The intimate Lynn Britt cabin seats just 60 people, and diners sit with their own parties. Each table is welcomed with truffle-infused popcorn as an appetizer, while waiting on drinks which are made by a bartender who entertains from the corner. Along with a la carte cocktails, guests can add a three-course wine pairing to the dinner for $35.
The three-course dinner ($100) includes a starter, entree and dessert. Though the menu changes, it’s seasonally themed and sourced by chef Brett Thompson, so may feature something like a hearty greens salad, Colorado short ribs and flourless chocolate cake.
The servers are attentive and the evening’s cadence is languid. As the sun sets early in the evening, darkness embraces the rustic cabin and a sense of intimacy takes over. At the end of the night, participants have the option to descend from the cabin on foot, with the help of a headlamp, or they can return in the warmth of a snowcat.
The entire excursion takes about 3 ½ hours, turning a traditional alpine dinner into a memorable and magical affair.