International dining has a new meaning in Snowmass this winter, with the announcement that restaurateur and chef Tim Goodell will open a French and Thai restaurant in Base Village. Ricard Brasserie & Liquor Bar and Bia Hoi Southeast Asian Street Food are both scheduled to launch this December.
Goodell, who is a Food & Wine “Best New Chef,” operates Public Kitchen & Bar inThe Hollywood Roosevelt hotel, as well as owns and operates 25 Degrees with locations in Hollywood, Huntington Beach, Chicago, and Bangkok. He has partnered with developer Related, and executive chef Jeff Armstrong, for the endeavor.
“As we enter the 2013-14 ski season, timing couldn’t be better to open two new restaurants in Snowmass,” says Goodell. “I’ve been a homeowner here for many years and have enjoyed the dynamic dining scene in Aspen Snowmass. I am thrilled to finally be part of it.”
Ricard Brasserie’s menu consists of classic dishes such as prime steak tartare, oysters, house-made charcuterie, coq au vin, tuna crudo, and chicken liver terrine. Bia Hoi is a casual dining concept serving Southeast Asian fare in a contemporary industrial setting.