at Garden of the Gods Resort and Club
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 Resort and Club dining options are available exclusively to Members and Resort guests. Reservations are recommended. For reservations please contact our property concierge at 719-329-6900.
Meet the Food & Beverage Team
Dan Daughtry | Vice President of Restaurants, Bars and Events
Dan Daughtry began his career in the Hospitality Industry after graduating from Washington State University with a degree in hotel and restaurant administration, and has worked in food and beverage leadership roles for more than 25 years, including 19 years of service as a director of food and beverage at many illustrious hotels and resorts, as well as various four- and five-diamond resorts across the globe. Prior to joining Garden of the Gods Resort and Club, Daughtry most recently served as the senior director of food and beverage at the Edgewood Tahoe Resort in Lake Tahoe, Nev. During his time there, he oversaw eight food and beverage outlets for guests and members, along with more than 100,000 square feet of event space. Before that, Daughtry held the role of director of food and beverage for the Hilton Santa Fe Buffalo Thunder Resort in New Mexico, where he grew annual food and beverage revenues, as well as re-conceptualized and renovated a number of their restaurants. In his new position, Daughtry will utilize his extensive background in hospitality to lead the resort’s food and beverage team and all of their operations. Daughtry began his role on April 16 and is in the process of moving his wife, Ginger, and his three children to Colorado Springs.
Nick Lachman | Executive 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 Resort and Clubs’s culinary team.
Kim Medeiros | Grand View Dining Room Manager
Kim Medeiros grew up and lived in Rhode Island until she moved here with her husband in 1976. Before joining the Garden of the Gods Gods Resort and Club 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. 719-329-6901 | [email protected]
Ronnie Sanchez | Executive Chef
Executive Chef Ronnie Sanchez has extensive four and five-star hotel and restaurant experience in both culinary and the front of house and over 20 years of managerial experience in hotels, restaurants, and private membership country clubs. Chef Ronnie has worked in Spain, Alaska, Hawaii, Peru, Colorado, and New Mexico at varying Executive Chef positions, and he trained under Ferran Adrià, the Three-Star Michelin Chef of El Bulli in Roses, Spain. 719-520-4971 | [email protected]
Duane Thompson | Evening Grand View Dining Room Manager
Recently retired from Five Star restaurant the Penrose Room at the Broadmoor Hotel after a 39 year career as General Manager and Maître d’. Duane Thompson’s accolades include being the recipient of The Lifetime Achievement STARS Award from the Colorado Hotel and Lodging Association, becoming the first Manager/Maître d’ in Colorado to receive and maintain, consecutively, Five Diamonds and Five Stars for a Restaurant. Duane’s acute attention to detail, skillful hiring and structured training practices are some of the skills Duane has honed in order to create a successful and loyal team. [email protected]
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
• GOG Classic Breakfast for Two