TALKING STICK RESORT CELEBRATES CHRISTMAS WITH DELICIOUS DINING SPECIALS
All six of the property’s dining restaurants will feature prix fixe offerings or special holiday menus on Christmas Day, Tuesday, Dec. 25
SALT RIVER PIMA-MARICOPA INDIAN COMMUNITY, Ariz. (Dec. 4, 2018) Celebrate in style this Christmas at Talking Stick Resort. The property will offer dining specials at each of its eateries including three-course pre fixe menus for as low as $58. From the classic Beef Short Rib & Smoked Petite Tenderloin and Peach Glazed Bone in Ham to festive desserts like Tres Leches and Chocolate Espresso Torte, Talking Stick Resort’s chefs will be serving inspired holiday menus, perfect to ring in the holiday season with your family.
From 4 p.m. to 9 p.m. on Christmas Day, the Talking Stick Resort’s signature restaurant Orange Sky will serve up a special menu, beginning with a Lobster Bisque and an Upland Cress Salad with spiced pumpkinseed brittle, blue cheese, and hibiscus dressing. For the main course, guests can choose between two traditional favorites: Poached Branzino with petite herbs, seabeans, Meyer lemon, and crispy mushrooms or Beef Short Rib & Smoked Petite Tenderloin with candied brussels sprouts, baby turnips, and braised fennel puree. Dessert is a Chocolate Espresso Torte with chai ice cream and crumbled toffee will be offered for dessert. Prix Fixe: $70. All items a la carte and available in addition to the regular menu.
Wandering Horse Buffet: Christmas Eve & Christmas Day
Talking Stick Resort’s award-winning buffet will celebrate the holiday season with special menu offerings on Christmas Eve and Christmas Day.
- On Dec. 24, from 4:30 p.m. to 9 p.m. The resort’s nationally-renowned international buffet will feature Roasted American Kobe Beef, Peach Glazed Bone in Ham, Roasted Rack of Lamb, Bourbon Roasted Oysters, Baked Monk Fish, Grilled Sirloin Steaks, Grilled Mini New York Steaks, Sliced Turkey Breast, Steamed King Crab Legs, a selection of desserts and much more. Adults: $54.95 (with champagne toast included); Children (5-12): $20.95
- On Christmas Day, the buffet will serve a holiday brunch from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. and a full holiday buffet from 9 a.m. to 9 p.m. Brunch will include Florentine Eggs Benedict, omelets made to order, Assorted Grilled Sausages, Jalapeño & Honey Cured Bacon, Pancakes, French Toast, Belgian Waffles, Biscuits and Gravy. The all-day holiday buffet will include Slow Roasted Prime Rib, Roasted Rack of Lamb, Roasted Turkey, Grilled Whole Salmon, Baked Oysters, Grilled American Kobe Steaks, Cilantro Lime Dungeness Crab, a selection of desserts, and much more. Adults: $63.95 (with champagne toast included); Children (5-12): $21.95
Talking Stick Resort’s seafood bar will serve a Prix Fixe menu on Christmas Day from 11 a.m. to 10 p.m. The first course is a Tomato Tortellini Soup followed by a Seafood Medley: lobster, shrimp, oyster mushrooms with brandied lobster sauce, andouille sausage, and sweet pepper grits. For dessert, Ocean Trail will serve Chocolate Dome with Grand Marnier, fresh raspberries, and sauce. Prix Fixe: $58
Blue Coyote Cantina
Blue Coyote Cantina’s will offer its own pre fixe menu. Starting at 4 p.m., the restaurant will serve Rocky Point Crab Cakes, roasted fingerling potatoes, grilled peppers, sautéed asparagus, and roasted jalapeño remoulade. For dessert, a traditional Mexican favorite – Tres Leches – will be served with moist custard vanilla cake topped with coconut and fresh fruit. Prix Fixe: $16.95
Blue Coyote Café
The Blue Coyote Café will offer Christmas Day specials starting at 11 a.m. Guests will start off with a choice of soup or salad, then enjoy Pistachio Crusted Rack of Lamb with blue cheese Idaho mash, mint foam, sautéed broccolini, and crème de cassis demi-glace. Dessert will include a cranberry spiced apple tart.Prix Fixe: $29.95
The Arena Poker Room
From 11 a.m. to 11 p.m. on Christmas Day, The Arena Poker Room will also serve a delicious holiday meal. Guests will start off with a Potato Sausage Soup followed by a Bacon Wrapped Pork Loin with rice pilaf, grilled broccolini, and black cherry sauce. Peppermint Brownies will complete this holiday meal. Prix Fixe: $15
Talking Stick Resort
Talking Stick Resort (TSR) is a AAA Four Diamond Rated Resort and a central landmark within the emerging Talking Stick Cultural and Entertainment Destination (TSCED). Located in Scottsdale, Ariz., just east of the Loop 101 on Indian Bend Road, TSR is locally owned and caringly operated by the Salt River Pima-Maricopa Indian Community. The property offers culturally rich experiences and luxury accommodations throughout its 496 deluxe rooms, 240,000 sq. ft. casino, 11 restaurants and lounges, world-class spa, 650-seat showroom, 25,000 sq. ft. grand ballroom, thriving cultural center and more than 100,000 sq. ft. of indoor and outdoor meeting space.