Ski Utah Press Release

Public Relations Director



DEER VALLEY RESORT; PARK CITY, UTAH (November 29, 2022) – As we head into the snowy 2022-23 winter season, Deer Valley Resort invites guests to visit with Santa, witness the unforgettable Torchlight Parade, and celebrate New Year’s Eve at the new Cast & Cut restaurant this December. Peak-season lift tickets are also available for purchase online, as well as a wide variety of holiday gifts at Signatures Deer Valley.


Cast & Cut Grand Opening

Thursday, December 15, 2022

New this season, Cast & Cut is the quintessential mountain seafood and steakhouse experience. The latest evolution of Deer Valley dining includes à la carte dishes, fresh seafood towers featuring an enticing selection of oysters from around the U.S., mussels, lobster, crab legs and caviar, along with dry-aged cuts, locally caught trout and the best locally sourced ingredients and accompaniments. Cast & Cut will be open Thursday through Sunday, from 5:30 to 10 p.m.



Taste of Luxury featuring Chef Massimo Bottura

Friday, December 16 through Sunday, December 18, 2022

The next course in Deer Valley Resort’s Taste of Luxury series features Michelin 3-Star Chef Massimo Bottura for three evenings of exclusive VIP meet-and-greet receptions and six-course Italian dinners with wine pairings in the world-class resort’s Fireside Dining location at Empire Canyon Lodge.

VIP Meet and Greet Reception with Chef Massimo and DAOU Family Estates| 6 p.m.

$2,250 per guest and includes a luxury gift from KJUS Ski/Golf wear
Enjoy passed appetizers, while tasting a special selection from DAOU’s Estate portfolio, full bar service, live jazz music and a personal cookbook signing with Chef Massimo. This is an extremely intimate event with only 25 tickets available each night.

Six-Course Chef Massimo Bottura Michelin 3-Star Italian Dinner | 7:30 p.m.

$1,800 per guest and includes a luxury gift from KJUS Ski/Golf wear
Hear remarks from Chef Massimo, as well as Deer Valley’s culinary and beverage teams before savoring six unforgettable courses including Italian wine pairings and live jazz music. 75 tickets are available each night.

Tickets are available for purchase at


Santa Claus Visit

Saturday, December 24, 2022

Before his long evening run, Santa Claus will stop by the Snow Park Lodge area from 9 to 11 a.m. and the Silver Lake Lodge area from noon to 1:30 p.m. Guests and their children are invited to bring a camera and take their pictures with Santa. For more information, please call 435-649-1000.



Torchlight Parade

Friday, December 30, 2022

Deer Valley’s annual Torchlight Parade will be held at approximately 6 p.m. (dusk) on Big Stick ski run on Bald Eagle Mountain, behind Snow Park Lodge. Complimentary hot chocolate, cider and cookies will be served on the Snow Park Plaza from 5:30 to 7:30 p.m.



New Year’s Eve Party at Cast & Cut

Saturday, December 31, 2022

Ring in 2023 at Deer Valley Resort’s New Year’s Eve Party at Cast & Cut in the Snow Park Lodge. In partnership with DAOU Family Estates and Moet Hennessey, the NYE Dinner and Dancing Package ($495) consists of a four-course dinner at Cast & Cut on the main level, followed by the NYE Party on the second level of Snow Park Lodge including live entertainment by the Spazmatics, drink tickets, party favors, a champagne toast at midnight, and light culinary fare. Party Only Packages ($350) and DAOU Lounge and Dancing Packages ($425) are also available. The resort will also offer on-site childcare by reservation on a first-come, first-served basis. To purchase tickets, visit



Purchase Holiday Lift Tickets Early

Deer Valley limits the number of lift tickets sold each day to maximize guests’ on-mountain experiences. The resort will likely reach capacity during the holidays, so guests are strongly encouraged to pre-purchase tickets online to guarantee access. For the best rates and to ensure a spot on the mountain, purchase lift tickets online at


Holiday Gifts at Signatures Deer Valley

Shop Signatures Deer Valley for resort wear for the whole family, or pick up Deer Valley’s famous Southwestern Turkey Chili mix, cookie mix or Oomph seasoning, along with specialty mugs and flasks. Custom replica trail signs, ornaments, picture frames, trail map puzzles and throws are also available, and children’s books, Avalanche Rescue Dog plushes, which benefit the Deer Valley Avalanche Rescue Dogs, are perfect for the kids. Shop in-store or online at



For more information about holiday happenings at Deer Valley Resort, visit the resort's website at, or contact resort Senior Communications Manager Emily Summers at or 435-645-6522.




About Deer Valley Resort

Deer Valley Resort located in Park City, Utah, revolutionized the ski industry by providing the first-class service one would receive at a five-star hotel. The ski-only resort offers 21 chairlifts, 103 ski runs, six bowls, 300 annual inches of powder, 2,026 acres of alpine skiing, limited lift ticket sales, 14 restaurants, three elegant day lodges, hundreds of luxury accommodations and a renowned Ski School and Children’s Center. Deer Valley is honored to be ranked as the United States’ Best Ski Resort by the World Ski Awards for 10 consecutive years.