Cookhouse Chow is served buffet style in the 85 seat replica of a 1940s cookhouse between 11:30 a.m. and 3:00 p.m. every day. All food is prepared in the cookhouse and features baked beans, fresh soups from scratch, homemade brown bread, gingerbread, cookies and coffee, tea, or lemonade.
Cookhouse Chow (without admission) is $12.00 per person. (Child's Meal is $6.00).
It is possible to purchase a meal ticket without visiting the Village. All tickets are purchased at the Hosking Store.
Reduced prices are available when purchasing a regular admission tour of Memory Lane and a Cookhouse Chow meal at the same time.
(15 or more ) by reservation only
By prior arrangement, traditional meals from the 1940s can be prepared for groups of 15 or more (maximum 85). The specific menu for the group is by prior arrangement, popular options include Corned Beef and Cabbage, Seafood Chowder, Hodgepodge, Fishcakes and Beans, all served with vegetables, beverage and dessert. Traditional meals on their own average $17 per head (meal only) or $20 per head including a tour of Memory Lane.
Dinners are by reservation only made no later than 4:00 p.m. on the Thursday before the dinner. A pay bar opens at 6:30 p.m. and dinneris served at 7:00 p.m.. Dinners are 4 - 5 courses, $25 per person. All proceeds are used to support the work of the Lake Charlotte Area Heritage Society..
If you are unable to honor a reservation, please let us know as far in advance as possible, or preferably, arrange to have someone take your place.