Pine Creek Cookhouse

Winter Lunch Menu

Winter Lunch Menu

Lunch Dining Policies

We offer two lunch seatings, 7 days a week (11:45 a.m. and 1:45 p.m.).
Arrive no later than 11:00 a.m. at the King Cabin Nordic Ski Center for the first seating and 1:00 p.m. for the second seating.
Departures are from the Ashcroft Nordic Ski Center, from which you may take the horse-drawn sleigh, cross-country ski or snowshoe.

For the Table

Butcher and Cheese Plate      26

assorted cured meats, gruyere, aged white cheddar, goats cheese, assorted breads, marinated vegetable salad, spicy fruit spread

Pine Creek Smoked Trout      22

cucumber frisée salad, horseradish dressing, caper berries, red onion, tomatoes, honey mustard, herb bread crisp

Buffalo Momos      16

Nepalese dumplings, spicy roasted tomato sauce, ponzu, cilantro salad

Ashcroft Baked Cheese and Bresaola      18

brie, cambozola, fig jam, assorted crostini

Soup and Salads

Soup du Jour, Cup      8

Soup du Jour, Bowl      10

Cookhouse Salad      15

organic winter greens, apples, candied pistachios, dried cranberries, cambozola cheese, maple balsamic vinaigrette

Grilled Hearts of Romaine Caesar*, Regular      16

Grilled Hearts of Romaine Caesar*, Small      12

quinoa tabbouleh, parmigiano reggiano, pine nuts, French bread crostini, available with:
grilled chicken      8
soy marinated and grilled tofu      6
pan roasted fish of the day*      market price

Bandera Texas Quail Salad*      30

Cookhouse Salad, winter fruit, maple balsamic dressing


Rocky Mountain Elk Bratwurst      18

caramelized onion, peppadew pepper salsa, Dijon sauce, pretzel bread roll, faro kale salad

7 Ounce Kurt Russell’s Home Ranch Beef Patty Melt*      25

open faced, wild mushrooms, caramelized onions, gruyere cheese, toasted rye bread, thousand island dressing, artichoke arugula salad
p.s. the Chef thinks you should put a fried organic egg on top      3

Smoked Ham and Cheese Chicken Melt      18

grilled natural chicken breast, Italian speck, gruyere cheese, toasted challah bun, faro kale salad

Ruby Red Trout BLT      

Heirloom tomato, bacon, lettuce, remoulade sauce, toasted challah bun, green salad

River and Ranch

Sautéed Ruby Red Rainbow Trout      36

cauliflower purée, kale, roasted shallot, oven roasted tomato, lemon caper butter sauce

Roasted Boulder Natural Chicken Coq au Vin      

organic cremini mushrooms, oven roasted shallots, cured tomato, chive mashed potato

Wild Game Sherpa Stew      30

carrots, onions, potatoes, spinach, sour cream, red cabbage slaw, tikka spiced garlic bread


Vegetarian — Wild Mushroom and Spinach Crêpes

caramelized onion, aged white cheddar cheese, crème fraîche, marinated vegetables

Gluten Free — Castle Peak Veggie Burger

open faced, wild mushrooms, caramelized onions, gruyere cheese, toasted gluten free bread, tikka dressing, marinated vegetable salad

Gluten Free and Vegan — Stuffed Acorn Squash

quinoa, celery, onions, glazed carrots, fresh herbs, dried cranberries, haricot vert, enoki mushroom, tikka masala sauce, chive oil

Children’s Winter Lunch Menu

Starters     8

Tomato Soup

Cheese and Crackers

cheddar cheese, goats cheese, apples, crackers, celery, carrots

Sandwiches     15

Grilled Cheese

cup of tomato soup, fresh fruit

Chicken and Cheese Melt

grilled natural chicken, cheddar cheese, potato chips, fresh fruit

Home Run Ranch Cheeseburger

cheddar cheese, fruit, chips

Entrees     15

Ruby Red Trout

olive oil fork mashed potato, green beans, lemon butter

Breaded Natural Colorado Chicken Tenders

olive oil fork mashed potato, green beans

Cheese Ravioli or Macaroni Pasta

with butter, tomato sauce, or cheese sauce


Winter Dessert Menu

Warm Apple Crisp

whipped cream, vanilla bean ice cream

Pretzel Bread Pudding

bourbon vanilla sauce, salty caramel ice cream, whipped cream, berries

Warm Chocolate Brownie

chocolate sauce, vanilla bean ice cream, whipped cream, berries

Vanilla or Chocolate Ice Cream

chocolate sauce, whipped cream, berries

Raspberry Sorbet



18% Service charge added to parties of 6 or more, and to any parties with guests on the sleigh
Please inform your server of any food allergies.      *Eating raw and undercooked foods may be hazardous to your health.

$4 split charge for sandwiches and entrees.


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