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Harvest at Homestead Manor to host farm-to-fork Thanksgiving meal

Harvest at Homestead Manor to host farm-to-fork Thanksgiving meal

Herald Reports

Harvest at Homestead Manor, the Tuscan-inspired restaurant in Thompson’s Station, will keep its doors open for Thanksgiving supper this year.

Harvest is inviting those who want the experience of a farm-to-fork meal, without the garden cultivation, kitchen preparation and post cleanup, to sit at their table Nov. 26 for a three-course meal that reflects its organic farm’s seasonal bounty. The restaurant will be open from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m.

Harvest Executive Chef Carlos Garcia says the special menu will include Southern dishes traditionally served on Thanksgiving, with Italian touches incorporated throughout.

Guests will begin their Thanksgiving dinner with a choice between a savory butternut squash and apple bisque born of fall flavors, or a pear and parsnip salad highlighted by roasted pears, parsnips and cambozola cheese.

Entree choices include classic turkey prepared two ways – a roasted breast or a leg stuffed with focaccia filling – and herb-roasted lamb. Side dishes will be aplenty, and range from roasted root vegetables selected from the Homestead farm to whipped potatoes with rosemary and gorgonzola, focaccia stuffing, sweet potato pecan casserole, haricot verts green beans, and freshly made cranberry and orange sauce.

The capstone of the dining experience will be diners’ choice of pecan pie – a Marshall family favorite – or Homestead’s classic pumpkin bread pudding.

Thanksgiving reservations are required, and can be made through Homestead’s website at or by calling 615-538-6113.

The cost is $40 per person and $15 for children 12 and under, and includes soup or salad, an entree, three sides, dessert and a non-alcoholic beverage.

Harvest at Homestead Manor is located at 4683 Columbia Pike in Thompson’s Station. For more information on the restaurant, visit

Photo by Charles Pulliam.