First Beaver Creek Food & Wine weekend set for Jan. 26-28 |

First Beaver Creek Food & Wine weekend set for Jan. 26-28

Daily staff reportnewsroom@vaildaily.comVAIL CO, Colorado

BEAVER CREEK – Beaver Creek Resort has teamed up with Food & Wine to provide a three-day winter culinary celebration on the slopes: the Beaver Creek Food & Wine Weekend, Jan. 26-28. Chef’s John Besh, Tim Love, Marc Murphy, Stephanie Izard, Lachlan Mackinnon Patterson and Richard Sandoval will join local host chefs to produce a palate-pleasing culinary event with interactive and fun events, from aprs-ski to First Tracks on the slopes to chef dinners. Events will be hosted at a variety of restaurants throughout the resort, including the host hotel, the Park Hyatt Resort and Spa.”Our new partnership with Food & Wine for Beaver Creek’s winter culinary festival provides an extraordinary opportunity to attract world-renowned chefs while also showcasing the incredible culinary experiences and depth of chef talent at Beaver Creek,” said Tim Baker, executive director of Beaver Creek Resort Company. “We couldn’t be more excited to announce our new event, which contains creative, fun offerings that incorporate our mountain lifestyle.”Beaver Creek’s Food & Wine Weekend begins with the Meet the Chefs Reception on Jan. 26 and other highlights include the guided snowshoe and luncheon, first tracks ski breakfast, wine seminars and cooking classes. Saturday evening’s grand tasting is the finale event. For complete details on all of the events and complete chef biographies, visit and packagesIndividual event ticket prices range from $75 for aprs-ski and seminar events to the ultimate VIP culinary events package for $936, which includes daily event tickets and an exclusive cooking class with celebrity chef Tim Love.Lodging packages also may be booked online at The standard package is $425 per person, per night and includes two nights of lodging, two days of skiing and tickets to the Jan. 27 event “Burgers & Beers Aprs-Ski,” a gourmet dinner and the grand tasting Jan. 28. All lodging packages must be booked by Jan. 15, 2012 and packages are based upon availability. Additional restrictions may apply.For information on additional packages, visit or call 970-754-4636.

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