Culinary Expedition: Wine Maker’s Dinner with Iron Gate Wines

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Part of our Culinary Expedition: Spirit & Food Pairings, the first Wine Maker’s Dinner will feature Iron Gate Wines from Utah. This is a unique opportunity to learn about wine from the person who knows them best, the wine maker.

The meal is perfectly paired with a flight of wine, expertly chosen by the wine maker himself. The meal includes hors d’oeuvres while meeting the wine maker, a presentation of the wine flight by the wine maker, followed by a four course dinner paired with the wine. See the full pairing menu here: Meet The Winemaker Menu

The Wine Maker’s Dinner is $75 per person and includes the suggested paired wines, taxes, and gratuity. Wine from Iron Gate Wines will also be available for sale. The Wine Maker’s Dinner presented with Iron Gate Wines will be Friday, September 5th at 6:00 pm.

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

For more information on Dining Discovery events, click here.

Dining Discovery: Shellfish Cooking Class

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Learn about purchasing, preparing, cooking, and eating wonderful items from the sea such as lobster, clams, mussels, oysters and shrimp!

Learn how to:

  • Properly clean and inspect shellfish
  • Prepare ingredients using multiple techniques such as boiling, broiling, steaming & sauteing
  • Pair shellfish with various herbs, vegetables, and starches
  • Prepare cocktails that compliment these wonderful treats from the sea

A ‘mocktail’ bar will be available for learning how to make and taste cocktails at no cost and the same real cocktails will be available for purchase.

The shellfish cooking class will be just $45 per person and includes all food and ‘mocktails’.

It will be at Earl’s Lodge at 6:30 pm on July 18th, 2014.

Class limit is 50 people – make your reservation today!

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

More information here: Shellfish Cuisine Menu

For more information on Dining Discovery events, click here.

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.

Now Hiring: Lift Operators & Ticket Checkers

Lift Operators & Ticket Checkers

Snowbasin Resort has immediate openings in the Lift Operations department. These positions are primarily weekends only with possible opportunities for additional weekday shifts. Previous Lift Operations experience as well as familiarity with Snowbasin Resort would be preferred but we are willing to train. Must be able to start on or before June 14, 2014.

Job Summary:

Snowbasin Resort will be adding a number of summer activities to complement the mountain biking, dining and concert series that may include a tethered trampoline, playground and inflatable features. Those interested in these positions should be willing to spend their day rotating from Needles Gondola where you will load guests and mountain bikes to monitoring both the tethered trampoline and the inflatables. You will also be monitoring our guests for the proper ticket and timing them while they use the features.

At the end of the summer there may be opportunities to transition to a part-time/full-time seasonal position as a Lift Operator or Ticket Checker for the 2014-15 winter season.

Wage: 8.00/hour includes summer gondola pass, retail and food discounts.

Shift: 8 am-6 pm Saturday and Sunday.

Other Duties & Responsibilities:

  • Properly and safely operate the Needle’s Gondola.
  • Properly and safely monitor other assigned activities.
  • Ability to conduct inspections of all equipment and properly complete relevant logs.
  • Be energetic, dependable and self-motivated.
  • Ability to reason and react quickly and thoughtfully to any situation.
  • Provide our guests with the best possible service.
  • Have an ability to focus on and engage all Snowbasin Resort guests.
  • Ability to work alone at times.
  • Ability to stand for long periods of time.
  • Have reliable transportation.
  • Ability to work outside in all weather conditions.
  • Properly maintain all work areas.
  • Greet, offer assistance to and interact with our guests and your fellow employees.
  • Load/unload mountain bikes at the gondola.
  • Be available to work on Father’s Day, Independence Day weekend and Labor Day weekend.
  • Ability to lift 50 pounds (or the heaviest downhill mountain bike.)
  • Be Flexible!Willingness to learn about Snowbasin Resort and what it has to offer: Mountain Biking, Hiking, Dining, Etc.

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.