The historic Bristlecone Inn is especially suited for small private events such as weddings, rehearsal dinners, family reunions and corporate gatherings.

With panoramic vistas from Prospect Mountain to Longs Peak, your gathering will be long on views and short on hassles. Our 25 years of event planning and catering experience will insure every detail has been discussed and executed to perfection.

The Bristlecone Inn features three beautifully landscaped outdoor areas which can be used for ceremonies, cocktail hours and meals. The inside of the inn features seating for up to 60 guests.

Catering for your event is provided by Jubilations Catering. Jubilations has proudly served the Front Range for 25 years and is committed to fine cuisine, superb service and outstanding attention to detail. Menus can be tailored to suit almost any taste and budget and are included in this booklet. The owners of the Bristlecone Inn also own Jubilations Catering making us a “one stop shop” for both food and venue.


Hosts and vendors may arrive two hours prior to the start of the event. Removal of personal items must be completed within 30 minutes following the end of the event.

Event fees are for a four hour event plus set­up/clean­up time. Additional hours of set up or event time can be purchased at $75/hour.

Events may begin as early as 10:00am and must conclude with all guests departed from the premises by 9:30pm.


Peak Season (May – October)
$1000 venue rental with Wedding Ceremony
$700 venue rental without Wedding Ceremony

Value Season (November – April)
$500 venue rental with Wedding Ceremony
$350 venue rental without Wedding Ceremony

Included in the venue fee are chairs, dining tables, buffet tables, ivory tablecloths and black, navy or chocolate linen napkins.


Hosts are welcome to bring in their own alcohol. A bartender from Jubilations Catering must be hired for the entire length of the event plus set up and tear down times. Please note that no under aged guests will be served and no shots will be served.


You are welcome to bring in your own disposable cups and ice. Or, to accompany your beverages, the Bristlecone Inn Beverage Package includes the following:

Wine Glasses Champagne Flutes
Rocks Glasses Coffee Mugs
Ice Coffee, Decaf and Iced Tea

$3.50/guest ages 5 years old and older


Guest room rental is NOT REQUIRED. Guest rooms will be blocked off and no other guests will be staying at the inn during your event. Hosts may reserve the rooms the night of the event at a discounted rate.


$500.00 deposit to reserve the date. This deposit is non­refundable.

A credit card must be kept on file with authorization to charge any damages that may occur at the event (includes missing or broken china, glassware, flatware as well as damage to the linens or facility).

50% of anticipated charges due six months prior to the event. This payment is non­refundable.

Final guaranteed attendance, along with final payment due 10 days prior to event. We will prepare for, and charge according to the guarantee or the actual number of guests served – whichever is greater. This payment is non­refundable.

Cash, Checks, Mastercard and Visa welcome. Additional 3% convenience fee applied for debit card , credit card and online payments.

Catering prices include wait staff, china, water glasses at each place setting and flatware. Specialty linens, linen overlays and bartenders are additional.

All prices subject to tax. Food prices subject to a 20% service charge.

Please note that throughout the menu (gf) indicates a gluten free menu item. Vegetarian and Vegan options available at an additional charge.


If only hors d’oeuvres are being ordered (no meal), an additional $10.00/person plus tax and gratuity is added for labor, china and flatware rental. Minimum order of 4 dozen of each item unless otherwise noted.

COLORADO CUISINE­ Featuring Colorado Style and Ingredients

Mountain Man Sausage – Wild Boar Sausage Slices served on a skewer with a side of Sweet Chile Dipping Sauce­ $1.40 each (gf)

Lost Antler Elk Sausage -­ Skewered slices of Elk and Jalapeno Sausage served with a side of Sweet Chile Dipping Sauce­ $1.40 each (gf)

Buffalo Empanadas – Ground Lean Buffalo with Red, Yellow and Green Bell Peppers, Habanero Peppers, Green Onions and Jack Cheese. Served with a side of Chipotle BBQ Sauce­ $1.75 each

