Nationally-Recognized Bistro Toujours in Deer Valley, Utah Welcomes Esteemed New Chef for Launch of Ski Season

Kratky Infuses Rare Dishes With Multi-Dimensional Flavor While Staying True to French Cooking Techniques

DEER VALLEY, Utah, Dec. 8 /PRNewswire/ — Bistro Toujours, the nationally- recognized French bistro nestled within the majestic setting of Deer Valley at the exclusive Chateaux at Silver Lake hotel condominium, today announced the season opening of its restaurant under the direction of esteemed new Executive Chef David Kratky, formerly of the Four Diamond award-winning Goldener Hirsch Inn in Park City.

Since opening to great fanfare in February 2001, Bistro Toujours was designed to complement the decor of a true European Chateau with breathtaking views of the snow-capped mountains from almost every seat. The restaurant was voted one of the “Top 50 Best New Restaurants in the World” by Conde Nast Traveler, received the prestigious Wine Spectator award for “Best Wine List” from 2001 – 2005 and was recently voted “Utah’s Best Resort Restaurant” by Salt Lake Magazine. The award-winning wine list, impeccable service, spectacular view and charming setting contribute to its regard as the upscale ski village’s premier French dining destination.

Under the culinary direction of Chef Kratky, Bistro Toujours will continue to celebrate the festive food, wines and warm hospitality of France’s classic bistros, while turning out an evolving seasonal menu. Chef Kratky’s distinguished culinary experience at top luxury resorts across the country paired with his intense focus on quality and innovation are assets that Bistro Toujours is proud to share with valued guests.

“At Bistro Toujours, I thrive on exploring my creativity and passion for fresh fish and wild game, while maintaining true French influence on the menu,” said Kratky. “I enjoy serving rare foods with good flavors and infusing three or four different components in a dish. For me, it’s the little things because I want to be the best and take the extra step.”

Highlighting the winter menu are regional specialties such as the tenderloin of elk Wellington with forestiere Pate with wild mushroom duxelles, Napoleon of leeks and red bliss potatoes, organic baby carrots beurre noissete and red currant infused elk demi glace. In addition, the menu offers a wonderful selection of creative entrees, including seafood a la Cauderan, featuring king salmon with savory clams, mussels, shrimp, jumbo lump crab, Chardonnay broth enriched with prosciutto di Parma and served with a batonnet of vegetables.

The restaurant bar, Buvez!, recognized as the area’s “Best Hotel Bar” by Salt Lake Magazine, offers a sumptuous pre- and post-dining retreat with views of the mountain, live entertainment and apres ski celebrations. The restaurant is located in the Chateaux at Silver Lake, a classic European-style resort with comfortable and luxurious accommodations located in the heart of Deer Valley Resort’s mid-mountain Silver Lake Village. The Chateaux offers hotel rooms, studios and 1, 2, 3 and 4 bedroom suites and a full service day spa.

Bistro Toujours is operated by Levy Restaurants, which is a private company that currently operates 95 foodservice outlets in 41 international markets. Levy Restaurants is a specialized, industry leading food organization with a network of internationally acclaimed restaurants; including the four- star Spiaggia and Bistro 110 in Chicago and the leading market share of premium foodservice operations at sports and entertainment facilities, including STAPLES Center and Dodger Stadium in Los Angeles, American Airlines Arena in Miami, Wrigley Field in Chicago, and Lambeau Field in Green Bay. For further details on Levy Restaurants, visit the company website at http://www.levyrestaurants.com/ .

Bistro Toujours
7815 Royal Street East
Park City, Utah 84060
Mid Mountain Deer Valley
435.940.2200

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