Motor City Casino Thanksgiving Dinner

TEMECULA, Calif. (Nov. 3, 2014) – The holidays can be a great time for making memories with family and friends and this year it’s even easier when you let the chefs at Pechanga Resort & Casino do all the cooking. With Thanksgiving specials inspired by the many cuisines of Pechanga’s award-winning restaurants, casino guests will have six dining specials to choose from, as well as taking a to-go meal for six or 12. From casual to upscale dining and everything in between, Pechanga will help you host the perfect Thanksgiving menu for families, large groups or even a romantic dinner for two. The globally-inspired Pechanga Buffet, the AAA Four Diamond Great Oak Steakhouse, Paisano’s Italian, Kelsey’s Bar and Grill, Umi Sushi and Oyster Bar and Journey’s End at Journey at Pechanga golf course feature delectable choices for diners to make this a memorable and delicious Thanksgiving.

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Motor City Casino has several options for your Thanksgiving dinner. Their Assembly Line Buffet will be available on Thanksgiving Day from 11 a.m. For $33 a person. You can get dinner with. MotorCity Casino Hotel is a Detroit luxury hotel, conference, banquet hall and hotel meeting concept built from the ground up. It adjoins MotorCity Casino, the most electrifying gaming experience in Michigan.

New this year to the Thanksgiving dining lineup at Pechanga, the expert chefs at the Great Oak Steakhouse will prepare Thanksgiving To Go. The set menu includes Butternut Squash Soup, succulent turkey, mashed potatoes, yams, stuffing, gravy, green beans, cranberry dipping sauce, and fresh rolls and butter. Dessert includes apple and pumpkin pie. The To Go package for six is $120 and for 12 is $220. Call (951) 770-2307 to reserve your meal. The final day to order is Saturday, November 22. Guests pick up their Thanksgiving feasts at Blends Coffee & Wine Bar on Thanksgiving Day.

From 11:00 a.m. to 10:00 p.m., the Pechanga Buffet will serve lunch and dinner respectively on Thanksgiving Day for $28.99, with children ages three to 11 for $14.50 and children younger than three are free. Featuring traditional Thanksgiving fare and internationally inspired dishes, the Pechanga Buffet has something for everyone! Brioche bread pudding, Yukon mashed potatoes, chicken and biscuits and spiced quail add to the multicultural menu, with New England Clam Pots, Cajun fried catfish, Old Bay popcorn shrimp, herb seared Atlantic salmon and more make up selections from the sea. At the Asian action station, choose from spicy snow crab, garlic fried prawns, duck lo mein, Beijing style broccoli and beef, assorted dim sum with dipping sauces and much more. The buffet’s wood grill features BBQ pork shanks, choice sliced turkey, wet rubbed St. Louis BBQ pork ribs, grilled chicken with walnut lime vinaigrette and smoked bratwurst. Fans of Italian, Mexican and the freshest salads will also find exactly what they want at the Pechanga Buffet. Pechanga’s in-house bakers make everything on the extensive dessert bar from scratch and with more than 20 dessert items, including many sugar-free options, the day’s specials will be bananas foster, hand scooped ice cream and mini milkshakes. The buffet seats 454 people and serves as a perfect dining options for families and large groups.

If an upscale Thanksgiving is what you have in mind, look to the AAA Four Diamond Great Oak Steakhouse. The day’s pre fixe menu prepared by chef Martin Venegas will feature roasted organic young turkey with apple-sage stuffing, cranberry compote, Yukon mashed potatoes, caramelized baby carrots and rustic turkey gravy for $23.00. The dessert special for the evening is a pumpkin tart with rum ice cream for $8.00. The Great Oak Steakhouse’s nightly menu will be served in addition to the Thanksgiving special. Open for dinner at 5:00 p.m., reservations are strongly recommended and may be made by visiting or by calling (877) 711-2WIN.

For an Italian twist to Thanksgiving, make plans for dinner at Paisano’s Italian. Chef Francesco Di Caudo’s Thanksgiving meal features three delicious courses. Starting off with an endive, radicchio and pear salad with pomegranate dressing, the entree includes roasted stuffed turkey breast with cranberry, mission fig and pancetta stuffing, natural gravy, haricot vert (à la green beans), mashed potatoes and butternut squash gnocchi with gorgonzola cheese sauce. The meal is complete with amaretto cheesecake with anise biscotti and berry sauce for dessert. This entire pre fixe menu is available for $31. Paisano’s nightly fall menu will be served in addition to the Thanksgiving special. Open for dinner at 5:00 p.m., reservations are strongly recommended and may be made by visiting or by calling (877) 711-2WIN.

For a casual atmosphere and fun with friends and family, Kelsey’s Bar and Grill is the perfect place to catch the holiday football game and enjoy another Thanksgiving special. With the day’s menu featuring traditional classics and family favorites, guest can enjoy a meal of roasted turkey with sweet potatoes, green beans, cornbread stuffing, gravy and cranberry sauce for $18. If you’ve saved room for more, a spiced pumpkin cheesecake will be the featured dessert for $4. Kelsey’s opens at 11:00 a.m. and the daily menu will be served in addition to the Thanksgiving specials.

If you’re looking for an Asian-inspired meal or wanting to try something new, Umi Sushi and Oyster Bar will host a holiday pre fixe menu of their own for $32. There are three courses to enjoy, starting with roasted acorn squash soup with candied pecans and lump crab, followed by honey glazed turkey breast with Shiitake mushrooms and rice stuffing, Okinawan yams and ginger citrus cranberry coulis. Dessert of pumpkin cheesecake tart rounds out this delicious holiday menu.

The Pechanga Cafe offers a great meal option for guests at any time of day! Open 24 hours, the Cafe will feature a Thanksgiving menu of roasted turkey with sweet potatoes, cornbread stuffing, green beans, mashed potatoes, gravy and cranberry sauce for $18. The choice of pumpkin tart or apple tart topped with vanilla ice cream finishes off this traditional holiday menu for $4.


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Finally, if sweeping views of the lush south Temecula hills would be the perfect setting for your Thanksgiving dinner, make plans to enjoy your holiday meal at Journey’s End inside the Journey at Pechanga golf clubhouse. Chef Daniel Chong, a big proponent of the “farm to table” movement, will feature a specialty menu with roasted turkey with sweet potatoes, creamed spinach, wild rice and sausage stuffing, mashed potatoes, gravy and cranberry sauce for $18.00. For dessert, save room for apple tart with cranberries and vanilla ice cream for $4.00. Journey’s End is open for lunch on Thanksgiving from 11:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. The restaurant on the golf course will also serve its daily menu on Thanksgiving. Journey’s End, as well as Pechanga Resort & Casino, features complimentary valet parking. Journey’s End is open to the public as well as to golfers playing the course. For more information on Pechanga’s culinary offerings, visit

Motor City Casino Thanksgiving Dinner Buffet

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