Elk Tenderloin Bruschette – Elk Tenderloin seared medium rare and served on a Crustini with Arugula, Roasted Red Peppers and Horseradish Aioli– $1.75 each

Palisade Baked Brie – Whole Brie Wheel wrapped in Puffed Pastry, topped with Diced Palisade Peach and Raspberry Preserves and baked to a golden brown. Served with crusty Baguettes and Colorado Apples– 8” Wheel serves 30 guests, $55 each


Caprese Skewers­ Grape – Tomato, Fresh Basil and Fresh Mozzarella on a skewer then drizzled with Balsamic Glaze­ $1.00 each (gf)

Rustic Bruschetta­ – Crispy Baguette slices topped with Tomatoes, Basil and Fresh Mozzarella­ $1.00 each

Parmesan Crisps – Parmesan Cheese baked into a crisp Wafer and topped with Spinach Pesto­ $1.00 each (gf)

Weiner Wellingtons­ – Cocktail Wieners wrapped in Puffed Pastry and served with Yellow Mustard­ $1.00 each

Mushroom Caps -­ Roasted Mushrooms filled with Italian Sausage and Herbs or Spinach and Feta Cheese (gf)­ $1.00 each

Chicken Pot stickers – Steamed and Pan­fried; served with Teriyaki Sauce­ $1.00 each

Swedish Meatballs­ – Ground Beef mixed with fresh Herbs and served in Bordelaise Sauce­ $1.00 each

Vegetable Potstickers­ – Asian Dumpling filled with Vegetables and Rice. Served with a side of Teriyaki Sauce­ $1.00 each (vegan)

Fresh Fruit and Cheese Skewers -­ $1.25 each (gf)

Asiago and Artichoke Cheese Bites­ – Puffed Pastry filled with a creamy blend of Asiago Cheese and diced Artichoke Hearts­ $1.75 each

Baked Brie Tartlets – Brie and Apricot Preserved wrapped in Puffed Pastry, brushed with Egg Glaze and baked to a golden brown­ $1.75 each

Miniature Calzones­ – Filled with Ricotta Cheese, Mozzarella and Spinach, served with Marinara Dipping Sauce­ $1.75 each

Bacon Wrapped Scallops­ – Jumbo Sea Scallops wrapped with Maple­smoked Bacon­ $1.80 each (gf)

Stuffed Shrimp Embrochette­ Shrimp stuffed with a slice of Jalapeno and Monterey Jack Cheese and wrapped in Bacon­ $1.80 each (gf)

DIPS AND PLATTERS­ 25 person minimum per item

Raw Vegetable Crudités­ – An array of seasonal Vegetables accompanied by Dips­ $2.00/person (gf)

Fruit and Cheese Platter­ – Assortment of Fresh Fruit with Domestic Cheese slices and Crackers­ $5.00/person

Mediterranean Antipasti Platter­ – A variety of Italian Meats and marinated Vegetables with assorted Cheeses. Served with Crusty Breads ­ $4.00/person (gf without bread)

Tortilla Chips with Mango Salsa and Tomato Salsa – ­ $2.00/person (gf)

Buffalo Chicken Dip­ – Warm dip with Buffalo Chicken, Cream Cheese, Ranch Dressing and Mozzarella Cheese. Served with Tortilla Chips @ $1.75/person

Artichoke Cheese Dip­ – Classic house recipe served hot with Crusty Baguettes­ $1.75/person. Add Bell Pepper, Carrot and Celery Sticks (additional $1.00/person)



Mixed Green Salad­ Mixed Organic Greens with Toasted Pecans, Dried Cranberries and Feta in Balsamic Vinaigrette (gf) Roasted Fingerling Potatoes tossed in Mustard­Dill Vinaigrette (gf)

Roasted Corn and Poblano Bake topped with Cilantro (gf)

Condiment Tray with Roasted Green Chiles, Lettuce, Tomato, Onion, Ketchup, Mustard, Mayonnaise (gf)

