Come to Stein Eriksen Lodge this holiday season to see the awe-inspiring gingerbread creation, favorite attraction of the Lodge. This year’s creation is a nine feet long, four feet wide and five feet tall gingerbread Thomas the Train. The edible confection is the eighth such masterpiece of executive pastry chef Raymond Lammers, who oversees the design and construction of a different gingerbread structure for the Lodge each year.
Featuring over 250 pounds of gingerbread and 80 pounds of icing, Thomas has operating wheels, eyes and colored icing to match the original colors of Thomas the Train.
In addition to marveling at the gingerbread masterpiece, young guests can express their own creativity in gingerbread classes led by Lammers and executive chef Zane Holmquist. The Build Your Own Gingerbread House parties will be held Monday, Dec. 21 and Dec. 28 from 4-5:30 pm. The cost is $60 and includes hot chocolate, gingerbread panels, icing, candies, and instructions. Guest will want to book early by calling 435.645.6460, class size is limited and children eight and under require adult supervision.