Seating times are:  12:00 pm, 12:30 pm, 1:00 pm, 3:00 pm, 3:30 pm, and 4:00 pm. 
The buffet is served in our charming indoor courtyard, by our koi pond and in our elegant Fort Orange ballroom.
$44 – Adults* • $21 – Age 5 to 12* • Free – Age 4 and under

Our buffet has SOLD OUT as of November 8.  If you would like to be added to our wait list, please call 518-640-6182 **


Salad Displays

Charcuterie Presentation
Assorted cured Italian meats, artisan cheeses, grilled artichokes, olive tapenade, hummus, stone ground mustard, toasted pita, garlic crostini

Roasted Beets & Kale
Yellow and red beets, chèvre cheese, kale, sugared pecans, herbed olive oil

Shrimp, Avocado & Heirloom Tomato Salad
Gulf shrimp, avocado, baby heirloom tomatoes, lemon-thyme vinaigrette

Quinoa Salad
Local apples, crumbled goat cheese, pecans, chick peas, sweet red wine vinaigrette

Desmond Signature Salad
Chilled mixed greens, cherry tomatoes, mandarin oranges, sliced almonds, dried cranberries, cheddar cheese, our signature creamy garlic dressing

Soup Station

Scrimshaw’s Award-Winning New England Clam Chowder
Fall Squash & Cider Bisque

Chef’s Carving Station

Butter Basted Turkey
Aged Prime Rib
Complemented with cranberry relish, brandied gravy, au jus

Sauté Station

Five Cheese Ravioli, caramelized vegetables


Chicken Serrano
Chicken breast, Serrano ham, and fresh mozzarella over bow tie pasta, tomato vodka sauce, roasted eggplant

Sweet Potato Encrusted Salmon
Pumpkin risotto, lingonberry beurre blanc

Pork Medallion Normandy
Center cut pork loin, purple fingerling potatoes, sautéed apples, brandy demi

Sautéed Mini Penne Pasta
Broccoli rabe, roasted yellow tomatoes, garlic olive oil


Apple Sage Stuffing
Homestyle Mashed Potatoes
Candied Sweet Yams
Fall squash, roasted fennel, shallot butter
Fresh-baked Rolls


Variety of elegant cakes, pastries and holiday pies including
Apple Pie
Pumpkin Pie
Bourbon Street Pecan Pie


Coffee – Tea – Milk – Chocolate Milk – Soda
Alcoholic beverages available for an additional charge

Children’s Menu

Tossed Garden Salad, assorted dressings
Diced Fruit
Chicken Tenders
Curly Fries
Penne Pasta, marinara sauce
Franks in a Blanket


*20% service charge and 8% tax will be added, total price per person comes to $57.02/adult and $27.22/child age 5 to 12.
**A credit card is required at the time of reservation to hold your seating. Please inform us of any food allergies at time of reservation.

Service charges are distributed as follows: 15.25% to Banquet Service staff, 0.5% to Banquet Housepersons, 0.5% to Kitchen staff, 0.5% to General Housekeeping staff, and a 3.25% Administrative charge.