Phoenician’s Elite Chef Prepares Inaugural Long Table Guest Chef Dinner at Hidden Meadow Ranch

The Phoenician’s Executive Sous Chef Lee Hillson joins HMR’s Chef Ben Mulé for Long Table Dinner at White Mountains Luxury Guest Ranch

(GREER, Ariz.)- One of Scottsdale’s most popular chefs joins Hidden Meadow Ranch for one night only at HMR’s Inaugural Long Table Guest Chef Dinner on August 10, 2013.

Hidden Meadow Ranch, Arizona’s premier luxury guest ranch located near Greer in the White Mountains, is pleased to welcome Lee Hillson, Executive Sous Chef of The Phoenician, a AAA Five Diamond luxury resort located in Scottsdale. Chef Hillson will work side-by-side with Hidden Meadow Ranch’s own Chef de Cuisine Ben Mulé. 

Starting at 6 p.m. on Saturday, August 10th, the award-winning chefs will partner together to prepare a four-course elegant interpretation of rustic Mediterranean-inspired cuisine.

As a new experience at Hidden Meadow Ranch, the meal will be served outside on one continuous long table lit by soft candlelight overlooking the Meadow Pond against a beautiful backdrop of Pondrosa pines and aspens.

“I am excited for the opportunity to not only prepare my favorite dishes at Hidden Meadow Ranch, but also to serve guests sitting at one of the longest tables I’ve ever worked,” said Chef Hillson. “I have always loved Hidden Meadow Ranch, so I’m planning to bring a little bit of home with me to share with guests at this special place.”


Chef Lee Hillson’s Menu

Roasted Beet /Pickled Ramps/Crows Dairy Goat Cheese/Arugula/Queen Creek
Bacon Olive Oil

Chilled Cantaloupe Soup/Crisp House-made Prosciutto/Lobster/Mint

Duo of Beef Cedar River Tenderloin & Shrimp/Green Chili Mac “n” Cheese Potato Gratin/Roasted Tomato/Asparagus

English Summer Pudding/Berry Coulis/Lemon Mascarpone


Reservations are required. Dinner is $75 per person, alcohol, tax and gratuity not included. Wine pairings for each course are available for an additional $25 per person. Space is limited. To make reservations call (928) 333-1000.

About Hidden Meadow Ranch

Providing first-rate accommodations and service is second nature at Hidden Meadow Ranch. The owners, Tim and Casey Bolinger of Greenbrier Southwest Corporation, were integrally involved in the development of Kierland in northeast Phoenix and The Ritz-Carlton, Dove Mountain community near Tucson. Combining their resort and development expertise with their interests in horseback riding, snow skiing and fly fishing, the Bolingers and their team, led by General Manager Jane Lenci, have created a luxury lodging experience at Hidden Meadow Ranch that complements the naturally beautiful, secluded setting, while providing a range of recreational activities and high level of service and comfort in all four seasons.

For more information on Hidden Meadow Ranch, visit www.hiddenmeadow.com or call 928.333.1000.