LOVE IS IN THE AIR AT PARK CITY RESTAURANTS

The ski town’s world-renowned restaurants are serving up heart-warming specials for Valentine’s Day.

If the way to someone’s heart is through their stomach, your loved one is sure to swoon this Valentine’s Day in Park City.

A slew of Park City’s famed restaurants, bars and lounges are serving date-night specials Feb. 14, which this year falls on a Thursday. Read on for the rundown, but be sure to check with each establishment for reservations or any last-minute changes.

“Between the food, the service and the beautiful mountain setting, Park City and our restaurants are the perfect place for a special night this Valentine’s Day,” PCARA executive director Ginger Ries said.

BLIND DOG

Park City’s famed destination for inventive American meat, seafood and sushi will be open Valentine’s Day and serving its regular award-winning menu.

BUTCHER’S CHOP HOUSE

Share a delectable three-course prix fixe at this favorite steakhouse on Main Street. Start with a choice of beet salad or soup, followed by filet mignon, buffalo filet or mahi-mahi. Lobster tail or king crab legs can be added to any entrée. Dessert is a classic shared chocolate molten cake with vanilla ice cream. $89 per couple.

DEER VALLEY GROCERY~CAFÉ

For Valentines enjoying the holiday at home, Deer Valley’s go-to spot for gourmet delights is spicing up the holiday with Indian-spiced Wagyu beef, featuring seared Wagyu beef sirloin with curried cashew sauce, fresh cilantro, pine nut and fig couscous, and roasted butternut squash. $15.75.

ELEMENT KITCHEN & BAKERY

Park City’s culinary concierge is offering a pair of specials sure to delight for those celebrating Valentine’s Day at home: Between Feb. 11-16, enjoy smoked "salmon” pistou (smoked steelhead trout, served in a light, brothy soup with a creamy texture and flavor reminiscent of pesto). The dish is gluten-free and kosher. Also take home a Sweetheart Bakery Box, featuring a slice of coconut almond gooey butter cake, two mini chocolate cupcakeswith pink vanilla buttercream, and two mini heart-shaped cookies. Not only can you enjoy these items at home but you can dine in at the Element Kitchen & Bakery Café.

GRUB STEAK

The locals-favorite steakhouse is serving a prix-fixe for two that’s sure to delight. Start with a choice of baby romaine Caesar salad, wild rice and mushroom soup, or Grub Steak’s famed salad bar, followed by coffee-rubbed New York steak with crème fraiche. For dinner, enjoy a classic chocolate lava cake with fresh raspberries and vanilla ice cream. $47.75 per person.

POWDER AT WALDORF ASTORIA PARK CITY

Modern mountain-inspired seasonal fare is on offer this Valentine’s Day at Powder. Enjoy a three-course prix fixe starting with a choice of oysters on the half shell, wagyu bavette tatakem or organic frisee and mizuna. After a champagne intermezzo, enjoy a choice of grilled swordfish, rack of lamb or New York steak, followed by passion fruit mousse for dessert. $69 per person.

RUTH’S CHRIS STEAK HOUSE

The steakhouse will be open for Valentine’s Day serving its popular regular menu. Seating begins at 3 p.m., making it a perfect destination for a romantic apres-ski date, or a can’t-miss dinner date.

SHABU

Park City’s home for refined Japanese fare is open serving its regular, raved-about menu on Valentine’s Day. Enjoy a range of selections, including plenty plates to share, such as sushi, shabu-shabu and sake, plus nightly specials.

VERSANTE HEARTH+BAR

This Italian destination is serving its raved-about menu plus a selection of specials including steak and lobster with Brussels sprouts and fingerling potatoes; porchetta with creamy polenta and olive tapenade, and Versante scallops with parsnip puree and pomegranate reduction. Each special also comes with a complimentary chocolate-dipped strawberry. A trio of specials at the bar will also be on offer: Old Town Cellars rose, a candy cane martini, and the Utah Royale cocktail with prosecco and Chambord.