* All Photos Courtesy of Alterra Mountain Company
Deer Valley is one of the most unique ski resorts in the country. With the high-end appeal, it can feel a bit like a country club for skiers. However, at the same time, the aura there is quite familial. The lifities and other employees return year after year. Over time they have ushered in the next generation who are, more than likely, their own children. Deer Valley's unique tribe makes all those who visit feel quite welcome amidst the backdrop of world-class terrain.
However, the welcoming attitude and top-notch skiing are not all that this winter playground has to offer. Deer Valley also stands near the top of the mountain when it comes to what the culinary scene at a ski resort can truly be. Deer Valley restaurants are some of the best in the entire country. With a multitude of restaurants in Deer Valley to choose from, each offering its own unique experience, you will be hard-pressed not to find something you like.
In their continuing efforts to evolve and build on their already high standard of culinary excellence, Deer Valley will be hosting Michelin 3-Star Chef Massimo Bottura in their Taste of Luxury series while also adding a new restaurant, Cast & Cut this winter.
Deer Valley Restaurants Serve Up the Next Course in Their Taste of Luxury Series
Deer Valley's Taste of Luxury series is a prime example of the heights to which they are taking their food and beverage scene. With a focus on high-quality food and wine in an incomparable setting, the experience is nothing short of magical.
Now Deer Valley Resort is serving up its next course in the form of Michelin 3-Star Chef Massimo Bottura. Join him for exclusive VIP meet-and-greet receptions and six-course Italian dinners with wine pairings on the evenings of December 16, 17 and 18, 2022, in the Deer Valley Fireside Dining location at Empire Canyon Lodge.
“We are incredibly grateful to Chef Massimo for traveling from Italy to be the star of our Taste of Luxury events for three consecutive evenings this December,” said Deer Valley Resort Vice President of Food and Beverage Jacob Musyt.
Meet and Dine With Culinary Legend Massimo Bottura
If you don't know Chef Massimo Bottura, simply stated...he's a culinary legend. I encourage you to watch the episode of the Netflix show Chef's Table on him. It's fascinating.
As an innovator and restaurateur for more than 30 years, Chef Massimo Bottura has left quite a mark on the culinary world. His Michelin 3-Star restaurant, Osteria Francescana in his hometown of Modena, Italy was nominated #1 on The World’s Best 50 Restaurants list in 2016 and again in 2018. He is the author of Never Trust a Skinny Italian Chef and founder with his wife of the nonprofit Food for Soul to fight hunger and combat food waste. In 2020, Chef Massimo was appointed Goodwill Ambassador under the UN Environment Programme (UNEP), and Osteria Francescana was awarded the new Michelin Green Star for its commitment to fighting food waste in favor of a more equitable and sustainable food system.
Musyt goes on to say, “our culinary and beverage teams are excited to work alongside Chef Massimo and source the highest quality ingredients and curate complementary wine pairings to create an imaginative, robust menu of fine Italian cuisine.”
Tickets should be purchased ahead of time for this indulgent culinary experience with Chef Massimo on December 16, 17 and 18, 2022.
New Deer Valley Restaurant Cast & Cut to Open This Winter
As if hosting one of the world's most renowned chefs as part of their Taste of Luxury series isn't enough, Deer Valley Resort will be opening its new 'Cast and Cut' restaurant in time for the 2022-23 winter. Deer Valley aims to create a unique dining experience at all of its restaurants and Cast and Cut is certain to be another fine example of the resort's devotion to this conviction.
Led by Executive Chef Peter Menteer and Executive Sous Chef Chris Gibson, Cast & Cut is the latest rendition of a unique and unforgettable Deer Valley evening dining experience. The reimagined concept pays homage to the resort’s rich history and original vision of a lavish seafood offering for its guests while showcasing an invigorated transformation to match the evolution of the resort.
“We are thrilled to unveil the next chapter of elevated dining at Deer Valley Resort with the grand opening of Cast & Cut,” said Vice President of Food and Beverage Jacob Musyt.
Pacific Northwest Meets East Coast With a Side of Absinthe
With their port of call anchored in Deer Valley’s historic Snow Park Lodge, Cast & Cut’s expertly crafted menus feature a variety of steakhouse classics along with freshly caught fish entrees. From dishes such as the signature dry-aged Porterhouse to the blackened bone-in King salmon to a collection of small plates from the land and sea, you will be taken on a land and sea excursion that is bound to whet your appetite. It's Pacific Northwest and East Coast all rolled into a tightly packaged Deer Valley Restaurant experience.
Musyt elaborates saying, "Our team has taken exceptional care to create exquisite offerings sourced with and complemented by local, seasonal, sustainable ingredients as much as possible, and we can’t wait to share them with our guests this winter season.”
However, the Deer Valley culinary innovation doesn't stop at food. Patrons can indulge in a wide range of specialty cocktails such as their Orange Smoke, Flower of the Sea, and Bubbles and Bitter as well as extensive beer and wine lists. They are even serving a traditional French fountain where guests can indulge in an intimate tableside Absinthe drip.
If you don't know what that is, channel your inner Van Gogh or check it out for yourself.
A Skiing Foodie's Dream Come True
Deer Valley Ski resort has always been known in the industry as a unique destination. By complementing their world-class skiing with a welcoming atmosphere that is equal parts country club and family they have created something special in the heart of Park City, Utah. However, despite these accolades, it is their food and dining experiences that separate them from the pack.
Later this fall, Deer Valley will add to this aura. Playing host to 3-Star Michelin Chef, Massimo Bottura in the newest installment of their Taste of Luxury Series is as special as it is rare for a ski resort. Combine that with the opening of the newest restaurant at Deer Valley, Cast and Cut, and you have the makings of skiing foodie's dream come true.
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