07/29/2014
Event Kicks-Off Labor Day Weekend: August 29 – September 1, 2014
 
  • Featuring renowned chefs from Vail’s top restaurants
  • Pours from world-class wine masters, cocktail artisans and craft breweries
  • Outdoor activities, like Yoga on the Lawn
  • Pairing events and a kick-off Tasting Tour
WHAT:  Gourmet on Gore helps usher in the fall season on Labor Day weekend, August 29 through September 1, 2014. From the team that brought us FEAST! Vail, this unique culinary festival offers an open-air tasting with world-class wine, beer and spirits paired with culinary delights from Vail’s top restaurants. Gourmet on Gore offers free admission and a variety of additional pairing events, outdoor activities, and a Tasting Tour to kick things off on Friday, August 29. World-renowned artist Carrie Fell created the featured art that reflects the inviting atmosphere of Gourmet on Gore.
 
“Vail has built a reputation for culinary excellence, and we want to showcase that thriving community,” said event producer James Deighan of HIGHLINE. “Participants will be able to tour the exceptional food and drink of some of Vail’s best eateries, and partake in an entirely unique Vail lifestyle experience.” 
 
WHO:     Participating Restaurants include:
 
  • Batter Cupcakes
  • Big Bear Bistro
  • Blu's
  • Elway's Vail
  • Flame
  • Larkburger
  • Larkspur Restaurant & Market
  • Matsuhisa Vail
  • Mountain Cupcakes
  • Mountain Standard
  • Sweet Basil
  • Swiss Chalet
  • Taste 5 Catering
  • Vail Marriott Mountain Resort
  • And more
WHERE:  Events will be held in various locations in Vail. Please refer to the full schedule available at www.gourmetongore.com for details.
 
WHEN:  Friday, August 29 through Monday, September 1.
 
TICKETS:  Tickets for individual tasting events are sold a la carte and tickets can be purchased online at www.gourmetongore.com. Individual event tickets vary in price.

INFO: A full schedule of events, lodging packages and other details are available at www.gourmetongore.com or by calling 970.476.6797 x712.
 
EVENT SCHEDULE (*Visit Gourmet on Gore for event details):
 
FRIDAY, AUG 29
 
6:00-9:00PM: Gourmet in Gore Tasting Tour, Vail Village, $75 Per Person

Enjoy a progressive evening around town to some of Vail's finest restaurants and hot spots for the perfect start to the Gourmet on Gore weekend. Each location will include a signature beverage as well as savory hors d’oeuvres to keep your taste buds happy.
 
SATURDAY, AUG 30
                 
11:00AM-6PM: Open-Air Tasting, Gore Creek Drive, complimentary admission with pay-as-you-go for bites and pours
 
Stroll through the heart of Vail Village on a summer afternoon that is sure to satisfy the senses. Enjoy mouthwatering creations prepared by the finest culinary talent, sip pallet-tempting wine, beers and spirits, and enjoy live jazz to top off the afternoon.
 
12:00-5:00PM: Kids’ Culinary Corner, Gore Creek Drive Children’s Fountain, complimentary                                           
Chefs in the making, this one’s for you. Stop by the Kids' Culinary Corner throughout the weekend for culinary activities, crafts and fun just for kids!
                                   
SUNDAY, AUG 31
 
11:00AM-6:00PM: Open-Air Tasting, Gore Creek Drive, complimentary admission with pay-as-you-go for bites and pours
 
Stroll through the heart of Vail Village on a summer afternoon that is sure to satisfy the senses. Enjoy mouthwatering creations prepared by the finest culinary talent, sip pallet-tempting wine, beers and spirits, and enjoy live jazz from the stage to top off the afternoon.
 
12:00-5:00PM: Kids’ Culinary Corner, Gore Creek Drive Children’s Fountain, complimentary                                          
Chefs in the making, this one’s for you. Stop by the Kids' Culinary Corner throughout the weekend for culinary activities, crafts and fun just for kids!
 
MONDAY, SEPT 1
 
10:00AM-3:00PM: Brunch on Bridge Street, Gore Creek Drive and Bridge Street, complimentary admission with pay-as-you-go for bites and pours
 
Close out the holiday weekend with a stroll through the heart of Vail Village for one final palette-pleasing day. Enjoy mouthwatering brunch delights, wines, beers and spirits paired with easy-listening live music.
 
MORE INFO
 
SPONSORS: Gourmet on Gore is presented by Town of Vail, Stella Artois, and Slifer Smith & Frampton Real Estate. Gourmet on Gore is sponsored in part by Sonnenalp Hotel, Carrie Fell Gallery, Vail Daily and KZYR The Zephyr.
 
LODGING: Join the Sonnenalp Hotel for a Gourmet Getaway during this unique culinary festival. Visit http://www.sonnenalp.com/gourmet/index.html for more information.
 
$259* per night - August 29 - September 1, 2014
Package Includes:
• Lodging in a Junior Suite
• $15 Reduced Price Valet Parking
• Complimentary Basic WiFi
• No Resort Fees
 
-Or-
 
$289* per night - August 29 - September 1, 2014
Package includes:
• Lodging in a Junior Suite
• 2 commemorative Gourmet on Gore wine glasses and 8 Gourmet Dollars in each wine glass (per reservation)
• $15 Reduced Price Valet Parking
• Complimentary Basic WiFi
• No Resort Fees
 
*Rates are per night based on double occupancy in a Junior Suite. Valid Aug. 29 - Sept. 1, 2014. 9.8% taxes and gratuity not included. Subject to space available, some restrictions apply. Limit (2)two wine glasses and sixteen(16) gourmet dollars per stay, while supplies last. May not be combined with other offers. Please inquire about larger suites and rates that include breakfast.

Contact(s)

Sam Alviani | Sprocket Communications
sam@sprocketcommunications.com | 617.797.0354
Aubrey Cornelius | Sprocket Communications
aubrey@sprocketcommunications.com | 303.229.4431
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