Dining Features & Events
Murder Mystery Dinner
Saturday, November 1, 6 pm
Local detectives and out-of-town sleuths are invited to join us for a four course interactive Murder Mystery Dinner by Murder Mysteries Ink with "Inspector Russell."
Chef’s Choice Appetizers
Blackberry Bibb Salad
Bibb lettuce, walnuts, scallions, white cheddar, seasonal berries and blackberry vinaigrette
Slow Roasted Prime Rib
Horseradish cream, whipped potatoes and petite carrots
Caramel Apple Cheesecake
$49 per guest, inclusive. Please call our friendly front desk staff for reservations, 800-258-1886. A lodging package is available, click here for details.
Thursday, November 27, 11:30 am to 4:30 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.
Traditional Thanksgiving Buffet
Chef's Carving Station
Turkey and ham
Cherry BBQ pork loin, deep fried cod
Mashed potatoes and gravy, stuffing, squash, green bean casserole, tomato pudding, sweet potatoes, housemade macaroni and cheese
Soups and Salads
Pumpkin bisque soup, tossed salad, cranberry relish, broccoli salad, dinner rolls
Cobbler and pumpkin and apple pie
$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.
Reservations are recommended, 231-347-2771.
A lodging package is available. Please click here for details.
Innkeeper's Saturday Night Buffet
Every Saturday, November 8 - February 28, 5:30 to 8:30 pm
Join us in the Roselawn Dining Room for a delicious winter buffet! Our dinner buffet includes:
Fried perch, whitefish, baked tillet of fish, chicken du jour, sliced sirloin with bearnaise sauce and pasta du jour
Garden vegetable medley, roasted redskin potatoes and three cheese macaroni
Soup & Salad
Soup du jour, cottage rolls, mixed greens, condiments and dressings and cottage cheese
Baker's warm fruit cobler and Innkeeper's cake du jour
Reservations recommended, 231-347-2771. $19.95 per guest, $10.95 per child.
Sunday, December 7, 8:30 am to 1:30 pm
Bring your camera for a photo with the Big Guy! Santa will be here from 10 am to 2 pm.
Ham and turkey
Eggs Benedict, bacon, sausage, scrambled eggs, American fried potatoes
Chicken du jour, fish du jour, pasta du jour
Nana's tomato pudding, vegetarian quiche, fresh fruit, chilled soup, cheese spreads, smoked whitefish, salads, garden variety vegetables
Stafford's famous sticky pecan buns, buttery Danish rolls, warm bread pudding, fruit topped with farmer's cheese blintzes, Bay View Inn mini sweets
Homemade Waffle Station
Reservations are recommended, 231-347-2771. $20.95 per adult, $11.95 per child (age 4 to 11).
Every Saturday, December 27 - February 28, 5:30 to 8:30 pm
Enjoy a sleigh ride through the historic community of Bay View. All sleigh rides are weather permitting.
Reservations recommended, 231-347-2771. $10 per lodging and dining guest or $15 for the public.