Press Release – February 17, 2011
Mt. Hood Resorts
HIPPITY HOP TO THE RESORT AT THE MOUNTAIN FOR EASTER
Gather with family, friends and the Easter Bunny for an egg hunt and Sunday brunch
WELCHES (Mt. HOOD), Ore. – (February 17, 2011) – The Resort at The Mountain (The Resort), a nature-inspired spa, golf and ski destination nestled on 243 acres, less than one hour east of Portland, Ore., invites families to kick-off the spring season with The Resort’s annual Easter festivities including a kid-friendly Easter Egg Hunt on Saturday, April 23, and Easter Champagne Brunch on Sunday, April 24.
“Easter is the perfect time to welcome spring and count our blessings,” said Frank Casarez, general manager of The Resort. “With our great egg hunt, delicious brunch and beautiful nature scenery, Easter is a great time for everyone at The Resort.”
The Easter egg hunt is free and starts promptly at 11 a.m. on the croquet lawns the morning of Saturday, April 23, and guests are encouraged to arrive early to enjoy complimentary hot chocolate, coffee and cookies. Approximately 3,000 eggs will be hidden in three different areas to ensure children of all ages have fun and enjoy their fair share of candy and prizes. The Easter Bunny will also make an appearance for photo and video opportunities.
Between 10 a.m. and 2 p.m. on Sunday, April 24, the whole family can enjoy brunch at Altitude restaurant for a seasonal and affordable Easter Sunday meal featuring local fruits and vegetables, as well as omelet and carving stations, and a pastry and dessert table. The cost is $36 including champagne for adults, $29 for seniors and $1 per year for children up to age 15. For more information about Easter Brunch at The Resort, or to make a reservation, call Bonnie at (503) 622-2220.
For more information about Easter festivities and lodging at The Resort at The Mountain visit http://www.TheResort.com or contact The Resort at (503) 622-3101.
Easter Sunday Brunch Menu
Assorted Smoked Fish and Shellfish
Imported and Domestic Cheese Display
Fir Cured Salmon with Capers, Onions, Cream Cheese and Bagels
Oyster Shooters with Assorted Mignonettes
Dungeness Crab Legs and “Peel and Eat” Prawns with Lemon Caper Aioli
Assorted Local and Imported Charcuterie
Artisan Breads and Rolls
Mixed Greens with Assorted Dressings
Grilled Asparagus and Pancetta Pasta Salad with Oven-dried Tomatoes and Mission Figs
Tomato, Basil and Fresh Mozzarella with Balsamic Syrup and Cracked Tellicherry Peppercorns
Cantaloupe, Honeydew, Pineapple, Watermelon and Berries
NW “Waldorf” Salad with Hazelnuts and Dried Cherries
Red Potato Salad with Grilled Corn, Scallions and Roasted Red Peppers with Caraway-mustard Dressing
Cheddar Cheese, Mascarpone, Tomatoes, Mushrooms, Scallions, Ham, Bay Shrimp
Slow Roasted Prime Rib of Beef with Jus and Traditional Horseradish Creme
Maple Smoked Ham with Huckleberry-Black Licorice Glaze
Cider Brined Pork Loin with a Roasted Fennel and Apple-Cranberry Chutney with Jus
Eggs Benedict 3 ways
Cheese Blintzes with Maple Bacon and Brandied Apricots
Applewood Smoked Bacon
Roasted Spring Leg of Lamb with Braised Red Cabbage and Port Wine Jus
Crab, Scallop, and Shrimp Thermidor with Marinated Artichokes, Mushrooms and Cipollini Onions
Grilled Chicken Breasts with pepperade, Toasted Hazelnuts, Rogue Blue Cheese
Roasted Seasonal Vegetables with Herbs De Provence
Yukon Potatoes au Gratin with Cracked Three Peppers and Roasted Garlic
Pastries and Desserts
Assorted Pastries, Pies, Tortes, Cheesecakes and Mousse
About The Resort at The Mountain
The Resort at The Mountain, winner of The Knot Best of Weddings 2011 Ceremony and Reception category, is located at 68010 E. Fairway Avenue in Welches, Ore., at the western base of Mt. Hood. The Resort has something for everyone with activities including golf, spa, skiing, fly fishing, croquet and tennis, along with 18,000 square feet of flexible meeting and banquet space. In 2009, The Resort completed a $14 million renovation and expansion to offer high-end accommodations and public areas that are ideal for both corporate meetings and leisure travelers. The Resort is a member of Stash Hotel Rewards™, a point-based rewards program that allows guests at independent hotels to quickly earn free stays at participating properties. For reservations, call toll-free (877) 439-6774. Contact The Resort at The Mountain directly at (503) 622-3101 or visit http://www.TheResort.com.