<![CDATA[Bernie's Restaurant & Nacoochee Valley Guest House - Blog]]>Thu, 04 Feb 2016 18:04:31 -0800Weebly<![CDATA[Bernie's letting out the "Italian" Thursday Night's]]>Mon, 11 Jan 2016 22:24:47 GMThttp://www.letsgotobernies.com/blog/bernies-letting-out-the-italian-thursday-nightsPicture
As many of you know Bernie IS half Italian - and as you, our wonderful customers also know ANYTHING that Bernie does is AMAZING! 

She has finally decided to share her delicious hand crafted recipes with you - Starting this Thursday January 14, 2016 at 6:00 she will be serving a limited Black Board Menu that is for SERIOUS Italian Food Lovers!
We will also be featuring our fantastic Italian Wines to enjoy with your meal.

 Please CALL for reservations at (706) 878-3830
Too tired to stay out? Pick -up is available as well as
​pre-orders for families to go (with 1 day notice) 

We PROMISE you will NOT be disappointed!

<![CDATA[New Years Eve Celebration @ Bernie's NVGH 2015]]>Thu, 17 Dec 2015 20:28:16 GMThttp://www.letsgotobernies.com/blog/new-years-eve-celebration-bernies-nvgh-2015Picture
 Annual New Year's Eve Prix Fixe Dinner
We invite you to join us for an evening of fine food and cheer

Thursday December 31, 2015
Please call (706) 878-3830 for Reservations
Serving 5pm - 8:30pm
Limited Seating available

​Four Courses $55.00 per person
​ Beverages, tax and gratuity not included


Roasted Summer Squash Bisque with Cornbread Crumble

Salad a la Maison
Artisan Greens and French Vinaigrette

Entree Selections
Chicken or Veal Florentine
Stuffed with creamy chevre goat cheese, sun-dried tomatoes, and fresh organic spinach - mushroom mornay sauce

Sea Bass Americaine
Delectable and buttery sea bass seared and topped with shrimp, sea scallop and lump crabmeat sauteed in a classic scampi, then reduced with sherry, bits of tomato & scallion - finished with cream

Beef Wellington
Hand cut Filet Mignon, thinly coated with mushroom duxelle, wrapped in puff pastry - sauce madeira

Le Tois Medallion
A generous taste of each: tenderloin - sauce madeira, New zealand rack of lamb with mint glaze, grilled quail raspberry sauce 

Bernie's Signature Dessert Bar

<![CDATA[Last Minute Gift Idea]]>Thu, 17 Dec 2015 19:17:47 GMThttp://www.letsgotobernies.com/blog/last-minute-gift-ideaPicture
 What do you get for the person who has everything? 

Gift Certificates available for Bernie's Restaurant & Guest House - just call us at (706) 878-3830 and we can mail your Season's Greeting's anywhere.

<![CDATA[Holiday Hours 2015]]>Thu, 17 Dec 2015 16:22:38 GMThttp://www.letsgotobernies.com/blog/holiday-hours-2015
Happy Holiday's from Bernie , Chef Monda and Staff

Bernie's Restaurant has several Holiday catering function's please CALL us at (706) 878-3830 for daily updates on Public Restaurant Hours

From our family to yours....Happy Holiday's

December 24 thru December 27
January 1


<![CDATA[Bernie's Traditional Thanksgiving FeastĀ ]]>Tue, 03 Nov 2015 14:31:36 GMThttp://www.letsgotobernies.com/blog/bernies-traditional-thanksgiving-feast
Definitely Make sure NOT to miss out on Bernie’s Thanksgiving Feast
​Call now to reserve your family table

Two Seatings
Please Call for Reservations - Seating is Limited
(706) 878-3830

1pm or 3pm

Waldorf Salad - Relish Tray - Bernie’s Famous Homemade Cranberry Sauce
Yeast Rolls
Crystallized Ginger Baked Ham - Turkey and Gravy
Mashed Potatoes and Cornbread Dressing
Green Beans and Candied Sweet Potatoes
Southern-Style Summer Squash Casserole
Dessert Choices of: Pumpkin Pie - Pecan Pie - Triple Chocolate Fudge Cake with
Fresh Whipped Cream

Adults $35.00
Children 4-12 $20.00
*Beverages, tax and gratuities NOT INCLUDED

** a credit card will be required to secure your reservation -
you will have until Monday November 23 to cancel without $10 per person charge for NO-SHOW

<![CDATA[Aveleda Wine Dinner October 24th 2015]]>Fri, 09 Oct 2015 22:20:01 GMThttp://www.letsgotobernies.com/blog/aveleda-wine-dinner-october-24th-2015
Aveleda Wine Pairing - Chef Monda Dodge for Bernie’s Restaurant in Sautee, GA.
Saturday October 24, 2015 Starting at 6pm

As you may know October is our Anniversary month - 26 years this year! And to celebrate we are having a special, limited seating wine dinner.
5 courses - 5 wines
Please CALL (706) 878-3830 to reserve your space 

Chef’s note...I loved researching this so much and had a VERY difficult time deciding what to cook! I loved it ALL - I hope you enjoy discovering and tasting my interpretation on traditional Portuguese cuisine.
“Bom Apetite” Chef Monda

Starters- Welcome Tasting Reception
Bacalhau a Bras
Salted Cod potato pancakes with parsley and black olives
Ameijoas a Bulhao Pato
Clams,Shrimp and Escargot with olive oil, garlic and cilantro
Quinta da Aveleda Vinho Verde 2014

2nd course
Calda Verde
potato soup with shredded kale, chourico and cornbread crumbles
Aveleda Alvarinho Minho 2013

