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Breakfasts and Banquets

Breakfast and Banquet tickets are available in limited quantity and can be ordered along with your registration. All vegetarian meals are gluten-free and some vegetarian options are suitable for vegans.  The Marriott can not accommodate further food allergies.

Join these great speakers for dinner or breakfast


Thursday Banquet, May 30, 2019, 6:30 PM – 9:00 PM

Blaine T. Bettinger, PhD, JD
The Promise and Peril of DNA Testing for Genealogy

Menu
Salad: Local Spring Greens, Point Reyes Blue Cheese, Driscoll Farms Strawberries and your choice of Champagne Vinaigrette or Classic Ranch dressing. Toasted Santa Barbara Pistachios served on the side.
Main: Rosemary Grilled Jidori Chicken Breast, Thyme Roated Baby Heirloom Potatoes, Chili Charred Broccolini, Celeriac Puree and Mustard Jus.
Vegetarian/Vegan Option: Sautéed Bloomdale Spinach, Pickled Onion and Tomatoes, Smoked Beets with Bruléed Goat Cheese, Thyme Roate Baby Heirloom Potatoes, Chili Charred Broccolini, Celeriac Puree and Mustard Jus.
Dessert: Classic Carrot Cake with drizzled Ojai Honey Cream Syrup.

 

Friday Kick-Off Breakfast, May 31, 2019, 7:00 AM – 8:15 AM

David E. Rencher, AG®, CG®, FUGA, FIGRS
Make No Little Plans: Family Search Gathers and Preserves Memories
Sponsored by FamilySearch, Family History Library

Menu
Build-Your-Own Breakfast Box Buffet including assorted Chobani Yogurt, Mini Pastries, Muffins and Croisants, Fresh Fruit, Fresh Orange Juice, Coffee and Tea.

 


Friday Banquet, May 31 2019, 6:30 PM – 9:00 PM

Judy G. Russell, JD, CG®, CGL®
Blackguards and Black Sheep – The Lighter Side of the Law

Menu
Salad: Classic Caesar Salad with Chopped Romaine Lettuce, Herb and Garlic Grilled Crostini, Parmesan Crisps and your choice of Champagne Vinaigrette or Classic Ranch dressing.
Main: Ten-hour Braised Boneless Short Rib, Blue Cheese and Carmelized Onion Potato Mash, Roasted Coriander and Honey Glazed Baby Carrots, Bourbon Jus.
Vegetarian Option: Garlic Roast Baby Squash, Pear and Saba Chutney, Blue Cheese and Carmelized Onion Potato Mash, Roast Coriander and Honey Glazed Baby Carrots, Bourbon Jus.
Dessert: Classic Creme Brulé with Fresh Seasonal Berries.

 

Saturday Breakfast, June 1, 2019, 7:00 AM – 8:15 AM

Michael Provard
FamilySearch: Celebrating Your Ancestors
Sponsored by FamilySearch

Menu
Buffet includes Scrambled Eggs, Bacon and Sausage, Country Fried Potatoes, Assorted Breads and Pastries, Fresh Fruit, Fresh Orange Juice, Coffee and Tea.


Saturday Banquet, June 1 2019, 6:30 PM – 9:00 PM

D. Joshua Taylor, CG®  
Family History What the Future Holds

Menu
Salad: Oxnard Butter Lettuce and Radicchio, Santa Barbara Avocado Cream and your choice of Champagne Vinaigrette or Classic Ranch dressing. Candied Pecans served on the side.
Main: House-Made Ricotta and Citrus Stuffed Chicken Breast, Creamy Imported Farro, Peperonata, Shallot and Haricot Vert, Pinot Butter Sauce.
Vegetarian Option: Roast Portobello Mushroom Stuffed with House-Made Citrus Ricotta, Creamy Imported Farro, Peperonata, Shallot and Haricot Vert, Pinot Butter Sauce.
Dessert: Dark Chocolate Cherry Mousse with Hazelnut Crunch and Cherry Coulise.

 

Sunday Breakfast, June 2, 2019, 7:00 AM – 8:15 AM

George Morgan
Bring 'Em Back to Life: Developing an Ancestor Profile

Menu
Buffet includes Scrambled Eggs, Bacon and Sausage, Country Fried Potatoes, Assorted Breads and Pastries, Fresh Fruit, Fresh Orange Juice, Coffee and Tea.