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Slopes by Talisker – Waldorf Astoria at Canyons Park City Unveils New Restaurant Concept

23 November 2011 By: Casey One Comment | featured, News & Events

The latest and greatest press release from Canyons Resort. Looks like we’ve got a new restaurant in town kids …

Waldorf Astoria Park City, the first ski property from the iconic hotel brand, announces a new collection of amenities for the winter season. Located in picturesque Park City, Utah, at the base of Canyons Resort, the hotel unveils several new offerings, including: Slopes by Talisker, a new restaurant concept; Crave Café, located off the main lobby; Scoop, a poolside après ski option; and Palette, the new elegant lobby boutique.

Slated to open in December 2011, the new dining options and amenities will offer guests an additional level of world-class service at the luxurious Waldorf Astoria Park City, which opened in July 2009 and is also home to the renowned Golden Door Spa. Canyons Resort opens for the 2011/12 season on Friday, November 25 at 9:00 a.m.

Slopes by Talisker
Embracing the “living well” mantra envisioned by the hotel’s Golden Door Spa, Slopes by Talisker focuses on freshness, variety, quality, flavor, nutrition and balance. Slopes will emphasize locally sourced ingredients and showcase the best seasonal offerings. The restaurant will provide the high level of service and memorable dining experiences that are hallmarks of the Talisker Restaurant Collection, which includes Talisker on Main and The Farm. Bistro at Canyons, serving modern American kosher cuisine, will be the fourth member of the Talisker Restaurant Collection when it opens in December 2011.

Created by Chef John Murcko and led by Executive Chef Clement Gelas, the Slopes menu will feature a wide variety of dishes that are hearty and healthy with special care and attention to the dietary needs and preferences of guests including gluten free and vegan choices that are as delicious as they are healthy.

A casual menu will be offered in the lounge and a more extensive menu offered in the dining room. The restaurant will have 120 seats indoor and additional outdoor seasonal seating with views of the pool and scenic outdoor courtyard. Slopes will serve breakfast, lunch and dinner.

Executive Chef Gelas was previously the Club Chef at Tuhaye Table Café, which is part of the Talisker Club real estate collection in Park City. Born and raised in Boege, France, Chef Gelas brings an international flair to Slopes from his experience working at La Maison de Marc Veyrat, which serves upscale mountain cuisine in the French Alps, and at L’Oxlays, a Michelin starred, fine-dining restaurant located in the mountains of Val Thorens in Savoy, France. He expresses his passion for cooking through local ingredients that he infuses with the culinary traditions of his home country.

Slopes by Talisker will also feature an extensive wine program created by Talisker’s Director of Wine & Spirits Sean Marron.

Crave Café
Perfect for grab-and-go on the way to the slopes or for enjoying in front of the fireplace, Crave will serve coffee, espresso, breakfast pastries, take-out lunch items, and house-made sweets and desserts. In addition, a selection of freshly prepared meals will be available for guests who would like to enjoy a meal in the privacy of their own suite. Located off the main lobby, Crave will be open from 6:30 a.m. to 9:00 p.m. daily.

Located poolside, Scoop features poolside specialty drinks, s’mores and gelato. Available for hotel guests and residents and an ideal après ski destination, the heated pool, whirlpools and outdoor fire pits are open year-round. Scoop will be open from 2 p.m. to 6 p.m. daily in the winter.

About Waldorf Astoria Park City
Waldorf Astoria Park City is the first ski resort added to Waldorf Astoria Hotels & Resorts. Located at the base of Canyons Resort in Park City, Utah, the property boasts 175 residences appointed with custom furnishings, suites with gourmet kitchens and spectacular views of the ski slopes or Wasatch Mountains. The elegant yet casual feel of the resort is created by the surrounding natural beauty with world-class amenities that include a 16,000 square foot Golden Door Spa offering wellness programs, unique treatments, custom-designed fitness center and hair and nail spa. Additional offerings include meeting space; outdoor patios with fire pits; après ski amenities and a heated pool with whirlpools that offer guests areas of relaxation year-round. For more information, please visit www.parkcitywaldorfastoria.com.

Canyons Resort, a Talisker mountain destination in Park City, Utah, is the fourth-largest ski resort in North America with 182 trails across nine mountains, also making it Utah’s largest and most dynamic ski and snowboard resort. Five world-class hotels at Canyons range from the luxurious Waldorf Astoria Park City to the Grand Summit Hotel that offers an AAA Four-Diamond mountain experience at the heart of the resort village and offer 35,000 sq. feet of meeting space. Additionally, Canyons Resort offers more than 15 dining venues including a new collection of outlets that range from upscale food carts to The Farm, a fine dining restaurant with seasonal cuisine sourced within 200 miles of Park City. The resort is home to the Orange Bubble Express, which is North America’s most technologically advanced and first heated chair lift; a lively gathering area at the base of the mountain named Ski Beach; a fast-paced zip line circuit; and 300 acres of new terrain at Iron Mountain. Also this month, Canyons proposed an 8-passenger gondola known as SkiLink that, subject to approvals, will connect Canyons and Solitude resorts in just 11 minutes and create the most unique ski network in North America. Salt Lake City International Airport is just 35 minutes away and provides convenient access from anywhere in the world. For a taste of the new and exciting Canyons, visit to www.CanyonsResort.com.

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One Comment »

  • Rodney M. Riegel said:

    The town of Park City has been my dream destination and I have been reading good reviews about the Park City resort which is regarded as one of the best terrain park mountains: http://www.mountainyahoos.com/TopTenTerrainParkMountains.html (see No. 10)

    And based from what I’ve read, Park City continues to grow and it’s becoming more of a ski resort – a vacation destination.

    I’m, looking forward to going there along with my 2 kids in January and have some skiing and also restaurant hopping.

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