THE US GRANT SAN DIEGO CALENDAR OF EVENTS AND HOLIDAY TRADITIONS


For over 100 years, THE US GRANT has played host to an array of San Diego's best events.  Today we continue the tradition of excellence with year-round entertainment, holiday offers and enticing events. 

 

Happy Hour

Grant Grill gives reason to celebrate Sunday-Thursday 4-7pm with $6 Select Vodka Martinis, $6 House Wines, $6 Select Craft Beers and half price Select Shareable Plates (including Warm Roasted Olives served with Focaccia and Spreads, Pancetta Crouquettes and Grant Grill's Truffle Fries).

Learn More about the Grant Grill Lounge and Happy Hour Menu

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Live Music

Sip classic cocktails and enjoy live entertainment Thursday - Saturday evenings at San Diego's Original Speakeasy, GG Lounge.

Preview the Entertainment Schedule

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San Diego Bay Wine & Food Festival 

THE US GRANT is excited to partner on many enticing events throughout the 2014 San Diego Bay Wine and Food Festival! Below is a listing of those events which will be hosted at THE US GRANT, but also make sure to buy a ticket to the Grand Tasting Event at Embarcadero Park on November 22 to taste the Grant Grill station and cheer on Chef Sam Burman as Chef of the Fest!

  • 100 Years of Inspiration and Innovation:  November 19.  10 Course homage to 100 years of culinary trailblazers, each course paired with craft cocktails and wine. 

  • 1,000 Point Tasting with Master Sommelier Frederick L. Dame:  November 19.  A bucket list tasting of Old World vs. New World wines. 

  • Wine Spectator Celebrity Chef Dinner and Live Auction:  November 20. Join nationally acclaimed celebrity chefs and 15 wineries for an unforgettable evening.
 
  • Stump the Masters Blind Tasting:  November 21.  The ultimate blind tasting with world renowned Master Sommeliers vs. San Diego's own.

  • Bargain Bordeaux Tasting and Master Class:  November 21.  Explore Gold Medal Winners and the top under-$40 wines. 

  • Stella Artois' Party After Dark:  The Official After Party:  November 22.  Raise a glass to toast to an incredible epicurean journey, with a custom mixology station by our very own Mixologist Jeff Josenhans, Stella-sponsored Beer Experience and mingling with Celebrity Chefs, including Grant Grill Chef de Cuisine Sam Burman. 

Click here to learn more about each event and to purchase tickets to one or more events! 

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Thanksgiving Buffet  

Celebrate the season with THE US GRANT, San Diego Thanksgiving Buffet - a cherished holiday tradition that never ceases to amaze. A bountiful array of seasonal specialties and traditional holiday fare takes guests on an epicurean journey from the warm Spiced Apple Cider welcome to the all-encompassing housemade desserts, paired alongside a freshly brewed cup of specialty coffee and espresso.  Along the way, savor fresh salads and soups, specialties from the Land and Sea, Chef Mark's family recipe Pierogi station, and of course, the traditional Holiday fare of slow roasted Turkey Breast with Stuffing and Gravy, Creamy Mashed Potatoes, Roasted Acorn Squash and more. Live music completes the San Diego Thanksgiving holiday in style.


Thursday, November 27

Reservations Available  12:15 - 4:15 PM

Please call us at 619-744-2039 for Thanksgiving Buffet reservations, or click here to contact us via e-mail. 

Preview the Menu 

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Thanksgiving Catering Package

Savor a traditional Thanksgiving dinner, shared with friends and family in the comfort of your home, with the culinary expertise and perfection in planning by THE US GRANT. Let Executive Chef Mark Kropczynski prepare a gourmet ready-to-serve meal that includes traditional Turkey and Stuffing holiday fare as well as his own family-favorite Pierogi and decadent homemade Pumpkin Pie. On Turkey Day, simply follow the warming instructions prior to serving, and enjoy.  Whether planning a gathering of four or forty, THE US GRANT San Diego Thanksgiving Catering allows you to feast without the fuss!

Advance Order Required by 5pm on Friday, November 21

Pick-up will be arranged at your convenience on Wednsday, November 26

Please call 619-744-2039 to place your Thanksgiving Catering order today! 

Preview the Menu 

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Thanksgiving Dinner 

Thanksgiving Dinner for the modern gourmand! Spend the holiday with Chef Sam Burman in The Grant Grill savoring a special holiday dinner menu, including the option for an a la carte Roasted Turkey entree. 

