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Farm to Table Dinner

Sunday, August 10, 2014

*NEW* - click here to see the menu!

An event fit for foodies! Food & Beverage Director Chris Rybak extends his culinary reach across the great state of Colorado to provide guests with tastes of local produce, meats, and libations.

EVENT DESCRIPTION

Enjoy a farm-to-table Colorado-inspired culinary experience prepared by Chef Christopher Rybak at the beautiful and rustic Black Mountain Lodge at mid-mountain. Hike to and from dinner through wildflower fields on our Argentine-North Fork Trail or take the Black Mountain Express lift to a legendary dining experience that only A-Basin can provide. Reservations are required. Cancellations must be made by Thursday, August 7, 2014, at 3:00 p.m. for a full refund; no refunds will be issued after that time. To be seated with another party, please call Meredith Smith at 970.513.5772 after registering. Check-in begins at 4:00 p.m. in the rental shop. Lift access begins at 4:30 p.m. Dinner starts at 5:00 p.m. and lasts approximately two hours so you can still hike down to the base area in the daylight, if you wish.

COST

$82 plus tax for all guests; gratuity included; cash bar
RESERVATIONS REQUIRED
Lift access will be limited to registered guests only

2014 Farm-to-Table Menu

Hors d’ oeuvres
Assortment of Fresh Colorado Cheese with Fresh Berries and Flatbread (“Jumpin Good Goat Dairy,” Buena Vista, CO / “Haystack Mountain Dairy,” Boulder, CO / “Mouco Dairy,” Ft Collins, CO)
Braised Cabrito Street Tacos with Olathe Sweet Corn and Black Bean Relish, Queso Fresco
Smoked Goat Liver Pate with Sauterne Apples, Pistachios (“El Regalo Ranch,” Salida, CO)
Marinated Char Grilled Beef Heart Skewers (“Snow Creek Ranch,” CO).

Salad Table:
Rocky Ford Cantaloupe Soup, Champagne, Basil and Crispy Prosciutto; Summer Sunset Salad: Fresh Field Greens, Western Slope Peaches, “Jumpin Good Goat’ Feta, Candied Peppered Walnuts, Heirloom Tomatoes, Fresh Cheese, Basil and Extra Virgin Olive Oil
Assorted Rolls (“Breadworks,” Boulder, CO).

Wildflower Buffet:

Chef Carved Steamship of Bison (“Lay Valley Ranch,” Craig, CO)
San Luis Valley Roasted Potatoes with Fresh Rosemary, Spinach and Garlic Stuffed breast of Chicken (“Boulder Natural Meats,” Boulder, CO)
Fresh Thyme and roasted Tomato Polenta, Beef Osso Buco (“Snow Creek Ranch”)
Fresh Pappardelle and forest Mushrooms (“Papardellis Pasta,” Denver, CO)
Fresh Stripe Bass, Brown Butter, Lemon and Parsley (“Colorado Catch,” Sanford, CO)
Assorted Summer Vegetables (“Eat a Peach Farms,” Longmont, CO).

Dessert Plate:
Shiro Plum Tartlet, Palisade Peach Cream Brulee (“Eat a Peach Farms,” Longmont, CO)

SCHEDULE

4:00 p.m.: Check-in begins in the Rental Shop
4:30 p.m.: Lift access begins via the Black Mountain Express lift
* You may also hike up the Argentine-North Fork Trail to Black Mountain Lodge after checking in
5:00 p.m. - 7:00 p.m.: Dinner at Black Mountain Lodge
7:00 p.m.: Download the lift to the base area or hike down at your leisure
* Lift service concludes approximately one hour after dinner

HIKING INFO

The hike up the Argentine-North Fork summer trail is approximately 30-45 minutes with a starting elevation of 10,800' and climbs to 11,500'.

DOGS

This event is for humans only; please leave your four-legged friends at home.

CANCELLATION POLICY

Cancellations must be processed over the phone by Thursday, August 7, 2014, at 3:00 p.m. for a full refund; no refunds will be issued after that time. Please call Guest Services at 888.272.7246 to make changes to your reservation.