Dinner – Dine While Enjoying Our Panoramic View
Enjoy exceptional dining on your vacation in Maine. Floor to ceiling windows provides a panoramic view of Moosehead Lake and surrounding mountains from the Lakeview dining room and every table. Immediately outside is the wrap deck, perfect for lingering over that extra cup of coffee or last glass of wine. Feast on the best Maine offers with fresh seafood, locally sourced proteins, cheeses, vegetables and fresh berries. Everything is Ala Carte so the choice is yours.
Lodging guests enjoy dinner at the Lodge on Saturdays starting May 20th and on Thursday, Friday, Saturday & Sunday evenings starting June 10th from 5:30 to 8:30 under the guiding hand of Executive Chef Stephen Ascensios. Public dining is now available on Thursday and Sunday evenings by reservation only until Columbus Day weekend. Winter season dining is also available January through March and will include a special New Year’s Eve celebration.
Chef Stephen’s culinary career has included international experience from Paris to Guam and Barcelona to Monaco. He is a distinguished culinary award winner including the Chaine des Rotisseurs International Competition. This organization is made up of over 25,000 culinary enthusiasts in eighty countries who share values of quality and the pleasures of the table. Chef Stephen was a member of the USA Olympic Culinary team in 1996 where he cooked for President Clinton and Jamie Lee Curtis. His celebrity guest list is long and his love for food never ending.
At our Country Inn and Lodge, you can embrace satisfying North Cuisine – hot, hearty and filling. Chef Stephen blends the best available local and statewide dairy, produce and meats that Maine offers always with an eye for presentation, one dish at a time. Overnight guests will take delight in the satisfying Maine lodge breakfasts in the morning and the award winning dinner options in the evening.
View a Sample Dinner Menu.
Let us know in advance and we are happy to accommodate Gluten Free, lactose intolerant, vegetarian and other special dietary needs.
Chloe’s Pub – Drinks, Games & Conversation
Enjoy a selection from our wine list, beer list or Martini menu. You can’t leave without trying our signature Mooseopolitan™ Martini.
Directly outside Chloe’s Pub on the crest of the Lodge’s vast manicured backyard is our natural boulder fire pit. Enjoy a glass of wine at sunset or gaze at the beautiful stars on a clear summer night…so big and close it seems you could grab them from the sky. The guest pantry in the Lodge is stocked daily with complimentary snacks. You’ll enjoy the homemade chocolate chip cookies, pastries, fresh fruit, sodas, a large variety of teas, and other special items whipped up just for you.
Charcuterie Sunset Platter
For evenings when you want something lighter, reserve our exquisite Charcuterie Sunset Platter. Watch the sunset from your private deck or the great room porch. The platter consists of about eight ounces of soppressata, capicola, prosciutto, select venison dry aged sausage and cured Angus and pork sausage. In addition there is grain mustard, organic pecans, goat cheese rolled in cracked peppercorns, chutney, Winter Hill Farm Cheese including ashed bloomy rind cheese, Boursin, and camembert. This is served with an assortment of artisan breads and crackers.
PRICE: $32 serves 2
Chef Stephen recommends a Pinot Noir or Syrah with the Charcuterie, available from Chloe’s Pub at an additional charge.
Please order at least 24 hours in advance to be delivered at about 6:30 pm. (gluten free option available)