Vail’s Sonnenalp hosts romantic ‘Valentango’ dinner |

Vail’s Sonnenalp hosts romantic ‘Valentango’ dinner

Daily staff report
VAIL CO, Colorado

VAIL – It takes two to tango and Sonnenalp Hotel is providing the perfect way to sweep your Valentine off their feet with a “Valentango” dinner event. The hotel will offer a romantic four-course dinner at Ludwig’s with entertainment by professional tango dancers, followed by live music and tango dancing in the King’s Club. The event takes place Feb. 14.

“Tango is a romantic dance and we have the perfect atmosphere here at the Sonnenalp,” said Johannes Faessler, owner of the Sonnenalp Hotel. “Between the fantastic dinner we have planned, live entertainment and social dancing, this will make for the ultimate Valentine’s date event.”

The four-course meal is prepared by Executive Chef Steve Topple and is as follows: butter poached asparagus and mache salad with goat cheese and raspberry dressing, warm crab and scallop medley with parsley white wine sauce. Main entree choices are seared beef tenderloin with horseradish potato rosti, mushroom medley and shallot sauce or steamed sole roulade with saffron mashed potato and chive lemon cream sauce or pancetta wrapped pork tenderloin with sage, apple risotto and cider sauce. Dessert includes warm chocolate beignets with nougat sabayon and passion fruit-raspberry sorbet.

“Valentango” is from 6 to 9 p.m. and is $85 per person, not including alcohol, tax or gratuity. Guests can pay an additional $45 per person for select wine pairings. Guests can continue the romance into the next day by staying in a luxurious Sonnenalp junior suite with a view and fireplace for $475. Reservations are required and can be made by calling 970-479-5429 or by emailing

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