We ask that all guests visit the Conservatory only with members of their immediate households, reserve tickets before visiting, and wear face coverings indoors and outdoors.

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Candlelight Dinners

Candlelight Dinners will be held on December 4, 11 & 18, 2019.  

Dine in the warm and exotic John F. Wolfe Palm House while enjoying an exceptional evening out, perfect for couples, colleagues, friends and families. Reservations accepted for parties of 1-20 guests. Dinner begins at 6pm.



Antipasto Display

Italian Meats & Artisan Cheeses: Spiced Olives & Nuts, with Crackers & Breads

Turkey Meatballs: Sage Cream Sauce & Cranberry Relish

Roasted Tomato & Eggplant Flatbread: Yogurt, Walnuts, & Mint Pesto

Deviled Eggs

Salad Station

Poached Pear Salad – Pears Poached in Sweet Spices & Port Wine, Baby Greens, Spiced Pecans, & Buttermilk Blue Cheese, with an Orange Tarragon Vinaigrette

Butternut & Beet Salad – Roasted Butternut Squash & Beets, Goat Cheese, & Toasted Almonds, with a Fennel Vinaigrette

Napa Cabbage Salad – Shredded Cabbage, Granny Smith Apples, Chopped Bacon, Red Onion, & Maple Walnuts, with a Blue Cheese Dressing

Dinner Buffet 1

Braised Beef Short Ribs

Oven Roasted Salmon with a Lemon Caper Sauce

Whipped Potatoes & Seasonal Roasted Vegetables

Rolls with Whipped Butter

Dinner Buffet 2

Herb Roasted Chicken: Au Jus

Creamy Cavatappi Pasta & Roasted Green Beans

Vegan Cauliflower Casserole

Rolls with Whipped Butter

Dessert Station & Coffee Service

Seasonal Fruit Crisp – Warm Apples baked with a Sweet Crispy Oat Crust, Served with Vanilla Ice Cream

Triple Chocolate Torte – Moist Chocolate Cake Filled with Chocolate Butter Cream, Covered in Dark Chocolate Ganache

Cheesecake – Caramel Pecan & Berry

Seasonal Miniature Custards