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Friday, 04 October 2013 14:31

Garlic, Garlic & More Garlic

Garlic Garlic and more Garlic! If you aren’t already following the Bear Creek Pinterest page, you should be because we a pinning away in preparation for our upcoming Garlic, Cheese & Summer Mountain Festival scheduled for August 25. I can’t stop searching for yummy garlic recipes. I thought that I would share two of my ‘must try’ favorites. Along my travels, I found this cute Garlic Lover photo.

Garlic Lovers Unite at the Cheese, Garlic & Summer Mountain Festival

Friday, 04 October 2013 14:31

Cheese & Garlic Lover's Recipe Contest

This summer seems to be flying by, before you know it the Cheese, Garlic & Summer Mountain Festival will be upon us! Did you know that we are now accepting entries for our 3rd Annual Garlic & Cheese Lovers Recipe Contest? That’s right, calling all chefs or kitchen gurus! Our recipe contest selection team is collecting entries through August 10. Don’t worry, recipes don’t need to be original, they can be but you can also take something and add your own twist.

All of the details can be found on the recipe contest page HOWEVER recipe criteria are as follows: Recipes may be copied or original. If copied from another source, that source must be revealed in the submission.

  • Each recipe must be an appetizer with at least 8 appetizer servings.
  • Recipes must be typed or legibly written or printed.
  • Directions to prepare recipe must be clear and complete.
  • Each recipe for the Garlic Lover’s Appetizer Contest must use at least 2 cloves of garlic.
  • Each recipe for the Cheese Lover’s Appetizer Contest must use 1 cup shredded cheese (4 ounces).
  • Use specific standard US measurements for each ingredient with can and packages sizes listed in the order of their use in the recipe.

There will be prizes for First, Second and Third place in each the Garlic and Cheese recipe categories. The top ten finalists will be selected to prepare their recipe to present to the judges at the Bear Creek Cheese, Garlic & Summer Mountain Festival on August 25. The winners will receive:

For Cheese Lover’s Recipe Contest:

  • First Prize: A Mid-Week Ski and Stay Package valued at $200
  • Second Prize: A $50 Gift Certificate to Bear Creek Mountain Resort
  • Third Prize: A $25 Gift Certificate to Bear Creek Mountain Resort

For Garlic Lover’s Recipe Contest:

  • First Prize: A Mid-Week Ski and Stay Package valued at $200
  • Second Prize: A $50 Gift Certificate to Bear Creek Mountain Resort
  • Third Prize: A $25 Gift Certificate to Bear Creek Mountain Resort

To enter, send your recipe to with ‘contest entry’ in the subject line or by mail to:

Events at Bear Creek
101 Doe Mountain Ln.
Macungie, PA 18062

Want to know more? Email Tracy H at .

Happy cooking!


Wednesday, 20 November 2013 00:00

Now Booking: Winter Vacation!

While some of you might just be starting to think about your summer getaway plans, our minds are focused on winter! Yesterday was the start of our 2013-2014 winter season hotel bookings. If you are a frequent guest in our hotel, you may or may not know that every year on July 1, winter hotel bookings open. Those of you who are interested in celebrating Christmas, New Year’s Eve & Day, President’s Day or Martin Luther King Day with us should start making your plans now. Typically these are the first weekends to fill.

Friday, 04 October 2013 14:30

Summer of Seafood

Happy Summer! That’s right, today is the first day of summer. Although it’s been a bit rainy this month, this weekend is looking like the seasonal summer weather will return!

Is seafood one of your summertime favorites? If so, The Grille is where you’ll want to be later this month. This week is Lobster Week and we couldn’t be more excited.  All week we are featuring special like lobster bisque, whole steamed lobsters, lobster rolls and a delicious lobster flambe! Lobster week runs through Sunday, June 23. Be sure to call The Grille to make your reservation, 610-641-7149.

To add to the fun, Crab Night will be held on July 11 in the Rock Garden. Reservations are required and there is a minimum crab order per party. Enjoy an outdoor crab feast with your closest friends and family. Reservations must be made before July 5! Call The Grille at 610-641-7149 to reserve your Crab Night meal now.

Finally, Oyster Night returns..twice!  Once again we will be hosting buck-a-shuck oyster night at The Grille. Join us on July 31, September 11 or maybe both nights for a yummy oyster feast. Our Malpeque oysters will be sure to please your palette. Reservations can be made online or by calling The Grille.

Not a seafood lover? No worries, The Grille will be serving their regular dinner menu in addition to our seafood specials. Don’t miss the summer of seafood at The Grille!


Friday, 04 October 2013 14:30

Thinking About Mother's Day?

Mother’s Day is this Sunday, have you thought about what your plans are yet? If you are still weighing your options, we’ve got a few suggestions that mom is sure to love.

While our Mother’s Day brunch is sold out, we still have plenty of reservations available for dinner at The Grille. Let mom take her chef hat off for the night and have our staff take care of dinner, we even do the dishes!

Reservations available for dinner at The Grille

If dinner isn’t quite what you are looking for, why not make a reservation for mom at our Martinis & Manicures event next Wednesday, May 15. Each event attendee will receive a mini-manicure and a martini while lounging in our rock garden and listening to live music. Reservations can only be made online and are just $20 per person, so don’t wait too long on this one. Can’t make it to Martinis & Manicures? Our full service salon and spa, The Spa at Bear Creek, is open daily and we even sell gift cards.

Treat mom to a gift card to The Spa

Perhaps you are looking to treat mom to a weekend getaway? If so, we offer an array of getaway packages at The Hotel at Bear Creek. If she’s into the great outdoors, relaxing at the spa or checking out the local attractions, our getaway packages have something to offer all moms. Contact our reservations team for complete availability and pricing at 1-866-754-2822.

Getaway Packages at The Hotel are perfect for Mom

Now that we’ve given you a few suggestions, all you have to do is choose! We hope to see you and mom soon! As always, for the most up to date resort information visit our websiteor our facebook, google +or twitter pages.


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