It’s Day Four of Santa Cruz Restaurant Examiner/Santa Cruz Foodie’s “12 Days of Christmas Giveaway.” Today’s prize is a gift certificate good for brunch for two at the Chaminade Resort & Spa (for regular brunch, not Christmas brunch). See end of article for how to enter.
This year, Chaminade is offering both Christmas Eve and Christmas Day buffet meals. They are very popular, so reservations should be made as soon as possible at 831-475-5600. The resort is located at One Chaminade Lane in Santa Cruz.
On Christmas Eve, the Chaminade will serve a buffet dinner from 5 p.m. – 9 p.m. Dinner features items such as cheese, fresh fruit and seafood displays (the latter includes whole poached salmon), Castroville artichokes with caramelized shallot vinaigrette and chipotle aioli, cheese ravioli, prime rib, house-smoked pork loin, roast turkey breast, dried cherry/pecan sourdough stuffing, and whipped Yukon gold potatoes. There is also a separate kids’ buffet with items like macaroni and cheese. The price is $49.95 for adults, $17.95 for children 6-12 years old, and free for children under the age of 6.
On Christmas Day, there will be a buffet from noon to 6 p.m. Cost is $53.95 for adults, $17.95 for children 6-12 years old, and free for kids under of 6. The menu is similar to Christmas Eve; two of the many entrees are lasagna with pumpkin ricotta béchamel and honey bourbon glazed ham.
If you’re in need of a holiday gift idea, Chaminade offers gift cards which you can order online. You can send your electronic gift card by email, text, or Facebook. You can also choose to print it out. The eGift can be used for resort stays, dining in the restaurant and more.
One person will win a gift certificate for Sunday brunch for two at the Chaminade’s Sunset Restaurant (valued at more than $60). The certificate is not valid on holidays.
To enter, email your name to firstname.lastname@example.org by 9 pm. Thurs, Dec. 17 and include the word “Chaminade.” The drawing will take place the next morning and the winner will be notified via email.
Employees of Examiner.com are not eligible for the promotion.
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