Don’t Want To Cook? Have Thanksgiving at the Verve in Natick

NATICK – This Thanksgiving, Pantry, the signature restaurant located at The VERVE – Crowne Plaza Boston–Natick, will host friends and family for an impressive brunch that will allow the cooks of the group to simply enjoy the company of their loved ones.

From carving the turkey to preparing the dessert spread, even creating special kid-friendly options for the smallest guests, all Thanksgiving Day duties will be handled! Clean up included!

Traditional with a modernized twist, this year’s harvest-themed menu is the proud creation of Chef de Cuisine Jim Booth, who specializes in inventive farm-to-plate American fare. His unique approach to this abundant feast includes mouthwatering dishes like Creamy Butternut Squash Soup, sprinkled with toasted pumpkin seeds; Maple-Brined Turkey, laced with apple-sausage stuffing, fig-port wine chutney, and cider-giblet gravy; Five-Spiced Maple-Glazed Ham; and Cape Cod Dusted Salmon, sided by crisp, buttered green beans and heirloom cherry tomatoes.

The buffet is on Thanksgiving day, Nov. 24 from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m.

The cost is $42 per adult; $25 per child (4-12 years-of-age); complimentary for children under the age of 3 (excludes tax and gratuity)

To make a reservation, please call 508.416.1352 or visit

Boasting a variety of savory soups, farm-fresh crudités, a mashed potato bar, and rich desserts, Pantry’s Thanksgiving Day menu will be served as follows:


Turkey-Chorizo Soup

Chickpeas, broccoli rabe

Fall Butternut Squash Soup

Green Market Farmer Crudités:

Assorted Grilled Spring Vegetables

Pickled Cucumbers, Marinated Artichokes, Pita Chips

Collard Green Dip, Roasted-Garlic Hummus

Salad Bar:

 (Toppings) Dried Cherries, Golden Raisins, Hazelnuts, Roasted Sweet Potato, Candied Pecans, Red Peppers, Cucumber, Charred Corn, Sliced Tomato, Blue Cheese Crumbles, Onion, Bacon

(Dressings)  Balsamic, Ranch, 1000 Island, Oil and Vinegar


Raw Bar:verve-thanksgiving

Alaskan King Crab Legs, Jumbo Shrimp Cocktail, Blue Point Oysters


From the Carvery:

Maple-Brined Turkey – apple-sausage stuffing, fig-port wine chutney, cider-giblet gravy

BBQ-Spiced Beef Brisket – molasses BBQ sauce

Five-Spiced Maple-Glazed Ham – Chef Jim’s house-made apple butter



Turkey Pot Pie – fall-soaked cranberries, thyme, puffed crust

Cape Cod Dusted Salmon – buttered green beans, heirloom cherry tomatoes

Roasted Rainbow Carrots – with shallots and tarragon

 Root Vegetable Succotash


Mashed Potato Bar:

Sweet and Red Bliss Mashed Potatoes – scallions, marshmallows, cheddar cheese, sour cream, candied pecans, bacon bits



Assorted Chocolate Mini Desserts

Cherry Pie

 Blueberry Pie

Apple Streusel Bars

Salted Caramel Brownie Bars

Assorted Mini Cupcakes

Seasonal Tea Cakes


Kids Buffet:

Chicken Fingers, Tater Tots, Mac and Cheese


Framingham Source Editor Susan Petroni

Susan Petroni Framingham Source Editor Email: Phone: 508-315-7176

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