Brioche Buns

Bison Burgers (gf)

Grilled Chicken Breasts with spicy Peach Glaze (gf)



Pick one of the following Entrees:

  • Mini Chicken Parmesan
  • Eggplant Parmesan
  • Meatballs
  • Italian Sausage

Shrimp Scampi (additional $6.00/person)

Pick two of the following Sauces:

  • Marinara Sauce
  • Alfredo Sauce
  • Vodka Sauce
  • Creamy Pesto Sauce

Pick one of the following Pastas:

  • Bow Tie Pasta
  • Penne Pasta
  • Fettuccini Pasta
  • Angel Hair Pasta

Buffet includes:

  • Herbed Focaccia with Olive Oil
  • Parmesan Cheese
  • House Caesar Salad


Add to the Pasta Bar:
Grilled Vegetables, $2.00/person
Gluten Free Pasta, $2.00/person
Additional entrée selection, $4.00/person
Additional sauce or pasta selection, $2.00/person


Select three of the following sides:

  • Potato Salad (gf)
  • Fresh Fruit Salad (gf)
  • Pasta Salad
  • Cole Slaw (gf)
  • Market Salad (gf)
  • Baked Beans (gf)
  • Corn on the Cob (gf)

Arugula, Watermelon, Feta and Honey Salad with Champagne Vinaigrette (gf) (additional $1.00/person)

Select two of the following Entrees:

  • Hamburgers (gf)
  • Hot Dogs
  • Boneless BBQ Chicken Breasts (gf)
  • Rocky Mountain Bratwurst
  • Grilled Portobello Mushrooms (gf)
  • Chipotle Black Bean Burgers (gf)
  • Grilled Tandori Chicken with Cilantro Yogurt Sauce (gf) (additional $1.00/person)
  • Bison Burgers (gf) (additional $4.00/person)
  • Baja Grilled Steak (gf) (additional $4.00/person)


Condiment Tray with Cheese, Lettuce, Tomato, Onion, Ketchup, Mustard and Mayonnaise (gf)


Add to the All­American Cookout
Ultimate Condiment Tray with Green Chiles, Bacon, Avocado, Sautéed Mushrooms, Bleu Cheese and Pickled Jalapenos, additional $3.00/person

Additional Side Dish Selection ­ $2.00/person
Additional Entrée Selection ­ $4.00/person


Build your own Street Tacos with:

  • Chopped Onions (gf)
  • Chopped Tomatoes (gf)
  • Chopped Cilantro (gf)
  • Lettuce (gf)
  • Sour Cream (gf)
  • Pico de Gallo (gf)
  • Flour Tortillas
  • Shredded Cheddar Cheese (gf)

Select two of the following Entrees:

  • Grilled Flank Steak (gf)
  • Grilled Chicken (gf)
  • Blackened Fish (gf)
  • Spiced Ground Beef (gf)

Select one Salad:
Tomato and Cucumber Salad with Cilantro Vinaigrette (gf)

Southwestern Salad with Romaine, Roasted Corn, Avocado, Bell Peppers, Cilantro Vinaigrette and Crispy Tortilla Strips (additional $1.00/person)

Buffet Includes:
Black Beans (gf)

Cilantro Rice (gf)
$31.95/person (additional $.50/person for both corn and flour tortillas)


Select three of the following sides:

  • Corn on the Cob (gf)
  • Cole Slaw (gf)
  • Home style Macaroni and Cheese
  • Baked Beans (gf)
  • Potato Salad (gf)
  • Market Salad (gf)

Select two of the following entrees:

  • Smoked Beef Brisket (gf)
  • Smoked Pork Shoulder (gf)
  • Smoked Chicken (gf)
  • Smoked Pork Ribs (gf)

Buffet includes:
Hot and Mild BBQ Sauce (gf) and Buns

Add to the Memphis BBQ
Traditional Cornbread (additional $1.00/person)
Jalapeno Cheddar Cornbread (additional $2.00/person)


