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Thanksgiving at El Jefe

El Jefe Desert Cantina


November 23, 2023    
4:00 pm - 10:00 pm

El Jefe offers its unique take on the holiday feast with a three-course menu offered on Thanksgiving Day and on Friday!

Chef de Cuisine Ana Sabatino draws on inspiration from the traditional table while chasing flavors of various chiles and aromatic spices with complex flavor dimensions found in Mexican cuisine.

The Thanksgiving menu includes:

First course:
Roasted butternut squash soup
Onion, garlic, sage, thyme, heavy cream, pepitas

Second course:
Chile rubbed turkey
Pasilla chiles, garlic orange juice, honey, nutmeg, port wine

Green beans almondine
Sliced almond, garlic, lemon zest

Chorizo cornbread stuffing
Spanish chorizo(Bilbao), garlic, onion, carrot, celery, jalapeno, cilantro

Mexican cranberry sauce
Orange, serrano, lime zest, cilantro

Poblano Mashed potatoes
Poblano chile, russet potato, butter, cream sauce

Dinner rolls
Cranberry pumpkin seeds

Pumpkin cheesecake