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Dinner Menu


Lobster & Brie Fondue
Crispy Pancetta, Chives, Toasted Baguette  20

Butternut Squash, Apple & Spinach Salad
Bourbon-Maple Goat Cheese Cream, Pumpkin Seed Vinaigrette, Cider Reduction 16

Duck Pate
Bacon Jam, Fig Compote, Pickled Grapes, Almonds, Toasted Baguette  17

Maple Brook Farm Burrata
Local Heirloom Beets, Basil Pesto, Pistachios, Pomegranate, Aged Balsamic  16

Crispy Brussels Sprouts
Caesar Vinaigrette, Parmesan Cheese, Crispy Capers, Sunflower Shoots  16

Local Farm Mixed Greens
Dried Figs, Shaved Rupert Cheese, Cauliflower, Slivered Almonds, Orange Vinaigrette, Aged Balsamic  14

Vermont Cheese Selection
Roasted Grapes, Apple Butter, Almonds, Vermont Crackers  18

Soup of the Day
Chef’s Inspiration  12


Seared Cod Loin
Creamed Leeks, Wild Mushrooms, Romanesco, Potato Shoestrings, Crispy Capers  36

Vermont Farms Pork Chop
Bacon Potato Gnocchi, Apple, Butternut Squash, Pickled Fennel, Brown Butter Sage Sauce  37

Seared Scallops
Parsnip Puree, Butternut Squash, Black Rice, Crispy Leeks, Blood Orange Emulsion  45

Switchback Ale Braised Short Ribs
Smoked Cheddar Mashed Potatoes, Carrots, Cipollini Onions, Brussels Sprouts  37

Vegan Carrot & Spinach Pappardelle Pasta
Wild Mushrooms, Spinach & Cashew Pesto, Shaved Cauliflower  34

Braised Venison Osso Buco
Creamy White Polenta, Bacon Lardons, Celery Root, Pomegranate, Parsley Gremolata, Black Pepper Jus  42

Roasted Misty Knoll Chicken Breast 
Butternut Squash & Mascarpone Ravioli, Romanesco, Creamy Shallot Sauce, Pecan Crumble  36

Farm Vegetable Risotto
Chef Inspired  33

Grilled ‘Butcher Reserve’ Vermont Ribeye
Sweet Potato Puree, Parsnip & Sautéed Spinach, Wild Mushroom & Middlebury Blue Cheese Compote  47