Thursday, November 27

Holiday Dinner Hours:  4-9pm

Reservations Recommended:   619-744-2077

Preview the Menu

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Sugar Plum Fairy Luncheon

Your favorite characters from The Nutcracker are making a special visit to THE US GRANT! Create a lifetime of Nutcracker memories when you join the Sugar Plum Fairy and her friends for an exquisite holiday experience.  Savor a 3-course holiday menu prepared by Executive Chef Mark Kropczynski and mingle with characters from City Ballet’s The Nutcracker who will visit each table to answer questions, sign autographs and be available for photographs.  Continue the afternoon bliss with the 2pm matinee performance of City Ballet’s award-winning The Nutcracker - a quick walk away at the historic Speckels Theatre (please note, ballet tickets are sold separately).

 

Saturday, December 13 and Saturday, December 20 at 12pm

Reservations Required:   www.cityballet.org or 858-272-8663

Preview the Menu 

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Nutcracker Holiday Tea

Celebrate the timeless tradition of afternoon tea, hosted in THE US GRANT's festive grand lobby.  This year, Executive Chef Mark Kropcaynski finds holiday inspiration from The Nutcracker to curate a delectable menu of sweet and savory tea sandwiches, scones and pastries to complement your selection of  loose leaf teas and champagne.  Live music carries on the holiday theme of The Nutcracker for an elegant afternoon with family and friends. 

Saturday, December 13 and Saturday, December 20 

Holiday Tea Reservations Available:  1:30 pm - 3 pm

Reservations Required:  619-744-2039

Menu Coming Soon! 

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12 Days of Christmas 

An extraordinary experience for one lucky pair of "turtle doves" this December who will be whisked into 12 days of VIP San Diego Christmas experiences, pre-arranged and provided compliments of THE US GRANT with their 12-night Presidential Suite reservation. Inspired by the "12 Days of Christmas,"  experiences gifted range from "leaping" off the clips of Torrey Pines in tandem paraglide to creating two "golden rings" with a private workshop at a local San Diego studio to feeling the gentle "drumming" of a US GRANT Spa therapist performing a relaxing holiday-inspired body treatment.

Learn More about THE US GRANT's 12 Days of Christmas Holiday Package

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Christmas Eve Dinner at Grant Grill

Spend the night before Christmas fine dining in Grant Grill with Chef Sam's four course pre fixe menu.  Enjoy enticing options like the crispy salmon belly with chino kale sprout salad, horseradish foam and bacon, followed by the dry aged beef loin with mushroom and chestnut bread pudding.  

Wednesday, December 24

Reservation Recommended:  619-744-2077 

Preview the Menu

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Christmas Day Dining at Grant Grill 

Gather with family and friends for breakfast at Grant Grill on Christmas serving with Chef's a la carte menu, or join us in the evening for a special Holiday Dinner.  Tantalize your early palate with breakfast options like the buttermilk bliss cakes served with spiced cream and oatmeal crunch.  

On Christmas Night, savor traditional holiday dishes with a unique twist, like Chef's Christmas goose served with with braised wild leeks and purple sweet potatoes and for dessert, vanilla pudding cake wtih dried fruit compote, run sauce and candied walnuts. 

Thursday, December 25

Reservations Recommended:  619-744-2077

Preview the Grant Grill Breakfast Menu 

Preview the Grant Grill Christmas Dinner Menu 

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New Year's Eve: Grant Grill  

Celebrate an epicurean New Year's Eve with two seating options at The Grant Grill.  The Pre-Celebration 3-course dinner pairs perfectly with tickets to THE US GRANT's Bivouac Club, or join us for the second seating to ring in 2015 with Chef Sam's 6-course tasting dinner, savored while enjoying live entertainment and a midnight countdown with champagne toast.  

Thursday, December 31

Pre-Celebration Dinner, Seatings 5:30-7pm 

Featured Dinner Package, Seatings 8:15-8:30pm 

Reservations Required:  619-744-2077

Menus coming soon! 

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New Year's Eve:  Bivouac Club 

The Bivouac Club returns for its third year with new surprises to ring in 2015 San Diego New Year's Eve in frozen fashion!  Celebrate a captivating night snowed in at THE US GRANT's Celestial Ballroom (a known Speakeasy during the days of Prohibition) as it flashes back to its heyday, fused with the modern, urban energy of today's most popular nightlife experiences.  Sip champagne and craft Scandinavian cocktails, count down to midnight and dance to dual performances by the Bivouac's live band and DJ.  

Wednesday, December 31, 9 pm - 2 am 

Advance Purchase Tickets Required:  General Admission, VIP Admission with Bottomless Cocktails and Bottle Service Package Options Available

Learn More about the Bivouac