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Food + Wine + Art at Snowmass Culinary Fest

Mountain resort hosts chefs, artists and an Iditarod winner  

SnowmassCulArtsFest-logoThe fourth annual Snowmass Culinary Festival coming up on Friday, August 9 and Saturday, August 10 features chef demos by Christy Roost, chef and host of the PBS Texas Cooking & Lifestyle series and Snowmass Village chefs Daniel Forster of Venga Venga and James Mazzio of The Edge Restaurant in the Timberline..Food and libations come together in the Palate of Pairings, where 20 small plates prepared by local and regional chefs are paired with beer, wine and spirits.

“The Perfect Day in Snowmass” includes Anderson Ranch Arts Center’s 33rd Annual Art Auction and Community Picnic along with the Snowmass Village Heritage Celebration—all set in the scenic mountain splendor of Snowmass Village.

The Snowmass Culinary Festival features Chef and host of the PBS Texas Cooking & Lifestyle series, Christy Rost and local chefs including Chef Daniel Forster of Venga Venga and Chef James Mazzio of The Edge Restaurant. The cooking demonstrations by Rost and Mazzio on Saturday, are  Tickets for the two-hour Palate of Pairings are only $45 ($10 discount with an Anderson Ranch auction paddle. Click here FoMoInfo onThe Perfect Day in Snowmass or to purchase tickets for the Palate of Pairings. The Community Reception begins at 6:30 p.m. followed by a live art auction and dinner in the main ballroom of the Viceroy Hotel from 7 to 9 p.m. FoMoInfo, call 970-929-9090. 

On Friday, before the art and most of the food, Krabloonik‘s free Adventure Series presents guest speaker Lance Mackey, four-time winner of the Alaskan Iditarod Dog Sled race,Yukon Quest champion and cancer survivor. Krabloonik is both a sled dog kennel and a notable restaurant with ties to racing in the far north.  FoMoInfo: 970-923-3953.