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Peapack & Gladstone, NJ for ‘Tis the Season to Treat One’s Tastebuds – Ninety Acres Presents Holiday Dinners and Cooking Courses

Ah, finally! The joy of the holiday season is now upon us. Delightfully crisp temperatures encourage cozy sweaters and chic boots. The leaves already erupted into a hundred autumnal hues and have nearly finished falling. Soon, the first snows will blanket the landscape. Holiday tunes can be heard from place to place, and when opportunity allows we’ll all begin to find the perfect gifts for loved ones.

‘Tis the season to be merry, festive, and full of love. Yet we’re forgetting one of the most pleasurable activities of the season – dining! The food, drink, and merriment of the holidays are the best parts, especially if you’re not the one hosting. Hosting can be lovely, but some years it feels fabulous to sit back, relax, and be pampered.

Do exactly that, and more, at the quintessential holiday destination of Natirar Resort. Located 40 miles outside of the hustle and bustle of New York City, Natirar is a serene countryside estate set within the rolling hills of Somerset, New Jersey, and the delicious Ninety Acres Restaurant has some magic just for you this season.

Set in what used to be the property’s guest house, Ninety Acres is at once a historical homage and a modern-day culinary paradise. The beautiful brick building, decorated for the holidays, is a sight that will inspire even the Grinches among us. Natirar Resort also features it’s own farm, which grows it’s own organic food, and that exact food is utilized as often as possible in the delightful dishes at Ninety Acres. Holiday ambiance and fresh flavors, what more could one want?

Holiday Events at Ninety Acres

Without further ado, here is your formal invitation to join us at the “table at the farm” this holiday season.

holiday events at ninety acresChristmas Eve

– Seating from 4 to 8 p.m.
– Three courses
– Family-style side dishes

$85 for adults and $25 for children up to 12 years

To check availability or reserve, please call 908.901.4701

New Year’s Eve

Picture string light draped throughout the ceiling, a live band, a passionate countdown, party favors, cigar station, and, of course, plenty of food. Welcome to New Year’s Eve at Ninety Acres.

On New Year’s Eve there will be two seating times, one early, and one later.

First Seating New Year’s Eve

– Seating from 5:00 to 6:30 p.m.
– 4-course prix fixe menu and a glass of champagne
– Other beverages upon consumption

To check availability or reserve, please call 908.901.4701

Second Seating New Year’s Eve

– Seating from 7:30 – 9:30 p.m.
– 4-course savory dinner with wine or beer pairings
– Open Bar
– Dessert display with Flambé and Crepe Station and Butler Passed Pastry Bites
– Cognac and Bourbon Station
– Midnight champagne toast
– Live entertainment by The Brynn Stanley Band
– Party Favors

To check availability or reserve, please call 908.901.4701

Holiday Inspired Cooking Classes at The Natirar Cooking School

This holiday season, learn how to make the flavors of the season for your loved ones! The cooking school at Natirar offers a plethora of incredible cooking courses year-round, but every holiday season there are specialty holiday courses to set the tone for the season.

– Fresh Pasta For the Holidays
– Cookie Workshop
– Home For the Holidays
– Italian Christmas Eve
– Family Cookie Workshop
– Holiday Food & Wine
– Holiday Menu with Wine Pairings
– New Year’s Eve Italian Style
– Do-Ahead Holiday Buffet

If you’re interested in any of the above cooking courses, be sure to reserve your spot right here, today!

holiday events at ninety acresYour taste buds won’t be the only sense that gets to feast, your eyes will too. Each year the farm team decorates for the holidays using as many natural resources grown on the farm as possible. Cypress trees, Ilex berry bushes, and a Balled pine tree are all used to decorate, and then re-planted elsewhere on the farm to be used the following year. Pinecones, greens, pruned boxwood branches and more are sourced from the farm to be arranged as decor. White lights and green laser lights adorn the outside of the restaurant, highlighting the building and the festive wreaths. Beautiful decor is found inside the restaurant in the way of glass ornaments, live amaryllis flowering bulbs and poinsettias. The entire scene is natural, peaceful, and utterly cheerful.

Breathtaking decor and mouth-watering cuisine combine at Ninety Acres to offer holiday bliss. Whether you choose to be pampered at Ninety Acres on Christmas or New Years Eve or opt to learn from the masters themselves, you’re bound to have a magical experience. Delight in the seasonal flavors with your loved ones, and savor the memories for years to come.

Insider Tip

Reserve early, the cooking classes fill up FAST!

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