Chef’s Winter Special

During January, February, and March, we’re offering a special menu and pricing for our guests, neighbors, and friends at The Dining Hall and Detention, our bar. For just $55 per person, plus tax and gratuity, you get an elegant three-course dinner. We are also offering select bottles of wine at half price!

  • The Chef’s Winter Special is available on Thursdays, Fridays, and Saturdays from 6:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m. and reservations are required.
  • Parties of 10 - 16 are welcome on Sundays and Mondays.

Our Chef’s Winter Menu

First Course - Your Choice 1 of the 2

GLORYfied Oysters – Wild caught Kellum Select Rappahannock River Oysters, traditionally harvested from local river beds, pastry baked and topped with Basil, Pesto and Asiago Cheese

Puffed Pastry filled with Creamy Shrimp and crab topped with Belgioioso Romano

Second Course - Chef’s Choice will be 1 of these 3

Asiago and Panko encrusted Rappahannock Rockfish served on Herbed
Cannelloni Bean Puree and topped with Mustard Grain Honey Dabble
served with Carrots a la Vichy, Baked Potato and Creamed Spinach

Duck with a Black Sherry Sauce
Carrots a la Vichy, Potatoes Au Gratin, Brussel Sprouts

Chateaubriand with Potatoes Puree. Carrots a la Vichy and Gratin Dauphinoise

Third Course

Classic French Crème Brulee shaved du Chocolat

Special Dinner Nights

Don’t forget to join us for our Ethiopian Dinner Nights — dinners with Ethiopian cuisine (for Americans) on select Thursdays of each month starting in January! And, on the first and third Fridays of the month, we will once again host our highly acclaimed Chef’s Table! The owners, Dudley and Peggy Patteson, host a dinner table of our guests, neighbors, and friends. The conversation is always intoxicating.

Upcoming Special Dinners

  • Saturday, January 12th - Chef's Winter Special (Duck or Chateaubriand)
  • Thursday, January 17th - Private Party
  • Friday, January 18th - Chef's Winter Special (Duck or Chateaubriand)
  • Saturday, January 19th - Chef's Winter Special (Rockfish)
  • Thursday, January 24th - Ethiopian Dinner
  • Friday, January 25th - Chef's Table - Chef's Winter Special (Rockfish)
  • Saturday, January 26th - Chef's Winter Special (Duck or Chateaubriand)
  • Thursday, January 31st - Ethiopian Dinner
  • Friday, February 1st - Chef's Table  - Chef's Winter Special (Duck or Chateaubriand)
  • Saturday, February 2nd - Chef's Winter Special (Rockfish)
  • Thursday, February 7th - Ethiopian Dinner
  • Friday, February 8th - Chef's Winter Special (Rockfish)
  • Saturday, February 9th - Chef's Winter Special (Duck or Chateaubriand)
  • Thursday, February 14th - Valentine's Day Dinner
  • Friday, February 15th - Chef's Table (Duck or Chateaubriand)
  • Saturday, February 16th - Chef's Winter Special (Rockfish)
  • Thursday, February 21st - Ethiopian Dinner
  • Friday, February 22nd - Chef's Winter Special (Rockfish)
  • Saturday, February 23rd - Chef's Winter Special (Duck or Chateaubriand)
  • Thursday, February 28th - Chef's Winter Special (Rockfish)
  • Friday, March 1st - Chef's Table - Chef's Winter Special (Duck or Chateaubriand)
  • Saturday, March 2nd - Chef's Winter Special (Rockfish)
  • Thursday, March 7th - Ethiopian Dinner
  • Friday, March 8th - Chef's Winter Special (Rockfish)
  • Saturday, March 9th - Chef's Winter Special (Duck or Chateaubriand)
  • Thursday, March 14th - Chef's Winter Special (Rockfish)
  • Friday, March 15th - Chef's Table - Chef's Winter Special (Duck or Chateaubriand)
  • Saturday, March 16th - Chef's Winter Special (Rockfish)
  • Thursday, March 21st - Ethiopian Dinner
  • Friday, March 22nd - Chef's Winter Special (Duck or Chateaubriand)
  • Saturday, March 23rd - Chef's Winter Special (Rockfish)
  • Thursday, March 28th - Chef's Winter Special (Duck or Chateaubriand)