Reno/Sparks, Nev. – The holidays bring together family and friends to make memories, honor traditions, and, of course, eat delicious food.
The chefs at John Ascuaga’s Nugget have prepared an array of special holiday menus sure to satisfy every taste bud and fill the entire family with Christmas cheer. These special menus are available only on Thursday, December 25. For those who prefer to celebrate the holidays with their favorite Nugget dish, each restaurant’s regular menu is available, except in the Rotisserie.
The all-you-can-eat feasts prepared at the Rotisserie Buffet and the Convention Center offer limitless options. The salad station features everything from a classic green salad with assorted dressings to the Nugget’s Caesar Salad to Peel & Eat Shrimp. The hot station will offer entrees such as Roasted Tom Turkey with Apple-Sausage Stuffing, Filet of Sole Stuffed with Bay Shrimp, Chardonnay Chive Butter Sauce and Braised Short Ribs Jardinière. The Carving Station will serve up Rock Salt Roasted Prime Rib and Roast Leg of Lamb. For dessert, choose from Christmas Yule Log, Holiday Stolen, Pumpkin Pie, Pecan Pie, Cheesecakes, Christmas Cookies, French Pastries and Ice Cream with Toppings. The price is $22.95 for adults and $11.95 for children ages 5-11. The Convention Center buffet will be open from 1 p.m. to 6 p.m. The Rotisserie will be open from 11 a.m. to 8 p.m.
At the elegant Christmas buffet in Restaurante Orozko, choose from entrées such as Roasted Tom Turkey with Chanterelle Mushroom and Pecan Stuffing, Flank Steak Roulade with a Cran-Raisin Relish, and Bacon Wrapped Breast of Chicken stuffed with Ricotta and Fontina Cheese and a Sauce Madeira. Exquisite Appetizer, Carving and Dessert stations will also be featured. The price is $37.95 for adults and $19.95 for children ages 5-11. Restaurante Orozko will be open from 2 p.m. to 7 p.m.
Trader Dick’s special menu will feature a choice of Black Sesame and Pepper Crusted Rib Eye, Sautéed Flounder with Shrimp Won Tons or Roasted Tom Turkey with a Chestnut Pecan Stuffing. Guests will also select from an appetizer and dessert menu. The price is $31.95 for adults and $15.95 for children ages 5-11. Dinner will be served from 3 p.m. to 9 p.m.
The Steakhouse Grill main course choices include Roasted Free Range Turkey with a Sundried Fruit & Pecan Stuffing, King Crab and Filet of Beef Napoleon or Pan Seared Halibut and Grilled Wild Shrimp. Guests will also select from an appetizer and dessert menu. The price is $34.95 for adults and $17.95 for children ages 5-11. Dinner will be served from
3 p.m. to 10 p.m.
Rosie’s Café will feature a choice of Roasted Tom Turkey, Vermont Style Baked Ham or Grilled Salmon Fillet. The price is $12.95 for adults and $7.95 for children ages 5-11. Rosie’s is open 24 hours, but the special Christmas menu will be offered from 11 a.m. to 11 p.m.
John Ascuaga’s Nugget is a premier casino resort owned and operated by the Ascuaga family in Sparks, Nevada. For information, call 800-648-1177 or visit John Ascuaga’s Nugget online.