Dining Events

Dining Events

Have Your Cake and Eat it Too!

Mix in fun with some of our chef’s favorite dishes and you have a perfect evening with old and new friends alike. That is our goal when planning and hosting any one of our special dining events!

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Mixology Mixer

Mixology Mixer

Our Chef’s & Bartenders will teach you how to prepare perfect cocktails and irresistible appetizers.

Mondays
5:30 – 7:30 pm | 21+ only
At the WaterPark
$45 | $35 with activity card (tax & gratuity included)

Reserve HereCall for reservations | 540.289.4978

 

March Menu

Course 1
Cocktail: Cherry Bourbon Sour
Appetizer: Smoked Duck Tostada with Cherry Salsa

Course 2
Cocktail: Moscow Mule
Entrée: Sweet and Sour Short Ribs with Dried Cranberries

Course 3
Cocktail: White Chocolate Mint Martini
Dessert: Double Mint Chocolate Pate

Download (PDF) the full menu with recipes here.

Beer Lover's Dinner

Beer Lover's Dinner

Each Tuesday night we feature a unique five-course menu designed by Executive Chef Michael Ritenour and paired with five complimentary brews. Before each course, one of our chefs gives an introduction of the dish about to be served, including interesting preparation details. Our resident beer expert Paul Hansen, co-hosts while entertaining guests with stories of how each beer was developed, as well as educating diners about how each beer should be served.

Tuesdays
Seating at 6 pm | Dinner at 6:30 pm
At the Massanutten Conference Center
$70 | $60 with activity card (gratuity included)

Reserve Here
Or call for reservations | 540.289.4978

Upcoming Menus
March 28, 2017
April 3, 2017
April 10, 2017
April 17, 2017
April 24, 2017

Cooking Demonstration

Cooking Demonstration

We have all seen cooking shows on TV. Now you can have the same experience live. At our cooking demonstration, a delicious three course meal is brought together before your very eyes. As an added bonus, you get to eat and enjoy everything that is prepared in front of you for a nice meal. If you are a wine lover, then you will be thrilled to know that we serve a wine with one of the courses in our demonstration. Food, wine and the knowledge to make a wonderful meal for friends and family! What more could you want?! Join us every Wednesday for this great Massanutten tradition!

Wednesdays at 1 – 3 pm
At Massanutten Conference Center
$30 | $15 with activity card (gratuity included)

Reserve Here
Or call for reservations | 540.289.4978


March Menu & Recipes

All recipes serves up to four people.

 

1st Course: Butter Lettuce Salad with Pistachios and Orange Crème Fraiche Dressing

  • 2 small heads butter lettuce (leaves torn into large pieces)
  • ½ cup shelled pistachios (lightly toasted and roughly chopped)
  • 2 navel oranges (peel and pith removed and flesh segmented, juice reserved)
  • ½ cup crème fraiche
  • ¼ cup chopped chives
  • Salt and fresh ground black pepper to taste

Combine lettuce, pistachios, and orange segments in a bowl. Whisk the reserved orange juice with crème fraiche, 3 tablespoons chives, salt and pepper, pour over salad and toss to combine. Garnish with remaining chives.

Crème Fraiche

  • 1 cup heavy cream
  • ½ cup buttermilk

Combine and let sit at room temperature for 8 hours.

 

2nd Course: Pan Seared Salman with Spicy BBQ Balsamic Sauce

  • 4 each salmon filets, 6 oz each
  • 1 ½ teaspoon vegetable oil
  • 1 cup balsamic vinegar
  • ¼ cup ketchup
  • 1/3 cup brown sugar
  • 1 clove garlic (chopped)
  • 1 tablespoon Worcestershire sauce
  • 1 tablespoon Dijon mustard
  • salt and fresh ground pepper
  • ¼ teaspoon crushed red pepper

Pre-heat large skillet over medium high heat. Add oil. Season salmon with salt and pepper. Place in pan, skin side up. Sear until golden brown, about 3 minutes. Turn and repeat on other side. Remove and place in a warm oven for holding. Add garlic to same pan. Cook until light brown. Add remaining ingredients and let reduce by 1/3. Place fish on plate and spoon sauce over top.

 

3rd Course: Bananas Foster

  • 1 cup unsalted butter cubed 
  • 1 cup light brown sugar 
  • 1 tablespoon Bourbon 
  • 2 sliced Bananas
  • 1 cup vanilla ice cream 

In a small sauce pan, add brown sugar and butter. Melt on medium heat whisking to combine. Add bourbon and allow alcohol to cook off. Add bananas and pour over ice cream.

Murder Mystery Dinner Theatre

Murder Mystery Dinner Theatre

Eat, drink and be entertained with a Momento, Mori & Co. Production.
Fine dining complements the night’s theatrical experience. Delicious appetizers, fresh salad, a gourmet buffet of steamed seasoned shrimp and a variety of other dishes are all available. The buffet also includes a carving station and an assortment of desserts. For your convenience, a cash bar is open throughout the evening.

Wednesdays
Seating at 6 pm | Dinner at 6:30 pm
At the Massanutten Conference Center
$65 | $55 with activity card (gratuity included)

Reserve Here
Or call for reservations | 540.289.4978


Dinner Buffet

Fine dining complements the night's theatrical experience. For your convenience, a cash bar is open throughout the evening. No menu substitutions.

  • Duck Wontons with Sweet Chili Sauce
  • Roasted Red Pepper Tapenade with Cheese, Pepperoncini’s and Crackers
  • Smoked Salmon with Capers, Onions and Horseradish Cream
  • White Grapes
  • Italian Meatballs
  • Carved Apple Glazed Pork Loin
  • German Beef Tips with Radiator
  • Curry Chicken with Jasmine Rice
  • Steamed Shrimp
  • Sour Cream and Dill Roasted Fingerling Potatoes
  • Orange Ginger Baby Carrots
  • Turtle Pie
  • Cheesecake

Winemaker's Dinner

Winemaker's Dinner

Each Thursday night we host our Winemaker's Dinner. Executive Chef Michael Ritenour provides an elegant five-course menu which is sent to a participating Virginia vineyard for custom pairings to create an exceptional dining experience. The Winemaker's Dinner begins with an introduction of the chef and the vineyard representative. Before each course is presented, the chef and the vineyard representative provide insight into the dish's preparation and the wine's selection.

Thursdays
Seating at 6 pm | Dinner at 6:30 pm
At the Massanutten Conference Center
$75 | $65 with activity card (gratuity included)

Reserve Here
Or call for reservations | 540.289.4978

Upcoming Menus
March 30, 2017 | Prince Michel Vineyard & Winery
April 6, 2017 | Barboursville Vineyards
April 13, 2017 | Bluestone Vineyards
April 20, 2017 | CrossKeys Vineyards
April 27, 2017 | Horton Vineyards

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