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Monday, November 21, 2011 - 23:00


New Restaurant, Café, Poolside Treatery and Lobby Boutique Debut in December

PARK CITY, UTAH (For Immediate Release) " Waldorf Astoria Park City, the first ski property from the iconic hotel brand, announces a new collection of amenities for the winter season. Located in picturesque Park City, Utah, at the base of Canyons Resort, the hotel unveils several new offerings, including: Slopes by Talisker, a new restaurant concept; Crave Café, located off the main lobby; Scoop, a poolside après ski option; and Palette, the new elegant lobby boutique.

Slated to open in December 2011, the new dining options and amenities will offer guests an additional level of world-class service at the luxurious Waldorf Astoria Park City, which opened in July 2009 and is also home to the Waldorf Astoria Spa, Park City. Canyons Resort opens for the 2011/12 season on Friday, November 25 at 9:00 a.m.

Embracing the "living well" mantra envisioned by the hotel's Waldorf Astoria Spa, Park City, Slopes focuses on freshness, variety, quality, flavor, nutrition and balance. Slopes will emphasize locally sourced ingredients and showcase the best seasonal offerings. The restaurant will provide the high level of service and memorable dining experience.

A casual menu will be offered in the lounge and a more extensive menu offered in the dining room. The restaurant will have 120 seats indoor and additional outdoor seasonal seating with views of the pool and scenic outdoor courtyard. Slopes will serve breakfast, lunch and dinner.

Executive Chef Gelas was previously the Club Chef at Tuhaye Table Café, which is part of the Talisker Club real estate collection in Park City. Born and raised in Boege, France, Chef Gelas brings an international flair to Slopes from his experience working at La Maison de Marc Veyrat, which serves upscale mountain cuisine in the French Alps, and at L'Oxlays, a Michelin starred, fine-dining restaurant located in the mountains of Val Thorens in Savoy, France. He expresses his passion for cooking through local ingredients that he infuses with the culinary traditions of his home country.

Slopes will also feature an extensive wine program created by Talisker's Director of Wine & Spirits Sean Marron.

Crave Café
Perfect for grab-and-go on the way to the slopes or for enjoying in front of the fireplace, Crave will serve coffee, espresso, breakfast pastries, take-out lunch items, and house-made sweets and desserts. In addition, a selection of freshly prepared meals will be available for guests who would like to enjoy a meal in the privacy of their own suite. Located off the main lobby, Crave will be open from 6:30 a.m. to 9:00 p.m. daily.

Located poolside, Scoop features poolside specialty drinks, s'mores and gelato. Available for hotel guests and residents and an ideal après ski destination, the heated pool, whirlpools and outdoor fire pits are open year-round. Scoop will be open from 2 p.m. to 6 p.m. daily in the winter.

Palette Lobby Boutique
Palette, a charming new luxury boutique located in the hotel lobby will specialize in designer apparel, accessories and gifts for men, women and children. Guests will enjoy world-renowned designer collections that range from traditional to contemporary styles. Palette is located on the lobby level of the hotel and open from 8 a.m. to 9 p.m. daily.

Real Estate
Waldorf Astoria Park City is now a Talisker Club community. Current and future residence owners at the hotel will have the opportunity to participate in a three-year membership in Talisker Club with no initiation fee and reduced dues including all the privileges that convey with the Talisker Club. Talisker Club membership includes exclusive access to Talisker services, clubhouses, outdoor activities and dining experiences. (Some restrictions may apply at Talisker Tower in Empire Pass at certain times of the year.) Concurrently, Talisker also announces revised listing prices and incentives for residences at Waldorf Astoria Park City for the 2011/12 ski season. For additional information, please visit www.TaliskerMountainRealty.com.

About Waldorf Astoria Park City
Waldorf Astoria Park City is the first ski resort added to Waldorf Astoria Hotels & Resorts. Located at the base of Canyons Resort in Park City, Utah, the property boasts 175 residences appointed with custom furnishings, suites with gourmet kitchens and spectacular views of the ski slopes or Wasatch Mountains. The elegant yet casual feel of the resort is created by the surrounding natural beauty with world-class amenities that include a 16,000 square foot Waldorf Astoria Spa, Park City offering wellness programs, unique treatments, custom-designed fitness center and hair and nail spa. Additional offerings include meeting space; outdoor patios with fire pits; après ski amenities and a heated pool with whirlpools that offer guests areas of relaxation year-round. For more information, please visit www.parkcitywaldorfastoria.com.

About Talisker
Talisker is a privately-held Toronto-based international real estate company operating for 25 years in Canada, the United States, United Kingdom and Europe. Talisker is the largest mountain real estate and resort operating company in one of North American's premier year-round mountain destinations, Park City, Utah. With 14,000 acres in the Wasatch mountain range, from the slopes of the Deer Valley® Resort to the valleys surrounding the Jordanelle Reservoir, Talisker has developed three of Park City's preeminent family-oriented residential communities " Tuhaye, Empire Pass and Red Cloud " united as one through Talisker Club, an exclusive private club. When Talisker acquired Canyons Resort, it added 4,000 acres of internationally acclaimed ski and snowboarding terrain. With the addition of the legendary Waldorf Astoria Park City, Talisker is now comprised of an array of businesses: mountain hospitality lodging, ski operations, public restaurants, golf courses, a private club, real estate development and a real estate brokerage. For more information, please visit www.Talisker.com.

About Canyons Resort
Canyons Resort, a Talisker mountain destination in Park City, Utah, is the fourth-largest ski resort in North America with 182 trails across nine mountains, also making it Utah's largest and most dynamic ski and snowboard resort. Five world-class hotels at Canyons range from the luxurious Waldorf Astoria Park City to the Grand Summit Hotel that offers an AAA Four-Diamond mountain experience at the heart of the resort village and offer 35,000 sq. feet of meeting space. Additionally, Canyons Resort offers more than 15 dining venues including a new collection of outlets that range from upscale food carts to The Farm, a fine dining restaurant with seasonal cuisine sourced within 200 miles of Park City. The resort is home to the Orange Bubble Express, which is North America's most technologically advanced and first heated chair lift; a lively gathering area at the base of the mountain named Ski Beach; a fast-paced zip line circuit; and 300 acres of new terrain at Iron Mountain. Also this month, Canyons proposed an 8-passenger gondola known as SkiLink that, subject to approvals, will connect Canyons and Solitude resorts in just 11 minutes and create the most unique ski network in North America. Salt Lake City International Airport is just 35 minutes away and provides convenient access from anywhere in the world. For a taste of the new and exciting Canyons, visit to www.CanyonsResort.com.



Murphy O'Brien Public Relations for Waldorf Astoria Park City
Sarah Siler / Christina Wong
ssiler@murphyobrien.com / cwong@murphyobrien.com