gore-restaurant-week.JPGNorth Creek, N.Y.  - Gore Mountain's 2nd Annual Restaurant Week begins Sunday, January 29, featuring a variety of unique menu items, specials, and restaurant events daily through Saturday, February 4.  The return of the Gore Mountain Restaurant Race on Monday, January 30 promises fun for all skiers and snowboarders!  A complete list of specials for all seven days can be viewed on the events page at GoreMountain.com.  These include Sushi Night at Basil & Wick's, chances to win gift certificates and eat free chili at the Black Mountain,  a five-course Suhru Wine dinner at barVino, prix fixe dinner nights at Café Adirondack, Friends Lake Inn, and Garnet Hill Lodge, the famous Copperfield Inn Wing Night, and authentic German Cuisine at Andie's.  The week culminates on February 4 with several dining specials preceding the Valentine Hit Parade at Tannery Pond Community Center to benefit the North Country Outreach Center. Throughout Gore Mountain Restaurant Week, guests can find numerous 10% off specials, dessert promotions, drink bonuses, and game nights especially tailored for this annual celebration of Gore Region dining.  Meanwhile, Gore Mountain's concessionaire Centerplate will be presenting their value-added lunch specials every day of the ski season, while showcasing new dining opportunities at the Open Pit Grille, Ski Bowl Lodge, and the recently renovated Tannery Pub & Restaurant.  The Gore Mountain Snow Train offers an impressive breakfast menu on the way to North Creek from Saratoga Springs, as well as après-ski cocktails and foodservice on the return trip.  Packages that combine the new train service with discounted lift tickets, tubing, and scenic gondola rides are available. "We are so excited about all of the new opportunities guests of the region have for lodging, dining, and shopping," commented Emily Stanton, Gore Mountain Marketing Manager.  "Gore Mountain Restaurant Week is one more way for us to share our progress and for everyone to have some extra fun."    More teams are expected to be added to those restaurants vying Monday, January 30.  Fork, spoon, and knife trophies will be awarded to those restaurants with the fastest ski times, most spirited racers, and most popular teams respectively.  Anyone who races will be given a $5 coupon from the restaurant they race for in exchange for a $5 entry fee, and will be entered to win in a raffle for several prizes including a new pair of skis.  Restaurants presently entered include Basil & Wick's, Team Tannery, The Black Moun-tinis, and barVino.

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Contact: Emily A. Stanton (518) 251-2411, X1121 emily@goremountain.com