It’s truly the most wonderful time of the year to gather with loved ones for a memorable meal. Below are some of the best resorts in Scottsdale that are hosting Christmas specials so you can focus on spending quality time with friends and family surrounded by delicious food in a gorgeous setting without having to worry about any post-celebration cleanup.
Hyatt Regency Scottsdale
Christmas Day breakfast in Arroyo CDE, 6:30 a.m.– 11:30 a.m.
Christmas Day brunch buffet in SWB, 10 a.m.– 4 p.m.
Christmas Day dinner in SWB, 6 p.m.– 10 p.m.
Christmas Day dinner at Alto ristorante e bar,6 p.m.– 10 p.m.
Christmas Day dinner at Center Stage Bar, 5 p.m.– 10 p.m.
Children, families and friends are invited to enjoy a wide range of dining options at Hyatt Regency Scottsdale, plus a smattering of festive crafts, holiday mixology classes, Native American Hoop Dancing, live music, and, of course, getting the chance to meet Santa and Mrs. Claus from11 a.m.– 2 p.m.
Christmas Day breakfast buffet, 7 a.m.– 12 p.m.
Christmas Day specials, 12 p.m.– 8 p.m.
Spend Christmas morning at Mountain Shadows enjoying a breakfast buffet featuring an omelet station, egg casserole, breakfast meats, potatoes, oatmeal, fresh fruit, and breakfast bakeries. Later on, savor a festive three-course meal at the resort’s Hearth ’61 restaurant, including items such as kuri squash risotto, pan-seared Chilean seabass, wild mushroom raviolo, and peppermint mocha cheesecake.
Omni Scottsdale Resort & Spa
Christmas Eve, 5 p.m. – 10 p.m.
Christmas Day, 2 p.m. – 8 p.m.
Featuring a festive and communal atmosphere, Prado restaurant at Omni Scottsdalereflects the unique flavor and heritage of Spain’s Andalusian region, while utilizing only the finest and freshest local ingredients made available by Arizona’s vast farming community, all in a picturesque old-world dining room. Christmas menu specials include winter squash bisque, west coast oysters, and prime aged ribeye and bone marrow, and much more.
Sanctuary Camelback Mountain
Christmas Day, 12 p.m.– 8 p.m.
A four-course, prix-fixe dinner crafted by renowned Executive Chef Beau MacMillan, Chef de Cuisine Samantha Sanz and Bar Chef Christiaan Röllich at the award-winning elements promises to be a gift for the palate. Among the highlights are a first course of crab and shrimp bisque followed by a second course offering of wild burgundy escargot pot pie, lobster risotto or black truffle polenta, among other savory treats.
Main entrée selections include two wash farms roasted guinea hen, herb & mustard crusted rack of lamb, roasted vegetable wellington and more, while delectable desserts range from sticky toffee pudding cake to eggnog cheesecake.
Christmas Eve dinner,5 p.m.– 9 p.m.
Christmas Day lunch buffet, 12 p.m.– 4 p.m.
Christmas Day dinner,5 p.m.– 9 p.m.
This historic AAA 4 Diamond Resort’s Litchfield’s restaurant will host a3-course prix-fixe menu with live piano music.Families looking for an exclusive dining experience will enjoy booking a VIP Family Affair for the ultimate holiday celebration. Guests are invited to book all five luxury guest rooms surrounding the famed Trellis Garden and can host a private chef-driven holiday gala in the Trellis Garden. The VIP experience comes with a personal dedicated bartender, and reserved space at Trellis Garden for family fun all weekend long. ($125 per person for 10 or more guests, plus room rates).