Tag: Alpenrose

Chef Profile

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 to be a chef? Since childhood, I baked cakes with my father, and my grandmother would keep the recipes. I don’t think I could have been anything else. Did you begin as a pastry chef? Well, I began working in the industry 25 years ago in Chile, where I’m from. Fifteen years ago, I became a pastry chef and developed my career in hotels. I perfected wedding cakes in Singapore, desserts in Brazil and dough and fondant in Argentina. I heard that you tool around town on your bike. I like riding and enjoying the view. It is a street […]

DINING, Dining and Nightlife, Vail Valley's Specialty Recipes


SONNENALP Ludwig’s buffet is a bounty of good eating from made-to-order omelets with the freshest ingredients to bacon, eggs, sausage, French toast and even to-die-for pastries. Linger over a cup of dark-roasted coffee and ease you way into the day. Ludwig’s in Vail Village is open for breakfast daily from 7 a.m. to 11 a.m. with its famous brunch on Sundays until midday. CAFE 163 Looking for a gluten free breakfast? Café 163’s gluten-free pancakes are reason to get out of bed. The triple-stack of pancakes is whisked to perfection before coming to life on the griddle and are served steaming with butter and syrup. Truly a special treat. Open every day for breakfast at 8 a.m.                     ALPENROSE Create dining memories with Vail Village’s German- and Austrain- inspired Alpenrose Restaurant.  Build your own crepe with savory ingredients like the mushrooms, […]