|Blue Boar Inn New Year's Eve "Bavarian Splendor" ||5:00 PM
|The Blue Boar Inn & Restaurant, the 2010 Best of State winner for Best European and Best Brunch in the fine dining category, will ring in the new year with its annual “Bavarian Splendor” celebration Friday, Dec. 31.
The event will include candlelit dining, dancing to the live band Oli Olson and Frank Markosk, and a midnight toast accompanied by a traditional Alpenhorn blowing. After an Alpenhorn blower marks the new year, guests will have the opportunity to also blow the 14-foot, curved European horn.
The special New Year’s Eve menu prepared by Executive Chef Eric May includes Foie Gras Torchon and crab custard with chive cream. Other courses include Duo of wild boar, slow-cooked salmon with braised leeks and chocolate molten cake.
The Blue Boar Inn & Restaurant will offer two dinner seatings on New Year’s Eve. The 5 p.m. first seating will include a five-course prix fixe meal for $75. The 7 p.m. second seating will feature a social hour and a seven-course prix fixe meal for $125, which includes party favors, champagne or sparkling cider midnight toast and dancing to live music. Wine pairings are available at each seating for an additional $50.
The recommended dress for the event is mountain elegance or Bavarian charm. Reservations for the dining celebration as well as the Inn’s 12 rooms are required and can be made by calling the Blue Boar Inn & Restaurant at 888-650-1400. For more information on The Blue Boar Inn & Restaurant, visit www.theblueboarinn.com.
Seating at 5 p.m. - $75;
Seating at 7 p.m. - $125