Great Camp Dining

Our staple dinner experience for over 50 years! Our Great Camp dinners are a forgotten Adirondack culinary experience where your table is our 25 acres.

Create Your Own Experience

  • Begin your journey in one of the last of its kind: an original Adirondack lodge.
  • Become inspired with an optional 30 minute Old World Cooking Demo or History of Beer Workshop.
  • Explore a USA TODAY featured beer cellar.
  • Warm in the fireside Rathskeller and, with glass in hand, meander to our 1886 hand-hewn dining room where a Farm-to-fork inspired Great Camp dinner fused with Old World flair awaits.

Three Generations of the Hohmeyer Family Invite You

Step back in time to an 100-mile product philosophy based on Chef Cathy's family who built originally built the Lodge in 1886. We fuse this with the Old World traditions of Ernest's European family who bought the Lodge over 50 years ago. Together, the Lodge is the oldest continuing operating lodge in the Adirondack Park. We honor traditional and real foods wellness cooking including:

All prepared in a unique "culinary naturopathy" cuisine as one of only seven Audubon International Platinum Green Hotels.

Dinners include vegetable stock & bone broth soups, Chef Accompaniments (choices vary each evening) such as fresh Lodge garden and farm vegetables, red cabbage, ancient grains such as quinoa, spaetzle or hand-grated potato pancakes.

Sample Menu

3-Course Great Camp Dinner - $49

Stock fresh soup, garden salad, choice of entrée plus accompaniments.

Hotsy Totsy Mushroom Terrine

A fresh baked terrine with wild mushrooms, nuts and cheese.
Sliced and served with a black pepper sauce.

Ritzy Fish Bouillabaisse

A melody of Adirondack style fish, which may include salmon, clams,
wild caught pike and trout, are simmered in fresh stock. Seasoned with
fennel and saffron as a traditional sauté with Tucker Farms’ potatoes.

Sassy Beef & Wine

Slow simmered grass-fed beef in red wine and onions.
Served on a bed of parsleyed bowtie noodles.

Bootlegger’s Cranberry and Apple Stuffed Pork Roast

Slow roasted pork loin stuffed with apples and cranberries.
Finished with a hot apple cider sauce made from the pan juices.

Pioneer Smoked Hen with Pumpkin Relish

An all-natural Cornish Game Hen, lightly smoked, then slow roasted and
finished off under the grill until crisp. Served with an Adirondack pumpkin relish.

Illustrious Lodge Schnitzel

Your choice of Chicken or Veal is hand-cut, hand-pounded and then
sautéed with herbs, spices and fresh bread-crumbs from a medieval family recipe.

Children's Menu

Lodge Classic Chicken Schnitzel ~ Mac and Cheese Spaetzle ~ Children’s Portions

Space limited, please call ahead. Restaurant open to the public as well as Lodge guests.
Children's menu available. Special gluten free, vegan, dairy free, etc. entrees available with prior notice.

Add On to the Experience

Cooking Demonstration with Executive Chef Cathy Hohmeyer

5:00 PM: Cooking Demonstration

For 30 minutes, Cathy will teach you about traditional foods and show you how to make a dish or side you can recreate at home!

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History of Beer Workshop & Tasting in the Fireside Rathskeller

5:30 PM: History of Beer Workshop

Enjoy a 30-minute History of Beer workshop and tasting with Ernest Hohmeyer!

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