Autumn Food and Wine

Chef Ron with a batch of Scallops Veronique

Granlibakken's Executive Chef Ron Eber has a lot to celebrate. He has been with Granlibakken since 1978 (yes, 40 years), Granlibakken's food is consistently a highlight for groups and individuals alike, and now, he and his staff have prepared an award-winning dish and pairing at North Lake Tahoe's Autumn Food and Wine Festival.

The 33rd annual Autumn Food & Wine Festival held at Northstar from September 7-9, 2018 is a highlight for foodies in the region. Featuring many food and wine vendors and competitors, fun events, and a beautiful location, it is certainly a great destination for anyone wishing to sample the best of Tahoe cuisine.

Granlibakken Tahoe has remained a contender--winning for wine and food pairings, wine choices, and food choices in 2017 and 2012. This year, Granlibakken kitchen staff had the honor of taking home second place in Judge's Choice Food & Wine Pairing, first place in People's Choice Food & Wine Pairing, and second place in Wine.

What was the winning recipe? Chef Ron keeps the recipe for his Swiss Country Sauce a secret, but if you'd like to try your hand at recreating it, here are the ingredients for the food, and also the winning wine:


Granlibakken Food

The Autumn Food and Wine team

  • Sea Scallops
  • Micro Greens
  • Muscat Grapes
  • Swiss Country Dressing (Chef Ron’s specialty with gruyere, sapsago cheeses, heavy cream and fresh herbs)
  • Pancetta

Sear the scallops until golden brown. Place on a bed of microgreens, and top with Swiss Country Dressing, Pancetta, and Muscat Grapes.

Pair with: Daisy White Blend- Pinot Grigio with Sauvignon Blanc , Riesling and Muscato

Is your mouth watering? We know ours is! Try some of Chef Ron and the kitchen staff's amazing food on your next visit.

  • Our all-inclusive conference, retreat, and meeting packages include three meals daily--fully customizable to meet your group's dietary needs and desires.
  • Planning a family reunion? Our family reunion packages include meals, gathering space, and lodging.
  • Host your special day at Granlibakken Tahoe. Our wedding packages include plated or buffet-style dinners, onsite lodging, and a variety of stunning venue spaces.

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