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Stowe Mountain Lodge Supports National Kids Healthy Eating Month

Sustainable Luxury Lodge Launches Special Healthy Eating Initiatives During March

March is Kids Healthy Eating Month and Destination Hotels & Resorts has committed to participating in informing and educating their guests about this important initiative.  Starting today, Destination Hotels & Resorts is running a month-long contest open to the public in which they will solicit healthy kids recipes in an attempt to find the best recipe that combines fun, health and of course great taste.   The winner of this contest will receive a family vacation for four, including airfare, to their choice of any one of the 35 Destination Hotels & Resorts properties throughout the country and their recipe will be featured on the company’s Kid’s Café menu for a year.  Additionally, two runner-ups will see their recipe on the online Kid’s Café menu and will receive a classroom visit from one of Destination Hotels & Resorts’ executive chefs.  For more information or to enter the contest please visit www.destinationhotels.com/recipe-contest/

 

Since its inception, Stowe Mountain Lodge has been committed to using fresh, locally sourced ingredients in all of the dishes served throughout the lodge, and is therefore exceptionally enthused for Kids Healthy Eating Month.  The lodge has launched a few initiatives that will promote healthy eating and will be serving these specials throughout the month its award-winning restaurant, Solstice.

  • Complimentary “Energy Booster Shots” during breakfast for all kids who dine at Stowe Mountain Lodge.  These smoothie shots will contain fresh fruit, yogurt and other natural ingredients to help get kids off to a smart and fun start to their day.
  • A daily dinner special for kids every night during the month of March.  These flavorful and healthy entrée options will change daily and feature Vermont inspired dishes made with seasonal ingredients.
  • A weekly healthy dessert option will also be available all month.  Children will get their sweet fix without ingesting a large amount of sugar, calories and fat.  Parents will receive the recipe for the dessert when they leave, so they can recreate it at home for their kids.
  • Each child who dines at Stowe Mountain Lodge will receive “Healthy Tips from the Chef” which will include innovative ways kids can eat healthy everyday without sacrificing flavor or eliminating items from their diet.  Stowe Mountain Lodge’s executive chef has noted small changes parents and children can make to help put healthier food on the table.  For example, one tip that the executive chef uses in his cooking at Stowe Mountain Lodge is substituting organic honey to replace granulated sugar.  Tips like these will make the transition to healthier eating smooth and seamless.

About Stowe Mountain Lodge

Stowe Mountain Lodge is the centerpiece of Spruce Peak at Stowe Mountain Resort, the pinnacle of New England skiing and outdoor recreation and a $400 million alpine neighborhood that has been in planning and development stages for the past 16 years.  As part of this new community, guests of Stowe Mountain Lodge will enjoy unparalleled service, 312 guest rooms, a 21,000-square-foot spa and wellness center, ski-in/ski-out access to over 100 legendary trails, exclusive access to Stowe Mountain Club, an 18-hole mountain golf course designed by Bob Cupp, and a heated outdoor pool. The property offers more than 12,000 square feet of indoor event space, with access to 420-seat Spruce Peak Performing Arts Center, which opened in December 2010.  The Lodge features farm-to-table cuisine in Solstice restaurant and Hourglass bar, high-end retail boutiques and access to limitless on-mountain recreational options.  In December 2010, Stowe Mountain Lodge opened an additional 173 guest rooms, bringing the total count to 312.  In addition, 34 fractionally-owned condominium units are available for vacation home ownership in the Lodge’s Front Four Private Residence Club.  Special lodging offers and packages available by calling (802) 253-3560 or (888) 4-STOWE-VT or by visiting www.stowemountainlodge.com. For real estate inquiries, please call (888) 403-7739 or (802) 253-0320.

 

About Destination Hotels & Resorts

Destination Hotels & Resorts is the fourth largest independent hospitality management company in the United States with more than 35 luxury and upscale hotels, resorts and conference centers. The company has developed a variety of initiatives to better serve its communities, stakeholders and customers including Destination Earth, an environmental sustainability program, and the Destination Delivers guest loyalty program, which provides the best available offers to members. Destination operates properties in key metropolitan areas and resort markets including Washington, D.C., Denver, San Diego, Los Angeles, Santa Fe, Aspen, Palm Springs and Lake Tahoe. Destination is a subsidiary of Los Angeles-based investment, development and management firm Lowe Enterprises.  For more information on the properties in the Destination Hotels & Resorts collection, please visit www.destinationhotels.com or to join Destination Delivers, visit www.destinationdelivers.com.

Leslie Kilgore
PR Manager
lkilgore@destinationhotels.com
Phone: 802.760.4700

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