STEIN ERIKSEN BLOG
We Give Thanks
As 2020 draws to a close and the Thanksgiving holiday arrives, we can all look back at this crazy year and reflect on all that has happened. With both the good times and the hard, we hope you find plenty in your life to be thankful for - not just now, but all year long.
Fall Dining In Park City
Autumn is a perfect time of the year to visit Park City and taste your way through the diverse culinary offerings in this alpine town. There are several award-winning and notable restaurants offering seasonal menus or discounted dining specials. Learn more!
Celebrate Halloween Virtually Or In Park City
Regardless of where you are located this year, the fun-filled Halloween season is likely to look a little different. Yes, yards are still adorned with faux headstones, skeletons, and blowup festive decorations. Porches and entryways may still dawn cobwebs, spiders, and witches. Yet the looming question remains… will families be trick-or-treating this year?
Stein's Safe & Clean Practices
Our gests are afforded the same legendary services that have prevailed for the past 38 years – award-winning spa, culinary excellence, luxurious accommodations, and a gracious staff offering our renowned Forbes 5-Star services while creating a safe, healthy, and memorable experience for which Stein Eriksen Lodge has long been known.
Introducing New Luxury Homes by Stein Collection
Introducing new, innovative luxury home rentals and home management services at prominent, ski-in/ski-out properties throughout Deer Valley. Each stay is the perfect blend of boutique hotel, luxury resort, and welcoming home.
Exclusive Savings This Fall
Crisp air and colorful leaves signal that winter is on its way. Before the snow starts to stick, come take advantage of our seasonal autumn packages at the Lodge and experience a lovely Deer Valley getaway. The cooler temperatures keep you comfortable for your time spent outdoors while the colorful leaves provide a unique backdrop for your dining and relaxing experience. Book with one of our fall packages and save with these exclusive offers.
The Art of Chocolate Making
At Stein Eriksen Lodge, we have a dedicated pastry team led by Chef Jeremy Garcia. In addition to creating delicious desserts and pastries for the restaurants and First Tracks Kaffe, the team makes our delicious bonbons. When speaking to Chef Garcia, he told us that each and every chocolate made is something that is carefully crafted through multiple stages.
Are you looking to check off a bucket list experience on your next visit to Stein Eriksen Lodge? Look no further than Powderbird heliskiing. Accessing over 170,000 acres of skiable terrain throughout the beautiful Wasatch, Powderbird, and their knowledgeable and skilled guides are ready to take you on some of the best runs of your life right here in Utah. A convenient shuttle will take you directly from the Lodge to Powderbird's Park City heliport ensuring a seamless start to your perfect day.
Valentine's Day at Stein Eriksen Lodge
This weekend for Valentine’s Day, treat you and your love at Stein Eriksen Lodge, your romantic escape in the mountains of Park City. From sparkling snow-laden walkways to steamy hot tubs for two, we have every dreamy detail of your retreat covered. Embrace every opportunity to treat you and your special someone this Valentine’s Day weekend here at Stein Eriksen Lodge.
Stein Eriksen Aquavit
Alpine Distilling, a local company right here in Park City, crafted 200 bottles of barrel-aged aquavit for our us at Stein Eriksen Lodge. The spirit made its debut on Stein Day, December 15th, 2019, and was enjoyed by guests celebrating the life of Stein Eriksen. Aquavit originally hails from Scandinavia and was a favorite of Stein himself. Its rich tradition and flavor complement the Norwegian heritage here at the Lodge.
Learn to Ski and Snowboard Month
It is the perfect time to begin working on those new year's resolutions you made at the end of last year. Start the new decade off strong by learning a new sport. January is aptly named the official “Learn to Ski and Snowboard Month” and resorts around the country are making it easier than ever for you to learn a new skill.
The Marius Sweater
With its rich heritage of folk art, it's no surprise that out of Norway emerged a distinctively patterned woolen sweater. This sweater is now recognized around the globe as being iconically Norwegian, and tourists visiting the country often purchase one as a souvenir. The pattern of this sweater was designed by knitter Unn Søiland in 1953 and was eventually named after, and made famous by Stein's older brother, Marius Eriksen Jr.
Holiday Activities at the Lodge
Here at Stein Eriksen Lodge we are fully embracing the festive season with traditional decorations, seasonal aromas, and twinkling lights. The thirty-two-foot Christmas tree takes center stage in our luxurious Mountain Lodge. Hand decorated by our staff, the annual tree trimming marks the onset of the holidays at Stein.
An Out-Of-This-World Gingerbread Display
Now that the Thanksgiving holiday has passed, Stein Eriksen Lodge is undergoing a festive transformation. Outside, fresh snow blankets the ground and rooftops while lights twinkle on the aspens and pines. Inside, our staff is hard at work decorating the halls. Wreaths, garlands, a 32-foot tall decorated tree, and a massive gingerbread display welcomes guests as they walk into the Mountain Lodge. While all of these elaborate decorations provide the Lodge with a festive spirit, we dove a little deeper into the 18-year tradition of the making of the enormous gingerbread display.
