festive holiday plate

[sold out] Christmas Day Grand Buffet

Location: Callippe Ballroom
Time: 4:00pm - 7:00pm

Join us on Christmas Day for a lavish Yuletide feast, as Executive Chef Michael Garcia and his holiday helpers bring joy to all with a grand buffet hosted in the historic Callippe Ballroom at Cavallo Point.


Roasted Chestnut + Sweet Potato
sherry pear compote, apple smoked bacon + crème fraîche on the side


Assorted Local Cheeses + Fruits, Artisanal Cured Meats, Galantines, Pâtès, Marinated Vegetables
assorted breads +mustards


Winter Vegetable Chopped Salad
toasted walnuts, cider vinaigrette, bacon + blue cheese on side

Roasted Organic Squashes + Persimmon
curry vinaigrette, pomegranate, sunflower seeds

Foraged Mushrooms + Wild Rice Salad
frissée, arugula, pine nuts, roasted tomato and lemon truffle vinaigrette

Roasted Winter Beets + Spinach Salad
cara cara oranges, shaved fennel, pickled onions, pistachio, champagne vinaigrette, sonoma goat cheese on the side


Local Oysters on the Half Shell
cocktail sauce, mignonette + fresh lemon

Poached Jumbo Prawns

Chilled Poached Salmon
tarragon-dill aioli, capers, red onion, sieved egg

Fresh Local Crab Cakes
whole grain mustard aioli


Lobster Ravioli
lobster veloute, sherry + scallion

Wild Mushroom Ravioli
smoked tomato and truffle essence


Slow Roasted Prime Rib
natural jus + horseradish cream

Stuffed Pork Loin
sundried fruit compote and apple cider demi

Fresh Baked Rolls
sweet cream butter


Scalloped Potatoes Gratin

Saffron Rice

Roasted Organic Squash

French Beans + Organic Carrots


Hot Chocolate Mousse Tart
cinnamon chantilly cream

Cranberry Tart
chantilly cream

Sticky Toffee Pudding
toffee sauce

Egg Nog Pot de Crème
nutmeg crémeux

Pumpkin Cheesecake
spiced chantilly cream

Cookie Selection
chocolate spice, gingerbread, nut butterballs

Mini Gingerbread Cupcakes

COVID-19 Safety Precautions

  • Masks will be required when at the buffet.
  • To avoid sharing utensils, all food will be plated by staff at the direction of each guest. All staff will be fully vaccinated and masked. Guests will take a clean plate each time they approach the buffet.
  • Tables will be assigned; guests will not share tables with other parties.
  • Limited outdoor seating will be available. If you prefer outdoor seating, please leave a note in the Comments section when placing your ticket order.


  • Our corkage fee is $38 per 750ml bottle; 3 bottles maximum.

Questions? Please email us at [email protected] and we will respond within 1-2 business days. Thank you!