Chef carries on decades-old holiday family tradition at Beaver Creek hotel

Chef carries on decades-old holiday family tradition at Beaver Creek hotel
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By Melanie Wong

BEAVER CREEK — It’s not too often that you get to share a piece of your family at the office, as well as every customer you serve, but that’s exactly what Chef Christian Apetz gets to do this holiday season.Apetz, executive chef at the Park Hyatt Beaver Creek, recently inherited a 2,500-piece Dept. 56 Dickens Village collection from his grandparents. For those of us who aren’t collectibles aficionados, the Dickens Village collection is a Victorian-style porcelain display, and each year brings a limited edition rendition of a quaint, holiday-inspired village.For Apetz’s grandparents, William and Mary, collecting each piece of the …

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