Thanksgiving Dinner Winter Park, CO (2011)

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Thanksgiving Dinner at Devil’s Thumb Ranch 2011

Thanksgiving is coming upon us fast and it is time to decide what you are going to do for the turkey day celebration of thanks.  Most of the restaurants will be offering Thanksgiving dinner up here in Winter Park but if you are wanting the best of the best head out to Devil’s Thumb Ranch.

Two Devil’s Thumb Ranch restaurants will be serving up turkey, stuffing, mashed ‘tatters, cranberry sauce and more.  Both Heck’s Tavern and the Ranch House Restaurant will be offering up some traditional and Rocky Mountain themed Thanksgiving dinners in the finest setting in this part of Colorado.  If you have not visited Devil’s Thumb Ranch you are missing out on a treat.  So if you are looking for food options in Winter Park, CO on Thanksgiving you can not go wrong at either Heck’s or the Ranch House.  Both of these Thanksgiving meals are daytime meals so if you re looking for a Thanksgiving dinner head to Winter Park Resort’s Thanksgiving dinner at The Lodge at Sunspot.

Here are the Devil’s Thumb Ranch Restaurant Thanksgiving meal menus:

The Ranch House Restaurant will be serving a delicious Colorado Rocky Mountain interpretation of a Thanksgiving feast

Seatings at 2PM and 5PM.

$45 per person, wine pairings an additional $30. Reservations are required.

Candied Shallot Crusted Diver Sea Scallop with Sweet Potato Puree & Fennel Leek Cream, or Roasted Butternut Squash & Ancho Chili Soup with Crispy Pork Belly & Smoked Gouda Crouton

Giblet Stuffed Turkey leg with Peppery Greens & Cranberry Vinaigrette

“Schmaltz” Rubbed Free Ranch Turkey with Carmelized Onion & Potato Gratin, Green Bean & Mushroom Casserole, Balsalmic Glazed Cippolinni Onions, Roasted Brussel Sprouts and Apple & Onion Gravy.

A Selection of Stuffings – Traditional Bread, Sausage Cornbread & Roastic Garlic Grit Spoonbread

Trio of Thanksgiving Desserts – Pumpkin Cheesecake, Port Wine Poached Pear drizzled with Chocolate, Pecan Pie with Bourbon Ice Cream

Enjoy a traditional Thanksgiving Buffet at Heck’s

Choose the traditional buffet style dinner at Heck’s for $30 per person (kids 5-12 just $15, kids 4 and under are free.)

Offered from  Noon – 6 pm.

Menu includes:

Roasted Free Range Turkey

Rosemary & Garlic Rubbed Prime Rib

Traditional Bread, Cornbread and Pear Stuffing

Green Bean Casserole with Fried Onions

Creamed Corn

Root Roasted Vegetables – Parsnips, Turnips, Carrots

Sweet & Sour Collard Greens

Roasted Sweet Potato Casserole

Scallion Cheddar Mashed Potatoes

Field Green Salad with Sweet Onion Vinaigrette

And desserts! Pumpkin Pie with Cinnamon Cream, Cornmeal Pound Cake, White Chocolate Bread Pudding

Get out of the house on Thanksgiving and head out to Devil’s Thumb and enjoy a Thanksgiving meal that you will remember for a lifetime.

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