Vail Resorts on Monday released the following press release on Beaver Creek Winter Culinary Weekend scheduled for 20-23. January:
Winter Culinary Weekend returns to Beaver Creek on January 20thth – 23rd with dynamic, high-alpine outdoor adventures and unique events showcasing culinary expertise from both visiting chefs and Beaver Creek restaurants. Colorado is hosting California at the January signing event, where four chefs and all twelve winemakers come from Golden State.
Guest chefs including Tyler Florence, Chris Cosentino, Traci Des Jardins, Elizabeth Falkner and Josh Niernberg bring their talents to wine-paired lunches and dinners and cook with chefs from Beaver Creek restaurants. Wine, spirits and cocktails for the events are provided by visiting bartenders from California, Texas and Colorado, who bring a variety of unique and small batch offerings for guests to enjoy, with selections of boutique wineries from Sonoma, Napa Valley and Central Coast. Learn more about the guest chefs at BeaverCreek.com/Culinary
With ten events spread over four days, the winter culinary weekend offers something for everyone – from wine-paired dinners and a mixology class to a glassware seminar that ends with Sunday’s snowshoe and sunset evening to end the weekend.
At the guided snowshoe excursion and gourmet lunch, snowshoe through stunning surroundings, then relax at Grouse Mountain Grill, a unique hillside restaurant, and enjoy lunch prepared by guest chef Josh Niernberg and Grouse Mountain Grill chef Bryan Wilson, as well as Outward Vine paired with each right.
At the always popular Ski.Eat.Ski you can take the chance to tackle the mountain with expert guides. After an exciting morning in the snow, enjoy a gourmet lunch, designed by guest chefs Elizabeth Falkner and Traci Des Jardins with Zachs Cabin Executive Chef Alex Slagle, paired with unique wines from Angela Osborne of A Tribute to Grace Wine Company to complete this enhanced on mountain experience.
The culinary collaboration dinner at Splendido for the benefit of the Bright Future Foundation allows guests to enjoy a dinner prepared by featured guest chef Tyler Florence and Splendido’s head chef and owner Brian Ackerman in the exquisite setting of the Chateau.
Raise a glass at Saturday’s Grand Tasting while enjoying live music from Hazel Miller and the Collective to celebrate an unforgettable culinary experience in the mountains.
Pouring partners include Cervantes Family Vineyards, Favia Wines, Lady of the Sunshine, Land of Saints, Laws Whiskey House, Lieu Dit Winery, LALO Tequila, Outward Wines, Premium Port Wines, Presqu’ile Wines, Purlieu Wines, Reeve Wines, Scar of the Sea , Southern Glazer’s Wine & Spirits, A Tribute to Grace Wine Company and Tyler Winery.
Proof of full vaccination two weeks before the event or negative COVID test within 72 hours of the event is required for all lunches, dinners and seminars. Grand Tasting requires proof of full vaccination by January 8, 2022.
Details of all events and tickets are available at BeaverCreek.com/Culinary