Cookhouse- The Tennessee Pass rustic fine dining experience by reservation only, dine, sleep, repeat!
  • ...a truly unique DINING experience

  • ... local Colorado Rack of Lamb

  • in, ski out

  • ...your SUMMER & WINTER dining destination!

  • COZY cuisine at the Cookhouse

  • Breathtaking views

  • ...choose us for an intimate evening

  • ...the very best of Colorado!

  • ...stunning views from The Cookhouse!

  • ...simple & rustic dining



    Backcountry Fine Dining

    Ski or snowshoe to dinner!

    Hungry for an exceptional dining experience above and beyond the metro-cuisine scene? Take a one mile ski, snowshoe, or hike to the Tennessee Pass Cookhouse and savor an elegant evening of four-course dining in an idyllic backcountry setting.

    Dinner at the Cookhouse is by reservation only. 
    Please call (719) 486-8114 to reserve your table.


    Courses at the Cookhouse
    Appetizers       A variety platter of delectable Cookhouse favorites & occasional surprises
    Salad/Soup      Extraordinary soups or salads prepared by our chef
    Main Entree     Your choice from our exquisite entree selections below
    Dessert            Homemade and seasonal

                                                             Entree Selections

    Colorado Rack of Lamb with Fresh Herb Gremolata
    served with signature mashed potatoes and seasonal roasted vegetables

    Lemon Peppercorn Rainbow Trout 
    filleted in a boneless butterfly fashion and topped with lemon peppercorn sauce, wild rice and seasonal roasted vegetables
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    Grilled Elk Tenderloin with a Wild Blueberry & Sage
    Port Reduction
    served with signature potatoes and seasonal roasted vegetables

    Oven Roasted Pheasant Stuffed with
    Wild Mushrooms, Apricots and Pine Nuts

    served with wild rice and seasonal roasted vegetables
    Pan Seared Risotto Cakes Topped with a
    Wild Mushroom Ragu
    served on a bed of greens and with seasonal roasted vegetables
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    *Vegan entree available upon request*


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    Make your entrée selections and call (719) 486-8114 for availability.

    Dinner at the Cookhouse is $89.00 per guest (excluding alcohol, tax, & gratuity).  Skis, snowshoes, and headlamps are provided upon arrival & included in the price of dinner.

    18% Service/Gratuity is added to your final bill for your overall experience 

    Guests should arrive at the Nordic Center between 5-5:30 PM ready to hike or ski to dinner. Dinner is served at 6:00 PM.