Savour the Slopes Culinary Festival at Keystone Resort

Savour the Slopes is a new culinary festival this season at Keystone Resort.  Every day features samplings of food, wine, and beer from some of Keystone’s signature dining restaurants.  Each tasting event is just $20 and they are held at various locations around the resort, starting at 4:30 pm.  The events are broken up into three categories: Food from January 18 – 27, Wine from January 28 – February 3, and Beer and Spirits from February 4 -10. See the schedule below for all of the details!  Be sure to register early because each tasting has a limited tasting capacity.

 
FOOD
Fri. 1/18: ‘Seafood’, Alpenglow Stube (cap. 30)
Sat. 1/19: ‘The Ranch Farm to the Table’, Keystone Ranch (cap. 30)   /
‘Ice Carving Demo’, River Run Gondola Plaza (cap. 30)
Sun. 1/20: ‘Cooking With Kids’, Edgewater Cafe (cap. 12 children with parents,
ages 6-12)

Mon. 1/21: ‘Braised Prepared Tasting’, Black Bear Grill (cap. 25)
Tues. 1/22: ‘Meet the Chef’, Ski Tip Lodge (cap. 20)
Wed. 1/23: ‘Beer Based Appetizers’, 9280 Taphouse (cap. 30)
Thurs. 1/24: ‘Cheese & Chocolate’, Der Fondue Chessel (cap. 30)
Fri. 1/25: ‘Wild Game Appetizers’, Alpenglow Stube (cap. 30)   /  
‘Chocolate Tasting’
, Keystone Ranch (cap. 30)
Sat. 1/26: ‘Cobbler Tasting & A History of The Ski Tip Lodge’, Ski Tip Lodge (cap. 20)  
‘Oven Baked Techniques’, Der Fondue Chessel (cap. 50)
Sun. 1/27: ‘Barbeque Tasting’, Black Bear Grill (cap. 25)   /  
‘Grilled Steak Tasting’
, Bighorn Steakhouse (cap. 30)
WINE
Mon. 1/28: ‘Wines of Argentina’, 9280 Taphouse (cap. 20)   /  
‘Delectable Dessert Wine Tasting’
, Black Bear Grill (cap. 25)
Tues. 1/29: ‘California White Wines’, Bighorn Steakhouse (cap. 30)   /  
‘A World of Bubbles’
, Keystone Ranch (cap. 35)
Wed. 1/30: ‘Wines of Burgundy’, Der Fondue Chessel (cap. 40)   /  
‘Big Reds’
, Alpenglow Stube (cap. 40)
Thurs. 1/31: ‘A Taste of Italy’, Black Bear Grill (cap. 25)   /  
‘Infinite Monkey Therom Tasting’
, Ski Tip Lodge (cap. 20)
Fri. 2/1: ‘A Tour of Napa Valley’, Alpenglow Stube (cap. 40)   / 
‘A Taste of Colorado’
, Keystone Ranch (cap. 35)
Sat. 2/2: ‘Meritage, A World of Blended Wines’, Ski Tip Lodge (cap. 20)   /
‘The Misunderstood Malbec’, Der Fondue Chessel (cap. 40)
Sun. 2/3: ‘California Red Wines’, Bighorn Steakhouse (cap. 30)   /  
‘Greek Wine Tasting’
, Ski Tip Lodge (cap. 20)
BEER & SPIRITS
Mon. 2/4: ‘India Pale Ales’, 9280 Taphouse (cap. 30)  
‘Tequila & Nachos’, Black Bear Grill (cap. 25)
Tues. 2/5: ‘Old World Single Malt Scotch Tasting’, Keystone Ranch (cap. 35)   /   ‘Signature Infused Liquors’, Ski Tip Lodge (cap. 20)
Wed. 2/6: ‘Wonderful World of Liquers’, Der Fondue Chessel (cap. 40)   /
‘Colorado Beers at Their Finest’, Last Lift Bar (cap. 40)
Thurs. 2/7: ‘”Shaken Not Stirred” Martini Tasting’, Black Bear Grill (cap. 25)   /   ‘Colorado Liquor Tasting’, 9280 Taphouse (cap. 30)
Fri. 2/8: ‘White to Red Port Tasting’, Alpenglow Stube (cap. 40)    
‘”Mix It Up” Mixed Drink Tasting’
, 9280 Taphouse (cap. 20)
Sat. 2/9: ‘”A Mug With Old Friends” German Beer Tasting’, Ski Tip Lodge (cap. 20)   /   ‘”A Time to Warm By the Fire” Signature Hot Drinks’, Keystone Ranch (cap. 35)
Sun. 2/10: ‘Bourbon at Its Finest’, Bighorn Steakhouse (cap. 30)   / 
‘Toast the Winter With An Ale Tasting’
, Last Lift Bar (cap. 40)

