Global Wedding Awards 2024

38 | LUXlife Magazine stablished in the mid-1990s, Pitchfork Fondue first setup its western outdoor cookout on a working cattle ranch outside of Jackson Hole before finding its permanent home in Pinedale, Wyoming. Over the years, travellers have journeyed from far and wide to experience traditional cowboy cooking over a wood fire alongside impressive views of the Wind River Mountains. In 2015, Matt and Liz David took over the Pitchfork Fondue from the original owners and continue to serve its traditional delicacies with a modern twist. Matt and Liz are both long-time residents, with Matt’s family being one of the first to homestead the area and Liz’s father acting as the town’s doctor for over 50 years. The duo first bonded over their passion for outdoor mountain life, western culture, and entertaining guests. After tying the knot in 1986, Matt and Liz founded Wyoming Rivers and Trails outfitting business, immersing guests in their culture with custom trips through the Wind River Mountains with horseback riding, fishing, canoes, and hiking. While guiding groups on these one-of-a-kind experiences, the couple discovered their niche and love for hosting locals and tourists alike. With their extensive knowledge of the area and its rich history, Matt and Liz are excellent hosts and experts at delivering a truly western cookout experience. Pitchfork Fondue offers both on-site and off-site catering and event planning throughout the year. From smaller gatherings to larger events such as weddings, fundraisers, and special occasions, Pitchfork Fondue can accommodate up to 250 people at its onsite location or travel to guests’ destination of choice. At its Pinedale location, guests will discover expansive tent canopies, ample parking, and enjoy their delicious meals before awe-inspiring views of the Wind River Mountains. To complement its fine cuts of meat, the cookout offers fresh fruit and vegetables alongside light h’ordeuvres and all-inclusive meal options. With its variety of cauldrons, grills, smokers, fondue pots, and open spit, Pitchfork Fondue’s menu is fully customisable to meet diners’ wildest cookout desires. Guests will begin their interactive experience with a scrumptious appetizer of homemade potato chips and succulent Buffalo Brats. Non-alcoholic beverages are available, including refreshing lemonade, iced tea, hot tea, and coffee, with the option for adults to bring their own bottle. The star of the cookout experience is the main course with a choice of juicy sirloin steak. tender chicken breast, or hand-trimmed trout, all cooked to absolute perfection. Diners are encouraged to try a wide range of delicious homemade sauces to create their own main attraction. Furthermore, Pitchfork Fondue On & Off Site Event Catering Company 2024 - Wyoming Pitchfork Fondue Western Cookout offers a unique outdoor dining experience, inviting guests to enjoy a delectable meal under the open sky all year round. Renowned for its succulent meats and great family atmosphere, the restaurant enhances every special occasion with its exceptional cookout experiences. invites guests to pile up their plates with sides of fresh dinner rolls, baked potatoes, and crispy onions all cooked in the cauldron. Finally, it is time to satisfy the sweet tooth with the cookout’s famous homemade brownies and lemon bars, guaranteed to leave guests’ feeling satisfied. Susan J., one of many delighted diners, shares, “The owner Matt was a wonderful host and took the time to talk with us and give us some tips on where to see some hidden gems of Wyoming history. The people who work there are just as nice as he is. The food was amazing, and the kettle chips were to die for! There is a choice of steak, chicken, or trout, cooked using a pitchfork, at an extremely reasonable price. They supply tea, lemonade, and water but it is BYOB, and they will supply buckets, ice, and cups. The views of the Wind River Mountain range made the experience complete. We highly recommend this one-of-a-kind experience!” Catering to couples, families, and large groups for special occasions, Pitchfork Fondue invites locals and travellers alike to enjoy an authentic western cookout. From its Wyoming location, guests can immerse themselves in the beauty of the west with phenomenal views and open sky. Revered for its succulent meats and hearty meals, the cookout offers an interactive cooking experience that diners will remember fondly for years to come. For its unrivalled cookout experiences, we are delighted to present Pitchfork Fondue with this year’s award for On & Off Site Event Catering Company – Wyoming. Contact: Matt David Company: Pitchfork Fondue Western Cookout Web Address: E