Select One Bread

  • Artisan Bread Basket – Overflowing baskets of crusty Baguettes, Artisan Breads and Flatbreads served with Salted Butter
  • Freshly Baked Dinner Rolls with Butter
  • Select One Salad – Can be served buffet style or plated
  • Mixed Greens Salad – Mixed Greens topped with toasted Pecans, Dried Cranberries, Feta and Balsamic Vinaigrette Dressing (gf)
  • Spring Salad – ­ Mixed Spring Greens with Pears, Bleu Cheese and Caramelized Walnuts in Walnut Vinaigrette (gf)
  • Tuscan Salad – ­ Crisp Greens with Granny Smith Apples, Candied Walnuts and Gorgonzola in Apple Champagne Vinaigrette (gf)
  • Classic Caesar Salad with Croutons and freshly grated Parmesan
  • Market Salad with Tomatoes, Carrots, Cucumber and Mushrooms with Creamy Ranch and Italian Vinaigrette (gf)
  • Greek Salad – Crisp Romaine with Black Olives, Red Onions, Grape Tomatoes and Feta Cheese in Greek Vinaigrette (gf)
  • Odessa Salad – Local Organic Mixed Greens, Strawberries, Avocado, Toasted Almonds and Goat Cheese in Champagne Vinaigrette (additional $1.00/person) (gf)
  • Harvest Salad – Fresh Spinach with Dried Cranberries, Toasted Walnuts and Stilton Cheese with Pomegranate Vinaigrette Dressing (additional $1.00/person (gf)

Select One Starch
Mashed Potatoes with Gravy OR Twice Baked Potatoes with your choice of the following flavors (choose one, two or all three!)

  • White Cheddar
  • Bacon Scallion
  • Roasted Garlic
    Mashed Potatoes gf without gravy, Twice Baked Potatoes gf
  • Roasted Red Bliss Potatoes with Herbs (gf)
  • Long Grain White and Wild Rice Pilaf (gf)
  • Pearled Cous Cous with fresh Herbs (gf)
  • Baked Potatoes with Butter, Sour Cream and Chives (gf) Cheddar Gratin Potatoes (additional $1.00/person)
  • Orzo with Thyme and Lemon Zest (additional $1.00/person) (gf)
  • Roasted Sweet Potatoes with Honey and Cinnamon (additional $1.00/person) (gf)

Select One Vegetable

  • Steamed Broccoli, Cauliflower and Carrots (gf)
  • Sautéed Green Beans Almandine (gf)
  • Roasted Root and Seasonal Vegetables with Balsamic Glaze (gf)
  • Tomato, Mushroom, Dried Apricot and Roasted Corn Ragout (gf)
  • Broccoli Cheddar Bake topped with Bread Crumbs
  • Roasted Brussels Sprouts with Bacon (additional $1.50/person) (gf)
  • Roasted Asparagus (additional $1.00/person) (gf)

Bistro Entrees

  • Caribbean Roasted Pork Tenderloin with Mango Salsa
  • Lemon Chicken Scaloppini – Creamy Lemon and White Wine Sauce over sautéed Chicken, Mushrooms and Artichokes then sprinkled with Pancetta and Capers
  • Parmesan Crusted Chicken Breasts with Marinara Sauce and melted Mozzarella
  • Herb and Goat Cheese Stuffed Chicken­ Boneless Breast of Chicken stuffed with special herbs and Goat Cheese; breaded, baked and topped with Sun­dried Tomato Cream Sauce
  • Chicken Marsala – Boneless Chicken sautéed in Olive Oil and topped with a Marsala Wine and Mushroom Sauce (gf)
  • Riviera Chicken -­ Grilled Lemon Basil Chicken in a light Cream Sauce tossed with Wild Mushrooms, Parmesan Cheese, Sun­dried and Roma Tomatoes and fresh Spinach (gf)
  • Slow Roasted Beef Sirloin, specially marinated then carved into thick slices and topped with caramelized sweet Onions and Mushrooms in a rich Burgundy Wine Sauce (gf)
  • Grilled Skirt Steak with Shallot Pan Sauce (gf)
  • Butternut Squash Ravioli with Sage Brown Butter Sauce Mozzarella Stuffed Portobello Mushrooms with Balsamic Marinade Vegan Stuffed Portobello Mushrooms with Kale and Quinoa (gf)

