Seeking Best Chocolate Chip Cookie Recipes

06 October 2010
Beaver Creek Resort Seeks Top Chocolate Chip Cookie Recipes for Cookie Contest
Beaver Creek, Colo., Oct. 6, 2010—With the arrival of fall in Beaver Creek, cookie lovers know it’s time to start baking and perfecting that award-winning chocolate chip cookie recipe for the seventh annual Beaver Creek Chocolate Chip Cookie Competition, where the top five recipes will be selected to compete for bragging rights as the official cookie of Beaver Creek. Cookie Competition submissions will be accepted from Oct. 19-21, 2010 and the five finalists will participate in the official Cookie Competition which takes place promptly at 2 p.m. on Beaver Creek’s opening day, Wednesday, Nov. 24.  
Anyone is eligible to bake and submit 12 cookie samples with an original chocolate chip cookie recipe. Cookies must be no more than four inches in diameter and will be judged using the following criteria: Taste (50%); Appearance (20%); Texture (10%); and Reproducible Recipe (20%). Cookies Competition entrants will be pre-judged and five finalists will be selected to compete during the opening day competition on Nov. 24 where 5,000 warm chocolate chip cookies will be served to skiers and snowboarders.  Finalists must be able to attend the competition.
Resort guests and locals alike can cast a vote for their favorite homemade chocolate chip cookie during the seventh annual competition finals on Nov. 24.  The winning cookie will become the Official Cookie of Beaver Creek and the winner also will receive  $1,000; second will be awarded $500; and third place receives $250.
All cookie entries must be received by mail or dropped in-person between Oct. 19-21.Cookies may be shipped overnight via UPS or FedEx or delivered in person to the Beaver Creek Resort Company office from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m.  Entry forms, competition rules and detailed delivery instructions are available online at Entrants with questions may contact Kyle Deighan at (970) 845-5974.

About Vail Resorts
Vail Resorts, Inc., through its subsidiaries, is the leading mountain resort operator in the United States. The Company's subsidiaries operate the mountain resort properties of Vail, Beaver Creek, Breckenridge and Keystone mountain resorts in Colorado, Heavenly Mountain Resort in the Lake Tahoe area of California and Nevada, and the Grand Teton Lodge Company in Jackson Hole, Wyo. The Company's subsidiary, RockResorts, a luxury resort hotel company, manages casually elegant properties across the United States and the Caribbean. Vail Resorts Development Company is the real estate planning, development and construction subsidiary of Vail Resorts, Inc. Vail Resorts is a publicly held company traded on the New York Stock Exchange (NYSE: MTN). The Vail Resorts company website is and the consumer website is


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