3rd course
Azorean Quail with Fig
double marinated quail grilled and served with fig & roasted walnut rice
Charamba Douro 2013

Main Course
Bife a Portuguesa
Filet Mignon with red wine, garlic, prosciutto and tomatoes Pan seared and served with roasted red potatoes
Follies Touriga Nacional /Cabernet Sauvignon Bairrada 2012

Pasteis de Nata
Custard Tarts
Casal Garcia Vino Verde Sparkling NV

Pricing is $75.00 per person 
excluding taxes and gratuities
<![CDATA[Fall Happening's @ Bernie's Restaurant]]>Wed, 30 Sep 2015 23:57:03 GMThttp://www.letsgotobernies.com/blog/fall-happenings-bernies-restaurantPicture

October has always been special to us here at Bernie’s, as many of you know, this is our official Birthday month.  It is also the time of year when our magnificent valley bursts into glorious color and visitors return to enjoy all our beloved community has to offer.

We are pleased to announce that Bernie will be in the kitchen on Monday, Tuesday and Thursday evenings. Chef Monda will be in the kitchen all lunch hours, tapas as well as Friday and Saturday evenings. A wonderful addition to the Bernie's Kitchen line-up is the return of Dawn Gunn on Wednesday and Sunday evening’s.

Here at Bernie’s to celebrate Bernie and Chef Monda Dodge have collaborated with Quinta da Aveleda and will be having a Portuguese Influenced Wine Dinner on October 24, 2015  our evening will begin at 6:00pm - seating is limited, please call ahead to make reservations.  Pricing is $75.00 per person (plus taxes and gratuities) It is sure to be an evening of laughter, fun, fabulous wine and food!

October Hours of Operation:

Lunch: Wednesday - Saturday 11:30 -2:00

Tapas: Wednesday - Saturday 2:00 - 5:00

Monday - Tuesday 5:00 - 7:00 ( By RESERVATION ONLY )
Wednesday - Saturday 6:00 - 8:00
Sunday 4:00 - 8:00 ( Limited Tapas & Dinner )

We are blessed by many of our locals and visitors who come in to enjoy a wonderful meal. Those who are catching up on recent happenings, having celebrations and discovering our hospitality of warm service with a smile. We thank you for sharing your lives with us and the support of our community. Bon Appetite! Here’s to another year.

Yours in Service, Chef Monda Dodge

<![CDATA[Mother's Day 2015]]>Mon, 04 May 2015 15:41:45 GMThttp://www.letsgotobernies.com/blog/mothers-day-2015Picture
Bernie's Restaurant will be hosting Mother's Day Supper...we invite you to celebrate MOM with a mid-morning meal and LIVE entertainment 

Serving from 11:30 - 3:00 pm

Please call (706) 878-3830 for Reservations
Limited Seating available
Beverages, tax and gratuity not included


Soup Du Jour Artichoke Lemon Basil      cup - 4     bowl - 6
artisan salad      small - 4     grande - 8

Strawberry Stuffed French Toast with Apple-wood Smoked Bacon     $12

Quiche Lorraine with Garden Salad and Fresh Fruit Garnish     $11

Crab cakes with Seasoned Basmati rice and Fresh Fruit Garnish     $15

6 oz. Petite Filet accompanied by Herb Roasted Potatoes and Vegetable du jour     $23

Open Faced Portabella Sandwich     $11

8 oz. Stuffed Pork chop  with Organic Spinach, Ricotta cheese, Sun-dried tomatoes and Pine nuts
 Herbed Potatoes and Vegetable du jour     $20

Chicken Picatta, Seasoned Basmati rice and Vegetable du jour     $16

Southern Shrimp and Grits     $21

Country Greek Salad     $10
(add chicken $3  -  add shrimp $5)

Casual Dining - Exceptional Quality

Happy Mother's Day to All! 
from Bernie, Chef Monda and Staff

<![CDATA[First Wedding @ Bernie's NVGH 2015]]>Sat, 28 Mar 2015 04:52:42 GMThttp://www.letsgotobernies.com/blog/first-wedding-bernies-nvgh-2015Weddings are a joyful occasion and we couldn't of asked for a more beautiful day for this enchanting couple. Our Congratulations to Michael & Erika Womack it was our pleasure to share your special day! Yours in Service, Bernie, Chef Monda and Staff
<![CDATA[Easter Sunday Brunch]]>Thu, 19 Mar 2015 20:59:08 GMThttp://www.letsgotobernies.com/blog/easter-sunday-brunch
Bernie’s Restaurant @ Nacoochee Valley Guest House
                                                  Home of The Oak Room Wine Bar & Valley Tapas

Easter Brunch
serving from 11:30 until 3:00 pm
Reservations Recommended - Limited Seating
Excluding Beverages, Tax and Gratuities
Call (706) 878-3830


Soup Du Jour Spring Pea Bisque 
  • Spinach, Mushroom, Vidalia onion and Sun dried Tomato Quiche                        -11
  • Chicken and Mushroom Crepes                                                                              -16
  • Fresh Mountain Trout Meuniere                                                                             -15
  • "Valley Cristo"                                                                                                        -10
  • Crab Cakes Benedict                                                                                              -18
  • Biscuits with Sausage Gravy, Cheese Grits and Fried Egg                                     -11
  • Roasted Duck Salad with Slivered Almonds & Raspberry Vinaigrette                    -16
  • Open Faced Portabella Sandwich                                                                         -11
  • French Dip Sandwich                                                                                             -18
  • Honey Ginger Glazed Salmon Pillard Spinach Salad                                            -15
  • French Toast with Pecan Apple-wood Bacon                                                         -12

                                     Casual Dining - Exceptional Quality