TEMECULA, Calif. – (Nov. 1, 2022) – For many, preparing a holiday feast can become stressful and anxiety inducing. Luckily, Pechanga Resort Casino makes the only stressful thing deciding between a to-go Thanksgiving meal or choosing to dine at one of six of the resort’s restaurants offering holiday specials This year, Thanksgiving dinner specials can be found at the award-winning Great Oak Steakhouse, 1882 Cantina, Kelsey’s, Journey’s End, Paisano’s, and the Pechanga Café.
Pechanga’s Holiday To Go Thanksgiving meals, cooked to perfection by the resort’s acclaimed chefs, returns this year by popular demand. For $245, guests receive everything needed to throw a stunning feast. Impress family and friends with a 12-16-pound Santa Maria rubbed turkey, spiced pumpkin bisque, herb roasted potatoes, roasted Brussels sprouts with a pomegranate-balsamic glaze, silky potato purée, harvest salad with field greens, sunflower seeds, pomegranate seeds and honey-cider vinegar. It comes with giblet gravy, cranberry sauce, fluffy buttermilk bread, and gets topped off with homemade pumpkin pie for dessert. Thanksgiving To Go orders must be placed by Monday, November 14. Call 951-770-2307 to reserve your gourmet meal on the go. Then, pick it up Thanksgiving Day between 9 a.m. and 2 p.m. at Pechanga’s hotel valet area where it’s placed directly in your trunk by a Pechanga Team Member.
For guests looking to sit back and enjoy an award-winning fine dining experience, the AAA Four Diamond Great Oak Steakhouse entices with a four-course holiday meal. Start the meal with velvety butternut squash bisque followed by a crisp butter lettuce salad filled with dried apple, mission figs, and topped with a tart cherry vinaigrette. The entrée is a roasted Diestel turkey with Blue Lake beans, and smashed potato served with gravy and chestnut cranberry dressing. Leave room for the sweet potato tart topped in a red wine reduction alongside brown butter ice cream. This Thanksgiving special is $68. The Great Oak Steakhouses nightly menu will be served in addition to the Thanksgiving special. The restaurant will be open for dinner from 4 p.m. to 11 p.m. Reservations are recommended and can be made by visiting www.Pechanga.com/dining or calling (877)711-2WIN.
For fining dining with an Italian twist, Paisano’s three course Thanksgiving dinner is sure to impress. Start off with the choice of butternut squash soup served with crispy shaved pancetta or an apple salad with winter greens and a mustard vinaigrette. That’s followed by a traditional Thanksgiving dinner including sliced turkey breast with gravy, Yukon potato puree, focaccia bread stuffing, creamy parmesan green beans, and cranberry sauce. For dessert, enjoy a slice of pumpkin cheesecake Neapolitan with cranberry confit and candied pecans. Thanksgiving dinner is available for $52 with the restaurant’s nightly fall menu. Open for dinner from 4 p.m. to 11 p.m., reservations are strongly recommended and made by visiting www.Pechanga.com/dining or calling (877)711-2WIN.
For a fun, casual atmosphere, Kelsey’s is the perfect place to enjoy delicious food, family, and football. Catch this years’ NFL Thanksgiving game while enjoying a four-course meal starting with a choice of chopped pumpkin or house mixed salad. Next, choose between bourbon Hasselback yams or cauliflower and broccolini gratin as your cheer on your favorite team. For entrées, enjoy either a turkey dinner with stuffing, gravy, Brussel sprouts, and corn bread or pork tenderloins served wit scorn squash, parsnip puree, and asparagus. Dive into dessert with a slice of pumpkin pie served with candied pecans and maple anglaise. Thanksgiving at Kelsey’s is available for $54 and is available alongside Kelsey’s regular menu. Kelsey’s will be open from 4 p.m. to 11 p.m.
For guests wanting to enjoy amazing views of the valley or indoor and outdoor seating for the family, Journey’s End is the perfect setting. Enjoy a round of golf and then head in for a Thanksgiving buffet served from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. with egg and omelet stations, salad bar, and meat carving stations with Santa Maria rubbed tri-tip, honey spiral ham, and roasted turkey. The Thanksgiving buffet is available for $48 for adults and $24 for children. Journey’s End will be open from 7 a.m. through 4 p.m. and will serve its full menu alongside the buffet.
The Pechanga Café offers great meal options for guests at any time. Open 24 hours, the Café will feature an a lá carte Thanksgiving menu starting with a pear salad mixed with acorn squash, parmesan cheese, and a raspberry vinaigrette. The $32 entrée features roasted turkey alongside mashed potatoes, green bean gratin, sweet potato cornbread stuffing, served with gravy and cranberry sauce. To finish off your holiday dinner, order a slice of pumpkin pie for $10.
If you haven’t already experienced Pechanga’s newest restaurant, now is the time. The 1882 Cantina offers a three-course holiday dinner for $46. Start out with a choice of roasted butternut squash soup or a pear and mango salad made with cotija cheese, pear tomatoes, topped with honey lime jalapeno vinaigrette. For the mouth-watering main course, a roasted turkey breast with spiced green beans, roasted garlic chorizo mash, and poblano gravy. For dessert, enjoy a slice of pumpkin cake with cream cheese frosting and cranberry salsa. 1882 Cantina will be open from 9 a.m. to 11 p.m.
For more information on Pechanga’s culinary offerings, please visit www.Pechanga.com/dining.