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



    Fine dining…Backcountry style!

    Ski to dinner!

    Hungry for an exceptional dining experience above and beyond the metro-cuisine scene? Take a refreshing one mile ski 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                Extraordinary salads prepared at the whim of the chef
    Main Entree     Your choice from our exquisite entree selections below
    Dessert            Homemade and seasonal

                                                             Entree Selections


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

    Rainbow Trout with a Delicious Lemon & Dill Stuffing
    *** New to our menu & not reflected in side photo***
    Filleted in a boneless butterfly fashion filled with  
    lemon & dill & served with
    wild rice and seasonal roasted vegetables

    Grilled Elk Tenderloin with a Port Reduction of
    Blueberry and Sage
    served with signature mashed potatoes and seasonal roasted vegetables

    Oven Roasted Pheasant Stuffed with
    Wild Mushroom and Apricot

    **New to our menu this winter. Not reflected in side photo***
    served with wild rice and seasonal roasted vegetables


                                                          Risotto cakes with herbs & parmasan cheese,
                                                          topped with a mushroom ragu. The ragu consists of a
                                                          white wine reduction. (Not reflected in side photo) 



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

    Dinner at the Cookhouse is $85.00 per guest for our summer season (excluding alcohol, tax, & gratuity).  Skis, snowshoes, and headlamps are provided upon arrival & included in the price of dinner. We do apologize as we cannot split bills for dinners or lunch. Our 2017-2018 Winter/Summer season dinning price will increase to $89 per guest, with tax, gratuity & alcohol not included.

    Guests should arrive at the Nordic Center by 5:30 pm, ready to hike or ski to dinner, as there is only one seating for dinner. 

     ---We cannot split bills at the Cookhouse for lunch or dinner. Please keep this in mind for your visit---