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Resort at Paws Up announces Texas All-Stars lineup for annual Montana Master Grillers Weekend...

The Resort at Paws Up®, Montana’s premier luxury ranch resort, is kicking off summer with a resounding sizzle by welcoming guests for a weekend of finger-lickin’ flavor and spectacular wilderness adventures at Montana Master Grillers: Texas All-Stars. The all-inclusive Memorial Day weekend (May 27–30, 2016) event celebrates what Paws Up does best: gourmet outdoor dining prepared by the most outstanding chefs working today.

Good Eats: Montana Master Grillers 2016 will feature four renowned BBQ chefs from a state that takes its barbecue very seriously: Texas. The event will feature grilling demonstrations and flame-kissed lunches and dinners prepared by the world-class chefs. The all-stars include Chef Tim Byres from Smoke in Dallas, TX; Chef Evan LeRoy from Freedmen’s in Austin, TX; Chef Wayne Mueller from Louie Mueller Barbecue in Taylor, TX; Chef Kent Rathbun from Hickory in Plano, TX and of course, Paws Up’s own Executive Chef Ben Jones.

Perfect Pairings: A weekend of grilling and BBQ wouldn’t be complete without craft beer and small-batch spirits. So, Montana’s Philipsburg Brewing Company and RoughStock Distillery (Bozeman, MT) will also be participating in the weekend event, along with Austin, Texas distilleries Dulce Vida Organic Tequila and Tito’s Handmade Vodka. Dennis Cakebread from Cakebread Cellars in Napa Valley will also be offering featured wine tastings and pairing varietals with the featured chefs’ fare.

Barrels (Both Gun and Wine): On Saturday afternoon, Dennis Cakebread will lead a thrilling sporting clays adventure. Guests who sign up in advance have the chance to yell “Pull!” and talk shop with a winemaking legend. Afterward, participants will kick back for an intimate wine tasting with their fellow sharpshooters.


Wrangle Up an Appetite: As part of Montana Master Grillers: Texas All-Stars, guests will partake in a myriad of wilderness adventures, such as horseback riding or whitewater rafting with one-on-one interaction with some of the finest chefs, distillers and brewers and winemakers in the United States.

Live Beats: On Sunday night, a concert by breakout local Missoula band, the Lil’ Smokies, the winner of the 2015 Telluride Bluegrass Festival band competition, will end the weekend on a high note. The group is widely acclaimed for their unique blend of traditional bluegrass and newgrass as well as for their raw energy and incredible musicianship.

The Montana Master Grillers: Texas All-Stars all-inclusive weekend from May 27–30, 2016, starts at $975 per person, per night for four days, three nights. This package rate includes a private home or tent accommodation, three meals daily for two adults (including breakfast, all featured lunches, multicourse dinners and alcohol pairings), all scheduled events, three wilderness adventures of choice per person, airport transportation to and from Missoula International Airport (MSO) and on-property transportation.

For reservations, please call (877) 588-6783. The Resort at Paws Up is also on Facebook and Twitter @Paws_Up.


About The Resort at Paws Up

The Resort at Paws Up combines luxury with unforgettable adventure on 37,000 acres of untamed Montana wilderness that is steeped in history. The Resort offers accommodations for a maximum of 225 guests in 30 tented accommodations (seasonally) and 28 luxurious vacation homes, ranging from the two-bedroom Meadow Homes and three-bedroom Wilderness Estates to the charming, private, four-bedroom Morris Ranch House. Paws Up is located in the heart of the Blackfoot Valley in western Montana, just 35 miles from Missoula International Airport. Travelers can access Missoula via direct flights from Chicago, Denver, Las Vegas, Los Angeles, Minneapolis, Phoenix, Salt Lake City, San Francisco and Seattle. For more information, please visit www.pawsup.com or call (800) 473-0601.

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