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Dining

Mitsitam Café
Mitsitam, means, “let's eat” in the Native language of the Delaware and Piscataway peoples. Your group will enjoy indigenous cuisine of the Americas and explore the history of Native foods at this award-winning café. Each food station depicts the ways of life of a particular region in regards to ingredients, cooking techniques and flavors resulting in traditional as well as contemporary dishes. The Mitsitam Café features native foods found throughout 5 regions of the Western Hemisphere, including the Northern Woodlands, South America, Northwest Coast, Meso America, and the Great Plains.

Dining Dollars Food Vouchers
Available in denominations of $10, $12, $15 or $20, Dining Dollars are good for face value and can be used towards the purchase of any food item and include a complimentary soft drink or bottled water.
No change given. If value is exceeded, patron agrees to pay difference, including tax.

Kids Meal Vouchers (Bulk) $7 each
Discounted meal options are available for kids ages 12 and under.
Choose from the following options:

Option 1:  One Hard or Soft Taco and 1 side item
Option 2:  Cheese Fry Bread and 1 side item

All options served with whole fruit, 20 oz. fountain beverage or bottled water.

Adult Meal Vouchers (Bulk) $20 each
Choose from the following options:

Option 1:  Cedar Planked Salmon
Option 2:  Vegetarian Entreé
Option 3:  Maple Brined Turkey

All options served with choice of side item, 20 oz. fountain beverage or bottled water.

For Dining Dollars, Kids Meal and Adult Meal Vouchers, the following restrictions apply:
Minimum order of 10, no complimentary vouchers issued. No reserved seating. Vouchers expire 9/27/14. 2014 vouchers can be exchanged for 2015 vouchers. To qualify for exchange, Smithsonian Group Sales & Reservations office must receive unused vouchers no later than 9/25/14.

Wine and Cheese Happy Hour $19 per person
Take a break from 3-4 p.m. to enjoy an afternoon wine and cheese happy hour at the Smithsonian.

Savor a selection of artisan and local hand-crafted cheeses while you sip premium American wines including Chardonnay, Pinot Nior and Cabernet Sauvignon. Served with membrillo, dried fruits and rustic breads. Sparkling and still water also available.

Also available at the National Museum of Natural History, National Museum of American History, Smithsonian American Art Museum and National Portrait Gallery.

Chef's Tasting Menus

    Option 1:  Refreshments, $11.95 per person
  • Tri-color Tortilla Chips
  • Chef's Choice Salsa and Guacamole
  • Pitchers of Agua Fresca

  • Option 2:  Family Style Dinner, $32.95 per person
  • Tri-color Tortilla Chips
  • Chef's Choice Salsa and Guacamole
  • Two Seasonal Appetizers
  • Choice of 2 Entrées
  • Chef's Choice of 2 Side Dishes
  • Two Seasonal Desserts
  • Pitchers of Agua Fresca and Bottled Water

  • Option 3:  Native American Style Small Plates Dinner, $55 per person
  • Tri-color Tortilla Chips
  • Chef's Choice Salsa and Guacamole

  • First Course
  • Chef's Choice of 3 Seasonal Soups

  • Second Course
  • Three Seasonal Appetizers

  • Main Course
  • Two Entreés
  • Three Side Dishes

  • Dessert
  • Two Seasonal Desserts
  • Coffee and Tea

  • Pitchers of Agua Fresca and Bottled Water

  • Wine and Cheese Happy Hour and Chef's Tasting Menus must be booked at least 72 hours in advance and have a minimum of 40 guests.

     

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