Collin Meyer Named New Executive Chef of Vail’s Game Creek Restaurant

26 June 2013

  • Game Creek Restaurant opened for summer operations on Thursday, June 20.
VAIL, Colo. – June 26, 2013 – Vail Mountain, the largest ski resortin the United States, announced today the appointment of Collin Meyer to executive chef of Game Creek Restaurant. The restaurant opened for the summer season on Thursday, June 20 under Chef Meyer’s leadership.
“Game Creek Restaurant has long been an exceptional dining experience for Vail guests,” said Chris Jarnot, chief operating officer and senior vice president of Vail Mountain. “I’m confident that Chef Meyer’s culinary expertise combined with his passion for excellence in food will be a recipe for continued success for the restaurant.”
Meyer has worked at Game Creek Restaurant since 2009 and carries with him a strong culinary talent and background in the restaurant business. He received a degree in culinary arts from Le Cordon Bleu College of Culinary Arts – Scottsdale, Ariz., and has worked at the DC Ranch Country Club in Scottsdale, Ariz., the Addison Reserve Country Club in Delray Beach, Fla., and at Grouse Mountain Grill in Beaver Creek, Colo. Fine dining is Meyer’s passion and he has dedicated his life to it, spending personal vacation time traveling to culinary destinations around the globe to experience some of the world’s finest restaurants and prompt new ideas that he can bring back to the kitchen with his own twist.
“I’m thrilled to take on the position of executive chef at Game Creek Restaurant,” said Chef Meyer. “I look forward to stepping into this leadership role and bringing fresh ideas to the table while helping to further Game Creek’s reputation as a premiere dining experience in Vail.”
Located in an old-world chalet nestled within Vail’s Game Creek Bowl, Game Creek Restaurant offers distinctive American cuisine with all-natural and organic products and the freshest ingredients, an award-winning wine list, and superior service complimented by magnificent views and sunsets. Throughout the summer season guests can enjoy late-afternoon drinks and appetizers on the deck or a complete culinary experience with a three- or four- course dinner menu, plus an optional chef’s menu beginning at 5:30 p.m. every Thursday through Saturday. Sunday brunch is also served each week including fresh fish, pastries, braised meat and more. Reservations are encouraged and can be made by calling (970) 754-4275.
For more information about Vail Mountain visit, or stop by the Mountain Information Center, open daily from 9 a.m.–4:30 p.m., or call (970) SKI-VAIL (754-8245).
About Vail Mountain
Coveted as the largest ski resort in the United States with more than 5,200 acres of skiable terrain, seven legendary Back Bowls spanning seven miles, and the most groomed terrain on the planet, Vail has been an extraordinary winter vacation destination for passionate skiers and snowboarders for more than 50 years. It is home to world-class athletes during the U.S. Ski Team early-season training sessions in Golden Peak, the Burton US Open Snowboarding Championships and the future 2015 World Alpine Ski Championships. Under blue skies more than 300 days each year, friends and families reconnect and celebrate here from year to year and generation to generation. The vacation experience is exceptional, from the Vail Ski & Snowboard School to events, activities and festivals, shops and spas, abundant culinary experiences and luxurious accommodations. Coupled with the vision inherent in the spirit of Vail’s founders, and a modern day commitment to excellence in all aspects of guest service and operations, Vail is a mountain resort like nothing on earth.  


About Vail Resorts
Vail Resorts, Inc., through its subsidiaries, is the leading mountain resort operator in the United States. The Company's subsidiaries operate the mountain resorts of Vail, Beaver Creek, Breckenridge and Keystone in Colorado; Heavenly, Northstar and Kirkwood in the Lake Tahoe area of California and Nevada; Afton Alps in Minnesota and Mt. Brighton in Michigan; and the Grand Teton Lodge Company in Jackson Hole, Wyoming. The Company's subsidiary, RockResorts, a luxury resort hotel company, manages casually elegant properties. Vail Resorts Development Company is the real estate planning, development and construction subsidiary of Vail Resorts, Inc. Vail Resorts is a publicly held company traded on the New York Stock Exchange (NYSE: MTN). The Vail Resorts company website is and consumer website is


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