Deluxe Entrees
Additional $6.00/person
Beef Tenderloin Medallions with Roasted Garlic and Brandy Sauce (gf) Grilled Atlantic Salmon with Sour Cream and Dill

Pan Seared Stuffed Trout

Additional $9.00/person
Roasted Pancetta Topped Beef Tenderloin with Wild Mushrooms (gf)

Sampler Menu Pricing
Buffet Style
One Bistro Entree ­ $37.95/person Two Bistro Entrees ­ $41.95/person

Plated Style
All guests receive the same entree­ $37.95/person
Guests preselect from a choice of two entrees­ $39.95/person

Children’s Plate: Chicken Fingers with Ketchup, Raw Carrots with Ranch Dip, Fresh Fruit Cup, Juice Box­ $14.00/person (for children up to 8 years old only); additional chicken finger available for an additional $2.00/child


Assorted Pies­ $20.00/pie (8 slices per pie)

Assorted Cheesecake Slices­ $30.00/cake (12 slices per cake)

Chocolate Dipped Strawberries­ $1.25 each (gf) (minimum order 2 dozen)

Ice Cream Sundae Bar – Vanilla and Chocolate Premium Ice Cream, Chocolate Sauce, Caramel Sauce, Whipped Cream, Chopped Nuts, Maraschino Cherries and Sprinkles­ $4.00/person (gf)

Chocolate Chip Cookies and Brownies ­ $1.00 each (2 dozen cookie or brownie minimum)

S’mores Fixings– Marshmallows, Milk Chocolate, Graham Crackers and Sticks for Roasting­ $2.50/person

Cakes­ Decadent Cakes for a perfect finish to your dinner!
Momma’s Carrot Cake, $4.75/slice (order in increments of 32 slices)

Chocolate Peanut Butter Mousse Cake, $5.50/slice (order in increments of 24 slices)

Individual Serving Desserts­ Perfect single portion of gourmet dessert with selections to include:
New York Cheesecake 4”, $4.50 each (order in increments of 2 dozen)
Chocolate Longs Peak Cake, $6.25 each (order in increments of 2 dozen)
Key Lime Tart 4”, $3.75 each (order in increments of 16)
Chocolate Lava Cake 3”, $4.00 each (order in increments of 2 dozen)


Hot Apple Cider­ $15.00/gallon (gf)

Hot Chocolate with Marshmallows­ $15.00/gallon (gf)

Canned Sodas­ $.75 each (gf)

Assorted Juices­ $15.00/gallon (gf)


Build your own Breakfast Burritos with the following:

  • Scrambled Eggs (gf)
  • Sautéed Peppers and Onions (gf) Diced Green Chiles (gf)
  • Chorizo Sausage (gf)
  • Cheddar Cheese (gf)
  • Salsa (gf)
  • Hot Sauce (gf)
  • Flour Tortillas

Breakfast Potatoes (gf)

Fresh Fruit Platter (gf)

Pastry Basket with Muffins, Danish, Filled and Plain Croissants

Orange Juice (gf)


Waffle Station – Freshly made Buttermilk Waffles with Warm Syrup, Whipped Cream, Butter and Baked Apples Pastry Basket with Muffins, Danish, Filled and Plain Croissants

Fresh Fruit Tray (gf)

Breakfast Potatoes (gf) Orange Juice (gf)

Pastry Basket with Muffins, Danish, Filled and Plain Croissants Fresh Fruit Tray (gf)

Breakfast Potatoes (gf)

Scrambled Eggs (gf)

Bacon and Sausage (gf)

Orange Juice (gf)