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ALL IN THE FAMILY

Chef Wade Eybel talks food, family and the mountain lifestyle By Krista Driscoll, Photography by Brent Bingham If you want some insight into Wade Eybel, the Park Hyatt Beaver Creek executive chef, look at his burger. It starts with Colorado Meat Co. grassfed, naturally raised beef, sourced within a 100-mile […]

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LOVE OF FOOD & FAMILY

What makes a great chef? Talent and creativity, of course, and always at least a dash of passion. The must-have ingredient, however, eludes taste or presentation and simmers from a deeper area of experience in the industry. It’s that which life measures, not a spoon or a cup, and what […]

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Sweet Expressions

They boil and bake and flour and fold. From custards to cakes, these sweet chefs keep the Vail Valley’s collective cravings satisfied. And when they’re not hard at work in the kitchen creating beautiful confections, they’re out and about feeding their souls. How sweet it is! Did you always want […]

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Helmut Kaschitz

At age 14, Helmut Kaschitz received the most basic lesson in cooking—cleanliness. And he instills that philosophy in his employees at Pepi’s Restaurant, where he works as the executive chef. Kaschitz grew up in Austria, and after completing nine years of primary school, he began a cooking apprenticeship. An after-school […]