Ask For It: Alpenhof Bistro’s Alpen Fondue


Cooler temps rolled into the valley this week, and with them, daydreams of powder days at Jackson Hole Mountain Resort. Channeling our inner winter, we got to thinking about our favorite winter dishes to warm up with this week. This includes the Alpenhof’s fondue. There are ordinary fondues, and then there’s the Alpenhof’s fondue. With this recipe, everyone can achieve the perfect consistency in their at-home fondue.alpenhof fonduee.

Alpenhof Bistro’s Alpen Fondue


  • 1 cup white wine
  • 1 cup shredded Emmenthal
  • 1 cup shredded Gruyere
  • 1 shot Kirschwasser
  • 1 teaspoon cornstarch
  • Sliced apples
  • Bread


  • Pour wine into a fondue pot and bring to a boil.
  • Add the cheeses, then stir before adding a shot of Kirschwasser.
  • Stir in cornstarch to emulsify the cheese mixture.
  • Enjoy with sliced apples and bread.



About Author

Raised in the land of casseroles and deep fried cheese curds, Sam Simma left rural Wisconsin for the mountains of Wyoming in summer 2012. Her appetite for adventure is the only thing that rivals her passion for food. She has always used writing to document and critique her travel and dining experiences. Her warmest memories among family and friends have been associated with the food that was at the center of the occasion. From staging cooking shows with siblings to perfecting turtle brownies with her dad, today Sam enjoys connecting people over food by hosting cookie decorating parties, wine pairing nights, and Midwest-inspired potlucks. A dessert fanatic, she has come to impress friends and family with key lime pies, Oreo bon bons, and Snickers ice cream cakes that are far simpler than they could ever imagine. Shhh! Don’t tell.

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