Amangani (translated to the Peaceful Home) clings to the crest of East Gros Ventre Butte, some 7,000 feet (2,135 meters) above sea level, high above the town of Jackson. Looking out over the Snake River Valley with snow-capped peaks in the distance, the redwood-paneled Amangani Grill specializes in local, sustainable ranch meats, fresh fish and seasonal farm-to-table produce. Forging a new American regional cuisine, chef Lizarzaburu and his team create an array of hearty dishes. Head to the Amangani Grill to enjoy a gourmet breakfast, a peaceful afternoon lunch, sunset cocktails overlooking the valley below or an unforgettable dinner experience. For reservations call 307.734.4878 or email firstname.lastname@example.org.
This is one of Jackson Hole’s most unique dining experiences — after all, you’ll be dining at 9,095 feet after a breathtaking ride up the Bridger Gondola. As a member of 1% for the Planet, Couloir follows an eco-friendly mission and sources a majority of ingredients from regional farmers and ranchers. The menus are designed seasonally to enhance these local flavors, with the locavore pasta being one of the local favorites. In October, Executive Chef Wes Hamilton was invited to showcase the amazing flavors of Teton Valley in the internationally acclaimed James Beard House in New York City, a great honor in the culinary community. If you’d like to experience a taste of Jackson Hole, head to the top of the Bridger Gondola this summer for an evening you won’t forget. Be sure to check the website for private event or weather closures. Reservations recommended on opentable.com or by calling 307.739.2675.
Haydens Post kitchen and bar, at Snow King Hotel, encompasses all that is Wyoming. Two hundred and eighty-degree views of surrounding mountains, an expansive deck and wood fireplaces — and within walking distance to Snow King Mountain activities — all make Haydens Post the perfect location for a delicious lunch to fuel your Jackson Hole adventure or to enjoy an intimate dinner. Don’t forget to stop by for breakfast to indulge in their famous cast-iron cinnamon roll, or stop by in the evening and enjoy the lounge and bar with specialty handcrafted cocktails. Interested in hosting a private party? Contact Haydens Post about their private dining room.
Nestled hillside at Hotel Terra in Teton Village, Osteria is a little piece of Italy in western Wyoming. The restaurant’s rustic, European feel encourages you to enjoy a multicourse menu. You will leave having had an experience, not just a meal. The pizza oven fires perfect pies in unique combinations, and the menu offers a great selection of shared starters, fresh pastas and seasonal salads. Sit at the salumi bar and nosh on plates of house-made sausage, salumi and imported cheese while you watch the pizzaiolo acrobatics. No matter the seat, the friendly, knowledgeable staff offers a first-rate experience. Osteria is located at the base of Jackson Hole Mountain Resort, perfect for enjoying a meal during your winter activities, and its authentic Italian dishes will transport you to Europe without leaving the comfort of your table.
The food. The view. The art. Jackson’s newest restaurant combines exquisite cuisine, breathtaking views and fabulous art from its perch at the National Museum of Wildlife Art. From the team behind Gather, this lunch spot invites you to sip a glass of rosé on the patio, linger over your meal and peruse the museum’s world-class collection. Find chef Clark Myers’ inventive dishes made with seasonal, sustainable and local ingredients presented in a creative way, like a braised pork belly BLT (tomato jam, grilled red onion, sunflower pesto on ciabatta). Palate is the place to stop for a quick bite before walking the museum or for a long, lazy lunch with friends. It is also a great place to warm up after a sleigh ride on the Elk Refuge. Make sure to ask about their event catering at the museum’s many options on-site.
Located atop the Bridger Gondola at Jackson Hole Mountain Resort, Piste Mountain Bistro has quickly become a favorite stop for lunch in Teton Village. Whether you’re taking a break during your ski day or you are just looking for lunch, Piste is serving up a comfortable menu of locally sourced dishes that will make you savor every bite. Chef Michael Britton has a passion for Rocky Mountain cuisine and hand-selects the best ingredients from regional artisan producers. The interior space has an open, cozy atmosphere while tables by the large windows offer views of the Greater Jackson Hole landscape. Lunch served daily starting at 11:30 a.m.; reservations recommended on opentable.com or by calling 307-732-3177. Accessible to nonskiers; sightseeing ticket required.
Teton Pines is celebrating its 30th season, and the food, attentive service and inviting atmosphere are second to none. Visit this winter and you’ll discover Jackson Hole’s “locals’ secret.” Stop in after a day on the slopes or at the office. It’s a great place to enjoy happy hour with a delicious small bites menu and all beverages half off. Once you’ve tasted lunch favorites like the Asian chicken salad, tenderloin sliders and the famous walleye Friday specials, you’re sure to become a regular. Dinner is equally wonderful with fresh fish, handmade pasta and succulent steaks, paired with a fantastic bottle of wine from the extensive wine list. To finish the evening you won’t want to miss the signature dessert of Coffee and Donuts (THE original in Jackson Hole).
There are many reasons why celebrity chef Michael Mina’s Teton Village restaurant has become a hot spot over the past few years. The Handle Bar offers an inventive cocktail list, an extensive beer menu and a creative culinary menu. The modern American pub menu by Executive Chef Michael Lishychynsky includes burgers, seasonal salads, soups and much more. The 30-seat center bar opens to striking views of Rendezvous Mountain, and you’ll find family-style seating, cozy booths and an expansive outside terrace with a fire wall, for dining alfresco. This winter be sure to check out their rotating beers on tap, pop-up Ramen on Wednesday nights and their new signature hot chocolate drinks! Feeling extra adventurous? Ask about their burger challenge and see if you can “Handle” it.
The Wyoming tradition of vast ranches and farms inspires Executive Chef Michael Goralski and his culinary team. Westbank Grill is a great place to enjoy farm-fresh favorites from regional sources. Enjoy views of Rendezvous Mountain while indulging in a plate of house-made charcuterie and local cheeses. It may be difficult to not fill up on the freshly baked bread selection, but with an array of seasonal sides to accompany the entrées, go ahead and try. From dry-aged steaks to Idaho golden trout, expect an exceptional meal and experience. The house-made desserts by Executive Pastry Chef Rhonda Ashton and her team are not to be missed. Be sure to ask about their extensive wine selection, or inquire with the in-house sommelier for suggested pairing options.