THE CRAFTY ELK LODGE

- breakfast -

Every breakfast menu is served with toast, bagels and cream cheese, fresh fruit, yogurt, milk (2%), OJ, tea, and coffee.  In addition, please choose one of the following for each breakfast in your selected hosting package.

BLUEBERRY FRENCH TOAST

French loaf bread soaked overnight in a bath of creamy deliciousness.  Then it’s inundated with fresh blueberries and baked to a golden brown.

EGGS BENEDICT CASSEROLE

An English muffin crust topped with ham and seasoned eggs.  Then, draped with a savory hollandaise sauce.  A traditional dish served family style with plenty for seconds.

B.E.C. SLIDERS

This is a keto and gluten-free take on a bacon, egg, and cheese biscuit but, of course, with no bread.  You won't miss the bread one bit.

FRITATTA WITH BACON, PEPPERS, & SPINACH

This savory Italian breakfast dish is filled with bacon, yummy vegetables, herbs and of course, cheese.  A hearty and   satisfying breakfast awaits you with this choice.

KALE & EGG BREAKFAST CUPS

Full of flavor and healthy goodness.  Kale, sun dried tomatoes, spicy sausage, mushrooms, and feta cheese come together for a great way to greet the day ahead.

BISCUITS AND SAUSAGE GRAVY

Fluffy biscuits right out of the oven and soaking up a black pepper infused sausage gravy.  Sopping is totally acceptable.

VERY VEGGIE CAULIFLOWER RICE BOWLS

Cauliflower rice sauteed in a savory blend of seasonings and topped with sauteed mushrooms, yellow squash, wilted spinach, egg, and a dollop of mashed avocados.

MONTE CRISTO BAKE

Ham, Swiss cheese, eggs, and french bread baked until golden brown.  Served with a thick raspberry sauce and dusted with powdered sugar.

SHAKSHUKA

This is a clasic MIddle-Eastern delicacy with eggs poached in a warm and slightly spicy tomato sauce.  Topped with feta cheese, cilantro, and kalamata olives.

BUILD YOUR OWN OMELETE BAR

Made-to-order omelet how you like it because you make it.  Onions, mushrooms, spinach, tomatoes, and more - you choose.

ON THE SIDE

In addition to the main course items listed above, your breakfast menu comes with two side items.  Please choose one item from the list below for each breakfast in your selected hosting package.

HOME FRIES

SAUSAGE PATTIES

BISCUITS

TATER TOTS

BACON

MUFFINS

LINK SAUSAGE

HARD-BOILED EGGS

MINI CINNAMON ROLLS

- lunch-

Each lunch menu is served with a mixed greens salad and a variety of toppings and salad dressings.  Please chose one of the following for each lunch in your selected hosting package.

MAKE-N-TAKE FIESTA TACOS

Why wait until Tuesday for tacos?  Chose from chicken or beef, soft or hard shell, and from a wide assortment of toppings including sour cream and guacamole.  Served with Mexican rice and chips and queso.

PASTA YOUR WAY BUFFET

Decisions, decisions!  Angel hair or penne, bowtie or rotini?  Marinara, Alfredo, or pesto sauce?  After you get the right pasta and sauce, it's time to top it with your favorites from cheese to grilled veggies, to chicken or Italian sausage.  Garlic toast?

DELUXE COBB SALAD BAR

Choose from all the tranditional toppings such as tomatoes, hard-boiled eggs, cheddar cheese, grilled chicken, red onions, and more.  Served with home-made ranch dressing and a variety of other salad dressings.

THAI PORK LETTUCE WRAPS

A complex layering of Thai flavors create both a sweet and savory filling for crisp leaf lettuce cups.  Served with chicken egg rolls and plum dipping sauce.  A vegetarian option is available.

EMBELLISHED SANDWICH BUFFET

Choose ham, turkey, or roast beef and embellish it how you like.  Served with your favorite toppings and assorted flavors of chips.  Also served with soup du jour (ask your host for details).  Vegetarian options are also available.

BAKED POTATO BAR

Russet potatoes baked to fork-tender perfection.  Topped with your choice of butter, sour cream, bacon bits, cheddar cheese, and all the other classic fixin's.

- dinner -

Each dinner menu is also served with a mixed-greens salad and a variety of toppings and salad dressings.  In addition, please choose one of the menu items below for each dinner in your selected hosting package.

LASAGNA

Hearty beef and home made marinara sauce are the stars of this dish.  Served with fresh baked garlic toast.

STUFFED PEPPERS

Red, yellow, and green bell peppers are stuffed with seasoned ground beef, hearty rice, and mildy sweet tomatoes.  Then they are topped with mozzarella cheese and baked until perfectly tender.

