We love using local food! The following menus are perfectly seasonal in order to showcase the very best of what WNC's farms have to offer. Here are some favorite dishes we've served in past seasons with beautiful, local ingredients all produced within 100 miles of us. Visit our Green & Local page to dig into the local farms that provide the freshest and finest ingredients for Saffron Fine Foods.


Hors d'oeuvres
• Grilled Peach & Goat Cheese Tartlet w/ Charred Mint
• Smoked Trout Deviled Egg w/ Chive Oil
• Elote Dip w/ House Made Corn Chips (Canapι)
• Classic Caprese Skewer w/ Fresh Basil, Heirloom Tomato and House-Made Mozzarella


Dinner
• Butter Lettuce w/ Heirloom Sun Drop and Grape Tomatoes, Crisp Cucumber, Roasted Corn
   and Pickled Red Onion w/ a Creamy Herbed Vinaigrette
• Sweet Tea-Brined Chicken w/ Charred Meyer Lemon Jus
• Citrus-Poached Trout w/ Sweet Corn Buerre Blanc & Smoked Trout Roe
• Melting Golden Potatoes w/ Fresh Herbs
• Squash and Zucchini Matchsticks w/ Thyme Infused Organic Olive Oil and Sea Salt
• Heirloom Tomatoes & Grilled Vidalia Onions w/ Aged Balsamic and EVOO
• Assortment of Sweet Cornbread, Southern Buttermilk Biscuits and Silver Dollar Rolls



Hors d'oeuvres
• Cornbread Tartlet w/ Blackeye Pea Succotash
• Carolina Miniature Fish Cake w/ Saffron Remoulade
• Sweet Potato Crisp w/ Black Bean Relish and Cilantro Crema
• Moroccan Lamb Meatball w/ Cinnamon-Tomato Drizzle


Dinner
• Mixed Greens Salad w/ Grilled Apples, Goat Cheese, Toasted Pumpkin Seeds and Cinnamon-Ginger Vinaigrette
• Braised Beef Short Ribs w/ Bordeaux Demi and Charred Olives
• Spice-Rubbed Pork Loin w/ a Chipotle Glaze
• Sweet Potato Gratin w/ Crispy Fennel
• Brussel Sprouts w/ Bacon Lardons
• Roasted Spaghetti Squash w/ EVOO and Fresh Herbs
• Assortment of Sweet Cornbread, Southern Buttermilk Biscuits and Silver Dollar Rolls


Hors d'oeuvres
• Sage Butter Crostini w/ Honey Creamed Cheese, Roasted Pumpkin and Fried Sage
• Tomato Bisque Shooter w/ a Grilled Cheese Crouton
• Southern Grit Cake w/ Hoop Cheese and Smoked Tomato Jam
• Roasted Root Vegetable Tartlet w/ Pomodoro Sauce and Farmstead Cheese


Dinner
• Spinach Salad w/ Dried Cherries, Green Apples, Toasted Walnuts and
   Crumbled Goat Cheese w/ Apple Cider Vinaigrette
• Grilled Flank Steak w/ Rustic Chimichurri
• Pecan-Crusted Bone-In Chicken w/ Bourbon Maple Gravy
• Twice-Baked Petite Potatoes w/ Cheddar, Sour Cream and Chives
• Smoky Broth-Braised Collards
• Winter Squash Medley w/ Basil Butter
• Assortment of Sweet Cornbread, Southern Buttermilk Biscuits and Silver Dollar Rolls

Hors d'oeuvres
• Seasonal Radish Crisp w/ Herbed Butter, Sea Salt & Toasted Sourdough
• Sweet Pea Canapι w/ Prosciutto & Smoked Almonds
• Wonton Flower w/ Triple Cream Goat Cheese, Rhubarb Jam & Fresh Mint
• Crisp Cucumber Bite with Smoked Trout Mousse and Lemon Oil


Dinner
• Dandelion Greens w/ Fresh Spring Peas, Pea Shoots, Spring Onions & Mint
• Marinated, Grilled Lamb Chops w/ Local Wild Mushrooms and Spring Herbs
• Bourbon-Glazed Smoked Trout w/ Charred Sweet Scallions
• Creamy Carolina Gouda Grits w/ Roasted Red Peppers
• Spring Vegetable Trio of Roasted Asparagus, Braised Radishes and Sugar Snap Peas
   w/ Caramelized Onions and Watercress Vinaigrette
• Assortment of Sweet Cornbread, Southern Buttermilk Biscuits and Silver Dollar Rolls


                           
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