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2014 Winter Olympics: 100-day Countdown

2014 Winter Olympics: 100-day Countdown

In 1952 the Olympic Winter Games were held in Stein Eriksen’s hometown of Olso, Norway, the birthplace of modern skiing. At the age of 24, Stein was the first alpine skier from outside the alps to earn a Gold Medal. Despite a near fall that would have resulted in disqualification, Stein won the gold in the men’s giant slalom by 1.9 seconds. Stein’s gold medal is on display in a h... »

Chef Zane’s Swedish Meatballs

Chef Zane’s Swedish Meatballs

This is Chef Zane’s adaptation of his grandmother’s recipe. At Steins the meatballs are served over mashed potatoes and garnished with Lingonberry jam. Lingonberry is a member of the cranberry family. They grow in mountainous areas of Scandinavia, Russia, Canada, and Maine. They have a sweet tart flavor.  Swedish Meatball Recipe Chef Zane Holmquist Ingredients: 1 ¼ lb. ground elk or ve... »

Giving Back: Chef Zane Participates in Taste of Wasatch

Giving Back: Chef Zane Participates in Taste of Wasatch

Executive Chef Zane Holmquist, a Utah native, is passionate about giving back to the community. For 13 years he has represented Stein Eriksen Lodge at various charity events locally and nationally. Most recently, Chef Zane and his team donated their time at the 14th Annual Taste of the Wasatch event at Solitude Resort. Steins along with more than 50 local restaurants, wineries, breweries, and food... »

5 Inspiring Group Activities

5 Inspiring Group Activities

Planning an inspiring event for meeting attendees can be a daunting task. In Park City, home of the Sundance Film Festival, the most difficult part of planning an event is narrowing down the options. The historic mining town is home to three world-class ski resorts, extensive year-round recreational opportunities, award-winning restaurants, and a rich Olympic legacy. Most recently, the Internation... »

Music in the Mountains: 2013 Summer Concerts at Deer Valley Resort’s Amphitheater

Music in the Mountains: 2013 Summer Concerts at Deer Valley Resort’s Amphitheater

For the past 10 years the Utah Symphony and Opera’s Deer Valley Music Festival and the Park City Performing Arts Foundation’s Bright Nights Big Stars have filled the hills of Deer Valley Resort with a plethora of musical performances. The summer concert series include classical, country, and rock performances by beloved artists as well as those new to the scene. The venue is at Deer Va... »

Chef Ann’s Bacon Chocolate Chip Cookies

Chef Ann’s Bacon Chocolate Chip Cookies

Executive Pastry Chef Ann Giles is making bacon chocolate chip cookies for our 4th of July BBQ buffet in the Glitretind. She was kind enough to share the recipe so you can make them at home. Ingredients: 1 lb. 2 oz. Butter 1 3/4 cups Brown Sugar 1 2/3 cups Sugar 1 cup Eggs 3 tsp. Vanilla 3 3/4 tsp. Baking Soda (if cooking at sea level may cut baking soda in half) 1 1/2 tbsp. Salt 4 1/4 cups Cake F... »

5 Things to Know about Dry Brushing

5 Things to Know about Dry Brushing

Dry brushing began with the Ayurvedics and became a staples in slimming treatments. Typically dry brushing is done at spas during a body treatment to stimulate circulation and exfoliate. “Dry brushing stimulates the detox process by increasing circulation and forcing toxins towards the heart where they can be carried out of the body the bodies cellular water-waste system, the Lymph.” s... »

Treat Your Sweetheart to a Honey Wrap Treatment

Treat Your Sweetheart to a Honey Wrap Treatment

Looking for a Valentine’s Day gift for that special someone in your life. Give the gift of  luxury and well-being. The #1 treatment on our Winter Menu is the Spa at Stein Eriksen Lodges’s Signature Alpine Glow Honey Wrap Treatment.  The soothing 50-minute treatment begins with a dry brush exfoliation. Followed by a  honeybee propolis wrap topped with warm blankets. This immune boosting... »

Deviled Shrimp Eggs

Deviled Shrimp Eggs

The winter months are filled with parties and gatherings from the elaborate 2013 Sundance Film Festival to your very own Sunday football party. I want to share Chef Zane Holmquist’s recipe for Deviled Shrimp Eggs that debuted on this summer’s menu. The dish was so wildly popular that it joined the ranks of the award-winning Stein Burger and Wild Game Chili that appear continually on ou... »

Stay Healthy this Holiday Season

Stay Healthy this Holiday Season

If the holiday season were only filled with visions of sugar plums we wouldn’t have to give gaining weight a second thought. Here are five suggestions from our wellness staff for avoiding weight gain and enjoying a healthy holiday season. 1. Get Up and Get Out This holiday plan activities that get you out of the house and away from the platters of food. Skiing or snowshoeing are our preferre... »

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