Dinging at Three Rivers Ranch is an incredible experience in its own right. Bring your appetite and prepare to be dazzled by delicious gourmet meals with our own western flare.
Start your day off right! Breakfast is served each morning in The Lodge dining room and features such classics as pancakes, sausage, eggs to order, a variety of cereals and homemade granola along with fresh fruit, and delicious homemade pastries.
Lunches are prepared daily and packed for you and your guide each morning. Enjoy lunch riverside at the picnic table and chairs your guide will provide. Lunch dishes range from; marinated flank steak & caramelized onions, Italian grilled chicken breast with mixed greens and feta cheese, hot fajita strips with homemade tortillas and sautéed peppers & onions, to smoked turkey breast on homemade bread with pesto mayonnaise & cranberry compote. Each lunch is sure to fill you up and leave you completely satisfied.
After a spectacular day on the river, unwind and enjoy delicious hors d’oeuvres during cocktail hour. The comfort of the lodge will relax you as you reminisce about your day and the beauty of your surroundings. Dinners are served family style on fine china and good wine is poured freely. From prime rib and rack of lamb to organic homemade arugula/goat cheese ravioli in a pancetta pink sauce, each multi-course meal is sure to be delightful and abundant. After dinner, satisfy your sweet tooth with our signature desserts.
Parties also have the option of dining well after dark, which should come as welcome news to anglers who enjoy fishing evening rises uninterrupted.
Among the highlights of the week is an outdoor barbecue where guests and their guides mingle under an Idaho sunset while overlooking Robinson Creek.
Karen Roberts has been Head Chef at Three Rivers Ranch since 1982. Part of what makes Three Rivers Ranch a return destination for guests each year is not only the incredible fishing, but also the gourmet meals they enjoy during their stay. Karen’s ability to create mouthwatering creations will make each meal feel like a celebration. Dinner at the ranch is the perfect way to end an enjoyable day on the river!
When asked what has contributed to her success and tenure at Three Rivers Ranch, Karen is quick to point out that it’s the family-like atmosphere, the amazing guests who return each year, and her relationship/friendship with Lonnie. "When you work with people you consider your family and your friends, it’s hard to imagine not being a part of that. I love being able to have the freedom to create meals and desserts with the freshest ingredients. I’m excited to try new things, and I prefer to make everything I can from scratch. My goal is to find textures and tastes that are delicious to all palates. Not just to one person, but to everyone." Throughout her time at Three Rivers, Karen’s talents have continued to flourish. Her exceptional culinary talents are certain to please even the most devout foodie.
We invite you so experience Karen’s delicious food and to feel like you’re part of our family. It isn’t unusual at Three Rivers to find guests popping into the kitchen to pay their respects to the chef or for a quick visit with the guides or staff. The family-like atmosphere is hard to resist and you will find yourself feeling right at home.