"Savor the Slopes" Month-Long Culinary Showcase Returns to Keystone Resort

29 January 2014
 
KEYSTONE, Colo. — Jan. 29, 2014 —Savor the Slopes” returns to Keystone Resort for a second year, featuring a month-long rotating showcase of the resort’s signature and highly awarded restaurants. Each night, throughout the month of February, guests will enjoy an evening event highlighting a range of culinary delights, wine pairings, cocktail tastings and frothy beers. Weekly themes will showcase the best of food, Feb. 1-9, wine Feb. 10-16, spirits Feb. 17-23 and beer Feb. 24-28. All tastings begin promptly at 4:30 p.m. and cost a mere $25 per event. A complete schedule of events including nightly venues and topics is available at keystoneresort.com.
 
Savor the Slopes offers serious foodies and casual attendees alike the chance to experience the resort’s array of culinary offerings in a relaxed, affordable setting. Whether it’s the stunning setting of the historical Keystone Ranch or the breathtaking splendor of the mountaintop Alpenglow Stube, Keystone’s fine dining is among the best in the industry, featuring three AAA Four-Diamond rated restaurants. For a more informal dining experience, guests can refuel in a number of bistros, bars and tap houses across the resort, which serve up cold brews and signature cocktails, as well as unique and authentic Colorado cuisine. All of Keystone’s dining outlets afford guests a casual mountain atmosphere and wide-ranging menu options delivered by the resort’s expert culinary staff.
 
With over two feet of snow since Jan. 1 and access to over 3,000 acres of terrain, Keystone Resort’s skiing and riding conditions are looking superb. Check-out hike-to terrain in North and South Bowl, enjoy a signature black groomer such as Starfire or explore some of the best tree skiing around all while taking in breathtaking Rocky Mountain vistas. After a day exploring Keystone’s varied terrain unwind with a 4:30 p.m. “Savor the Slopes” event such as “Flavor the Alps Fondue in Colorado,” “Wines of Love,” “Comparing Vodka’s” and “Colorado Beers.”
 
After a full day of fun on the slopes and culinary indulgence, stay the night in one of the resort’s numerous accommodation options, ranging from luxury hotel rooms to cozy ski-in/ski-out condominiums. With 50% off rates (when booking two or more nights) running through the month of February, staying an extra night to beat traffic won’t break the bank with condos starting at only $102. Enhancements to the value oriented offer also include free night ski on day of arrival, free ice skating admission and 20% off skate rentals and free Kidtopia events. Book your lodging now by call calling (800) 328-1323 or visiting www.keystoneresort.com.
 
Making a last minute decision to head to the mountains for the “Savor the Slopes” culinary event? New this season, snow enthusiasts may purchase lift tickets at Keystonetickets.com just one day before hitting the slopes. One-Day Peaks Advanced tickets will be available every day, all season long, offering up to 25% savings off window-rate tickets.
 

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Media Note
More info and photos of Keystone Resort are also available at http://news.keystone.vailresorts.com.
 
For high-res photos and broadcast-quality video footage, please visit our Dropbox folder at https://www.dropbox.com/sh/wcvr41spvmcas0g/PFtjG2Sf6b. Click the Keystone Folder for an array of photo and video options.
 
Media Contacts
Laura Parquette, (970) 496-4107, (970) 333-3437, lparquette@vailresorts.com
Tucker Vest Burton, (970) 496-4065, (970) 485-2444, tburton@vailresorts.com
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; Canyons in Park City, 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.
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