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Fireside Dining

  • Location: Empire Canyon Lodge - Upper mountain area
  • Dining Type: European
  • Business Hours: Wednesday - Saturday, 5:45 to 9 p.m.
    Currently closed. 2014 - 2015 winter service will resume on December 12, 2014.

Join us for local favorites from the European Alps. Fireside Dining at Empire Canyon Lodge features four courses served from our stone fireplaces. Enjoy warm Swiss raclette cheese, cured meats, salads, specialty entrees, hearty sides, fire-roasted leg of lamb, fresh baked breads and dessert fondues. A full bar is available, as well as specially selected wines and imported beer to complement our cuisine. Horse-drawn sleigh rides are available for hire or consider an adventurous trek before dinner on snowshoes.

For more information on these options, please ask the reservation agent at the time of booking. Access the Empire Canyon Lodge easily by car via Marsac Avenue. Complimentary evening parking is available. Click here to view the Deer Valley Resort Evening Restaurant Map.

Adults, $60
Children (11 years and younger), $30
Prices do not include beverages, tax or gratuity

Reservations are required

Please note: menu selections and prices may change.

Fireside Dining Menu

Empire Fireplace

Warm Raclette Cheese accompanied with steamed new potatoes, house-marinated pearl onions, cornichons, cured Italian and Swiss meats, freshly baked baguettes and condiments including housemade Fireside fig mustard and strawberry chutney

North Fireplace

Simmering Stews and Entrée Specialties with hearty alpine ingredients served with our hand-grated, crisp, buttery potato rösti accompanied by specialty soups and salads and housemade bread

Weekly delicacies may include:

  • Almond Flour-dusted Utah trout
  • Capons~ braised pork, Spanish olives wrapped in Swiss chard
  • Simmered Beef Short Ribs with pearl onions, bacon and red wine sauce
  • Swiss Veal and Wild Mushroom Stew
  • Grilled quail with pickled purple cabbage, bacon, cognac black currant au jus
  • Santa Maria Lettuce Blend with Roaring 40’s blue cheese, forelli pears, celery root, figs, orange lemon dressing
  • Baby Spinach Salad with crimini mushrooms, crisp bacon, Spanish onions, red peppers, honey mustard
  • Italian Peasant Soup with baby lima beans, spinach, yellow tomatoes, fontina cheese
  • Roasted Cauliflower Soup with cambozola cheese, caraway, Wasatch Evolution Ale

Ontario Fireplace

Fire-roasted Leg of Lamb, cooked slowly by the fire, brushed with fresh herbs and seasoning, accompanied by Dutch oven specialties.

Selections May Include

  • Mountain Macaroni~ baby penne with gruyére, raclette and bacon lardons
  • Vidalia Onion Bread Pudding
  • Brown Sugar Roasted Acorn Squash, Jack Daniels caramel
  • Steamed green beans, sautéed shiitake mushrooms, roasted red peppers, caramelized garlic dressing

Lobby Fireplace

Chocolate, Caramel and White Chocolate Grand Marnier Fondues with strawberries, bananas, apples, dried apricots, cinnamon pound cake, Deer Valley cookie bites and almond biscotti

Special Desserts

  • Sweet Mountain Specialties such as; apple berry kuchen, alpine bread pudding with whiskey caramel sauce, chocolate walnut pudding


  • Full bar is available as well as specially selected wines and imported beers to complement each course

Reserve A Table

Or Call


Monday - Friday, 9 a.m. - 5 p.m., MST