Deer Valley Resort 19/20 Winter Season Preview
December 7th, opening day at Deer Valley Resort, is quickly approaching. We had a conversation with Steve Graff, Deer Valley’s Director of Mountain Operations, to get an idea of what we can expect for the upcoming ski season. The short answer: an enhanced guest experience.
Behind the Lodge: Chef Jeremy Garcia
The many award-winning dining experiences at Stein Eriksen Lodge rely on a diverse, multi-talented team of chefs, with Jeremy Garcia leading our fabulous pastry team. Chef Zane Holmquist, VP of Food and Beverage Operations and Corporate Head Chef, and Chef Jonathon Miller, Executive Chef, provide Chef Garcia and his team as much flexibility as they would like, allowing them to always experiment and try out new recipes and flavors.
After a Wedding at Stein Eriksen Lodge
After your wedding ceremony and festivities at Stein Eriksen Lodge are complete, the enjoyment doesn’t have to end for you or your guests. Many couples choose to honeymoon with us in beautiful Park City, and countless wedding guests stay on for a few days to take advantage of all the impressive amenities we offer and the innumerable activities in the area. Why not plan on adding some additional time with us?
Fall Recipe from Glitretind Restaurant
Shorter days and crisp mornings that lure you back to bed make us want to cozy up with some warm, homemade food for every meal. Luckily, we have an award-winning restaurant here at Stein Eriksen Lodge serving delicious cuisine to fill you up on chilly fall days. Whether you want a filling breakfast, warming lunch, or decadent dinner, Glitretind Restaurant has many delicious offerings to keep your belly warm and full during the changing of seasons.
Glitretind Restaurant Named Among Top 100 Best Wine Restaurants in America
Wine Enthusiast named Glitretind Restaurant, the flagship restaurant at Stein Eriksen Lodge, among America’s 100 Best Wine Restaurants for 2019. It is featured in the publication’s August 2019 restaurant issue, which hit newsstands nationwide on July 2nd. As Utah’s only Forbes 5-Star hotel situated beautifully in the scenic heart of Deer Valley, this latest esteemed recognition sets our fine Glitretind Restaurant dining restaurant even further ahead of the rest.
Experience Your Dream Wedding at Stein Eriksen Lodge
A wedding held at Stein Eriksen Lodge surrounded by stunning Deer Valley and Park City views is far more than an ordinary event. From fine catering to luxurious accommodations and a completely customized experience for you and your guests, it’s a one-of-a-kind occasion that will linger in hearts and memories for years to come. Each tailored detail will be perfectly prepared to create exactly the day you have always dreamed of. Our dedicated event service team will ensure that every element will be exemplary with legendary and personalized service.
Plan a Unique and Legendary Wedding at Stein Eriksen Lodge
Stunning views of Deer Valley at Utah’s only Forbes Five-Star Resort. Luxurious lodgings and spacious bridal suites complete with stone fireplaces, private decks, and personal hot tubs in a glorious mountain destination. Fabulous, award-winning cuisine perfectly paired with just the right wines. Versatile indoor and outdoor ceremony and reception locations to suit both intimate affairs and large celebrations of up to 500 guests.
Spa Treatments for the Ultimate Pampered Experience
Enter into an exclusive environment graced with European elegance and designed specifically for your ultimate relaxation. For those who want to look and feel your absolute best, The Spa at Stein Eriksen Lodge is pleased to offer guests the latest up-and-coming spa treatments available. Our exceptional treatment menu makes use of the latest technology, most recent research, and powerful natural ingredients to ensure that you leave Utah's ONLY Forbes Five-Star spa feeling relaxed, refreshed, and glowing from head to toe. We’d love to share the inside story on our latest spa treatment options with you.
Remembering the Legend
Nearly a half-century ago, Stein Eriksen stood atop Bald Mountain with Edgar Stern and had a vision to create the world’s best ski resort and, along with it, the world’s best ski hotel. That same inspiration he felt then eventually turned this idyllic spot into the Deer Valley we all know and cherish today.
Treat Yourself to the Alpine Life
The snow begins to melt high atop the Wasatch mountains, Stein Eriksen Lodge continues to welcome guests to its luxurious mountain paradise. Whatever the reason for visiting, Stein Eriksen Lodge is sure to provide you with the best 5-Star service in town.
Things To Do Off the Slopes
Ski season at Deer Valley Resort may end on April 7th, but never fear! There are still plenty of pleasurable and exciting things to do off of the slopes in and around Park City. Spring is a wonderful time to start exploring and enjoying a different side of this fascinating and exhilarating town.