Don’t Miss These Mountaintop Dinners
March 26, 2018 - Supermoon
A powder day is a winter sermon of thoroughfare here in Colorado—but how about a powder evening? Check out these 3 after-hours dinners during Summit County resorts, during that you’ll float a chairlift to mountaintop fêtes finish with robust dishes and excellent libations. Just be certain not to eat and drink too much, as you’ll have to ski your approach down afterward. Bonus: Never attended a ski cooking before? Scroll down for a pro tips.
Before Copper’s Mar 31 Saturday Moonlight Dine Ski dinner, you’ll be means to work adult an ardour with an hour of private twilight skiing on middle neat runs off a Excelerator lift. Then, conduct to a softly-lit, lodge-style restaurant, Solitude Station, for upheld appetizers, Champagne, and live folksy stone from Beau Thomas (who we competence commend from the Voice). After that, puncture into a themed smorgasboard prepared by Copper’s chefs. Dinner themes vary, though past buffets have ranged from Greek- to Colorado-focused fare. Oh, and there’s always an endless plated dessert preference to finish a spread. Fair warning: You competence have to disencumber a symbol on your ski pants before streamer behind down a mountain.
Cost: Adults, $125–$150, depending on a night; ages 12–21, $90; organisation of four, $440
Dates: Mar 31
A-Basin, a OG of after-dark ski suppers, began a Moonlight Dinner Series behind in 2010. Around 180 guest spin out for any mountain-region-themed cooking (think: A Night in India, Spain, Italy, etc.), executed by A-Basin executive cook Steven Vlass during Black Mountain Lodge. No matter what a theme, these evenings always underline live entertainment, a money bar, and a possibility to ski downhill underneath a star-splashed winter sky. While this season’s dinners are already sole out, we can put your name on a wait list in hopes of snagging a seat, or symbol your calendar for subsequent year.
Cost: Ages 13 and up, $80–$120, depending on a night
Dates: Mar 31 (A Night in Spain); Apr 28 (Traditional Hawaiian fare)
Reserve: Call 888-272-7246 to get on a wait list for a sold-out dinners; arapahoebasin.com
With a curtsy to a augmenting series of downhill skiiers jumping on a ascending “skinning” trend, Breck rolled out a initial TenMile Twilight Tour Dinner in December. The ski- or snowshoe-up full moon feasts have been met with eager reception—the Jan super moon cooking sole out to a balance of 100 guests.
A light travel adult a Silverthorne amateur run from a bottom of rise 9 tops out during intense TenMile Station, a ski lodge-inspired grill during a bottom of Peak 10, where guest embankment their rigging and settle in for an Italian-themed buffet, money bar, and internal guitar stylings. The stirring ski or trifle down is extended by silhouetted views of a surrounding peaks.
Cost: Adults, $30; ages 12 and under, $15
Dates: Mar 30
Reserve: Tickets accessible here
Ski Dinner Tips
• Don’t forget comfy slippers to change into during dinner. No one wants to eat and association in clunky ski boots.
• Night skiing works best with transparent or light-tint goggles.
• If you’re skinning to dinner, accumulate a celebratory splash in your container and stop during a tip to splash in a night sky (and a brew) before streamer inside.
• Headlamps tend to hang awkwardly around ski helmets. Two words: channel tape.