Dodge City, Kansas enjoys a long-standing and legendary image of taking on new challenges and leadership in the West. Pioneering. Paving new roads to the good life in the continual building of a growing community.
What Bill and Kim Cunningham, and their son Brent Cunningham, have underway at Mariah Hills Steak & Ale in Dodge City with their leadership in the restaurant industry is well in the city’s tradition of trailblazing with excellence.
Mariah Hills Steak & Ale is a concept the Cunningham family team developed to bring guests to a gorgeous and vista-filled area of Dodge City on the stunning grounds of the Mariah Hills Golf Course. Owned by the City of Dodge City, the course and its club building are on a point surrounded by scenic hills. In partnership with the City to renovate and revitalize this feature of the municipal golf course, Bill, Kim and team created the Steak & Ale to provide a wonderful way to enjoy a culinary tradition for which Dodge City, Kansas is famous: the best in beef.Mariah Hills Steak & Ale is a comfortable culinary destination nestled on the greens of Mariah Hills Golf Course in Dodge City.
Company Center of the Plate expert Chef Bud Andersen to design a menu that provides a superior experience of top beef, but with affordability and accessibility that would also make coming to the beautiful restaurant and setting appealing on any of the week – not just on special occasions. The goal is to update the image of a golf club dining destination to make it more of an everyday experience.Mariah Hills Steak & Ale is surrounded by stunning vistas the golf course on the Kansas prairie.
“We are creating nightly specials, featuring steak, sushi, seafood, with great recipes that everyone craves,” says Bill. “And we also want to tap into the spirit of what’s going on in the community to make Mariah Hills Steak & Ale a place to celebrate, relax and have fun on a regular basis – not just for super special occasions.”
The menu features some wonderful approaches to beef, with select recipes credited to the inspiration of “Ham’s,” (or Brent Cunningham, with the nickname that he’s also known by).
Mouths are watering for the sandwich menu which includes a classic Philly Cheese Steak Sandwich, with Ham’s secret recipe served with bell peppers and onions on a hoagie roll and topped with melted cheese; a Mariah Hills Steak Sandwich with grilled seasoned sirloin steak, cut on the bias, with caramelized onions and topped with sauce, on a hoagie; and a Reuben with corned beef brisket, spicy sauerkraut, Swiss cheese and thousand island dressing on rye.
The Mariah Hills signature Grilled Sirloin Salad is a refreshing lighter option with hearty beef: tender sirloin steak sliced and atop fresh greens with sautéed mushrooms, tomatoes, cucumbers and topped with chunky bleu cheese and coarse black pepper.Wonderful signature recipes for bone-in steaks, pastas, sandwiches and hearty salads served in a welcoming and comfortable environment are making Mariah Hills Steak & Ale an everyday destination.
The steaks at Mariah Hills are stellar. The menu features accessible and affordable options, with a 16 oz. Bone–in Ribeye, Choice Filet, Ribeye and Strip selections, and two French Bone Chops. The Mariah Hills menu also features the classic comfort of Chicken Fried Steak and Salisbury Steak.
The Cunninghams’ innovative goal of making the Mariah Hills Steak & Ale an everyday destination is well on its way to realization with recipes and a menu that appeals to all appetites and occasions.
Paving the way to provide new experiences in dining takes determination, diligence and dedication. We salute Bill, Kim and Brent Cunningham for their leadership and success in building new traditions in the Dodge City restaurant industry.