words by Virginia RaineyWhy do the runaround when you can order groceries, wine, skis and more on demand?
Eat, ski, sleep, repeat. That’s what your precious winter vacation time is for, right? So why spend hours shopping for food and gear? Tap into the ease of these bespoke services, each designed to deliver the goods to your door.
Stock the Fridge
Park City Grocery Express (Park City/Deer Valley)
goes beyond the boundaries—extending its reach to artisan purveyors such as Aquarius Seafood and Beltex Meats in Salt Lake City and specialty bakeries such as Auntie Em’s and Windy Ridge in Park City. Got a favorite? Just ask. They’ll deliver and put the groceries away—including wine and spirits from well-stocked Utah State Liquor stores which are closed on Sundays and holidays.
Shop the Grocery Girls (Park City/Deer Valley)
convenient online checklists for items ranging from pet food and breakfast packages to flower arrangements and saké.
Lee’s Marketplace offers everything but the beer in their North Ogden or Heber City stores for delivery. If you want them to put the groceries away, they’ll work with you to make arrangements with your lodging near Snowbasin
, Powder Mountain
, Nordic Valley
, Park City Mountain
and Deer Valley
Not into lugging your ski gear along on vacation? Want to try the latest equipment, just for fun? Ski Butlers
, Skis on the Run, Rent Skis and Elite Ski Delivery are standing by to take your rental orders; deliver skis, snowboards, boots, etc., to your door; make adjustments; switch out skis depending on conditions; and pick them up at the end of your stay.
Late Night Cravings
There’s no lack of pizza/Grubhub/UberEats delivery options near all of Utah’s winter resorts, but when that post-dinner craving hits, you gotta have COOKIES! Preferably still warm from the oven. Try Chip
for big, soft chocolate chip cookies until 2 a.m. on weekends. Or check out Crumbl’s
(Salt Lake/Provo/Ogden/Logan) rotating menu of seriously rich specialty cookies, delivered fresh from the oven until midnight.
And there you have it, a few ideas that may seem small, but pack a punch when it comes to making your ski vacation a bit more simple.