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Expert Tips on How To Navigate the Brewfest

Since it’s Vermont Beer Week,  we called on our local expert to give us some tips on beerfests  in general , and specifically what you will find during Stratton’s Columbus Day Weekend event. Greg’s (Meuleman’s Craft Drafts) Guide to Beer Festivals First,  don’t go to an event just  because it says “beer festival.”  Don’t get me wrong, beer is a good thing.   But on occasion … Continue reading Expert Tips on How To Navigate the Brewfest

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6 Easy Ways to Step Up your Culinary Game

We’ve all been there. You find that perfect fantasy-looking dish on Pinterest and think, “Hey, I can make that. Easy.” Two hours later, you have a kitchen counter laden with over-priced grocery store fruit or flour  –  a testament to your hard work gone awry as you realize you may need a bit of culinary guidance. (At least, I’m hoping this has happened to others besides myself…). … Continue reading 6 Easy Ways to Step Up your Culinary Game

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Stratton Mountain Recognized for Diverting Food Waste

Resort composted over 19 tons of food in 2014-15 winter season STRATTON MOUNTAIN, VT. –  Stratton Mountain Resort is the only Vermont organization this year to be recognized by the United States Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) for efforts in diverting food waste. Stratton is among the 24 organizations recognized in the EPA’s annual “Food Recovery Challenge,” which collectively diverted over 38,000 tons of food to … Continue reading Stratton Mountain Recognized for Diverting Food Waste

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Jan Giejda Named Stratton Executive Chef, Reinvents Table 43.1 Menu

Stratton’s culinary team to showcase talents with weekly dining specials STRATTON MOUNTAIN, VT. – Stratton Mountain Resort has welcomed another culinary artist to the team, Jan Giejda, as its new executive chef. Hailing from Dorney Park, Pensylvania, Giejda will oversee all Stratton dining establishments, including the Base Lodge, Sunbowl, Green Apron, Mid-Mountain Smoke, and the reimagined Table 43.1. “As the new executive chef at Stratton, … Continue reading Jan Giejda Named Stratton Executive Chef, Reinvents Table 43.1 Menu

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Venture Vermont: West River Farmer’s Market

August 3-9, 2015 is Vermont Open Farms Week. What better way to celebrate locally grown fresh fare than at the farmers market in our own backyard? When May 23 – October 10, 2015 | Every Saturday from 9am-1pm Directions Intersection of Rt.11 and Rt. 100 in Londonderry, VT. See map here. When you arrive, you can park at the Mill House Tavern restaurant right on … Continue reading Venture Vermont: West River Farmer’s Market

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The Green Apron Competes to be the Better Burger

How do you like your burger? Meat? Veggie? Lettuce, tomato, onion? Blended with mushrooms? …Wait… What was that last one? Hamburger meat blended together with mushrooms. Hmm, that sounds interesting. Well, as part of a new health initiative, the chefs at Stratton’s Green Apron will be hard at work this summer putting their culinary artistry to the test by competing in the James Beard Foundation Better … Continue reading The Green Apron Competes to be the Better Burger

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Introducing Venture Vermont: A Vermont Travel Guide

It is no secret that many of our readers and guests may only visit Vermont in the winter time. However, have you ever visited us in the summer, to witness the beauty of the Green Mountains in all its green glory? This summer, starting June 18, join us on the journey to Venture Vermont and explore Southern Vermont’s best summer activity spots, all within a short distance to … Continue reading Introducing Venture Vermont: A Vermont Travel Guide