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Vail Resorts

August 31, 2010 11:29 ET

Restaurants and Vail Luxury Hotels Participate in Tantalizing Event

Vail Restaurant Month Offers Exciting Line-Up of Fun Activities

VAIL, CO--(Marketwire - August 31, 2010) - Connoisseurs of food, refreshment and fun will find tantalizing tastes and experiences during Vail Restaurant Month, where star chefs, wine and beer tastings, food demonstrations, fashion shows, receptions, outdoor adventures and family fun come together this fall in Vail, CO. Fine restaurants and luxury hotels in Vail will be among the many sponsors and locations for special events held Sept. 20 through Oct.17 celebrating this exciting adventure in one of the world's favorite mountain destinations.

Enjoying the fall splendor of the quaking Aspens and the unending natural beauty of Vail is an added bonus to the host of activities planned during this month-long event. The month has been divided into four-week segments of equally exciting events, so travelers can participate in activities which best fit their interests. Festivities kick-off with "Market to Table Week" Sept. 20-26, followed by "Health, Wellness and Outdoor Week" Sept. 27-Oct. 3. Romance will be the theme for "LoveFest Week" Oct. 4-10 and families will find a full schedule of fun during the final segment as "Family Week" gets underway Oct. 11-17. Vail luxury hotels and Vail Beaver Creek resorts are gearing up for the month of festivities with many participating in the special events and offering lodging packages so travelers can enjoy mountain luxury along with the full schedule of activities planned during this one-of-a-kind event.

Vail lodges such as the Marriott Mountain Resort & Spa are fabulous getaway destinations offering a relaxing atmosphere that includes scenic vistas, an extensive list of amenities and opulent accommodations. The Vail Marriott Mountain Resort, at the base of the 5,289 acre Vail Mountain, offers the finest in Vail ski lodging providing guests with unending mountain recreational opportunities as well as being home to the Golden Leaf Spa where guests can find total relaxation and an unsurpassed escape through a full menu of treatments, massages and therapies. Guest accommodations at this world-famous ski lodge range from well-appointed guest rooms and bi-level suites to fully equipped one-, two- and three-bedroom condominiums. Whether traveling solo or with a group, travelers will find comfortable and relaxing accommodations that best fit their needs. On-site restaurants include the new 7one5, a participant in Vail Restaurant Month featuring "plates for sharing." 

Executive Chef Mark Millwood brings his travels to the table with a menu of diverse American cuisine of small and large plates. Also on site is the Avalanche Pub serving light fare and an array of cocktails. Travelers will find detailed event information about Vail Restaurant Month by visiting http://www.vailrestaurantmonth.com.

About the Vail Marriott Mountain Resort & Spa
The Vail Marriott Mountain Resort & Spa is conveniently located in Lionshead Village and provides guests with the charm and elegance of a European Chateau while offering unsurpassed service and amenities and breathtaking mountain beauty. The resort features a ski and bike rental shop for the convenience of guests and is easily accessible from Vail/Eagle County Airport.