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Christmas Day Buffet

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Christmas Day Buffet

Sunday, December 25 from 1:00 p.m. to 6:00 p.m.
$145 for adults with Monterey County wines included | $49 for children ages 6 through 13 | Free for children under 6

Celebrate Christmas at the Monterey Plaza Hotel & Spa and enjoy a thoughtfully prepared buffet of seasonal favorites and coastal specialties by Chef Michael Rotondo. The menu will feature holiday classics including roasted turkey, prime rib, honey baked ham and holiday sides, along with seasonal salads, a raw bar, cheese and charcuterie, and an abundance of festive desserts.

  • CHRISTMAS DAY BUFFET

DISPLAYS

Raw Bar:

Assorted Oysters on the Half Shell, Poached Prawns, Crab Claws, Steamed Mussels, Cocktail Sauce, Apple Mignonette, Ponzu, Hot Sauce

Charcuterie Display:

Artisanal Meats, Terrines, Pates, Salumi, Marcona Almonds, Jams, Pickled Onion, Dijon Mustard

Vegetables:

Vegetable Empanadas, Spiced Apple Chutney
Carrot Cones, Dill Crème Fraiche
Ricotta Toast, Blueberry, Basil, Pistachio

Artisanal Cheeses:

Toma, Point Reyes, Marin French, Cypress Grove, Fall Fruit, Crackers, Seasonal Jam

California Sushi Rolls

Maki Rolls, Tuna Poke, Soy sauce, Wasabi, Pickled Ginger

SOUPS AND SALADS

The Plaza Clam Chowder, Potato, Leek, Celery, Dungeness crab

Smoked Salmon, Pickled Onions, Rye Crackers, Dill Cream Cheese

Baby Spinach Salad, Winter Citrus, Cilantro, Cabbage, Cashews

Hearts of Romaine with Caesar Dressing, Garlic Croutons, White Anchovies

HOT BUFFET

Sage Roasted Diestel Farms Turkey with Cranberry Sauce, Giblet Gravy

Slow Roasted Prime Rib with Horseradish Cream, Red Onion Chutney, Beef Au Jus

Honey Baked Ham, Pineapple Glaze, Star Anise Bourbon Reduction

Local Black Cod, Artichoke, Caper, Onion Velouté

Mushroom Raviolis, Creamy Leeks, Balsamic Reduction

SIDES

Mashed Yukon Gold Potatoes

Honey Roasted Root Vegetables

Cauliflower and White Cheddar Gratin

Caramelized Brussel Sprouts, Bacon Jam

Brioche Dinner Rolls

DESSERT TABLE

Christmas Display of Assorted Holiday Treats

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