Callaway Gardens® in Pine Mountain, Georgia
The Gardens Restaurant, Callaway Gardens’ fine dining restaurant situated on the edge of Mountain Creek Lake, has re-opened for the season. The Gardens Restaurant is a wonderful location to mark a special event such as a birthday, engagement, anniversary, or for just a nice dinner out.
The Gardens Restaurant also will be open for lunch on Saturdays and Sundays especially for the Spring season. Guests will be able to enjoy the setting during their visit to see the azaleas during Celebrate Spring!
Callaway Gardens is committed to using fresh, regional, and fair-trade products in our menu offerings at The Gardens Restaurant. The menu also reflects seasonally available selections as chosen by Callaway Gardens’ culinary team led by Joe Malone, food and beverage director and executive chef, and The Gardens Restaurant’s Executive Sous chef Chris Smith. So, there is a reason to visit throughout the year to see what new items have been created with each season’s harvest.
Reservations are recommended by calling 706-663-2281. Dress is resort casual.
Callaway Gardens is in Pine Mountain, Ga., 60 minutes southwest of Atlanta and 30 minutes north of Columbus. For additional information, visit www.callawaygardens.com or call 1-800-CALLAWAY (225-5292).
Dinner: Tuesday through Saturday (Now through December 31), first seating at 5 p.m.
Lunch: Saturday and Sundays (April 2 through 24), 11:30 a.m. to 2 p.m.
Spring 2011 Dinner Menu for The Gardens Restaurant
Chicken and Green Tomato Spring Rolls
With tomato jam and Sweet Grass Dairy goat cheese
Fruit and Cheese Plate
Focaccia flat bread, seasonal fruit, assorted local cheeses
With black pepper caramel, Georgia-grown Vidalia Onion relish, local salad greens
The Gardens Salad
Mixed local greens, spiced Georgia pecans, caramelized shallot vinaigrette, tomatoes, homemade croutons
Sweet Grass Dairy Chevre, local micro-greens, spiced Macadamia nuts with a balsamic drizzle
With living watercress, crème fraiche
Carolina Rainbow Trout
Seared in a cornmeal crust with tomato and tarragon salsa, and Florida new potatoes
Filet of Black Angus Beef Tenderloin
Eight-ounce filet served with asher bleu cheese, demi-glace, and grilled Yukon potatoes
Marinated Black Angus Ribeye Steak
Twelve-ounce ribeye served with chimichurri, local oyster mushrooms, crisp local sweet potatoes, and green onions
With local greens, red potatoes, sweet Georgia onions, and white wine tarragon jus
Henry Fudge Farms Pork Tenderloin
With local mushroom ragout, celery root remoulade, and living watercress
Pan-Roasted Mahi Mahi
With regional roasted beet caponata, braised chard, and buerre blanc
Seared Free-Range Duck Breast
With a blueberry sauce, sautéed bok choy with pancetta, shallots, and local mushrooms
Pan-Seared Savannah Shrimp
With a clementine glaze, peach chow-chow, and Southern-style fingerling potatoes
Butternut Squash Ravioli
With pan-seared seasonal vegetables, green tomato chutney, and tomato cream
With Southern meringue and cinnamon cocoa dust
Rhubarb Cherry Tart
With homemade vanilla cream and fresh berries
Orange Crème Brulee
With homemade caramel and vanilla scented cream
Chocolate Lava Cake
With a chocolate ganache center and vanilla ice cream
Gratuity will be added to parties of eight or more; an additional charge will be applied for shared entrée.
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A gardens, resort, preserve and community, owned and operated by the non-profit Ida Cason Callaway Foundation, offering "So Much to See and Do" while "Connecting Man and Nature in a way that Benefits Both." Located in Pine Mountain, Georgia.