With more than 100 restaurants and a diverse set of food and beverage tours, festivals and education opportunities, this celebrated four-season resort just 30 minutes from Salt Lake City also has its culinary chops down.
“Park City offers a plethora of dining options,” says Carolyn Creek-McCallister, meetings and conventions national sales manager for the Park City Chamber of Commerce and Visitors Bureau. “For groups, a dine-around at four or five well-established restaurants on our iconic Main Street is especially popular. From casual cafes to fine-dining restaurants, there is something to please every palate.”
With a high-powered banking background, transplanted New Yorker Laurie Moldawer is another entrepreneur enhancing the local scene. Enchanted by her discovery of Park City on a cross-country drive, she moved here in 2012 and soon found a new opportunity.
“The local government was focused on bringing culinary programming and education to town to help build our economy off-season and provide a visitor resource for the non-winter months,” Moldawer says. “Earlier in my career, I had attended le Cordon Blue in Paris while on sabbatical. Passionate about food and with that as my model, I decided to create a culinary school.”
Launched in 2012, her Park City Culinary Institute has since become a premier destination for culinary events, classes and teambuilders. Located at the Deer Valley Club, in Silver Lake Village, the venue’s combination of exclusive private space, unique menus, mixology classes and interactive culinary programs directed by leading executive chefs is winning raves from groups.
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