A Holiday to Remember

Certain dates on our calendar call for an added layer of festivity. A Black Walnut holiday experience is meant to build memories to last a lifetime. From festive decor to special menus designed by our culinary team to mark each occasion, you'll want for nothing. These coveted events are a favorite with returning guests, so please reserve in advance.

Room reservations for the dates below are inclusive of dinner for two.

Thanksgiving

Thursday, November 25th
$110 per guest

Thanksgiving at the Inn is a veritable feast for the soul, featuring a four course, contemporary meal that still speaks the warm language of tradition. Our chefs, always inspired by the seasons, use this occasion to celebrate the rich bounty of the fall harvest, transforming locally sourced ingredients into elevated versions of the comfort foods we crave.

FIRST COURSE
Delicata Squash
cornbread stuffing crouton, stracciatella, crispy sage, cranberry vinaigrette

SECOND COURSE
Sweet Potato Soup
apple mostarda, pancetta, marcona almond

THIRD COURSE
Smoked Turkey
aerated potato, preserved summer beans, foraged mushrooms, gravy

DESSERT
Native Texas Pecan Pie
brown butter ice cream, whiskey caramel

New Year's Eve

Friday, December 31st
$250 per guest

Welcome the year to come with an exquisite, eight course meal. Chefs Chase and Zack will delight and inspire you with their incomparable, wine-paired Anthology concept dinner. Celebrate a new beginning, or reconnect with old friends, at this event to remember.

Please note: this is a sample menu provided in order to communicate the style of dinner.
Our chefs create each menu just in advance of dinner in order to take inspiration from the freshest ingredients of the season.

STARTERS
Duck Rillette Croquette
Black Walnut Inn Figs

 
MAIN COURSES
Sashimi
salmon, avocado, turnip, heirlooom cherry tomato, nasturtium

Raw Zucchini
pistachio, coconut, vadouvan, burnt lemon

Oregon Chanterelles
egg yolk, caviar, hazelnut, thyme, brown butter

Halibut
tomato, eggplant, romesco

Pork Belly
black truffle, parsnip

Duck
blueberry, olive, sweet cicely

Piña Colada
pineapple, coconut, rum

DESSERT
Banana Bread
toasted oat ice cream, espresso, bourbon, banana

Valentine's Weekend

Saturday, February 12th
$175 per guest


A holiday all-to-often rife with kitsch, Valentines Day at Black Walnut Inn receives an elegant makeover in the form of a five course menu paired with local, handcrafted wines. Tucked away between vineyard and forest, with every creature comfort at your fingertips, there is no better place to celebrate with your beloved.

Please note: this is a sample menu provided in order to communicate the style of dinner.
Our chefs create each menu just in advance of dinner in order to take inspiration from the freshest ingredients of the season.


STARTERS
Oyster
bacon dashi, tarragon, trout roe
Rice Cracker
beet, duck egg, crème fraîche

FIRST COURSE
Dungeness Crab
grapefruit, béarnaise, pickled endive, citrus peel, fines herbs

SECOND COURSE
Chawanmushi
chicken broth, crispy skin, maitake mushroom

THIRD COURSE
Agnolotti
truffle, parsnip, parmesan, brown butter, hazelnuts

FOURTH COURSE
Lamb
lamb duo, baby carrot, green olive, turnip, onion petals, mustard seed

DESSERT
Chocolate Covered Strawberry
chocolate textures, strawberry juice