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Murder Mystery Dinner Theater Announced for May 17, 2014

May 6, 2014


Rachel M. Crumbley | Director of Marketing and Public Relations | Callaway Gardens
Direct: 706-663-5187 | Main:  706-663-2281 or 1-800-CALLAWAY (800-225-5292) | Fax: 706-663-5068
Mailing Address: PO Box 2000, Pine Mountain, GA 31822-2000


Murder Mystery Dinner Theater Announced for May 17, 2014

Be Intrigued by “Murder…On the Menu” While Enjoying a Delicious Meal

PINE MOUNTAIN, GA (5/6/14) – The ever popular Mystery Dinner Theater, a fun, engaging and delicious way to spend an evening, is returning to Callaway Gardens in May.

For those who have been missing the fun, a Mystery Dinner Theater includes a little detective work while you dine on delicious cuisine from the Callaway Gardens culinary team led by the new Executive Chef Michael Gonzalez, joining the Callaway Gardens team from Biltmore Estates.  An evening of mystery includes opportunities for guests to interact with the cast.  Guests selected just before the show will receive reading parts and will be cued to deliver their award-winning performances.   Expect a few surprises and activities to add to the fun; plus, solving the mystery comes with token prizes for the winning team.

“Murder…On The Menu”
On Saturday, May 17, 2014, detective skills – and an appetite – will be necessary at Callaway Gardens for the Spring Mystery Dinner: “Murder…On The Menu.” Guests will enjoy a delicious three-course meal and an exciting evening of interaction with a professional cast to figure out the culprit in a lively “who-dun-it” mystery.  During this evening of intrigue, we find that Stewart, a waiter at Callaway Gardens, is not the most graceful waiter or the best waiter on staff.  But, as far as replacing a dropped fork or refilling your water, Stewart is your man.  And, although he may be a rather non-descript waiter, and person, he is about to take center stage in a murder investigation – HIS murder investigation. It’s up to a crack investigation team of Inspector McMichaels and Inspector McAdams to interrogate the various suspects assembled. Interesting suspects like Stewart’s ex-girlfriend, Stewart’s former employer, the Conspiracy Guy, and others. One of these assembled suspects has had a hand in Stewart’s murder. And it’s up to McMichaels and McAdams, and those participating, to make sure that, A) the guilty party is brought to justice, and B) everyone is aware of a new menu item – the Cajun Catfish a la Orange. Mmmm-mmmm.

Can you identify the guilty parties?  Reserve your May Mystery Dinner Theater overnight package today by calling 1-800-CALLAWAY (225-5292).  Packages start at $130* include reception, dinner, Mystery Theater, lodging and admission to famed Callaway Gardens and its many attractions for each day of stay and day of departure. Dinner-only reservations are $79** per person.  Registration is limited, so make reservations soon.

Callaway Gardens® is in Pine Mountain, Georgia, 60 minutes southwest of Atlanta and 30 minutes north of Columbus.  For additional information, call 1-800-CALLAWAY or visit

*Rate is per person in a Non-View Room at the Mountain Creek Inn. Offer valid May 17, 2014. Additional pricing also is available in the Southern Pine Cottages and Mountain Creek Villas. Tax not included. Based on availability. Other restrictions may apply.
**Tax and gratuity is included.


Mystery Dinner Theater Menu
Course One (Appetizer)
Hickory Smoked Georgia Catfish Croustillant with Deviled Egg Emulsion, Sweet Peas, Salt Cured Ham, and Blood Orange Confit

Course Two (Entrée)
Espresso Dusted Hanger Steak “Benedict” with Shiitake Leek Bread Pudding, Petite Carrots, Spring Asparagus, and Meyer Lemon Hollandaise

Third Course (Dessert)
White Chocolate Frangelico Panna Cotta with Red Raspberry and Hazelnut Crumble