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Telluride Colorado

Culinary Culture

Telluride Culinary Services

Telluride Ski Resort boasts 10 on mountain ski-in/ski-out restaurants serving epicurean delights as spectacular as the views accompanying them. From feasting on wild boar cassoulet in the shadow of Palmyra Peak to grabbing a slice with the family in the Mountain Village core, Telluride Ski Resort has a restaurant for every taste bud. Small scale restaurants focused on fine food and service provide a dining experience like no other. Telluride Ski Resort has become a destination for foodies with the ambition to enrich people’s lives through culinary experience, surrounding natural beauty, sincere elegant service, luxury beverages and authentic delicious food. 

Telluride has been ranked #1 Ski Resort in North America by Condé Nast Traveler for three years in a row. Our culinary program received the highest score in all categories. As a service professional working for the resort we stress teamwork. Every outlet possesses a set of unique challenges to operate. At some of our outlets you will endure extreme weather and working conditions; at others, long hours and determined guests with unique needs. The experience and knowledge you will gain will be invaluable.You will be working in the most unique group of restaurants in the world.

Here is an introduction to the leadership team of Culinary Services.

  • Stephen Roth, Executive Director of Culinary Services / Executive Chef
  • Andrew Shaffner, Wine Director & Sommelier / GM Alpino Vino
  • Kristin Frost, Business Manager of Culinary Services

Allred's Restaurant

Exceptional American Cuisine, No Ski or Snowboard Assessment required

Allred’s is Telluride Ski Resort’s flagship restaurant located at the top of San Sophia Station at over 10,551 feet. One can enjoy exquisite American Cuisine conceived by Chef Mike Regrut while admiring a breathtaking view of downtown Telluride and the surrounding peaks. As your hosts, Mario Petillo and his staff welcome you to unparalleled dining where the view is only surpassed by the superb meals and one of the best wine lists in the state of Colorado. Allred’s bar also hosts one of Telluride’s finest après ski with delectable happy hour specials and a hand crafted cocktail menu.

Management

  • Mario Petillo, General Manager
  • Nita Clark, Operations Manager
  • Mike Gorman, Sous Chef

Elevation

10,551 feet

Seasons

Summer & Winter

Hours

Après-Ski & Dinner, Bar open from 3pm-Close, Dinner Service from 5:00pm-9pm

Location

Gondola Station San Sophia ~ 970.728.7474 ~ allredsrestaurant.com


Alpino Vino

Italian Delicacies & Fine Wine, Must pass Ski or Snowboard Assessment

Alpino Vino is North America's highest elevation restaurant experience. Sitting just under 12,000 feet near the top of See Forever ski run and Gold Hill Express, Lift 14, Alpino Vino offers amazing views from its expansive heated deck. Chef Nicola Peccedi, born and raised in the Alpine Ski Village of Bormio, Italy, prepares handmade pasta dishes, panini, soups, antipasti, and other traditional Alpine dishes. Sommelier Andrew Shaffner compliments Chef Nico's dishes with the widest by-the-glass wine selection in Telluride and some of the finest wines in the world available on the bottle list. In the evening, Alpino Vino transitions into a truly unique adventure. Twenty-six fortunate guests ride the gondola to San Sophia Station where they are greeted and chauffeured via enclosed, heated snow-coach to a private dining experience like no other. Upon arrival, guests are welcomed into the quaint hütte by a roaring fire and a glass of Prosecco. Following is a freshly prepared five course meal of Northern Italian fare, a true epicurean delight at nearly 12,000 feet. Guests can choose to complement their meal with the specially designed wine pairing or make a selection from Alpino Vino’s impressive wine list.

Management

  • Andrew Shaffner, General Manager
  • Nico Peccedi, Chef

ELEVATION

11,996 feet

SEASONS

Winter Only

HOURS

Weather & Terrain Dependent / Luncheon & Sleigh Ride Dinners

Location

A short ski down on See Forever run from the top of Gold Hill Express (Lift 14)


Bon Vivant

Classic Country French Cuisine, Must pass Ski or Snowboard Assessment

Bon Vivant means, “One who enjoys life in luxury, elegance, and epicurean tastes in food & drink." Relish an afternoon outdoors surrounded by 360 degree majestic views of the San Juan Mountains and Palmyra Peak while enjoying authentic French cuisine and libations, all underneath our 40 foot retractable umbrella. Chef Jared Campbell drives a decadent French menu with selections like Specialty Crepes, French Onion Soup, Elk Sausage Cassoulet, and Desserts. Bon Vivant also features fine wine reflecting all the producing regions of France along with Trappist Beers and Hand Crafted Cocktails. Later in the afternoon partake in the “French Un- derground Après” with music and specials on food, wine & beer. To experience Bon Vivant is to live the good life.

Management

  • Brad Mosell, General Manager
  • Jared Campbell, Chef
  • Brendon Maloney, Sous Chef

ELEVATION

11,220 feet

SEASONS

Winter Only

HOURS

Weather Dependent

LOCATION

Top of Polar Queen Express (Lift 5)


Tomboy Tavern

Colorado Comfort Food, No Ski or Snowboard Assessment required

Paying tribute to Telluride’s rich mining history, Tomboy Tavern takes you back in time with authentic décor like the original Baffle and beautiful hand pounded Zink bar. Located slope side at the base of Village Express (Lift 4) in Mountain Village. Tomboy Tavern serves up hearty dishes of American Tavern style fare for lunch and dinner. Come in and try delicious appetizers, juicy burgers, or one of their signature creations like the Pork Schnitzel Sandwich & Truffle Fries. An energetic pub atmosphere, over 30 local and domestic beers on tap, and original cocktail list make Tomboy Tavern a favorite for après ski. Tomboy also offers an outside bar, with Mountain Village’s largest heated patio, to create an enjoyable outdoor area year round.

