Experience Gourmet Delights
on the Menu at the Birch Ridge Inn!

Menu selections at Birch Ridge vary, taking into account the seasons, available ingredients and guest preferences. The menu includes Small Plates,Entrees and Desserts. To complete the meal, a selection of fine dessert wines, cognac, and ports is also available. The following is a sample of some of our menu selections:

Small Plates

Each evening, guests can choose from a selection of small plates.


  • Wonton Wrapped Shrimp with a cucumber-orange relish and a Thai peanut vinaigrette
  • Roasted Vegetable and Goat Cheese Timbale with red pepper coulis
  • Smoked Salmon Mousse with chive pancakes and lemon créme fraîche
  • Risotto with Duck Confit, arugula, and wild mushrooms
  • Sage Fettucini tossed with Smoked Chicken, walnuts and caramelized onions
  • Grilled Portabello Mushrooms with Belpaese Cheese, mesclun greens and tomato vinaigrette
  • Fresh Lamb Sausage in savory pastry with a horseradish sabayon
  • Grilled Carnitas with a black bean mango salsa and tomatillo purée


  • Shrimp and Corn Chowder with a red pepper splash
  • Artichoke Bisque with chorizo sausage
  • Roasted Apple and Onion Soup with cider mustard
  • White Bean Soup with Virginia Ham and kale
  • Spring Vegetable Bisque with tomato coulis
  • Tomato-Saffron Broth
  • Roasted Garlic Soup with spinach and pine nuts


  • Roma Tomatoes, basil and smoked fresh mozzarella and olive oil
  • Warm Salad of Duck Confit, spinach and sherry vinaigrette
  • Spring Greens with lemon-poppy seed vinaigrette, strawberries and brie
  • Mesclun Greens tossed with roasted shallot vinaigrette
  • Classic Caesar salad with anchovies

Entrees - The Main Courses

  • Grilled Medallions of Beef Tenderloin with Roquefort butter and shallot au jus
  • Lemon Sole Roulade with Snow Crab, fennel broth and tarragon aioli
  • Seared Duck Breast, with confit, rosemary, port wine and fruit compote
  • Grilled Shrimp Skewers with avocado puree and citrus salsa
  • Roasted Rack of Lamb with a mint pesto crust, mushroom strudel, and cabernet-thyme reduction
  • Grilled Tuna Steak with soy-orange vinaigrette, pickled ginger and cilantro butter
  • Chicken and Wild Mushroom Roulade, poached with smoked gouda risotto and sage
  • Spinach and Roasted Garlic Ravioli with sun dried tomato pesto and mushroom fricassee

Typical Desserts

  • Vermont Maple Créme Bruleé with nut tulles
  • Pear-Ginger Sorbet with champagne
  • Chocolate Terrine with orange-raspberry coulis
  • Toasted Pecan Tart with bourbon créme anglaise
  • Poached Pears with port sugar sauce
  • Chocolate Renaissance with raspberry coulis

We recommend reservations for dinner at Birch Ridge. You can make your dinner reservation online. Or, you can also call us directly at 800-435-8566 if you prefer. Either way, we will be happy to accommodate your needs.