Keystone Resort Announces New Month-Long Culinary Event, "Savour the Slopes"

18 January 2013

KEYSTONE, Colo. — January 18, 2012 —Keystone Resort is proud to announce a new culinary event, “Savour the Slopes”, featuring a rotating showcase of Keystone’s signature restaurants from Jan18 to Feb 10, 2013. Each week, the event will focus on a different culinary experience, with Food headlining Jan. 18-26, Wine Jan. 29-Feb. 3 and Beer and Spirits Feb 4-10. Guests will enjoy nightly tastings in unique culinary settings including The Alpenglow Stube, located at 11,444’, The Ski Tip Lodge, a former 1800s stagecoach stop and The Ranch, a historical homestead that offers stunning views and a game-centric menu.
 
Superb culinary offerings have long been a signature feature at Keystone; the Resort boasts three AAA four-diamond rated restaurants, the Best Restaurant in Summit County, as voted by the Summit Daily News and a slew of award-winning menus and wine lists with recognition by notable industry sources including Wine Spectator.
 
This emphasis on making Keystone not only a great family ski destination, but also a foodie haven, has now taken the Resort’s notable culinary to the next level with the new month-long “Savour the Slopes” showcase. Similar to a municipality’s “Restaurant Week”, beginning at 4:30pm everyday from Friday, Jan 18 through Sunday, Feb 10, Keystone’s signature restaurants will host unique tastings, priced at only $20 each, influenced by their normal award-winning menus. A full schedule of tastings is available at keystoneresort.com
 
The rotating restaurant schedule will provide scrumptious tastings such as Farm to Table at the Keystone Ranch, Cheese & Chocolate at Der Fondue Chessel and a Cobbler Tasting at the Ski Tip Lodge. Wine tastings will feature an array of options from A World of Bubbles at the Keystone Ranch to Delectable Dessert Wine Tasting at the Black Bear Grill, and The Misunderstood Malbec at Der Fondue Chessel. Moving into the last week of the culinary showcase, beer & spirit tastings will range from India Pale Ales at 9280’ Taphouse to Signature Infused Liquors at the Ski Tip Lodge.
 

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Media Note
More info and photos of Keystone Resort are also available at http://news.keystone.vailresorts.com.
 
Available high-res photos:
 
Keystone’s Chefs Hard at Hard at the Alpenglow Stube, one of several restaurants to be featured during the month-long Savour the Slopes culinary event at the Colorado resort, Jan 18 through Feb 10: http://www.keystoneresort.com/deals/savourtheslopes.aspx?intcmp=K000148.
 
Keystone’s Culinary Team has garnered several industry awards, and three of the resort’s restaurants rate among AAA Four-Diamond selections:
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From scrumptious desserts to award-winning wines, Keystone’s month-long Savour the Slopes culinary celebration will offer nightly tastings with something for every palate:
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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
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; 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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