July 26 2016

DEER VALLEY RESORT, PARK CITY, UTAH (July 2016) – Deer Valley Resort is pleased to welcome Hector Armendariz as the new chef for The Brass Tag, the resort's gourmet brick-oven restaurant. Having worked in hotels and resorts for more than 10 years, Armendariz will oversee The Brass Tag's new menu, which features Deer Valley-inspired comfort food and specialized brick oven cuisine.

“Hector has shared his cooking prowess with some of the best hotels and resorts in the area,” said Jodie Rogers, director of food and beverage for Deer Valley Resort. “We look forward to the culinary delights and creative menu offerings he'll dish up at The Brass Tag.”

Prior to joining Deer Valley, Armendariz was Chef De Cuisine at the Grand America Hotel. His sous chef experience includes time at Snowbird's Aerie Restaurant, Sundance's Tree Room Restaurant and Montage's Apex restaurant. Born and raised in Heber City, Utah, he attended culinary school at the Utah Valley University. When Armendariz isn't cooking or reading cookbooks in his spare time, he enjoys snowboarding, playing basketball, biking, running and spending time with friends and family.

Open year-round and serving dinner nightly, The Brass Tag restaurant is located in the Lodges at Deer Valley. The new menu features Deer Valley-inspired brick oven cuisine including fresh seafood skillets, seared meats, oven roasted fresh fish, locally sourced produce, seasonal flatbreads and specialty sides. The Brass Tag is open from 4 to 9 p.m. and serves the full dinner menu from 5:30 to 9 p.m. A full bar, wine and beer are available.

The restaurant is also offering a summer special, where guests can receive one free appetizer with the purchase of two entrées.

The Brass Tag menus can be viewed in entirety at

For more information about The Brass Tag and its new chef, Hector Armendariz, please contact Deer Valley Senior Communications Manager Emily Summers at 800-424-DEER (3337) or 435-645-6522; or view the resort’s website at To follow resort happenings on social media, search #deervalleymoment.


Deer Valley Resort revolutionized the ski industry by providing the first-class service one would receive at a five-star hotel. The resort offers 21 chairlifts, 101 ski runs, six bowls, 12 restaurants, 300 annual inches of powder, three elegant day lodges, 2,026 acres of alpine skiing, hundreds of luxury accommodations and a renowned Ski School and Children’s Center.


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