Culinary Expedition: Mediterranean

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 While dining at Needles Lodge with breathtaking views, be whisked away to the Mediterranean for delicious cuisine and exciting live entertainment!

The menu will include fresh shaved fennel, fig and mozzarella salad, Greek salad, grilled baby artichokes with green olive dip, lemon-stuffed grilled Branzino, herb grilled lamb chops on a bed of mint and arugula couscous, seafood paella, steamed mussels, and chef carved red wine braised flank steak stuffed with asparagus and ricotta and many more traditional Mediterranean dishes. See the full menu here: Culinary Expeditions – Mediterranean

The Dining Discovery: Mediterranean Culinary Expedition is $70 per person. It will be held on July 5th, 2014 at 6:00 pm at Needles Lodge and includes a ride up the gondola and live entertainment. To make reservations, please call (801) 620-1021.

Live entertainment from Bradley Quinn Lever and Tracy H. Cope.

Bradley Quinn Lever is a classically-trained, contemporary pop singer who performs live musical theatre. He most recently performed at Hale Centre Theatre in “Les Miserables,” as the revolutionary leader Enjolras. Favorite roles include Disney’s Tarzan and Joseph. You may also recognize him from Michael McLean’s “The Forgotten Carols” tour as the lead vocalist. “Music expresses that which cannot be put into words and that which cannot remain silent” – Victor Hugo.

Tracy H. Cope  has played and worked for over 40 different shows including: The Radio City Rockettes, PTC, Rodgers, Temple Square, Ed Kenley Centennial Amphitheater. Tracy has enjoyed playing for Snowbasin for many years.  She also has played for the Miss Utah Pageant, local hospitals, WSU, recording studios, U of U, rock bands, retirement homes and weddings.  She also loves to ski and ride her unicycle!

For more information on Dining Discovery events, click here.

 

 

Dining Discovery: Explore your Cravings

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We are revamping our summer dining with the new Dining Discovery: Explore your Cravings program. The Dining Discovery program will encompass many aspects of dining at Snowbasin Resort and include Culinary Expeditions, Cooking and Eating Classes, Mountain Top Brunches,  Burger Spa, and Spirit & Food Pairing Series.

The Dining Discovery: Culinary Expedition dinners will replace the weekly Saturday night dining at Needles Lodge, with several events throughout the summer, each with its own theme. These top of the gondola dinners are an exciting and unique experience, with live music and atmosphere to give a taste of the culture that encompasses the designated cuisine.

For reservations, please call (801) 620-1021.

Schedule of Dining Discovery Events:

Saturday, July 5th - Culinary Expedition: Mediterranean

Friday, July 18th – Dining Discovery: Shellfish Cooking Class

Saturday, August 2nd – Culinary Expedition: Caribbean

Saturday, August 30th - Culinary Expedition: Indian

Friday, September 5th - Spirit & Food Pairings: Wine Maker’s Pairing Dinner

Saturday, September 27th – Culinary Expedition: Farm to Table

 

 

Walking/Hiking with Poles: Learn the different uses and techniques.

Come learn how to use poles to maximize your work out, reduce stress, and have fun! Walking or hiking with poles is an activity that can be enjoyed by anyone, from those recovering from injuries to elite athletes who are cross training. Walking with poles can burn up to 77% more calories than walking alone, and activate up to 90% of the body’s muscles. It can be used for stabilization and can drastically reduce stress on the lower extremities. Come and learn how to walk with poles and the benefits of this activity!

Please bring poles if you have them.

Difficulty: Easy

Duration: 1-2 hours

(Base area activity. Lift ticket is not required.)

*Tours meet Saturday & Sundays 1 pm at the Moose.  Bring hiking shoes, a hat, sunscreen, snacks and water.

Utah Symphony at Snowbasin Resort August 21st

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Join the Ogden Symphony Ballet Association and Snowbasin Resort for a spectacular evening of symphony music under the stars!

Conductor Vladimir Kulenovic will lead the orchestra in this ‘Classically Charged Celebration’ on Thursday, August 21st at beautiful Snowbasin Resort at 7:30 p.m. Gates open at 5:30 p.m.

Tickets for the concert at Snowbasin Resort are $15 for lawn seating and $30 for preferred seating. Tickets can be purchased online by clicking HERE.

Preferred seating includes passed hors d’ourves for 15 minutes before the performance, as well as seating up front closest to the stage.

General Admission is lawn seating, bring blankets and low-back chairs. No umbrellas. Please be considerate of others.

Earl’s Lodge will have food and drinks available starting at 5:30 pm.

Program:

Utah Symphony
Vladimir Kulenovic, Conductor

SHOSTAKOVICH   Festive Overture
TCHAIKOVSKY      Capriccio italien
COPLAND                Dance Episodes from Rodeo
(Intermission, 20 minutes)
BIZET                        Carmen, suite for orchestra
KODALY                  Dances of Galanta
GERSHWIN              Porgy and Bess, suite for orchestra

Menus:

Utah Symphony Grill Menu
Utah Symphony Carving Station Menu
Utah Symphony Salads Menu
Utah Symphony Desserts Menu

For more information call (801) 620-1000 or visit www.snowbasin.com.

http://www.utahsymphony.org/concerts/1042-snowbasin

**Please no food or outside drink allowed** **Please no dogs allowed**

ABSOLUTELY NO OUTSIDE ALCOHOL IS ALLOWED ON SNOWBASIN RESORT PROPERTY.

