Indoor/Outdoor "Boutique Dining"
CREEKSIDE FARE WITH FLAIR
Enjoy creekside outdoor dining with great food, drinks & ambience... (served with a smile)
We offer varying specials, made individually and freshly with care & love. Examples include Steak Sandwiches & Dinners, Pan-Roasted Duck Breast, Pan-Seared Salmon, Chicken Parmesan, Chicken Marsala, as well as vegan/vegetarian options and more. Our focus is delighting you!
I (Carmel Benson) came to Idyllwild for the first time early January 2020 for a songwriting workshop, having never heard of or been to this idyllic town. Four days later, I left with an offer on a restaurant property, having never owned or run one before (yes I know - crazy :-). Two weeks after I closed on the property, COVID happened. You can fill in the rest (sleepless nights, lots of work/hauling/revamping, endless worry) until I was able to successfully open Labor Day weekend!
Prior to my previous career (PhD in Psychology employee engagement, leadership development & customer service), I was a successful personal chef starting at age 19 in Paris France.
Our goal and vision is that every customer who walks in is welcomed and beautifully fed and serviced - and we hope you all enjoy the gorgeous surroundings, inside and out (by the creek!).