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Each Friday – Sunday we’re offering pre-set three-course family-style meals for pre-order.

To order, please call our events line at 916.873.8340, this Monday – Friday from 10 am – 5 pm.

Orders will be based on availability, Friday orders are cut-off at 2 pm on Friday afternoon.

All items must be PRE-ORDERED and a credit card will be taken over the phone. For your health & safety, as well as our staff’s, we are providing contactless service. This means you will not be asked to sign a receipt upon pick-up. Please designate any gratuity you would like to leave when you place your order.

You’ll be assigned a 10-minute pick-up window for your hot & ready to eat meal. We will do our best to promptly serve you within that window, and please be mindful that we will be serving other guests during other time slots. If you’d like it delivered curbside, call us at our host stand and we’ll bring it out to you: 916.498.9891.

Each meal includes three family-style courses.

Friday, June 5th
Bitter Greens Salad with Pancetta, Walnuts, Blue Cheese, Chopped Egg & Balsamico

Charcoal Grilled Pork Loin with Garlicky Greens, Creamy White Beans, Caramelized Onion Jam & Olive Relish

Peach Upside-Down Cake
$78 for two; $156 for four
(tax & gratuity not included)

Rick’s Picks” – Wine Pairings:
St. Rey Chenin Blanc $18, reg $30
Boeger Cabernet Franc $26, reg $42

Saturday, June 6th
Potato-Leek Soup with Garlic-Parsley Butter

Chilled Poached King Salmon & Sea Scallops with Sweet Corn-Fregola Salad, Summer Squash, Full Belly New Potatoes, Lemon-Caper Mayonnaise

Vanilla Bean Panna Cotta with Strawberry Preserves & Toasted Pistachios
$78 for two; $156 for four
(tax & gratuity not included)

“Rick’s Picks” – Wine Pairings:
Shafer Chardonnay $58, reg $91
Private Property Pinot Noir $24, reg $34

Sunday, June 7th
Pickled Beet & Artichoke Salad with Ranch Dressing, Endive, Pickled Onions & Heidi’s Little Greens

Rick’s Meatloaf of Ground Chuck, Bacon & Pork Shoulder with Green Beans, Tokyo Turnips, Herb Mashed Potatoes & Mushroom Gravy

Sea Salt & Chocolate Chip Cookie Bar
$78 for two; $156 for four
(tax & gratuity not included)

“Rick’s Picks” – Wine Pairings:
Vine Cliff Chardonnay $32, reg $54
Chappellet Mountain Cuvee $36, reg $58

*Option to substitute Lasagna with Mushroom Bolognese, Béchamel & Reggiano for one or more entrees.*

A la carte:

Roasted Almonds $4
Marinated Olives $4
Sautéed Sweetbreads with Mushrooms, Capers, Tomato, Marsala & Demi-Glace $18
Antipasto & Cheese Plate (feeds four as an appetizer) for $24 – Cured Meats, Artisan Cheeses, Marinated Olives, Vegetables & Crostini
Focaccia with Rosemary & Sea Salt (quarter loaf) $8
Caesar Salad Kit – 12 oz of dressing plus lettuce, parmesan & croutons for 4 hearty portions $30
*Prices do not include tax or gratuity.

Cocktails To-Go:
$10 for 1; $55 for 750 ml (approx 8 drinks)

Black Manhattan – Piggy Back 6 year Rye, Averna Amaro & Orange Bitters
Velvet Friar – Vodka, Blackberry Liquor, Velvet Falernum & Lemon Juice
Corpse Reviver #2 – Gin, Lillet, Cointreau, Lemon Juice & a splash of Absinthe

Mule Kits:
$20, includes the ingredients for two cocktails.

Kentucky Mule – Maker’s Mark Bourbon, Ginger Beer, Lime
Moscow Mule – Tahoe Blue Vodka, Ginger Beer, Lime

Current Retail Beer & Wine Offerings:

Featured Wines:
Bordeaux-Style Red Blend, VIK, Millahue, Chile             $120     Reg $160
67% Cabernet Sauvignon, 17% Cabernet Franc, 14% Carmenere, 2% Merlot. Sustainably Farmed Estate Vineyards. Fresh & lively red fruit with tannin & spice. Aged 23 months in French oak.

Cabernet Sauvignon, Joseph Phelps, 2017, CA                 $80     Reg $105
Fresh, medium to full-bodied wine with layers of raspberry, cherry, nutmeg, cedar & graphite.

Pinot Noir, Cobb, Emmaline Ann Vineyard, 2015, CA    $75     Reg $108
Hints of ruby red grapefruit, cherry & tart pomegranate with smooth tannins.

Sparkling Wine:
Brut Champagne, Billecart-Salmon                         $54     Reg $94
Brut Rose, Lucien Albrecht, France                         $28     Reg $54
Prosecco, Benvolio, Italy                                            $20     Reg $39
White & Rose Wine:
Rose, Les Grand Monts, France                               $24
Riesling, Poet’s Leap, Columbia Valley                   $20     Reg $32
Chardonnay, Dehlinger, Russian River                  $24     Reg $40
Chardonnay, Petree Cellars, Russian River           $38     Reg $67
Chardonnay, Rombauer, Carneros                          $42     Reg $72
Sauvignon Blanc, Silverado, Napa (LITER)          $16     Reg $24
Red Wine:
Pinot Noir, Private Property, Santa Lucia             $24     Reg $34
Cabernet Sauvignon, Spoto, Amber Knolls          $68     Reg $100
Cabernet Sauvignon, Enkidu, Sonoma                  $20     Reg $36
Cotes du Rhone, Bonpas, France                            $16     Reg $28
Cannonau, Pala, Italy                                                $17     Reg $32
Santenay-Beauregard, Domaine Chanson, Primier Cru, France    $59     Reg $105

Beer by the 6-pack:
Stella Artois                                    $10
Sierra Nevada Pale Ale                 $10
Newcastle Brown Ale                   $10
Founders Porter                            $10
Guinness Stout                              $10
Heineken 0.0 (Alcohol-Free)      $10
Large Bottle Beer:
Panic IPA, 22 oz                            $7
Pliny the Elder, 17.2 oz                 $7

*Availability may vary.