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Sunday Mountain Top Brunch

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The Mountain Top Brunch has been reinvented this summer and will be better than ever! Brunch is in Needles Lodge at the top of Needles Gondola every Sunday from June 22nd – October 5th from 10 am – 2:30 pm. Each week, the chefs pick out the freshest local ingredients to create inspired and inventive dishes, delivering a new experience every Sunday.

The Mountain Top Brunch price is $38 for adults and $18 for youth (ages 6-11), which includes the all you can eat brunch, gondola ride, tax, gratuity and non-alcoholic beverages. For summer pass holders, the price is just $33 for adults and $15 for youth (6-11). Ages 5 and under are free.

Have a whole day packed with fun at Snowbasin Resort staring with Mountain Top Brunch, an exciting scenic gondola ride, enjoying one of the many activities available in the fresh alpine air, and a free outdoor concert to end the great day.

Menus:

Brunch Menu

Brunch Buffet Menu

Brunch Beverages Menu

For more information on Dining Discovery events, click here.

Now Hiring: Snowsports Learning Center Director

Snowsports Learning Center Director

Job Summary:

The primary function of the Snowsports Learning Center Director is to oversee all the daily functions of the Snowbasin Learning Center.  He/She will develop and implement programs that are guest oriented and profitable for the Learning Center, its’ instructors and Snowbasin Resort.  He/She will work towards creating the best possible environment for assigning and evaluating ski or snowboard lessons and instructors.  The Director will work with supervisors, instructors and other employees to provide a Snowsports experience that is on brand with the Snowbasin Resort and creates experiences of a lifetime.

Duties & Responsibilities:

  • Recognize that service is our product and helping guests have great experiences is our primary goal.
  • Interview, hire and train a staff that will exceed our customer’s expectations.
  • Develop goals and objectives for the department that continuously improve the guest experience while providing a financially responsible experience.
  • Develop and implement a Snowsports budget that sets sound financial targets and measurements.
  • In conjunction with other Senior Staff establish relevant programs, schedules & costs on a yearly basis.
  • Establish a training schedule for staff and monitor the effectiveness of that training.
  • Provide coaching, mentoring and performance appraisals of Snowsports supervisors.
  • Oversee the supervisors coaching, mentoring and appraisals of instructors.
  • Monitor and/or assist with work schedule development.
  • Insure that all instruction includes teaching of safety and skier/snowboarder responsibility
  • Manage and update RTP computer system for new hire, payroll, scheduling & reservations. Must have the necessary computer skills for all administrative duties.
  • Evaluate and modify Snowsports policies & procedures to the benefit of the Learning Center, Snowbasin Resort and the guests
  • Interact with guests and customers of the Resort in a friendly and accommodating manner.
  • Successfully mediate emotionally charged situations with employees and guests.
  • Insure departmental compliance with the Snowbasin Resort Handbook and Snowbasin procedures, including grooming, dress code and behavioral standards.
  • Appreciate that teamwork is essential for the success of the guest, the Snowsports Learning Center and the Resort
  • Cooperate with all resort departments, employees & coworkers in the performance of their duties
  • Conduct relevant daily instructor meetings that convey essential information to the staff in a timely manner.
  • Initiate and/or approve any departmental purchases
  • Communicate and promote ski/snowboard school and any of its upcoming clinics and programs
  • Perform other duties as assigned by the General Manger or as appropriate to meet the goals of the department and company

Criteria for Evaluation:

The Snowsports Learning Center Director is evaluated on performance of duties, leadership ability, communication skills, guest service, attitude, attendance and punctuality, attire and grooming, initiative, instructor feedback, skiing/riding ability and improvement, relations with coworkers and guests, technical knowledge, willingness to improve, PSIA & AASI certifications, professionalism and decision making.

Reports To:

The Snowsports Learning Center Director reports directly to the General Manager of Snowbasin Resort and is part of Snowbasin Resort’s management team.

Special Qualifications:

The Snowsports Learning Center Director must demonstrate excellent communication skills and have a passion for actively engaging coworkers and guests.  He/She must be able to adapt to all situations, be willing to learn, grow and improve.  The Director must maintain a high level of energy and enthusiasm on the job; be able to work long and irregular hours including weekends and holidays.

Salary: DOE

Send Resume with Cover Letter to: hr@snowbasin.com

Position Filled: Ski Patrol Director

Ski Patrol Director 

This position has been filled.

To apply to another position, please visit http://www.snowbasin.com/footer/employment/ 

Thank you for your interest. 

