adult and $16.95 per child ages 4 – 12. Seatings are at 2 p.m. and 5 p.m. Reservations are required by calling (407) 396-3184.
For a special three-course Thanksgiving menu, head to Innisbrook Resort’s Packard’s Steakhouse for lunch or dinner. Enjoy creamy chestnut soup topped with fried potato crisps or grilled granny smith apple and hearts of palm salad; herb-crusted all-natural turkey with sweet potato puree, traditional stuffing and dried cranberry sauce; and for dessert choose from flaky crust apple pie or Chef Leo’s pumpkin pie with cinnamon cream. Cost is $39 per person. Reservations are recommended by calling (727) 942-5240 or at www.opentable.com.
For a more casual dinner, visit Innisbrook’s Market Salamander Grille. The Market Salamander Grille features a Thanksgiving entrée special, available for lunch or dinner. The restaurant’s entrée special features a traditional turkey dinner that includes sweet potato mash and ginger snap topping, green bean casserole, whole wheat stuffing and hose-made cranberry sauce. The cost for Market Salamander Grille’s Thanksgiving entrée special is $20.99 per person. Reservations are recommended by calling (727) 942-5222.
In Tampa Bay, Innisbrook’s Thanksgiving buffet in the Edinburgh ballroom is perfect for families. The buffet of Thanksgiving favorites includes a carving station with whole wheat and rosemary stuffing, candied yams, buttered carrots and snap peas, Virginia clove and honey baked ham, pumpkin pie, chef-created bananas foster with vanilla bean ice cream and more. The buffet also features a children’s corner with food perfect for the picky palettes of little ones including macaroni & cheese, chicken fingers, mini burgers and more. Cost for the Thanksgiving buffet is $36.95 per adult and $17.95 per child ages 4 – 12. Seatings are at 1 p.m. and 3:30 p.m. Reservations are required by calling (727) 942-5544.
About Grand Golf Resorts of Florida
Three of Florida’s grandest golf resorts have united under the management of Salamander Hotels & Resorts. Grand Golf Resorts of Florida features Innisbrook Resort near Tampa, Reunion Resort in Orlando, and Hammock Beach Resort in Palm Coast. The collection includes 1200 luxurious villa-style accommodations, and 162 holes of golf designed by Jack Nicklaus, Arnold Palmer, Tom Watson and Larry Packard that form the Legends of Golf Trail, which traverses 200 miles between the resorts and across the Sunshine State. For more information, visit www.grandgolfresorts.com or call (888) 770-6501.