Chef Chad Scothorn moved to Telluride in 1996 after working in restaurants from Oklahoma to Argentina. Scothorn has been praised by The New York Times, Nation's Restaurant News, Snow Country, Esquire, Bon Appetit, Connoisseur and Town and Country for his creative approach to food. The COSMOpolitan is listed in the Zagat guide and has earned the Award of Excellence from Wine Spectator every year since 1998. 

  • A tray with pink cocktails garnished with lime wedges.

Après Ski

Après Ski at the COSMO is a favorite for locals and visitors alike! The COSMOpolitan has happy hour daily from 4 - 5pm in the bar area and lobby with deals you can't pass up. Half-priced sushi, signature cocktails, and house glasses of wine are a great way to kick off an evening in Telluride.

Local Note: grab a spot on the patio for happy hour. You won't regret it.

  • Inside a restaurant with tables, chairs, a set table, and a person outside by the window.


As the #1-Rated Fine Dining Restaurant in Telluride, the Cosmopolitan Is a Must-Try While in Town! While the Sushi Is a Classic Favorite, the Lamb, Duck Breast and Pork Chop Are Unbeatable. Diners Also Can Sip on Some Spectacular Specialty Drinks or Choose from An Extensive Beer and Wine Menu. the Ambiance at The Cosmo only Adds to Every Hand-Crafted Delicious Meal. Bon Appetit! Served daily from 5 - 6 pm.

  • Cozy Hotel Columbia Telluride bedroom with wine, cheese platter by the bed, snowy scene outside.

Room Service

Enjoy private dining at Hotel Columbia with room service. Order from COSMOpolitan restaurant for a remarkable culinary experience in the comfort of your own room. Escape the bustling atmosphere and savor your meal in peace.

Immerse yourself in a remarkable culinary journey without leaving the serene confines of your sanctuary.