Montana Resort Hosts Foodie Weekend


Foodies have a new reason to head out to Montana: The Resort at Paws Up is partnering five chefs from San Francisco, Chicago, Denver, Montclair, NJ and Montana with three wineries from California for their Montana Master Chefs culinary event September 27-30.

Guests at the event will be able to try everything from gourmet dinner menus and wine pairings to light-hearted Iron Chef/Top Chef-esque 'quick fire' demos. The featured chefs for this all-inclusive weekend have all competed on Bravo TV's Top Chef - including Hosea Rosenberg, Ryan Scott, Dale Levitski and Ariane Duarte - along with Paws Up's Executive Chef Adam Cooke. The featured California vintners include Tablas Creek Vineyard, Steel Wines and The Hess Collection. In addition to food, guests will be able to go on river rafting adventures on the Blackfoot River, as well as horseback and ATV excursions.

The Montana Master Chefs all-inclusive weekend includes a private home accommodation, three meals daily (including all featured lunches, five-course nightly dinners and alcohol pairings), all scheduled events and activities, airport transportation to/from Missoula International Airport (MSO), and on-property transportation for two people.

The weekend is also a chance for foodies to get to know Adam Cooke, the Resort's new Executive Chef. A native of Montana, the doubly named Chef Cooke attended the New England Culinary Institute and graduated with honors before Tennessee's Blackberry Farm discovered him.  He later became the executive chef of The Barn - Blackberry Farm's renowned fine-dining restaurant.  He has been named Grand Chef Relais Chateaux and earned the James Beard Foundation's Outstanding Contribution Award.   

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