Keystone’s Savor the Slopes Delights with Unique Tastings

07 January 2015
Signature Restaurants Offer Unique Food and Drink Samplings
 
Keystone, Colo. — Jan. 7, 2015 — Keystone Resort’s distinct signature restaurants will be on display during Keystone’s Savor the Slopes, a multi-week rotating showcase featuring food, wine, beer and spirits. Tasting events will highlight a unique theme that has been tailored specifically by the host restaurant, and will delight appetites from Wednesday, Jan. 21 through Thursday, Feb. 12. Award-winning, mountaintop locations, historical buildings and two distinct village settings are among the highlights that the six host restaurants offer for the combined 17 tasting events.
 
Reservations for individual Savor the Slopes tasting events are required, and can be made by calling 970-496-4386. All events begin at 4 p.m. and are $25 per person.
 
Savor the Slopes Schedule:
 
Der Fondue Chessel; A Taste of Fondue - Wednesday, Jan. 21

Alpenglow Stube; Wines of Napa Valley - Thursday, Jan. 22

Keystone Ranch; Farm to Table Presentation - Friday, Jan. 23

Bighorn Bistro; Creation of a Menu Item - Saturday, Jan. 24

The Ski Tip Lodge; Hors d’oeuvres Made Easy - Sunday, Jan. 25

Der Fondue Chessel; Cabernet at its Finest - Wednesday, Jan. 28

Alpenglow Stube; Wild Game - Thursday, Jan. 29

Keystone Ranch; Colorado Spirits - Friday, Jan. 30

Bighorn Bistro; Craft Beers, Gastropub Style Bites - Saturday, Jan. 31

The Ski Tip Lodge; Trends in Wine Making - Sunday, Feb. 1

Der Fondue Chessel; Beers of the World - Wednesday, Feb. 4

Alpenglow Stube; Mysteries of Merlot - Thursday, Feb. 5

Keystone Ranch; History of Colorado Wines - Friday, Feb. 6

Bighorn Bistro; How to Create Craft Cocktails - Saturday, Feb. 7

The Ski Tip Lodge; Ski Tip Infusions - Sunday, Feb. 8

Der Fondue Chessel; Wines of Sonoma - Wednesday, Feb. 11

9280’ Tap House; Colorado Beers - Thursday, Feb. 12 
 

Featured Restaurants:
 
Der Fondue Chessel is an authentic fondue experience located atop Keystone’s North Peak at 11,444-feet above elevation. It’s a true family-friendly environment, complete with the fun and adventure of two gondola rides whisking guests to their destination.
 
Alpenglow Stube is the highest AAA Four-Diamond rated dining experience in North America features contemporary cuisine with a Bavarian accent in a unique, secluded setting atop North Peak. This exquisite dining location has received the AAA Four-Diamond Award since 1994, holds the Wine Spectator “Best of Award of Excellence,” and boasts the most extensive selection of wines, ports and cognacs at Keystone.
 
Keystone Ranch is a AAA Four-Diamond rated restaurant, a Wine Spectator DiRoNa winner and ranked as a top restaurant in Colorado by the Zagat Survey. It’s located in an original 1930s ranch homestead and the mouth-watering five-course dinner features unique Colorado cuisine and wild game specialty entrées.
 
Bighorn Bistro & Bar is located in the Keystone Lodge & Spa with views of the Keystone Lake, the Lakeside Village, and the Continental Divide. This centrally located restaurant at Keystone offers seasonally inspired cuisine with Colorado influences.
 
The Ski Tip Lodge was recently voted the sixth best restaurant in America by OpenTable diners. This former 1800s stagecoach stop has been transformed into a cozy bed and breakfast and was once home to Keystone’s founders, Max and Edna Dercum. The Ski Tip Lodge’s four-course dinners are rotated daily and consistently receives high reviews regarding its innovate entrées and superb service.
 
9280 Tap House is a favorite in River Run Village that features daily specials, craft beers and pub fare. This location is set within the heart of River Run Village and boasts the best après outside deck area at Keystone; perfect after a long day on the slopes.
 
Keystone Resort is located just 90 miles from Denver International Airport, making it one of the closest and easiest accessible ski resorts to Denver. For more information about Keystone Resort, visit keystoneresort.com or call (877) 204-7889. Follow the resort at @KeystoneMtn and @KeystoneMtnPR on Twitter or at www.Facebook.com/Keystone
 
About Vail Resorts, Inc. (NYSE: MTN)
Vail Resorts, Inc., through its subsidiaries, is the leading mountain resort operator in the United States. The Company's subsidiaries operate the mountain resorts of Vail, Beaver Creek, Breckenridge and Keystone in Colorado; Heavenly, Northstar and Kirkwood in the Lake Tahoe area of California and Nevada; Park City and Canyons in Utah; Afton Alps in Minnesota and Mt. Brighton in Michigan; and the Grand Teton Lodge Company in Jackson Hole, Wyoming. The Company's subsidiary, RockResorts, a luxury resort hotel company, manages casually elegant properties. Vail Resorts Development Company is the real estate planning, development and construction subsidiary of Vail Resorts, Inc. Vail Resorts is a publicly held company traded on the New York Stock Exchange (NYSE: MTN). The Vail Resorts company website is www.vailresorts.com and consumer website is www.snow.com.
 

Contact(s)

Russell Carlton

Email: rcarlton@vailresorts.com
Phone: 970.496.4065
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