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Christmas Menu

Served daily through January 5, 2020

Past

revisit the nostalgic flavors from classic Longwood dishes, traditional guest favorites of yesteryear, and recipes adapted from the du Pont family archives

KENNETT SQUARE MUSHROOM SOUP

crispy shallots, chive 11.

CAESAR SALAD

baby romaine, white anchovy, parmesan, focaccia crouton 14.

RISOTTO MILANESE

saffron, pea, flowers 26.

JUMBO LUMP CRAB CAKES

horseradish remoulade, winter radish salad, citrus vinaigrette 44.

FILET & LOBSTER

7 oz. creekstone farm filet mignon, maine lobster mashed potatoes, haricot verts, escoffier’s bordelaise 58.

CRÈME BRULEE

brown sugar, vanilla bean, speculoos cookie 13.

CHOCOLATE FLOWER POT

mousse, coffee ganache, chocolate cake, buttercream, lavender ice cream 16.

Present

a selection of what is in season, right here, right now, highlighting produce freshly harvested from our gardens and local farms to your table

ARUGULA SALAD

kabocha & butternut squash, fennel, spiced walnut, blood orange, citrus & vanilla vinaigrette 15.

FIG & HAZELNUT SALAD

kale, radicchio, rogue blue, fig, cider poached cranberry, fig & hazelnut vinaigrette 15.

BARNEGAT LIGHT SCALLOPS

butternut squash, brussels sprouts, pancetta, port cherry 36.

SKUNA BAY SALMON

parsnips, lardons, kale, pomegranate 32.

TOMAHAWK RIBEYE FOR TWO

32-oz dry-aged creekstone farms prime ribeye, herb mashed potatoes, brussels sprouts, haricot verts, kennett square mushrooms, sauce perigourdine 145.

BERKSHIRE PORK CHOP

gouda polenta, broccolini, cipollini onion, cider reduction 33.

JURGIELEWICZ FARMS DUCK BREAST

celeriac, porcini, heirloom carrot, cranberry 34.

HOLIDAY SORBET

mulled wine, orange, cranberry, cinnamon macaron biscuit 12.

Future

our vision of the evolution of the culinary arts to a vegetable-centric tomorrow, featuring less animal protein and innovative engagement of the senses

BUTTERNUT SQUASH BISQUE

chevre, smoked cinnamon, savory biscotti 13.

SMOKED SALMON

seaweed cone, chive cream cheese, everything crumble, shiso 12.

SHRIMP COCKTAIL

oishii shrimp, horseradish, celery, tomato, petite greens, citrus 24.

HEN OF THE WOODS

maitake mushroom, apple, celeriac, calvados cabbage, parmesan, fine herbs 27.

CAULIFLOWER STEAK

green bean almondine, mashed cauliflower, onion ring, port porcini jus 28.

POMME DE NOEL

apple cheesecake mousse, vanilla caramel, pecan streusel 16.

NIGHT BEFORE CHRISTMAS

hazelnut mousse, dark chocolate ganache, chocolate cake, plum, meringue 16.

For the Table

LOCAL CHEESES & CHARCUTERIE

the farm at doe run seven sisters, aged manchego, yellow springs red leaf, country paté, cacciatore & finocchiona, accoutrements 17/32.

MAITAKE BLOOM

tempura, horseradish aioli 15.

AMERICAN CAVIAR

hackleback caviar, pommes de terre lorette, crème fraiche, chive, shallot 26.

SANTA’S SLEIGH

sweet surprises for the table, enjoy in the gardens and at home 40.

Enhancements

additions available for any dish

  • LOBSTER MASHED POTATOES 16.
  • SKUNA BAY SALMON (6oz) 18.
  • JUMBO LUMP CRAB CAKE 20.
  • BARNEGAT LIGHT SCALLOPS (3) 24.
  • PERIGORD TRUFFLES 28.