The Signature Room At The 95th Entices Guests With A Gourmet Thanksgiving Day Hybrid Buffet Feast

Thanksgiving’s traditional fare reaches new heights at The Signature Room at the 95®. The restaurant’s experienced culinary team will prepare an incredible Thanksgiving Day Hybrid Buffet Feast to be served from 11 a.m. – 7 p.m.

The Signature Room At The 95th Entices Guests With A Gourmet Thanksgiving Day Hybrid Buffet Feast
The Signature Room At The 95th Entices Guests With A Gourmet Thanksgiving Day Hybrid Buffet Feast

Chicago, IL  (  To meet the high expectations of Chicagoans and visitors seeking a festive dining experience for this Thanksgiving holiday, the culinary team at The Signature Room® is preparing an incredible Thanksgiving Day Hybrid Buffet Feast.  Served on Thursday, November 22, the gourmet dining experience combines the ease of a lavish starter and sweets buffets complemented with individually plated main courses and family style sides.  The sophisticated fine dining holiday dining event is served from 11 a.m. – 7 p.m., and includes live musical entertainment plus freshly carved turkey to take home for delicious leftovers the next day.  Reservations lines open on Friday, Sept. 7th.

The holiday menu begins with a mouthwatering buffet filled with starters including American freshwater caviar, smoked salmon, charcuterie, squash bisque, mini quiche, seasonal vegetables, bruschetta, fresh salads, and a selection of fruits, cheeses and chutneys.

When guests are ready for the main course, they select one or more generous entrées which are plated and served directly from the kitchen.  The traditional menu entrées include slow roasted turkey with mushroom gravy accompanied by shaved broccoli and cauliflower. Other options include braised pork served with caramelized apples and Brussels sprouts, or prime rib with roasted carrots and natural jus. Fresh seared sea scallops with baby fennel and orange miso butter will delight guests looking for a new take on tradition while those seeking vegetarian options will enjoy the squash gnocchi with sage brown butter sauce.

Family-style side dishes delivered to each table pair perfectly with the entrees and include Yukon gold whipped potatoes and gravy; whipped sweet potatoes with pecan crumble and bourbon syrup; traditional sausage stuffing; vegetarian stuffing; cranberry chutney and jellied cranberry.

To top it all off, an enticing sweets buffet houses many delicious temptations including pumpkin cheesecake with toasted walnuts, pecan pie squares, classic carrot cake with cream cheese frosting, and an a la mode action station where guests can top their favorite pie with a scoop of their favorite flavor of ice cream.

Thanksgiving Day Buffet Facts on Thursday, November 22, 2012

Signature Room at the 95th: 875 N. Michigan Avenue
Hours: 11 a.m. – 7 p.m.  Reservations are required.
Price: Adults: $70; Children (4-12 years old): $25; Under 3, No charge
Reservations: 312-787-9596

Thanksgiving Day Hybrid Buffet 2012

Buffet of First Course Selections

  • American Freshwater Caviar
  • Smoked Salmon with Assorted Condiments and Mini Bagels
  • Charcuterie with Assorted Mustards and Pickled Vegetables
  • Squash Bisque
  • Selection of American Cheeses and Chutneys
  • Selection of Fresh Fruits
  • Yogurt Parfaits
  • Salad Action Station
  • Wild Rice Salad with Cranberry and walnut
  • Lima Bean Salad with Creamy Piquillo Peppers
  • Mini Quiche with Blue Cheese and Pear
  • Mushroom Flan with Gruyere
  • Hummus with Vegetables
  • Roasted Beet Bruschetta
  • Squash Bruschetta

Plated Main Courses

  • Braised Pork with Caramelized Apples and Brussels Sprouts
  • Prime Rib with Roasted Carrots and Natural Jus
  • Slow Roasted Turkey with Shaved Broccoli and Cauliflower, Mushroom Gravy
  • Seared Sea Scallops with Sautéed Baby Fennel, Orange Miso Butter
  • Squash Gnocchi with Sage Brown Butter

Family-Style Sides

  • Yukon Gold Whipped Potatoes and Gravy
  • Whipped Market Sweet Potatoes, Pecan Crumble, Bourbon Syrup
  • Traditional Sausage Stuffing
  • Vegetarian Stuffing
  • Cranberry Chutney or Jellied Cranberry

About the Signature Room at the 95th®

The Signature Room® and Signature Lounge® are privately owned Chicago favorites, with over 8,000 square-feet of dining and entertainment space atop one of the city’s most recognized buildings. Unparalleled views of Chicago’s Magnificent Mile, Lake Michigan and the city’s world-renowned architectural gems are rivaled by the sophisticated, contemporary American cuisine that pleases over 800,000 guests each year. An award-winning wine list accompanies a delicious variety of menus ranging from light lunch options to timeless dinner classics, and from gourmet bar fare to specialty brunches. To toast any occasion, The Signature Lounge provides a stunning setting. For more information, visit

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