Management

  • Maury Keply, General Manager
  • Arturo Rascon, Chef de Cuisine
  • Meredith Redmond, Assistant General Manager

ELEVATION

9,540 feet

SEASONS

Summer & Winter

HOURS

Lunch and Dinner served daily

LOCATION

Slope side in Heritage Plaza, Mountain Village Core / 970.728.7467 / www.TomboyTavern.com


Big Billies

Family Dining No Ski or Snowboard Assessment required

Big Billie’s is located at the base of the Chondola (Lift 1) and Sunshine Express (Lift 10) and features Southwestern and American style family food in a casual fun atmosphere. Kids love this easily accessible restaurant at the bottom of the Meadows Beginner terrain. Those non-skiers or riders can meet their loved ones for lunch by taking the Chondola down to Big Billie’s from Mountain Village.

ELEVATION

9,400 feet

SEASONS

Winter Only

HOURS

Lunch served daily

LOCATION

Base of the Chondola (Lift 1) & Sunshine Express (Lift 10) / 970.728.7557


High Camp Warming Hut

Sandwiches, Soups & Snacks, Must pass Ski or Snowboard Assessment

High Camp is located at the top of Prospect Bowl, the launching point for Black Iron Bowl and Palmyra Peak hike-to terrain. Before you embark on your trek fuel up with some hot drinks, sandwiches, soups and snacks, or relax in beach chairs and calculate the perfect line as you are embraced in the silhouette of the surrounding peaks and some truly spectacular terrain.

ELEVATION

11,815 feet

SEASONS

Winter Only

HOURS

Snacks served during ski resort hours

LOCATION

Top of Prospect Express (Lift 12)


Crazy Elk Pizza

Hand –Tossed Pizza, Hero’s, Salads & Full Bar, No Ski or Snowboard Assessment required

Crazy Elk Pizza is a counter-service pizzeria featuring hand-made pizzas, salads and subs sure to put a smile on the whole family’s face. We hand-make our dough and sauce from scratch, and use the freshest quality ingre- dients. Host a birthday party for the kids or just hang out after a busy day and play foosball or pool while enjoying a cocktail at our full bar. Crazy Elk has something for the entire family to enjoy.

Management

  • Stormy Sandoval, General Manager

ELEVATION

9,540 feet

SEASONS

Summer & Winter

HOURS

Lunch and Dinner served daily

LOCATION

Heritage Plaza, Mountain Village Core / 970.728.7499


Giuseppe's

New Orleans Inspired Fare, Must pass Ski or Snowboard Assessment

A long time local’s favorite Giuseppe’s provides the perfect stop for a refuel while making laps on Plunge Lift’s legendary terrain. Serving New Orleans inspired fare, Giuseppe’s offers items such as Giant Muffuletta Sand- wiches, the iconic Black Bean Sauté, and of course the Crawfish Gumbo. With ample outdoor seating kick back and enjoy a hot cup of coffee or a cold beer while soaking in endless views of the San Juan Range all the way to the La Sal Mountains in Utah.

Management

  • Jared Gill, General Manager & Chef de Cuisine

ELEVATION

11,885 feet

SEASONS

Winter Only

HOURS

Lunch and Dinner served daily

LOCATION

Top of the Legendary Plunge Lift (Lift 9)


Gorrono Ranch

Burgers, BBQ, Smokehouse, and Chili, Must pass Ski or Snowboard Assessment

Situated mid-mountain on Misty Maiden, this historic Basque sheep herding ranch serves up mouthwatering burgers, Chuck’s Famous Chili, soups, a variety fresh salads, and other casual fare. Stop into the Smokehouse for unbeatable Rotisserie Chicken right off the spit, house-made smoked Pulled Pork sandwiches, and real Alligator Ribs. You can also kick back and relax with a cocktail on Gorrono's famous beach and listen to live music daily while enjoying the majestic view of Mount Wilson.

Management

  • Kurtis Murphy, General Manager

ELEVATION

10,000 feet

SEASONS

Winter Only

HOURS

Lunch served daily

LOCATION

Located Under the Village Express (Lift 4)


Siam's Talay Grille

Contemporary Asian Tapas and Seafood, No Ski or Snowboard Assessment required

A favorite phrase in Thailand, “Same-Same but Different”, Siam’s Talay Grille is Mountain Village’s newest dining establishment, and sister restaurant to the ever popular Siam down in the town of Telluride. Talay, meaning seafood in Thai,is the focus of this exquisite menu featuring a rotating selection of flown-in fresh fish complemented by unique house-made sauces. Jeff Badger and his team carry their superb food to the Mountain Village core by presenting a high-end Thai seafood and tapas experience with all the elements that have made the original Siam one of Telluride’s favorite restaurants. Discover the difference at Siam’s Talay Grille.

Management

  • Jeff Badger, Owner/Operator
  • Adam Pace, Executive Chef
  • Evan Slusher, General Manager
  • Erin Lynch, Sous Chef

ELEVATION

9,545 feet

SEASONS

Summer & Winter

HOURS

Lunch and dinner served daily

LOCATION

Slope side on Sunset Plaza inside the The Inn at Lost Creek / 970.728.6293

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