A RESTAURANT UNLIKE ANY OTHER IN UTAH
The Lakehouse at Deer Creek offers an incredibly unique dining experience with breathtaking views, the ambiance of the shores of Deer Creek and locally focused cuisine from celebrated chef Tamara Stanger that we like to call Utah Heritage Cuisine.
CHEF TAMARA STANGER
Tamara Stanger is Chef of The Lakehouse at Deer Creek. She has spent her life working in restaurants with a deep passion for wild foods and local ingredients. Tamara has worked closely with the James Beard Foundation, has been featured on Food Network’s “Chopped”, and was named “Best Visionary” and “Women Who Move the Valley” by local publications. Her restaurants have been in the list of top restaurants in Phoenix for the past several years. Tamara’s menu has always centered around history and culture with a strong influence of small farms and indigenous ingredients.
Tamara was born and raised in Utah, living mostly in rural areas without public services, but plenty of wilderness to explore.