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No Chalets in Italy with Crystal Season 19/20?

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Answering my own question - https://snowheads.com/ski-forum/viewtopic.php?p=3375330#3375330
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Frosty the Snowman wrote:
I cannot understand the constant vitriol directed to people that are trying to live as a vegan. If we were all vegan and all considered the environment more than this planet may not be heading for extinction.


It is going to take a bit more than a few Quorn burgers to save the world Frosty.

(I don't eat meat btw but I don't consider myself a veggie either).
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Well, the person's real but it's just a made up name, see?
Ghost Dog wrote:
Says a lot about veganism in the Dolomites that no-one has made any suggestions yet. I've found the Hotel Panorama in Campitello which does claim to do vegan and I've emailed to see if any availability. The Flora has confirmed rooms available so at least I have a plan.


You need to develop some patience.
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bar shaker wrote:
Q. How do you find out if someone is vegan?

A. No need, they will tell you.



Toofy Grin Toofy Grin
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Anyway, snowHeads is much more fun if you do.
Old Man Of Lech wrote:
hudds7--Puzzle? If vegans, veggies dislike meat so much, why are they always making things that look, feel, taste, smell, or in many other ways a meat substitute?

Humans are omnivores. We are genetically evolved to eat meat.


Makes it easier for those of us who like meat but try to eat less/none of it for whatever reason.
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I am a veggie and have been since a child 'cos I don't like meat, taste ,texture. And wont eat "veggie" stuff that is made to look like and taste like meat. No moral or religious reasons and would be happy to cook whatever your choice of meat is, you will have to taste for seasoning etc. We aren't all evangelists.
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Old Man Of Lech wrote:
hudds7--Puzzle? If vegans, veggies dislike meat so much, why are they always making things that look, feel, taste, smell, or in many other ways a meat substitute?

Humans are omnivores. We are genetically evolved to eat meat.


haha
You reckon somebody invented Quorn nuggets just so vegetarians could pretend to eat “normal” food?
Not a food scientist myself but I’m guessing Quorn nuggets are still marginally better health wise than mechanically recovered chicken.
Just don’t be disappointed if you cannot find Quorn recipes in a vegetarian cookbook. They usually just feature vegetables, grains and pulses. Weirdos eh?
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 After all it is free Go on u know u want to!
After all it is free Go on u know u want to!
prometheus wrote:
I don't like meat, taste ,texture
Shocked
However with current population levels it is selfish to consume the quantities of meat we eat. The planet can't sustain it. Skullie
Insects can provide protein with a fraction of green house has production. Little Angel
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Crystal seem to have 2 chalets on their website in the Val di Fassa next year.
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Until a few years ago Esprit had several "family" chalets in Selva (sleeping 6-24 people). They all disappeared in the space of a year. When I questioned it they blamed some changes to local legislation that meant they could no longer get a license for catered chalets. Apparently hotels/chalet-hotels were ok, but there was no category covering smaller chalets. Never found out whether that was really the case, but maybe Crystal are experiencing something similar?
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I'm a meat-eater but I don't see why, if someone is paying for accommodation, they shouldn't be able to get any of a range of dietary preferences, including Vegan? Any decent chef should be able to handle this. It is reasonable to ask for advance notice as ingredients may need to be bought in advance (although even on demand, most capable chefs should be able to handle it). I wonder if this is more to do with wafer-thin margins for low-end chalets meaning that they don't employ experienced, qualified chefs able to cope with such demands?
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LaForet wrote:
I'm a meat-eater but I don't see why, if someone is paying for accommodation, they shouldn't be able to get any of a range of dietary preferences, including Vegan? Any decent chef should be able to handle this. It is reasonable to ask for advance notice as ingredients may need to be bought in advance (although even on demand, most capable chefs should be able to handle it). I wonder if this is more to do with wafer-thin margins for low-end chalets meaning that they don't employ experienced, qualified chefs able to cope with such demands?


Skied St Anton over Half Term week with big family group in a chalet. Three vegetarians which the booking agent hadn’t notified to the holiday provider until the day before. We apologised to the two chalet hosts about this but they said, fine, no problem ... vegetarians no issue at all. Vegans slightly more difficult but no real problem with notice. Only significant dietary problem from a chef’s perspective, they said, was gluten intolerance.
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sugarmoma666 wrote:
Crystal seem to have 2 chalets on their website in the Val di Fassa next year.



Interesting -- there was none when I looked a couple of weeks ago.. :: Maybe, as the OP said, more will appear later in the year......
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 You know it makes sense.
You know it makes sense.
I’m veggie and stayed at the Hotel Armin in Selva several times. Five course meal every night and they offered me a choice for each course.

I reckon if you emailed them in advance to check out they would get back to you to let you know if they can do vegan option.
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