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Celebrate Romance with Vail's Valentine's Dining Specials

Celebrate Romance. Celebrate love. Celebrate passion. They say there is no better way to a man (or woman's) heart than through the stomach, and the culinary team at Atwater on Gore Creek couldn't agree more.

Celebrate romance and partake in our indulgent a la carte raw bar featuring sushi, sashimi, rolls, plus a variety of fresh shucked oysters, crab, lobster, jumbo shrimp and smoked salmon. 

  • Valentine's Dinner at Atwater on Gore Creek
  • Tuesday, February 14, 2012
  • Special raw bar + Atwater's menu of authentic Colorado grill entrees
  • A rose for the lady
  • 25% off all split bottles of sparkling wine
  • Special Valentine's Day Dessert: Decadent chocolate hazelnut mousse, served with crystalized rose petals and violets, sweetheart truffle and strawberry sauce

It's the perfect way to spend the evening with that special someone. To see our Vail restaurant's menu, check out Atwater's dinner menu.

Call 970-479-7014 for reservations or reserve online.

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Valentine's Day Dining Specials in Vail

Atwater on Gore Creek, Vail Cascade's signature creekside restaurant, is looking forward to celebrating romance with a special evening at one of Vail's top restaurants.

Enjoy a special a la carte raw bar with sushi, sashimi, rolls, plus a variety of fresh shucked oysters, crab, lobster, jumbo shrimp and smoked salmon.

It's the perfect way to spend the evening with that special someone.

  • Valentine's Dinner at Atwater on Gore Creek
  • Tuesday, February 14, 2012
  • Special raw bar + Atwater's menu of authentic Colorado grill entrees
  • A rose for the lady
  • 25% off all split bottles of sparking champagne

Special Valentine's Day Dessert: Decadent chocolate hazelnut mousse, served with crystalized rose petals and violets, sweetheart truffle and strawberry sauce

To see our Vail restaurant's menu, check out Atwater's dinner menu.

Call 970-479-7014 for reservations or reserve online.

 

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Atwater Beer Buzz January 18

Greetings! 

Congratulations are in order! Our Atwater Sweepstakes Winner for our February Brewmaster’s Weekend with Tommyknocker Brewery is Matthew Corbin. Matt has won two seats at the Small Plates & Craft Beer Pairing with Eric Rode from Tommyknocker and lodging for that evening at the Vail Cascade Resort.  Our next sweepstakes drawing is early February, so get yourself registered to win at www.AtwaterSweepstakes.com.

The Big Beers Festival was a huge weekend for Atwater and Fireside, and the group blew through more than 25 eclectic, donated kegs (5 gal) from the generous participating breweries over the course of Thursday and Friday. Both Brewmasters’ Dinners, which are double beer-pairing dinners with two Brewmasters, were a tremendous sold-out success with tasty pairings by the Atwater culinary team. And, in spite of the Bronco’s play-off game being scheduled at exactly the same time as the Commercial Tasting, craft beer fans crowded the Conference Center for Saturday afternoon. (the game was shown at the event as well)

Back to a more normal schedule, our Wednesday Craft Beer Tastings resumed Wedensday night with Brian Dillon from Odell Brewing Co. Resort guests and locals enjoyed a wide selection of Odell libations, from Odell 90 Shilling and IPA to their brand new Lugene Chocolate Milk Stout and Cutthroat Porter. The current seasonal, the hoppy Odell Red, was a highlight as well. Next week come on in to join Josh Breckel from Left Hand Brewing Co. as he treats us to a variety of Left Hand products from Longmont, CO from 4:30–6:30pm on Wednesday evening.

February 8th and 9th will be the target dates for our Tommyknocker Brewmaster’s Weekend, so make sure to mark your calendars! Friday evening from 4:00–7:00pm will be the traditional open tasting in Fireside Bar, and then on Saturday beginning at 5:00pm the Small Plates & Craft Beer Pairing event takes over a section of Atwater on Gore Creek. The Tommyknocker team is currently selecting the beers for the pairing, and the culinary team will be working their magic shortly after. I’ll keep you posted with the beer selections, and then with the menu when it’s finalized! 

