Seating times are Morning: 10:00am, 10:15am, 10:30am, 10:45am and 11:00am or
Afternoon: 1:00pm, 1:15pm, 1:30pm, 1:45pm, and 2:00pm.

The buffet will be served in our unique, indoor Fort Orange Courtyard and Koi Pond with atrium skylights and beautiful landscaping.
$51 – Adults* • $24 – Age 5 to 12* • Free – Age 4 and under
*Price includes music by pianist Bobby Zampino.

Reservations are required, please call 518-640-6182. **
Online reservations are not available at this time.
*As of March 18, the Easter buffet is SOLD OUT.  


Sweet Cheese Blintzes, Raspberry Port Drizzle (V)
Jarlsberg, Ham & Scallion Quiche
Scrambled Eggs (V)

Apple Smoked Bacon
Country Sausage
Breakfast Potatoes (V)
Assorted breakfast pastries, bagels, and danish (V)

Cooked to order with your choice of mushrooms, ham, cheese, onions, peppers and other accompaniments (V without ham)

Desmond Signature Salad Presentation (V)
Carved Watermelon & Seasonal Fruit (V)
Carrot & Raisin Salad (V)

Cobb Salad
chopped iceberg lettuce, sugar bacon, pesto rubbed chicken, avocado, sliced hardboiled egg, tomato concassé

Niçoise Salad (V)
tri-colored fingerling potatoes, country mixed olives, haricot verts, Greek lemon olive oil, caramelized onions, oven-roasted tomatoes

New England Clam Chowder
Spiced Carrot Bisque (V)

Herb Encrusted New York Sirloin
Brown Sugar Glazed Ham

Chicken Alexander
chicken breast, baby spinach, roasted peppers, Mornay sauce

Pesto Parmesan Encrusted Salmon
wild caught salmon fillet, toasted orzo, lemon basil cream sauce

Cheese Manicotti (V)
seasoned ricotta, roasted garlic sauce, bruschetta garni

Roasted Stuffed Bell Pepper (V)
ratatouille rice stuffing, melted brie

Lamb Shepherd’s Pie
braised lamb stew, Yukon gold mashed potatoes, spring peas

Baby Carrots (V)
Au Gratin Potatoes (V)

Assorted Petite Fours (V)
Desmond Bread Pudding with English Custard (V)
Classic Carrot Cake (V)
Mini Assorted Cheesecakes (V)
Assorted Chocolate Mousse Cups (V)
Lemon Layer Tower (V)

Coffee – Tea – Milk – Chocolate Milk – Soda
Mimosas and Wine available for an additional charge

Chicken Fingers
Sweet Potato Fries (V)
Penne Marinara (V)
Sliced Fresh Fruit (V)

*20% service charge and 8% tax will be added, total price per person comes to $66.10/adult and $31.10/child age 5 to 12.
**A credit card is required at the time of reservation to hold your seating.

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.

Buffet items are labeled above as  V=meat free vegetarian, dairy & eggs consumed.
We take food allergies very seriously, and make every effort to produce a menu that can be enjoyed by everyone. For an event of this magnitude however, we recommend that any guests with food intolerances/dietary restrictions carefully review the menu and plan ahead accordingly.  Due to the number of guests attending, we cannot guarantee that the buffet is free from cross-contamination or that it meets any strict dietary preferences such as gluten-free or vegan.  Please let your server know if you have a life threatening/anaphylactic food allergy such as peanuts, tree nuts or shellfish and a special plate will be provided.  We appreciate your understanding regarding our dedication to this important topic.