Press Release – April 8, 2013
Mt. Hood Resorts
THE BITE OF MT. HOOD RETURNS TO THE RESORT AT THE MOUNTAIN
Mt. Hood Area Chamber of Commerce presents 4th annual culinary festival and auction
WELCHES (Mt. Hood), Ore. – (April 8, 2013) – The Bite of Mt. Hood is returning to The Resort at The Mountain on Saturday, April 20 from 5 to 9 p.m. The 4th annual event presented by the Mt. Hood Area Chamber of Commerce features chefs, restaurants and businesses from around the area.
“The Bite is one of the biggest spring events we host in the Mt. Hood area,” said Coni Scott, president of the Mt. Hood Area Chamber of Commerce and organizer of the Bite. “It’s a great opportunity for both locals and those visiting from Portland and the surrounding areas to experience all that the territory has to offer.”
This year’s event will include tastings from the following local favorites: Altitude at The Resort, Rendezvous, Skyway Bar and Grill, Busy Bee Catering, Whistle Stop Bar and Grill, El Burro Loco, Hazelnut House Bakery, The Shack, and Ivy Bear Family Pizzeria.
Admission to the Bite of Mt. Hood is $5 per person at the door and each tasting ticket is $2. All proceeds from the event benefit the Mt. Hood Area Chamber of Commerce, which uses funds to support the community and local organizations in the area.
Additionally, the Bite features a silent and live auction of art, travel and recreation experiences both around and outside of the Mt. Hood territory. After the main event and auctions, Altitude will be open for an “After Glow” which will include musical entertainment with a disc jockey and opportunity for guests to dine from Altitude’s regular menus. A sale of original artwork pieces from The Resort will also take place. For more information about the Bite of Mt. Hood, visit http://www.thebiteofmthood.com.
The Resort at The Mountain is offering a special $119 rate on April 20, which includes overnight accommodations and two tasting tickets for the Bite. The rate is available by using the promo code BITE at the time of reservations. For more information about The Resort at The Mountain, including upcoming events, special promotions and reservations, visit http://www.theresort.com or call 503-622-3101.
About The Resort at The Mountain
The Resort at The Mountain is located at 68010 E. Fairway Avenue in Welches, Ore., at the western base of Mt. Hood. The premier Oregon destination is a recipient of the 2012 TripAdvisor® Certificate of Excellence; a three-time recipient of Smart Meetings Platinum Choice Award; a 2011 Incentive Platinum Choice Award winner; 2011 Elite Meetings International Elite Gold Certification winner; recipient of The Knot Best of Weddings 2011 and 2012 Ceremony and Reception category; winner of the 2011 Oregon Bride Editors’ Pick Best Get-In-Shape Plan; winner of the 2012 Oregon Bride Best All-Inclusive Wedding Destination; and winner of the 2012 Wedding Wire Brides’ Choice Award for Portland Ceremony and Reception Venue. The Resort has something for everyone with activities including golf, spa, skiing, fly fishing, croquet and tennis, along with 15,000 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.
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