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Atwater on Gore Creek in Vail Announces Spring Savings and Earth Day Initiatives

Atwater on Gore Creek, Vail Cascade’s signature creekside restaurant and authentic Colorado grill will take your taste buds on a sensory journey this spring, as you savor creative cuisine paired with an eclectic list of craft beers. Inspired by fresh, local ingredients, dishes come to life with delightful twists and bursts of flavor.

This spring, you can SAVE and SAVOR the flavor of the season in Vail, Colorado. The culinary team at Atwater has designed a 3 course menu for $33 per person that will treat your palate to yummy delights and your pocketbook to 30% savings.  Choose from a variety of starters, entrées and desserts like farmhouse greens or tomato stew, crispy pork shank and triple chocolate cake. After all, edible indulgences always make life better.  The question now is, “What to choose”?

Earth Day at Atwater on Gore Creek and Cascade Village Market Cafe
In celebration of Earth Day and our Destination Earth initiatives, Vail Cascade  is proud to show its support by fostering and celebrating environmental respect, action and behavior changes that lessen our impact on our ever-changing environment. We can all make a difference. 

In our Market Cafe, we will offer half priced coffee and other hot drinks when you bring in your own mug.

Join us for a memorable evening on Wednesday, April 22, as Atwater on Gore Creek turns off the lights and illuminates the restaurant with candles. The candlelight night provides a romantic dinner setting while conserving energy. 10% of our proceeds will be donated to the Walking Mountains Science Center, located in Avon, Colorado. Find out how you can become an environmental steward, conserve energy, recycle & reduce waste.

For dinner reservations at Atwater on Gore Creek, call 970.479.7014 or reserve your table today!

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Taste of Vail April 8-11

Get your tastebuds ready for a real treat as Vail celebrates the 25th Annual Taste of Vail.  Rated among the top food and wine festivals by USA Today, and the Travel Channel, Taste of Vail is the nation’s premier spring food and wine festival!

American Lamb Cook-off and Apres Ski Tasting: Life beyond Chardonnay & Cabernet April 9 from 3-6pm l Vail Valley l $75

Enjoy one of Vail's favorite spring events. This year the annual Taste of Vail Lamb Cook-Off will joins with the Aprés Ski Tasting to create a true Aprés Ski Party. Sample an array of lamb dishes, courtesy of the Vail Valley's finest chefs and the American Lamb Board. In the theme of "Life Beyond Chardonnay, Cabernet and Merlot" Taste of Vail's participating wineries will be showcasing wines a wide array of varietals that include Reisling, Sauvignon Blanc, Pinot Noir, Shiraz and Zinfandel.

Mountain Top Picnic - April 10 from 12-2:30pm l Top of Vail Mountain, access via Eagle-Bahn Express Gondola, Lionshead

At 10,350 feet above sea level, enjoy a spectacular venue while a small army of highly acclaimed Vail Valley chefs prepare a gourmet feast at the Mountain Top Picnic!

The Annual Grand Tasting and Auction April 11 from 6-10pm l The Four Seasons Vail
Experience the premier wine and food tasting of Vail. Taste of Vail's annual decadent and unparalleled wine and culinary spectacle at the Annual Grand Tasting and Auction. This event features all of Taste of Vail's wineries and restaurants. The evening will include Taste of Vail's Auction. 

Vail Cascade’s signature creekside restaurant, Atwater on Gore Creek, is pleased to be a participant at this year’s event. An authentic Colorado Grill, Atwater on Gore Creek’s cuisine is inspired by the region’s bounty using fresh, local ingredients.  Offering seasonal, vegetarian and gluten-free menus, as well as small plates, Atwater on Gore Creek is the perfect place to satisfy any palate. 

For a list of other participating restaurants and to learn more about the Taste of Vail, visit


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