Seating times are:  12:00 pm, 12:30 pm, 1:00 pm, 3:00 pm, 3:30 pm, and 4:00 pm. 

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
*Price includes music by pianist Bobby Zampino.

Reservations are required, please call 518-640-6182. **
Reservations can not be made online, or via OpenTable.
**As of October 31, the buffet is SOLD OUT.  We will be taking a waiting list.**

Salad Displays

Vegetarian Antipasti
Assorted grilled, marinated and pickled vegetables, stemmed artichokes, olive tapenade, hummus, toasted pita, garlic crostini

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

Penne & Feta Salad
Feta cheese, sundried tomatoes, Kalamata olives, oregano lemon vinaigrette

Quinoa Salad
Baby spinach, heirloom tomatoes, 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

Our award-winning New England Clam Chowder
Roasted Sweet Potato & Ginger Bisque

Chef’s Carving Station

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

Sauté Station

Cheese tortellini, smoked chicken, roasted pumpkin


Pecan Chicken 
Pecan crusted chicken breast, lemon butter

Oven Roasted Salmon
Atlantic salmon fillet, braised fennel, wild rice, rosemary beurre blanc

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

Cavatelli Pomodoro
Tomato, basil, garlic infused olive oil

Side Dishes

Apple Sage Stuffing
Homestyle Mashed Potatoes
Candied Sweet Yams
Classic Ratatouille
Fresh-baked Rolls

Dessert Displays

Assorted elegant cakes, pastries and traditional holiday pies including:
Apple Pie
Pumpkin Pie
Bourbon Street Pecan Pie
Warm Pear Cobbler, cranberry streusel


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.