Bidding Begins Jan. 1 for Your Chance to Join a Celebrity Chef’s Ski Racing Team at the 2013 Beaver Creek Food & Wine Weekend; Proceeds go to the Chefs’ Charities of Choice

27 December 2012
Beaver Creek, Colo., Dec. 27, 2012 – This year’s Beaver Creek  Food and Wine Weekend marks the return of the Celebrity Chef Ski Race on Sunday, Jan. 27, 2013. This event offers an opportunity for guests to race on a team with their favorite celebrity chefs including John Besh, Spike Mendelsohn, Gail Simmons, Sam Talbot, Alex Seidel and Tim Love. In order to make it onto a chef’s team, guests must bid online at beginning Jan. 1, 2013; bidding closes at 9 p.m. on Jan. 14, 2013. Bidding starts at $300 per team per person and includes a spot on the chef’s team, lift access for the race and brunch at the Beaver Creek Chophouse.

Each celebrity chef team will consist of the four top bidders and the celebrity chef. Race action starts at 10 a.m. on Haymeadow followed by brunch and an awards ceremony from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. at the Beaver Creek Chophouse. Don’t miss this chance to be a part of your favorite celebrity chef’s team and race side by side with them for a good cause.

To learn more about the chef’s charities and to place your bid, visit For lodging specials and more information on Beaver Creek’s Food and Wine Weekend, visit and follow us on Twitter, @beavercreekmtn. 

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Vail Resorts, Inc., through its subsidiaries, is the leading mountain resort operator in the United States. The Company's subsidiaries operate the mountain resorts of Vail, Beaver Creek, Breckenridge and Keystone in Colorado, and Heavenly, Northstar and Kirkwood in the Lake Tahoe area of California and Nevada, and the Grand Teton Lodge Company in Jackson Hole, Wyoming. The Company's subsidiary, RockResorts, a luxury resort hotel company, manages casually elegant properties. 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 consumer website is


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