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TASTE OF TRUCKEE – MEET CHEF DAVID SMITH

TASTE OF TRUCKEE – MEET CHEF DAVID SMITH

Meet Chef David Smith of Tahoe Donner’s Alder Creek Cafe. Bringing 30 years of culinary experience, Smith oversees the menu selection and kitchen operations for the restaurant located in the Alder Creek Adventure Center at Tahoe Donner’s Cross Country Ski Center.

Originally from upstate New York, Smith worked under top chefs at Chambers Landing and The West Shore Café,

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Tahoe Donner Truckee Big Life Video

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Tahoe Donner Truckee Big Life Video

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Watch this Tahoe Donner Truckee Big Life video to learn about Tahoe Donner’s increased year-round recreation open space, investment in fire mitigation efforts, sustainable recreation, and stewardship programs to help protect the environment. Tahoe Donner is one of America’s largest homeowner’s associations located in Truckee California. With nearly 6,500 properties, 25,000 members enjoying over 7,300 acres, Tahoe Donner is an eclectic community with a passion for outdoor recreation and a celebration of the Truckee-Tahoe lifestyle.

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Golf Courses in Tahoe-Truckee Not to be Missed!

Golf Courses in Tahoe-Truckee Not to be Missed!

Tahoe-Truckee has become a world-class golf destination not to be missed. Golf enthusiasts can choose from nine beautiful golf courses with fairways lined by towering pines, flowing creeks, stunning mountain scenery, and challenging terrain. Play 18-holes or 9-holes, Truckee offers golf course variety featuring both luxury, private, public, quality, and affordability all within 10 minutes of Truckee’s historic downtown!

Read about Tahoe-Truckee golf from these writers who experienced Tahoe-Truckee golf themselves and became inspired to write about it.

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Taste of Truckee: Chef Lew Orlady

Taste of Truckee: Chef Lew Orlady

The Lodge Restaurant & Pub in Tahoe Donner

At the kitchen’s helm of The Lodge Restaurant & Pub in Tahoe Donner, is chef Lew Orlady. Orlady helped open the restaurant 12 years ago and has been serving families delicious, sophisticated dishes in a laid-back atmosphere ever since.

If you asked him what he wanted to be growing up, he wouldn’t have said a chef;

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Big Life Local – US Ski Team Member Hannah Halvorsen

Big Life Local – US Ski Team Member Hannah Halvorsen

What is your occupation?

I am a cross-country skier on the US Development Ski Team. I am also enrolled as a freshman at Alaska Pacific University and ski year round for their ski team in Anchorage, AK.

How many years have you lived in Truckee?

I was born and raised in Truckee, graduating high school from Sugar Bowl Academy.

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Tahoe Donner – Base Camp for a Big Family Life

Base Camp for a Big Family Life

Tahoe Donner has over 6,500 homes and 25,000 members celebrating the Tahoe lifestyle on 7,300 acres in Truckee, California.  As a result, this makes Tahoe Donner one of America’s largest homeowner’s associations in Truckee, California. Tahoe Donner is an eclectic community with a passion for outdoor recreation and the Tahoe lifestyle.

Furthermore, Tahoe Donner is most noteworthy due to featuring a wide variety of recreational facilities. Some facilities are either members only and others are open to the general public.

 

Tahoe Donner Big Life Experience

Tahoe Donner Big Life Experience

In the video below see how the Tahoe Donner Association makes Truckee their “Base Camp for a Big Life.” Tahoe Donner is one of America’s largest homeowner’s associations, with nearly 6,500 properties and 25,000 members enjoying over 7,500 acres in the Sierra Nevada mountains.

Tahoe Donner is one of America’s largest homeowner’s associations, with nearly 6,500 properties and 25,000 members enjoying over 7,500 acres in the Sierra Nevada mountains.

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Big Winter Truckee Bucket List!

Big Winter Truckee Bucket List!

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There are many enjoyable experiences to be had when visiting Truckee.  From a night out at an award-winning restaurant, shopping at one of the many boutique art galleries, home decor, or clothing stores, to exploring the historic Donner Party tragic expedition site at the Donner Memorial State Park museum.  But, for those who want to play in the great outdoors, who opt to be outside,

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