at Garden of the Gods Collection
A tickle of blackberry sorbet. A waltz of poblano and merlot. Delight your taste buds with delectable dishes that will awaken your sense of awe. From refined, elegant dinners paired with exquisite wines to casual creations, our array of dining options satisfies every mood, taste and occasion. Our menu is orchestrated around the use of fresh, local ingredients, and our culinary team puts the finishing touches on every breakfast, lunch and dinner for the best experience in Colorado Springs fine and casual dining.
Our Club and Retreat dining options are available exclusively to Members and Retreat guests. Reservations are recommended.
Meet the Food & Beverage Team
Greg Howard | Director of Food & Beverage
Greg Howard brings over 25 years’ experience in resorts and independent restaurants. He is a graduate of Johnson & Wales University in Providence, Rhode Island, and spent four years at Keystone Resort in both culinary and front-of-house leadership. Since 2006, he has owned and operated McCabe’s Tavern. In addition, Greg is a prominent contributor to the Colorado Springs community. He served for two years as president of the Pikes Peak Chapter of the Colorado Restaurant Association and seven years as a member of the CRA state board. Through McCabe’s Tavern, he has supported numerous local charitable organizations including the Pikes Peak Community Foundation.
Brian Knutson | Executive Chef
Chef Brian Knutson started his career in Scottsdale, Arizona, at the Hyatt Regency at Gainey Ranch. While attending culinary school in Denver, he received additional hands-on training in some of Denver’s finest restaurants. He recently came from Memorial Health System, where he served many roles including executive chef and operations manager with a focus on health and wellness. Chef Brian has a love of sustainable foods and Colorado specialty products. He is known for blending unique local foods with French flair.
Nick Lachman | Sous Chef
Chef Nick Lachman developed a passion for the culinary arts as a young boy. He developed his approach to cooking and menu development from his life experience growing up and living abroad, having traveled through most of Europe and Asia. These life experiences have given Chef Nick a unique understanding of flavor profiles and versatility that are highlighted in his advanced palate. Chef is a Graduate Salutatorian from the Paragon Culinary School, Colorado Springs, Colorado, and he has honed his culinary skills as a sous chef at The Club at Flying Horse, Colorado Springs, Colorado, Chef de Cuisine at Cheyenne Mountain Resort and Country Club of Colorado, Colorado Springs, and Executive Sous Chef at Hotel Contessa Luxury Suites, San Antonio, Texas, prior to joining the Garden of the Gods Collection’s culinary team.
Kim Medeiros | Daytime Dining Room Manager
Kim Medeiros grew up and lived in Rhode Island until she moved here with her husband in 1976. Before joining The Club at Garden of the Gods in 1990, she worked for The Broadmoor Hotel. Kim began her career as a server at The Club from 1990 to 2007, when she was promoted to daytime dining room manager. She has three children: Melanie, Jason and Seth. In Kim’s spare time, she enjoys traveling with her husband to visit their children.
Trish Pino | Kissing Camels Grille Manager
Trish Pino has more than three decades of hospitality experience, most recently as the food and beverage manager at Colorado Springs Country Club. She has spent her career building teams focused on excellent service and member satisfaction. Trish has always loved Colorado Springs and returned here in 1996 after spending three years in San Antonio, Texas. When not working, she enjoys spending time with her three sons and daughter-in-law, cooking, entertaining, gardening, and learning anything new. Trish is thrilled to be at The Club at Garden of the Gods and looks forward to getting to know our members and guests.
For more than 60 years, our legendary private club has offered breathtaking views, world-class golfing, heavenly spa treatments, fine dining and so much more.
Sunny Side Up
Generally speaking, we see over 300 days of sunshine in Colorado Springs each and every year. So pack your bags, grab your sunglasses and come enjoy the sunshine. We’ll start your day out right with a hearty breakfast.
• Luxury Accommodations
• Pikes Peak Breakfast for Two