New on the craft beer list over the past 2 weeks are (lots of large format was sold over Big Beers!):

  • Great Divide Hades, Belgian-style Ale,  Denver, CO
  • Wynkoop B3K Black Lager, Schwarzbier, Denver, CO
  • Boulevard Sixth Glass, Belgian Quad, Kansas City, MO (large format)
  • Ska True Blonde Dubbel, Durango, CO (large format)
  • Left Hand Barrel Aged Wake Up Dead, Russian Imperial Stout, Longmont, CO (large format)

Friday Night Flights this week will feature the Craft Draft Flight ($7) only:

  • Bitburger Pilsner
  • Upslope Pale Ale
  • Oskar Blues G’Knight Imperial Red
  • Sam Adams Winter Lager
  • Anchor Porter

Sending warm, Fireside thoughts your way during this chilly January and looking forward to seeing you here soon! Remember that we always offer complimentary valet parking to our Atwater on Gore Creek and Fireside Bar guests.

Thank you – as always – for your support!

Laura Lodge
Craft Beer Program

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Vail's Ultimate Beer-cation?

What do you get when you combine 67 representing breweries, four importers, 17 first-time attendees and Vail’s only AAA Four Diamond ski-in/ski-out resort? You get the ultimate beer-cation!

 

Starting on Thursday, Vail Cascade Resort hosts the 13th Annual Big Beers, Belgians & Barleywines world-class international beer festival. Join us and partake in a series of brewmasters dinners, seminars, leisurely sampling and elbow rubbing with some of the world’s most innovative brewers. Event tickets and Friday night lodging are still available. Come toast the goodness of hops and barley - Cheers!

Go here to learn more or call Laura Lodge at 970-479-1514.

 

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Atwater Beer Buzz January 7

Greetings from the world of Big Beers!

Just a brief early update this week, as preparations are underway for the Big Beers, Belgians & Barleywines Festival on Thursday, Friday & Saturday. If you’re interested in more information about the event, you can get it here: www.bigbeersfestival.com

Don’t forget the Fireside program as well…there have been lots of kegs donated by Big Beers participating breweries in support of the Vail Valley Charitable Fund, and they will be poured beginning Thursday afternoon and continuing through Sunday. No ticket is necessary to come in and see what’s available and check it out!

Quick announcement: There will be no Friday Night Flights this weekend, actually no flights available at all this weekend. Flights will be available again on Monday, once our regular draft selection is back online.

Atwater Sweepstakes Winner for February’s Brewmaster’s Weekend with Eric Rode from Tommyknocker is coming up soon, so stay tuned for next week’s email with the winner!

Thank you all so much for your support, and we look forward to seeing you this weekend for the Big Beers Festival!

Laura Lodge
Craft Beer Program

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“You know the chef is pushing the envelope, he wants to do something exciting and different - those are the best guys to work with” -Adam Avery, Avery Brewing Co.

We can't help but to grin ear-to-ear with the recent coverage in Vail Daily, highlighting our culinary team and their expert food pairing talent. Atwater on Gore Creek is fortunate to offer Vail's largest selection of craft beer - yes, but combine that with a culinary trio of connoisseurs and what do you get? Vail's top rated restaurant (according to TripAdvisor) and unforgettable beer dinners.

But don't take our word for it, check out Krista Driscoll's hophead column in Vail Daily: Building a beer dinner.

Vail Cascade is pleased to offer a monthly educational series that showcases a different brewmaster, enabling patrons to informally learn about Colorado’s craft beer movement.* Brewmasters and beer lovers will convene at Vail Cascade for two days of mingling, learning and sampling.

Meet the Brewmaster + FREE Samples: Friday from 4—7 pm, Small Plates & Craft Beer Pairings ($25 per person): Saturday from 5—6:30 pm*

The Craft Beer, Creative Cuisine brewmaster's series will host the following brewmasters at the Vail Cascade:

  • Feb. 8-9: Tommyknocker Brewery
  • Mar. 15-16: Grand Teton Brewing Co.
  • Apr. 5-6: Boulder Beer Co.

Interested in winning a ONE NIGHT STAY at Vail Cascade plus TWO TICKETS to attend one of our brewmaster's weekends? Visit AtwaterSweepstakes.com to enter.

We invite you to sip, savor and explore the world of craft beer in one of the greatest places on earth – Vail, Colorado! Combine the best of both worlds - craft beer and luxurious Vail accommodations at Vail Cascade Resort - for an adventurous and fun weekend getaway!

*For more information and to make reservations, please call 970-479-7014 or go here to learn more about our craft beer program in Vail.

*Nominal charge; reservations suggested.

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