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Gather & Celebrate This Thanksgiving at The Award-Winning Blue Duck Tavern, Or Bring The Traditional Feast Home for The Family

October 1, 2018

Washington, D.C. (October 1, 2018) For an all-American Thanksgiving celebration in the nation's capital, the Michelin-starred Blue Duck Tavern has the holiday covered. Guests can opt to dine at the restaurant or bring Blue Duck TavernÕs fare home to enjoy with family and friends. Crafted by newly appointed Executive Chef Adam Howard, the farm-fresh menu showcases the spirit of the season along with tempting desserts by Pastry Chef Colleen Murphy.

On Thursday, November 22, Blue Duck Tavern will offer its a la carte breakfast menu from 6:30am to 10:30am. Then, "brunch into dinner" service will be available from 12:00pm until 8:00pm. Guests opting for the Thanksgiving, three-course holiday meal will enjoy Blue Duck Tavern's inviting ambience. A bountiful selection of starters will be served at the table family-style for guests to help themselves to their first course. Starters will include Kabocha Squash Soup with cinnamon, croutons, hard cider; Roast beet salad with blue cheese mousse and root vegetable granola; Wood-Oven Bone Marrowas well as a Southern Spread: Pimento & Cheese with bacon jam, Whipped Boiled Peanuts with pickled peppers and heirloom radish and Blackeye Pea Hummus with herbed goat cheese and spiced pecans to be followed by a choice of plated entres and side dishes showcasing regional produce. Highlights include Jumbo Lump Crab Cakes with celery, peppers and Old Bay aioli; Slow Roasted Prime Rib with horseradish cream; Sorghum Brined Turkey with cornbread-oyster dressing, bacon, chestnuts, sage, served with Saw Mill gravy and cranberry relish; Spiced Halibut with Carolina gold brown rice pilau, chioggia beets, country ham, sweet potato and madeira; Vegetable Pot PiePimento Mac & Cheese; Braised Greens with Aleppo pepper, white soy and pot licker; Roasted Sugar Pumpkin with crispy pork shoulder, sauerkraut and chicory coffee, as well as Butter Whipped Potato with horseradish. 

Seasonal desserts created by Pastry Chef Colleen Murphy will be on display in the Pastry Pantry. They are the perfect finish to the Thanksgiving feast. The holiday menu is priced at $135 per person for adults and $55 for children six to twelve years of age (beverages, tax and gratuity not included). Children under six years of age are complimentary. 

Guests can also join family and friends and family in Blue Duck Lounge, which will offer its a la carte dinner menu from 6:00pm to 10:30pm.  Those seeking a late bite are also encouraged to stop by the Lounge, which will be offering select holiday market dishes from 10:30pm to close.  Reservations for those wishing to dine at Blue Duck Tavern are encouraged and can be made by calling (202)419-6755 or by visiting Advanced reservations with a credit card are needed for all reservations. Cancellation policy is one week prior; otherwise it is a fee of $50 per person.

Blue Duck Tavern's exceptional cuisine can also be savored at home. Leave the recipes to the chefs for a perfect Thanksgiving, as one can call ahead and order their three-star feast to-go. Orders must be placed by November 14. The star of the dinner for Blue Duck Tavern's take-it-home Thanksgiving is their succulent 10-12 pound roasted turkey, accompanied by two freshly baked breads and four traditional sides from the restaurant's menu to include pimento mac n' cheese; braised greens; potato pure and roasted sugar pumpkin. For the sweet finale, who can resist seasonal apple and pumpkin pies which are both included in the Thanksgiving package.

This all-American feast is designed to feed six to eight and is priced at $425 (all inclusive). A cheese and charcuterie board can be added to the order for an additional $75. Orders must be placed by November 14 at 5:00pm, with pick-up available in the Pastry Pantry on November 21 from 1:00pm to 5:00pm or November 22 from 11:00am to 2:00pm. To place an order, guests are encouraged to call Marvina Tribbey at (202)419-6620 or email and be sure to specify the date and time of pick-up.  


About Blue Duck Tavern

Located in the Park Hyatt Washington, D.C., at the corner of 24 and M Streets, NW, the dining room of Blue Duck Tavern is open for breakfast, lunch and dinner daily breakfast from 6:30 am to 10:30 am; lunch from 11:30 am to 2:30 pm; dinner from 5:30 pm to 10:30 pm on Sunday Thursday and 5:30 pm to 11:00 pm on Friday - Saturday; and Saturday and Sunday brunch from 11:00 am to 2:30 pm. The restaurant has seasonal outdoor seating for 45 guests, a semi-private dining room for up to 12 guests, and a ChefÕs Table situated adjacent to the open kitchen seats up to 20 guests.  Reservations for Blue Duck Tavern may be made by calling +1 202 419 6755 or by visiting

About Park Hyatt Washington, D.C.

Park Hyatt Washington, D.C. combines modern luxury with classic American style.  Located in the fashionable West End Georgetown neighborhood, near Embassy Row and the Smithsonian Museums, Park Hyatt Washington affords guests convenient access to shopping, dining, and cultural attractions of the nationÕs capital. With 220 guestrooms and suites, a Tea Cellar offering rare and vintage tea selections, and an intimate Spa Room, Park Hyatt Washington provides a truly unique experience.  The hotel is home to the Michelin-starred restaurant, Blue Duck Tavern, an elegant neighborhood tavern offering menu selections focusing on the freshest ingredients available from regional purveyors. Park Hyatt Washington offers flexible meeting and event space, The Gallery, with seasonal catering. To make a reservation for Park Hyatt Washington in the U.S. or Canada, please call +1 800 778 7477 or visit