This Turkey Day, impeccable desert views are on the menu, alongside traditional Thanksgiving favorites. Perched high on scenic Camelback Mountain, Sanctuary on Camelback Mountain Resort & Spa will deliver a delectable Thanksgiving dining experience by executive chef and Food Network Star Beau MacMillan.
Guests can choose between a four-course, prix-fixe menu at elements, Sanctuary’s signature restaurant, or a private Thanksgiving feast during a stay in one of the Villas at Sanctuary, the resort’s collection of luxury homes, which are naturally set-up for celebration with gorgeous living and dining areas.
In addition to a Traditional Turkey Dinner with chestnut stuffing, mashed potatoes, cranberry apple relish and giblet gravy, elements’ entrée choices will include Roasted Vegetable Wellington with savoy spinach, squash, piperade, asparagus, balsamic onions, gruyere cheese and sage chimichurri; Grilled Filet of Beef with pomme puree, roasted root vegetables, porcini butter and smoked bacon shallot jam; Pecan-Crusted Swordfish with pickled jalapeño, braised swiss chard, chipotle sweet potato puree and maple cream; Moroccan Spiced Lamb Shank with charred eggplant puree, cumin scented couscous, ras al hanout and pistachio honey lebneh; and Butternut Squash Raviolis with wagyu beef cheek, cippolini onions, chanterelle mushrooms, brown butter, sage and pecorino. Decadent desserts will include Brownie Pecan Pie with milk chocolate cremeux, miso caramel and toffee ice cream; Pumpkin Spice Crème Brulée with pepita brittle and brown butter shortbread; Quince Cranberry Strudel with spiced walnuts, maple gelato and spiked cider gastrique; and Butterscotch Cheesecake with gingersnap crust, pomegranate, vanilla whipped cream.
Two seating times at elements are available: 12:00 p.m. - 1:45 p.m. for $105 per person and from 2:00 p.m. - 8:00 p.m. for $125 per person. Children ages 6-12 dine for $45, and ages 5 years and under dine free. Drinks, tax and gratuity are additional. The full menu can be viewed at sanctuaryaz.com. Reservations are required and can be made online or by calling 855-245-2051.
A private Thanksgiving experience at the Villas at Sanctuary can be booked online.