Gourmet Food on the Ski Slopes
12th November 2015
Ski holidays come with a range of options for relaxing after a day on the slopes, these options range from tourist attractions in nearby towns and villages, bars, restaurants, clubs, events and much more. Here we’re going to look at the five best options around the world for gourmet dining whilst skiing.
Chez Vrony, Zermatt, Switzerland
Perhaps one of the most exclusive restaurants in a ski resort is Chez Vrony in Zermatt. Complete with wonderful mountain views and stunning decor. The restaurant has lunch time sittings at 12PM and 2PM and offers a menu that includes Bloody Mary Soup and risotto with truffle oil.
Other options include fish soup, cold meats, tender lamb and a decent burger as well!
Bel Air, Courchevel, France
Tiered terraces and superb views in Bel Air, Courchevel offer the perfect sunshine dining experience when on a skiing holiday. If the weather isn’t as friendly and an outside dining experience isn’t on offer then the decor offers a wooded interior for a cosy meal as well.
Food at Bel Air is hugely high quality but also slightly more affordable than the highest end of the dining market.
The food is simple with salads, steaks omelettes and flavoursome local dishes.
Part of the charm of the restaurant are the personal touches whilst dining and special attention for repeat customers.
Edelweiss, Val d’Isere, France
The Edelweiss Chalet in Val d’Isere offers is a cosy restaurant with a lovely sun terrace and excellent. The food includes duck, lamb, fish and seafood and is great value for money. Options include two course and three course meals.
This option is great for people on a cheaper ski holiday as prices are very reasonable indeed.
Maison Vieille, Courmayeur, Italy
This quaint and quirky hut is charismatic, vibrant and full of flavour. Those dining in groups can get a range of mixed pasta dishes – including tagliatelle with wild boar sauce.
On top of this, suckling pig, flambéed ice cream and a range of wonderful wines are also on offer.
The walls are adorned with local ornaments and nic-nacs – all adding to the unique atmosphere.
Rascard Frantze, Champoluc, Italy
The restaurant in Champoluc was built in 1721 and has been beautifully renovated to cater for the crowds in the nearby ski resort. The wood panelled surroundings offer an array of wine and a locally famous upside-down apple tart.
The restaurant is a great choice for people wanting the high end of continental dining without a huge cost.