The "guest chef" series at Solitude Mountain Resort is now under way. Every Thursday, a different Salt Lake City chef travels up Big Cottonwood Canyon and creates a five-course meal at St. Bernard's restaurant, inside The Inn at Solitude. Cost is $65 per person. Wine pairings additional. On Feb. 18, Chris Durfee and Justin Shifflett, from Metropolitan, will serve New American fare. On Feb. 25, Scott DeSeelhorst, former chef of the Yurt / Roundhouse and owner of Snake River winery, will serve Southwest fusion. And on March 4, Lugano chef-owner Greg Neville creates a seasonal Italian dinner. For reservations, call 801-517-7717.
Chocolate and Jazz at the Grand
"Grand Passions: An Evening of Chocolate and Jazz" is available every Friday and Saturday in February at the Grand America Hotel, 555 S. Main St., Salt Lake City. From 6 to 9 p.m., enjoy a five-course chocolate tasting and listen to the Joshua Payne Trio. Cost is $25 per table (two to four people). Ten percent of the proceeds will be donated to the American Heart Association. For reservations, call 801-258-6707.
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