WINTER WONDERLAND - Aspen
At Viceroy Snowmass, mountain adventure glows with modern spirit at the base of one of the world's finest ski mountains - Snowmass. Only seven miles from downtown Aspen in the heart of Snowmass' new Base Village, the sophistication and sense of place that distinguish Viceroy destinations from California to the Caribbean perfectly blend with the Colorado high country. The ski-in/ski-out access of the hotel offers guests the ultimate in access to outdoor mountain adventures, including skiing and snowshoeing in the winter, and hiking and biking in the summer.
This winter, Viceroy Snowmass is debuting a brand new restaurant and concept, TORO Latin Kitchen & Bar, a Richard Sandoval Restaurant. Approachable yet sophisticated, the Pan-Latin inspired menu melds the flavors of Peru, Mexico, and other South American regions, while using locally-sourced ingredients from the mountains of Colorado. The menu will will feature items such as small plates, a la carte grilled meats, ceviche, and more. In addition, guests will find a new Apres Concierge, Barrel-aged cocktail butler, and more exclusive experiences only for guests of Viceroy Snowmass.
Aspen Snowmass—Four Mountains, Endless Possibilities
Spend an hour exploring Highland Bowl, a day at Buttermilk, a week at Aspen Mountain, or a whole season discovering Snowmass — no matter how long you stay, you will never have the same experience twice. Aspen Snowmass is more than just four mountains of terrain. It is a destination for living well. A place where the mountains challenge and thrill you by day, and where a vibrant cultural scene greets you at night. A place where just as much devotion is reserved for a polished groomer as a perfect line through the powder-covered trees, and where people know the value of staying out late and rising early for first tracks.
(photo by Matt Power)
Cloud Nine High Alpine Bistro
This cozy, European-style cabin with a backdrop of the iconic Maroon Bells is a highlight of any Aspen Snowmass vacation. Cloud Nine Alpine Bistro is a legendary for a reason: channeling authentic European Alpine culture in a warm, welcoming environment, it also happens to have the most boisterous après ski scene on any mountain in North America. During the 2015-16 season, the iconic restaurant was completely remodeled. Lunch service feels like a slice of Switzerland in the Rocky Mountains with layered helpings of fondue and raclette as well as steak tartare, caviar and delectable daily specials. The wine list includes an ever-changing array of international varieties and fine Champagne. For dessert: strudel, anyone? As everyone’s attention shifts from lunch to après ski, things really kick into high gear. On sunny days, the south-facing deck at Cloud Nine Alpine Bistro regularly plays host to ski-boot dance parties that just happen, as flutes of Champagne, glasses of fine wine and a bevy of cocktails create a jovial atmosphere.
(photo courtesy of Aspen Snowmass)
Think modern alpine getaway, a clean space with grey washed tones and layers of rich detail to absorb. A space you come to sink into, escape and explore, with waves of intense flavors and smells, vibrant and classic music passing through the air. Innovative and inspired New World Cuisine focusing on a unique and fresh approach with flavors from the Mediterranean to China are served up. After dark, the ambiance comes from soft designer lighting and candles. Surrounded by shades of grey and light wood tones, comfortable banquets and modern Scandinavian furniture create an enchanting environment that envelops you in the world of Bosq and our surrounding mountains.
Chef C. Barclay Dodge has been in the restaurant world for over thirty years and has taken his experiences from all over the globe and created this passion-driven menu for your palate. As an Aspen native, he is excited to share his love of the kitchen with you.
(Photo By Nick Tininenko)