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5th Annual Canadian Thanksgiving Celebration

  • The Center Club 650 Center Drive Costa Mesa, CA 92626 USA (map)

Join your fellow Canadians for our Fifth Annual Canadian Thanksgiving Dinner

Canadian Thanksgiving has traditionally brought Canadians together as a celebration of the harvest and other blessings of the past year. This is a family celebration, so bring your whole family to celebrate with us.

While the company is why we really come together, we can't deny that the food we serve at these events is becoming legendary! We have had a few different chefs over the years, who have all done an incredible job for us, but we are returning to the Center Club, who's Canadian born Executive Chef, Lewis Butler, really knows how to create a special Canadian-themed Thanksgiving dinner, that will make you come back for more! 

Chef Lewis graduated from Summerset College of Applied Arts and Technology in England earning five diplomas in Cooking for the Catering Industry. He has served Hollywood’s elite, planning and executing menus for Oscar parties, movie premiers and celebrity weddings. As a chef, Lewis has shared his culinary talent at Four Seasons hotels all over the country, Rancho Bernardo Inn, and Splashes Restaurant at Laguna Beach’s Surf and Sand resort. We know you are going to love the menu he has in store for us!

Photos from last year's event:

Did you know?

Canada's first celebration of Thanksgiving was in Frobisher in 1578, 43 years before the pilgrims gave thanks in 1621 for the bounty that ended a year of hardships and death. Abraham Lincoln established the date for the US as the last Thursday in November. In 1941, US Congress set the National Holiday as the fourth Thursday in November. 

Reception Starts at 12:00pm
Dinner Served at 1:30pm
Enjoy Socializing Until 4:00pm


Passed Hors D’oeuvres

Mini Tourtiere Pies
St. Hubert BBQ Chicken and Fries
Nova Scotia Lobster Rolls
Back Bacon Sliders
Salt and Vinegar Chips


Wild Rice Chowder, Corn Bread Crumble, Tarragon Drizzle

Second Course

Mache and Frisse Salad, Candied Salmon, Lemon Thyme Dressing

Main Course

Roasted Maple Brine Turkey with Brussels sprouts,
Brown Butter Turnips, Chestnut Stuff,
Candied Baby Yams and Mashed Potatoes, Sage Gravy and Cranberry Sauce

Vegetarian Option

Earth Bowl with Roasted Fall Vegetables, Red Quinoa, Hoda Tofu and Miso Dressing

Dessert Station

Beaver Tails
Mini Pumpkin Pies
Butter Tarts
Wagon Wheels
Sugar Pie
Berry Flan
Nanaimo Bars
Warm Bread Pudding with Crème Anglaise

Cost Includes:

Valet Parking, Reception, Meal, Tax and Gratuity

Ticket sales end On October 6th at 11:30pm, so don't delay.