Foodies Find the Best Eats at Keystone Culinary Festival Tomorrow

Piggybacking off of the popular ‘Taste of Colorado’ Festival in Denver, The Taste of Keystone has become a well-known and long standing tradition in Keystone and is sure to impress any ‘foodie’.  This year the event is in it’s 24th year and is taking place tomorrow, September 2nd in Keystone’s Lakeside Village. The Labor Day Weekend event features live music and amazing food tastings from some of the best restaurants in the country, all based right here in Keystone Resort Colorado. Participating food vendors include Bighorn Steakhouse, Alpenglow Stube, Black Bear Grill, Ski Tip Lodge, Keystone Ranch, Keystone Summit House, pastry chef Ned Archibald, Edgewater Café, Pizza on the Plaza, Rocky Mountain Chocolate Factory, Keystone Adventure Center, and Dos Locos.  You can expect a nice variety of scrumptious tastings all afternoon at the event.  Tickets are just a dollar each and the dishes typically range from just two to five tickets.  Examples of the cuisine include the Ski Tip’s char-grilled tiger shrimp with avocado, Olathe corn salsa, cherry tomato and crème fraiche. There’s no better way to grab a taste of the good life!

There will also be a silent auction going on throughout the day, concluding at 2:30 p.m. with the winners announced at 3pm. Proceeds from the auction go to help support Summit County’s Mountain Mentors Program (www.summitcares.org).  Tastings and live music, featuring the ever-popular WhiteWater Ramble, begin at 11 a.m on Sunday and run until 3pm. The event is billed as zero waste, meaning all plates, cups and utensils are biodegradable and recycling containers will be available throughout the venue.

Other activities happening in Keystone this weekend include the River Run Merchant’s Tent Sale, featuring huge discounts on both summer and winter items from retailers such as Gorsuch, Christy Sports, Keystone Sports, Kidz Cabin and more.  Other resort activities include hiking, mountain biking, paddle boating, stand-up paddleboarding, and golf.

Be sure to check out some of our vacation rental properties in Lakeside Village for your next Keystone Vacation.  The views can’t be beat and the location is central to shops and restaurants, activities on the Lake, the paved rec path and the Keystone Conference Center.

Spectacular Views at Lake Shore Condos!

Keystone Winter Culinary Festival Takes Place March 2-4

Keystone Resort will host its Winter Culinary Festival from March 2nd-4th.  The festival will take place resort-wide.  Sip wines, join in on classes and demonstrations or treat your palate to food prepared by award winning chefs.  Take a look at the schedule of events below or click to reserve your tickets now!

Schedule:


Friday, March 2nd


Alpenglow Stube Show Kitchen Demo – 10:30am: Cost: Free / $9 foot passenger ticket available for non-skiers/riders.  Foot passenger tickets may be purchased through Activities and Dining at 800-354-4386.
Pastry Demo-2pm: Cost $20.  Located at Keystone Conference Center.
Culinary Trends Cooking Class-2pm: Cost:$20.  Located at the Lakeside Suite at Keystone Lodge.
North American Whiskey Experiences-4pm: Cost: $125.  Located at the Black Bear Grill.
World Celebration of Wine Dinner-6pm: Cost: $125.  Located at the Ski Tip Lodge.

 

Saturday, March 3rd


Ice Carving Demo with Chef Steve Nguyen – 11am: Cost: Free. Located at Gondola Plaza.
Decadent Wellness:  Presented by the Keystone Spa-11:30am: Cost: $20.  Located at the Lakeside Suite at Keystone Lodge.
Kids in the Kitchen Cooking Class-11:30am and 12:30pm sessions: Cost is $20.  Located at Warren Station.
Beer Tasting-2pm: Cost $20.  Located at Warren Station.
Unique red varietal and blends-3:30: Cost: $20.  Located at the Ski Tip Ranch.
Champagne Seminar-3pm: Cost: $20.  Located at the Ranch.
Martini Tasting-4pm: Cost $20.  Located at the Black Bear Grill at Keystone.
Grand Tasting-5:30pm to 9pm: Located at the top of North Peak at Der Fondue Chessel and Alpenglow Stube,  guests will get wine or champagne pairings with various samples of fine cuisine.  The cost is $125 per person.

Sunday, March 4th


Champagne Brunch at the 11, 444-Starts at 10:30am: Located at the Alpenglow Stube, you will receive a Mimosa, soup du jour, selection of an entree, and and array of dessert choices.  Cost is $47 per person, payment can be made at the restaurant.  Reservations are required and can be made by calling 800.354.4386.  Ticket packages are also available.  The Grand Plus Package is $150 per person and is valid for 1 ticket to the Grand Tasting, plus 2 seminars.

Contact a SummitCove Vacation Planner today to reserve your Keystone lodging when you head to the Resort for the Winter Culinary Festival!