The rules are simple, climbers have ten hours to hike up Alyeska’s North Face Trail, ride the tram down and repeat as many times as possible. Sounds easy right? Well, maybe the first couple of laps are. The 7th annual Alyeska Climbathon is taking place from 9 a.m. to 7 ...Read More
7th Annual Blueberry Festival, The Most Fun you can Have with Blueberries in Alaska Blueberries, Mother Nature’s homemade fruit snacks grow right here in our back yard. These delectable little treats are perfect for pancakes, baked goods or, how I prefer them, in the raw for snacking. They’re a staple ...Read More
Season Passes – Powder Cache Bonus Ends July 31! Here we are, mid-summer, enjoying all the things our beautiful state has to offer. Hiking, biking, fishing and of course the midnight sun are all still very much a reality but in a few months we’ll be gearing up and getting ...Read More
Executive Chef Mikel Lamb
Mikel Lamb was born and raised in Sacramento, California and began his culinary career at age 17, shortly thereafter joining the United States Marine Corps. His culinary career restarted as the Sous Chef at Yosemite National Park where he truly found his passion in this field at the Ahwahnee Lodge. After moving to San Diego, CA. and becoming Chef de Cuisine at the Sheraton Grande at Torrey Pines, Lamb continued to evolve in the culinary field, assembling an impressive resume that includes The Resort at Squaw Creek, Maui Ritz Carlton and Maui Grand Wailea, Northstar at Tahoe and Coconut Grove Seaside Company Beach and Boardwalk in Santa Cruz. Other notable positions include Executive Chef at the famous Clint Eastwood owned Hog's Breath Inn in Carmel, California, the Park Plaza Hotel in San Jose, California and for the past seven years he has been with Hawaii Hotels and Resorts as the Corporate Executive Chef. Along with his other accomplishments, Chef Lamb has won many First Place and People's Choice Awards for his recipes in culinary competitions. Lamb joined the Alyeska culinary team in March 2012 as Executive Chef, helping to make Alyeska's dining world class.
Chef Jason Porter
Jason Porter began his culinary career in the Navy, and honed his skills in Las Vegas, where he worked with Chef Julian Serrano at the Bellagio Hotel and Casino. He joined the Alyeska Resort culinary dining team in November 2007, and was quickly promoted to head chef at the Aurora Bar & Grill. Under Porter’s guide, the restaurant delved into themed menus focused on seasonal ingredients and wine pairings to highlight featured items on the menu. In September 2010, Chef Porter was promoted to the position of executive chef at Alyeska Resort’s premier restaurant, Seven Glaciers. When he’s not in the kitchen, Jason can be found fishing, snowboarding and exploring the great outdoors with his wife, Maggie, and two boys Quinn and Kyler.
Chef Danielle Thomas
A native of south Florida, Danielle’s love for water and cooking brought her to Alaska. Danielle got her start working on boats in Key Largo and made the move to culinary with LaTrattoria Venezia as a prep assistant working her way to sous chef in little time. Danielle also worked at Sarabeth’s Key West with Chef and General Manager David Price. She has been with the resort for four years, originally working under the tutelage of Chef Jason Porter at the Aurora Bar & Grill and eventually taking over as chef. Danielle transitioned to take over as chef of Alyeska's popular slopeside Sitzmark Bar & Grill for the 2012/13 ski season.