It is becoming more and more apparent that ski resorts around the country are upping their foodie game in an effort enhance the overall for skiers and non-skier alike. Let’s face it, whether you are a first chair last chair kind of person, or just someone who enjoys making a few turns before calling it a day and ordering your first Bloody Mary, food and booze are integral part of the overall mountain experience. Sure, primarily it’s about the company you keep while you are there, but good grub makes everything better. It recharges you system while (along with some cocktails) being the vehicle for further conversation. That’s right, food makes the après-ski world go round and Snowbasin Resort continues to be at the forefront of this movement.
New for 2019, Snowbasin has instituted their weekly Dining Discovery, taking place on Tuesdays this winter in their awesome on-mountain après hot spot, the Cinnabar. Each week, Snowbasin’s award-winning chefs are whipping up a delectable menu to tantalize your taste buds as they, themselves work the room to educate diners and answer any questions you may have about the meal. “This is a unique opportunity to bring specialized cuisine to spice up your average ski day. The series encourages guests to step out of their culinary comfort zone, amidst the comfortable environment of Snowbasin.” says Executive Chef, Scott Sniggs. Tuesdays at Snowbasin will never be the same. This is a must for any mountain riding foodie and sure to enhance your après experience.
Dining Discoveries Include:
– The Joys of Beer and Chicken Wings
Who doesn’t like beer and wings? A match made in heaven for any dedicated fan of après-ski. Snowbasin will have special Utah beers available for pairing and the Chefs will be busy making wings. They plan to have over a dozen different kinds of flavors with all different spice levels; available in orders of three. January 22nd
– ‘Fat Tuesday’ Creole Cuisine
Eat hearty for Mardi Gras! Cinnabar will host a ‘Fat Tuesday’ meal not be missed. The Director of Dining and Entertainment, Peter Baker, will take the culinary reigns for the Cinnabar this one day to demonstrate his ‘Nola’ culinary skills. Creole Cuisine will include shrimp etoufee, red beans & rice,and gumbo. February 19th
– South of the Border
Snowbasin’s culinary professionals will create a dazzling menu of items usually reserved for those south of the border. Choices will be a ‘southern-tour’ of dining bliss focused on items that many folks do not get to have made fresh for them – but here at Snowbasin Resort they want to share their passion with their guests. Items will include Paella, Seafood Enchiladas, Ceviche, and Fresh Moles. March 12th
For a full list of Snowbasin’s Foodie Tuesdays, visit them at Dining Discoveries.