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Weathervane Restaurant 106 Pine River Lane Charlevoix, Michigan 49720

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Beer vs. Wine Dinner


Saturday, November 1, 6:30 pm

Join Stafford’s Weathervane Restaurant for a 'head to head competition’ to see which pairs better with Chef Rob’s courses, Short’s Beer and Bowers Harbor Wine. Entertainment by John Archambault Band following the dinner.

Pizza Skins
Brew Selection: Short’s Bona Fide Legit Pale Ale
Wine Pairing: Bowers Harbor Rosé of Pinot Noir

First Course
Butternut Squash Bisque
Brew Selection: Short’s Noble Chaos
Wine Pairing: Bowers Harbor 7 Apple Cider

Second Course
Spinach Salad
Brew Selection: Short’s Autumn Ale
Wine Pairing: Bowers Harbor Nicholas Pinot Noir

Third Course
Santa Fe Chicken Roulade
Brew Selection: Short’s White Falcon White IPA
Wine Pairing: Bowers Harbor Semi Dry Riesling

Dessert Course
Mixed Mini Sweets
Brew Selection: Short’s Bellaire Brown
Wine Pairing: Bowers Harbor Iced Cider

$50 per guest. Seating is limited. Make your reservations today, 231-547-4311.



Thursday, November 27, 10:30 am to 6 pm

We feel especially compelled to give thanks this year for family, neighbors, friends and this amazing corner of northern Michigan we call home. We invite you to come celebrate the warmth and togetherness of Thanksgiving at Stafford’s.

Classic Holiday Buffet
Chef Carving Station
Roasted Tom turkey and citrus ginger snap crusted country ham

Holiday Starter Table
Savory Brie cheese fondue, Weathervane famous seafood display, spinach and artichoke dip, assorted salads, Great Lakes chowder, peel and eat shrimp and dinner rolls

Main Course Favorites
Traditional Thanksgiving sides, Lake Michigan whitefish crab mornay and Weathervane chicken

Thanksgiving Sweets Table
Holiday chocolate decadent dipping fountain, assorted pies, cherries jubilee and bananas foster

$26.95 adults, $14.95 children

Turkey’s To Go
A complete Thanksgiving meal to enjoy in the comfort of your own home.
Serves 6 to 8 people, $135.

Neighbors in Need
Donate a Thanksgiving meal to families in need in our area. To learn more or make a donation, please contact Jeff.

Reservations are recommended, 231-547-4311.

Madrigal Feast


Friday, December 12, 2014

Take a step back to the Old English days and join us for the annual Madrigals Dinner - Petoskey High School’s award winning show.

Tickets are available at Stafford’s Weathervane Restaurant and are $40 per guest. This includes a four course gourmet dinner and live musical performances from the Madrigals throughout the evening.

Guest arrival 5:30 pm, seating at 6 pm, show & dinner begin at 6:30 pm.

Whitefish Spread

Round Lake Salad
Bibb lettuce, dried cranberries, white cheddar cheese, walnuts, red pear and carrots with creamy cranberry vinaigrette

Chicken Wellington
Tender chicken breast stuffed with cranberry pear compote and brie cheese baked in a puff pastry with chive beurre blanc, garlic mashed potatoes and fresh asparagus

Chocolate Mousse
Delicate chocolate mousse, fresh whipped cream and raspberries

Reservations required for this event, 231-547-4311.

Christmas Eve Dinner


Wednesday, December 24, 4:30 to 8:30 pm

Enjoy our holiday a la carte menu!

Reservations are recommended, 231-547-4311.

Stafford's Kitchen Classics - $12.95


Sunday: Slow Roasted Half Chicken - Served with mashed potatoes and today's fresh vegetables

Monday: Stafford's Bay View Inn Housemade Meatloaf - Oven baked with bordelaise sauce, served with mashed potatoes and today's fresh vegetables

Thursday: Turkey Dinner Classic - Fresh roasted turkey, mashed potatoes, gravy, stuffing, cranberry relish and today's fresh vegetables

Friday: All You Can Eat Whitefish and Chips

​Stafford's Kitchen Classics are accompanied by a petite mixed greens salad and a dinner roll - enjoy any and all for $12.95.