Park Hyatt Beaver Creek Resort’s 8100 Restaurant Presents Holiday Hors D’Oeuvres Demonstration and Beaujolais Nouveau Celebration Thursday, November 18, 2010

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The Beaujolais Nouveau celebration has a long tradition in France. By French law, Beaujolais Nouveau cannot be released earlier than the third Thursday of November

To celebrate the arrival of this year’s Beaujolais Nouveau, Park Hyatt Beaver Creek resort is presenting a holiday hors d’oeuvres demonstration on Thursday, November 18 from 5:00p.m. to 6:30p.m. at 8100 Mountainside Bar & Grill. The cost is $10 and includes samplings of hors d’oeuvres and this season’s Beaujolais Nouveau.    

Guests are invited to watch and sample as 8100’s acclaimed chef de cuisine, Pascal Coudouy, demonstrates how to prepare easy and elegant holiday appetizers that can be completed before guests arrive, keeping holiday entertaining stress free. Approximately five different recipes will be demonstrated, ranging from stuffed crepes to goat cheese and potato cakes.

The evening coincides with the arrival of this year’s Beaujolais Nouveau to the Vail resort . On the third Thursday of each November, more than a million cases of Beaujolais Nouveau begin their journey through France to Paris for immediate shipment to all parts of the world. By the time it is over, more than 65 million bottles, nearly half of the region's total annual production, will be distributed and consumed around the world.

“The Beaujolais Nouveau celebration has a long tradition in France. By French law, Beaujolais Nouveau cannot be released earlier than the third Thursday of November,” said Greg Monjure, 8100’s general manager. “At 8100 Mountainside Bar & Grill, we like to pay homage to Chef Coudouy’s French roots and put our own twist on this time-honored celebration.”

Following the demonstrations, guests can enjoy the farm to table menu at 8100 Mountainside Bar & Grill, receiving 25% off* their entire bill*. Additionally, diners who spend $100* will receive a $25 gift card to 8100 Mountainside Bar & Grill for their next visit. For more information or to make dinner reservations after the event, please visit]or call 970-8279-6600.

For guests who want to take the elevator home, Park Hyatt Beaver Creek is offering rooms starting at $99 per night. For full terms and conditions and room reservations, please call 866-471-7658 or visit

About Park Hyatt Beaver Creek Resort and Spa
The centerpiece of the Alpine-style village of Beaver Creek, Colorado the ski-in/ski-out resort is the recipient of numerous accolades, including Gourmet Magazine’s #1 Hotel for Skiing/Winter Sports; Condé Nast Traveler Magazine’s Top 15 Ski Resorts and Top 50 Golf Resorts; and Travel + Leisure Magazine’s Top 50 Hotels in the World. The hotel is surrounded on three sides by the majestic Rocky Mountains, providing spectacular views from its outdoor dining terrace and fire pit. Every winter and summer mountain activity imaginable is found at its doorstep or can be easily arranged through the Park Hyatt concierge.

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