Summer Opening Day June 14th, 2014

We will be opening  for summer activities on Saturday, June 14th.   Enjoy scenic Gondola Rides to Needles Lodge, mountain bike and hike on 26 miles of trails, try the award winning BBQ, go on one of the free guided tours, enjoy the “burger spa” for lunch with breathtaking views, play some Disc Golf on the 9-hole course, enjoy brunch at the top of the gondola, explore your cravings at a themed mountain top dinner, or come to a free outdoor concert in the beautiful high alpine environment.

Snowbasin Resort will be open for Summer operations on Saturdays and Sundays only. – Except Friday, July 4th and  Labor Day Monday, September 1

  • The Gondola will run from 10 am – 6 pm Saturdays and Sundays.
  • The Grizzly Center retail and rental shop will be open from 10 am – 6 pm Saturdays and Sundays.
  • Needles Lodge is open for lunch and the “burger spa” on Saturdays from 11 am – 3 pm and for Mountain Top Brunch on Sundays from 10 am to 2:30 pm. (First Brunch will be June 22nd)
  • Earl’s will serve their award winning BBQ on the patio from 12 – 5 pm on Sundays during the Blues, Brews & BBQ free summer concert series.
  • You can pick up or purchase your season passes at the Grizzly Center Rental Desk Saturday or Sunday 10 am – 6 pm.
  • There will also be special Dining Discovery : Culinary Adventure Dinners throughout the summer on Saturday nights – Stay tuned for more information!

There will be no services available Monday – Friday at Snowbasin Resort throughout the summer - except Friday, July 4th and  Labor Day Monday, September 1

2014 Free Summer Guided Tours

Like a little adventure in your weekend? Care to learn about the inner workings of a Ski Resort, take a new route hiking, or just want to see what happens here during the summer? On a summer guided tour we can answer all of these questions and much more.  Discover Snowbasin’s extensive history, the science of snowmaking, or see what wildlife comes out when all the snow melts.   Meet our tour guide every Saturday & Sunday at 1 pm at the Moose in front of Earl’s Lodge from June 21st through September 28th.  So, Come join Snowbasin Resort for the chance to learn and experience our summer fun and deep history. Best of all its FREE!

2014 Summer Guided Tours:

June 21 & 22: Introduction to Mountain Biking For Children

June 28 & 29: How A Ski Lift Works

July 5 & 6:  Wildflowers of Snowbasin Resort

July 12 & 13: Snowbasin Ski Patrol History and Snow Science

July 19 & 20: Learn Disc Golf

July 26 & 27: Walking/Hiking with Poles

August 2 & 3:  Wildflowers of Snowbasin Resort

August 9 & 10: All About Geo-Caching

August 16 & 17: Beaver Dams of Snowbasin Resort

August 23 & 24: The Science of Snowmaking

September 6 & September 7: Tour of the Cirques

September 13 & 14: How a Ski Lift Works 

September 27 & 28: Dog Days of Snowbasin Resort

*Tours meet Saturday & Sundays 1 pm at the Moose.  Bring hiking shoes, a hat, sunscreen, snacks and water. Tours last from 1-4 hours. Tours in the base area do not require a gondola ticket.

For more information contact Snowbasin at 801-620-1000 or www.snowbasin.com

Blues, Brews & BBQ Special All Day 3 Band Festival

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This Labor Day Weekend, enjoy a special Blues, Brews & BBQ Summer Concert Series All Day, 3 Band Festival on Sunday, August 31st. Come up to Snowbasin Resort to hear The Kap Brothers playing blues, rock & country at 12:30, The Weekenders playing Rock & Roll at 2:30 and Lukas Nelson & Promise of the Real playing high energy Blues and Rock & Roll at 5:00. Bring your blankets, lawn chairs, and sunglasses to enjoy a day of good food and music!

This will be a Habitat for Humanity of Weber/Davis Fundraising Event.  Representatives from Habitat for Humanity will be onsite to take your pledges, donations, and volunteer sign up for sponsored projects in the community.  Lukas will be on hand after the show to sign autographs and CD’s.  Please come see some Great Free Music with exquisite food and support our community efforts.

You can volunteer and pledge online as well. http://habitatwd.org/

Check out our Instagram Contest and use #SnowbasinBBBBQ to share your photos on Instagram for a chance to win awesome prizes from Skully Candy and Snowbasin Resort including a 2014/15 Season Pass!

***No outside food or beverage allowed in the music venue or the lodge.  Utah State Law prohibits the possession and consumption of outside alcohol including beer & wine on premise.  Bags may be subject to search at the music venue gate and any alcohol or outside food may be confiscated.  Dogs are allowed in the music venue, but they must be on a leash at all times, and they must stay on the grassy areas.  Dogs are never allowed in the lodges or on the patio.

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12:30-Kap Brothers:

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2:30-The Weekenders:

http://www.theweekendersmusic.com/

5:00-Lukas Nelson & Promise of the Real:

 http://www.promiseofthereal.com/

Lukas Nelson and Promise of the Real

 

Sponsors:

 Habitat for Humanity