The perfect Colorado dining experience is at The Princeton Club Restaurant at Mt. Princeton Hot Springs Resort, near Buena Vista & Salida, Colorado. Treat yourself with a savory dining experience at the Princeton Club, conveniently located in the Lodge.  Fresh ingredients, local produce, and organic offerings are used whenever possible.


The renaissance continues at The Princeton Club restaurant!  Executive Chef Melanie Coleman is at the helm of the Princeton Club kitchen which now offers menu selections for a wide range of diners. In addition to the main restaurant the resort will soon offer fresh grab and go items at the newly remodeled Princeton Market and will be offering family friendly chuck wagon BBQ meals, for another dinner option, on weekend evenings! Please dine with us as Mt. Princeton Hot Springs Resort gains speed towards other exciting expansions in the furure!

Nightly Specials:

Reservations recommended: 719-395-2447 Ext: 7


Three Course Dinner For Two $49.99


Breakfast Menu.

8:00 a.m. - 11:15 a.m. There is no better way to start your day than with one of our hearty breakfast entrees. Choose from traditional items such as pancakes or eggs, spicy South of the Border, or or seasonal specials.

Lunch Menu.

11:30 a.m. – 2:30 p.m. From soups and fresh salads to an enticing array of unique entrees, our lunch menu is sure to pique your appetite. Dine inside or enjoy the incredible views of the Chalk Cliffs and the surrounding 14,000' peaks.


Dinner Menu.

5:00 p.m. – 9:00 p.m. (Burgers until 10:00pm) Paired with a generous selection of fine wines, we offer gourmet, hearty entrees featuring the best Colorado products available. Save room for a scrumptious dessert!




Culinary Team

Executive Chef

Melanie J. Coleman

Executive Chef Melanie J. Coleman is the culinary backbone of the Princeton Club’s restaurant’s new upscale dinner theme. Chef Coleman has honed her skills as a professional culinarian over the past two decades with cooking experiences ranging from comfortable family style restaurants to fine dining in the elite Vail Valley.  Chef Coleman has captured success in making eye-popping displays of color and character in her plate presentations and she continues to pursue the quest for the perfect plate! Prior to joining the Mt. Princeton culinary team Chef Coleman refined her skills in Colorado mountain foodie-favorite restaurants of  La Tour Restaurant , in Vail, The Laughing Ladies Restaurant, in Salida, and most recently the historic Twin Lakes Inn. Off the clock Melanie loves animals of all shapes and sizes! She also loves music, disc golf and the occasional extra day off!

Sous Chef Joshua MelhornChef de Cuisine Joshua Melhorn

Chef de Cuisine Joshua Melhorn brings over a decade of culinary experience to the Princeton Club restaurant kitchen. Originally from Georgia…Chef Melhorn has followed his culinary path from the American south to the high country of the Colorado Rockies with stops in the Smokey Mountains as well as Yellowstone National Park. Prior to arriving at Mt. Princeton Hot Springs Resort Josh was able to hone his craft at the Maroon Belles Ritz Carlton private residences near Aspen.

Banquet Chef

Brett Boren

Chef Brett Boren heads up the banquet kitchen at Mt. Princeton Hot Springs Resort. In the past four years he has provided thousands of meals, literally, to the resorts special events guests and countless wedding couples. Chef Brett takes great pride in preparing delicious meals while pushing himself to continually refine his craft and knowledge. A Colorado native, and Buena Vista resident for 15 years, Brett likes fishing, hunting, rock hounding in his personal time.




Call: 719-395-2447