After taking final yr off because of the COVID-19 pandemic, Sedona’s well-known breakfast spot and residential of the 101 omelets, Espresso Pot Restaurant, is again for his or her twelfth annual Thanksgiving dinner.
The dinner might be served freed from cost from 3 to six p.m. on Wednesday, Nov. 24. The menu contains the standard Thanksgiving turkey dinner with gravy, cranberry sauce, veggies and dinner rolls. And naturally, the meal is topped off with pumpkin pie for dessert.
The Daher household, house owners of Espresso Pot, started the custom to offer a meal and place to go for these in want or with out anybody to spend the vacation with. However all through the years, the dinner transitioned right into a group occasion the place anybody is welcome.
“Our family and the staff love hosting the free dinner each year, in fact it’s something we look forward to doing all year,” mentioned Damien Daher, son of proprietor Emilie Daher. “We are really excited to be bringing back the tradition again this year.”
This yr, they’re planning for round 500 folks, however hoping for much more.
The turkey and stuffing are ready within the week main as much as the dinner, whereas the opposite sides are made the evening earlier than or the day of.
Though the meal is free to any dinner visitor, donations are accepted. The entire proceeds go to the Sedona Group Meals Financial institution. And no want to fret about leftovers, these are additionally donated to the meals financial institution. The household hopes for one more sizable donation this yr to the meals financial institution, in response to Daher.
The Espresso Pot’s workers aren’t the one ones serving to with the dinner. Every year many workers members convey their kids to assist with serving and busing the tables. Daher additionally mentioned that many group members have supplied their assist through the years.
The dinner might be served as a communal, first-come first-serve meal desk seating.