Press Release – August 23, 2011
Mt. Hood Resorts
CHEFS AND FOODIES GO WILD ABOUT GAME
The Resort at The Mountain celebrates Nicky USA’s 11th Annual Wild About Game Festival
WELCHES (Mt. Hood), Ore. – (August 23, 2011) - The Resort at The Mountain, a premier golf, spa and ski destination located in the western highlands of Mt. Hood, is pleased to offer the Wild About Game package in celebration of Nicky USA’s 11th Annual Wild About Game Festival taking place on Sunday, September 18 from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m.
This year’s annual Wild About Game Festival event celebrates ten of the region’s best award-winning chefs in an “Iron Chef” style cooking competition, including The Resort’s own Executive Chef Paul Bosch, and also features educational food demonstrations, wine tastings and culinary seminars. Pacific Northwest chefs will square off using various game birds and meats from local family farms and ranches in a friendly cooking competition.
“It’s a joy to be the host for this great event once again,” said Frank Casarez, general manager of The Resort. “Foodies get to learn about and sample delicious ways to prepare a variety of game, while chefs get the opportunity to showcase their culinary skill and talent in the cooking competition.”
For guests who would like to stay the night, The Resort is offering the Wild About Game package, which includes a modern, spacious guest room, two passes to the festival, and dinner for two at mallards café & pub, which will feature a special menu of game dishes. The package is available for one night only on Sunday, Sept. 18 and rates start at $209.
For more information about The Resort at The Mountain, visit http://www.TheResort.com.
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.