Top Five Local Restos for a Haute Holiday Meal

BY Dena Roché | November 13, 2017 | Feature Features

Who wants to go to the trouble of cooking the traditional Thanksgiving meal? These five luxe local eateries are dishing out delicious catering options that will inspire you to say sayonara to the stove.
The Market By Jennifer's will offer curbside catering that includes all the Thanksgiving fixings, including fresh pie.

1. MAN YOUR STATIONS Perennial favorite Talavera at the Four Seasons is changing up the standard restaurant Turkey Day buffet with an elaborate spread featuring more than 10 stations (most of them manned by chefs), kid-specific options and, of course, sweet endings. Reservations required, $110 for adults, $48 for children, 10600 E. Crescent Moon Drive, Scottsdale, 480.513.5085

2. BOUNTIFUL BRUNCH For a new spin on the traditional Thanksgiving, skip dinner and do brunch instead. Five Fairmont Scottsdale Princess chefs are collaborating on a breakfast feast featuring traditional fare with some Latin, Asian, Southwest and gourmet twists. Reservations required. 10am-3pm, $95 for adults, $40 for children 6 and up, free for children under 5, 7575 E. Princess Drive, 480.585.4848

3. PARTY ALL NIGHT LONG The Omni Scottsdale Resort & Spa at Montelucia is known for its Thanksgiving eve party. Guests can start the holiday early by booking a room and heading to Prado for a four-course Thanksgiving extravaganza featuring traditional favorites and gourmet bites. Reservations required, 1-8:30pm, $95 per person, 4949 E. Lincoln Drive, Scottsdale, 480.627.3200

4. CURBSIDE Thanksgiving Too busy to play Martha Stewart? Chef Jennifer Russo of The Market By Jennifer’s offers Thanksgiving curbside catering. The complete meal for six includes whole roasted turkey glazed with beer butter, artisan bread stuffing, classic whipped potatoes and an array of vegetable sides, plus bread and pie. Preordering required, $220 for six, $36 per additional person, 3603 E. Indian School Road, Ste. A, Phoenix, 602.626.5050

5. DINNER AND A SHOW The Westin Kierland Resort & Spa is serving up a fall feast with live entertainment. The extensive buffet is stuffed with traditional favorites, plus fresh Pacific shellfish, prime beef and gourmet cheeses. Reservations required, 1-6:15pm, $75 per person, $25 for kids 5-12, free for children under 4; 6902 E. Greenway Parkway, Scottsdale, 480.624.1202

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