Turns out you don't have to be in Whistler to enjoy the pairing of gourmet dining and skiing.
Just head to Tahoe, where the Tahoe Cross Country Ski Area will be hosting its Gourmet Ski Tour Fundraiser from 1 to 3 p.m. March 14.
The on-snow gourmet tasting event is a chance for skiers and snowshoers to try out the ski area's gentlest trails and sample seafood, soup, breads, hors d'oeuvres and desserts from more than 15 of Tahoe's top restaurants, according to a news release.
The event concludes with margaritas and live music by Jo Mama on the Tahoe Cross Country lodge sundeck.
The fundraiser benefits the Tahoe Cross Country Ski Education Association, a non-profit group that helping young skier programs and school ski teams.
Tickets are $30 for adults and children 13 and older, which includes a half-day trail pass from 12:30 to 5 p.m. Children 12 and under are free.
Season passholders can purchase event tickets for $25.
For tickets and information, call (530) 583-5475.