GRILLED PORK CHOPS WITH SWEET & SOUR PEPPERS

A great combination of savory grilled pork chops which are topped with a slightly sweet and tangy home made apple cider marinated mixture of onions and peppers.

PORK ARISTA

A pork loin that is stuffed with an aromatic blend of Mediterranean herbs like thyme, rosemary, garlic, and balsamic-glazed figs.  Then it is roasted to savory perfection.

CIDER BRAISED PORK ROAST

Fresh and locally sourced apple cider, caramelized onions, and apples combine with slow basted pork for a rich, sweet, and       comforting meal.

EGGPLANT PECORINO

Roasted eggplant layered with marinara and pecorino cheese.  Then, the whole thing is topped with fontina cheese for an updated take on the classic eggplant parmesan.

ZUCCHINI RAVIOLI

GREEK CHICKEN

Dark and white meat chicken is marinated in an aromatic and flavorsome blend of Mediterranean flavors and finished with a garlic and lemon herb pan sauce.

CHICKEN MARGHERITA

Seasoned and grilled chicken breast coated in basil pesto and topped with marinated cherry tomatoes.  These rich flavors meld together under a blanket of mozzarella cheese that brings the whole dish together.

LEMON & ROSEMARY
BAKED CHICKEN

Chicken breast marinated in fresh-squeezed lemon juice, fresh rosemary, and seasoned generously.  Then it’s all slow roasted to a savory and slightly tangy, mouth-watering goodness.

BAKED RANCH CHICKEN

This creamy and delicious chicken dish is low carb and loaded with cheese, bacon and a savory filling made with a blend of spices and herbs.  Then it’s baked to decadent perfection.

ARROZ CON POLLO

Slow-cooked chicken thighs served over rice made with a tomato sauce spiced with garlic, cumin, and black pepper  that all comes together for this Spaish comfort food classic.

FAJITA STUFFED CHICKEN

Chicken breakst seasoned with a blend of classic Mexican flavors and then stuffed with a creamy fajita-inspired filling for a falvorfull lower carb meal.

CHICKEN ADOBO

A national delicacy of the Philippines.  Dark meat chicken stewed in a tangy, savory, garlicy, and mildly sweet, soy sauce infused broth.

ON THE SIDE

In addition to the main course items listed above, your dinner menu comes with some sides.  Please choose two items from the list below for each dinner in your selected hosting package.

ROASTED CINNAMON-MAPLE BUTTERNUT SQUASH

CREAMED-STYLE CORN

LEMON-PECORINO PAN FRIED BRUSSElS SPROUTS

SQUASH AU GRATIN

BUTTERNUT SQUASH RISOTTO W/ LEEKS & KALE

CREAMED BRUSSELS SPROUTS

HONEY-BUTTER ROASTED CARROTS

ROASTED ASPARAGUS

GARLIC-PARMESAN DUCHESS POTATO CASEROLE

CARROT SOUFFLE

BALSAMIC-GLAZED GREEN BEANS & MUSHROOMS

GARLIC TOAST

SPINACH & MUSHROOM RISOTTO

CEASAR GREEN BEANS

LEMON-GARLIC GRILLED ZUCCHINI

- DESSERT-

Of course you can't leave out the yummy desserts!  Please select from one of the dessert options below or each dinner menu in your selected hosting package. 

NOT YO MAMA'S BANANA PUDDING

Paula Deen's recipe straight from her website.  This ain't like any banana pudding you've had before (unless you've had this before).  It's a creamy and rich finish to any meal.

CHOCOLATE LAVA CAKE

Rich, warm chocolate cake with a gooey liquid chocolate center.  But wait . . .there's more!  It's topped off with vanilla bean ice cream.

PEACH COBBLER

A classic dessert served right from the oven to your plate.  Juicy peaches simmering in bubbly sweetness with a moist golden crust.  Served with vanilla ice cream.

DESSERT SHOOTERS

Choose from strawberry shortcake, cookies & cream, or key lime pie - or don't!  Have all three.  They are equally sweet, creamy, and yummy!

CHEESECAKE CHOICES

A carousel of cheesecake choices.  Slices of cheesecake topped in a variety of ways from raspberry sauce to caramel, chocolate, and more!

CREME BRULEE

You can't go wrong with light and velvety baked vanilla custard that you get to by breaking through a crunchy layer of caramelized sugar.

Hungry yet?  Ready to not have to cook or clean up after anyone else yet?
Email or call us to set up a delicious menu for your next craft retreat. 


Reservations for hosting packages must be made a minimum of 45 days in advance.
Minimum of 10 guests required to add a hosting package to your retreat.

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