Friday, February 8th – Sunday, February 17th 2019
Historic Banning Mills will be hosting a Valentine’s Day Six Course Meal each night. The dress is semi-formal attire, and seating will occur between 6 – 7: 30 PM each night. Meals will be served in the main dining area in the Main Lodge at Banning Mills. Each six-course meal will be served with either a glass of wine or sparkling juice. The cost is $109.99++ for two people (menu for the dinner is listed below).
Our overnight package includes the six course gourmet meal, one night stay between February 8-17th in a Creekside Jacuzzi Room or Pine Log Cabin Room, and a full country breakfast the following morning. The price of Valentine’s Day Package is $324.00 for two people, or $348.00 for two if you decide to upgrade to a Tree House Room. Room packages are all inclusive.
If you plan on joining us, please call us at 770-834-9149 to make your reservations TODAY, spots are filling up fast!!!!
++ = 7% sales tax, tips appreciated
Starter: Gourmet Cheese served with Roasted Herbed Almonds
2nd Course: Appetizer
Flat Bread Trio (Caramelized Onion/Pesto & Sundried Tomato/Tapendae)
3rd Course: Soup
House made Tomato Basil Soup or Watermelon Gazpacho (Vegan)
4th Course: Artisan Salad
Artisan Lettuce with Champagne Vinaigrette and shaved asiago
5th Course: Entree of your choice
Petite Filet: Certified Angus Beef Filet topped with Parmesan Butter
Free Range Chicken Breast: Topped with spinach artichoke cheese sauce and crispy prosciutto
Chili Blackened Scottish Salmon: Topped with housemade fig jam
Surf and Turf: Venison Medallions with a lump crab cake and cajun remoulade
Smoked Pork Chop: topped with pear preserves and goat cheese crumbles
Champagne Shrimp with Pasta: Sauteed Shrimp Tossed with Champagne Cream Sauce
Veg Option: Potato Samosas with gochujang sauce over red beans and rice
6th Course: Dessert
Decadent orange creamsicle cake, blood orange sorbet and assorted handmade truffles
Creekside Jacuzzi Overlook Room: Our creekside Jacuzzi room has a BIG Aspen Log King bed, a sitting area with a chair and ottoman, desk, private bathroom, in-room double jetted tub, gas log fireplace (operational in cold weather months) and decks overlooking the creek and gorge. Enjoy an in-room mini-refrigerator, Keurig coffee machine, and satellite TV.
Treehouse Room: A cozy rendition of the Swiss Family Robinson’s rooms but with all the modern conveniences, our new Tree House rooms have a king bed, gas log fireplace, jetted tub for two, private bathroom with shower and covered back deck overlooking the Gorge. There is a microwave and small refrigerator in each as well as a Keurig Coffee machine. Room pricing does include a full cooked country breakfast each morning of the stay. Please remember that these really are “rooms in the air” and must be accessed by a sky bridge. The rooms will move a little but are perfectly safe and some movement is normal and to be expected. Beautiful rooms, Great views and a unique lodging experience.
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