Sonnenalp’s ‘Valentine & Tango’ set for Friday
Ryan Summerlin February 7, 2014
VAIL — Sweep your sweetie of their feet with the “Valentine & Tango” dinner at the Sonnenalp Hotel this Valentine’s Day. Enjoy a romantic four-course dinner at Ludwig’s, the Sonnenalp’s signature restaurant, and live entertainment from professional tango dancers followed by live music, dancing and apres tango at King’s Club.
“This event will be filled with romance and fun,” said Johannes Faessler, owner of the Sonnenalp Hotel. “Tango is a romantic dance and the Sonnenalp Hotel provides the perfect ambiance to share an evening of love with your significant other.”
The four-course dinner menu was hand-crafted by Executive Chef Florian Schwarz and begins with a tomato tartlet with seared scallop and spinach puree followed by celery cream soup with truffle. Main entree choices include a half quail and seared black tiger shrimp with grilled polenta cake, tarragon sauce and golden brown butter or seared beef tenderloin with foie gras demi-glace, potato roesti, parsley and carrot puree or Colorado stripe bass over a three cooler potato salad and a citron vanilla vinaigrette and frisee salad. Dessert includes warm chocolate beignets with nougat sabayon and passion fruit-raspberry sorbet. Wine pairings are available with each course, as well.
“Valentine & Tango” is Friday from 6 to 9 p.m. and is $85 per person, not including alcohol, tax or gratuity. Guests can enjoy wine pairings with each course for an additional $45 per person. Reservations are required and can be made by calling 970-479-5429 or emailing email@example.com.