A culinary guide to the Taste of Colorado

Categories: Culinary Events

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Hungry? This weekend the 29th annual Taste of Colorado will fill Civic Center Park with over sixty vendors serving up eats, as well as daily chef demonstrations, food-eating contests and cooking competitions. It's one big taste of Denver's culinary scene.

Here's a breakdown of the menu:

The Albert Bartlett Culinary Showcase, presented by 630 KHOW and hosted by Pat Miller, "The Gabby Gourmet," features local and nationally renowned chefs providing tips and techniques for cooking at home. The class schedule (with breaks for ice cream and hot-dog eating contests):

Friday, August 31

12:00 p.m. Daniel Schneider -- Natural Grocers by Vitamin Cottage
1:15 p.m. Micah Olson -- The Broker Restaurant
2:30 p.m. Tyler Wiard -- Elway's Cherry Creek
3:30 p.m. Mary Nguyen -- Street Kitchen Asian Bistro
4:30 p.m. Wy Livingston and Chef Lee Reitz -- Wystone's World Teas
5:30 p.m. Daniel Asher -- Root Down and Linger
6:30 p.m. Ready, Set, Cook! (A chef competition)

Saturday, September 1
11:15 a.m. Kelly Andis -- Natural Grocers by Vitamin Cottage
12 p.m. Mary Nguyen - Parallel Seventeen
1:15 p.m. Ice cream eating contest
2:30 p.m. James Campbell Caruso -- La Boca
3:30 p.m. Daniel Asher -- Root Down and Linger
4:30 p.m. Keegan Gerhard -- D Bar Desserts and The Food Network
5:30 p.m. Robert Bogart -- Elway's Downtown
6:30 p.m. Ready, Set, Cook!

Sunday, September 2
11 a.m. Steve Snappin' Dogs hot dog eating contest
11:30 a.m. Fried Chicken Contest bewteen ten area restaurants and celebrity judges
1 p.m. Jean Claude Cavalera -- Randolph's Restaurant
2:30 p.m. Matt Selby -- Ace, Steuben's, Vesta Dipping Grill
3:30 p.m. Andrew Fairlie, Michelin Star Chef
4:30 p.m. Jenna Johansen -- Bravo's Around the World in 80 Plates
5:30 p.m. Andrew Fairlie, Michelin Star Chef
6:30 p.m. Ready, Set, Cook!

Monday, September 3
11:15 a.m. Fallon Rhodes -- Natural Grocers by Vitamin Cottage
12:00 p.m. Jose Gallegos and Kelly Trezis -- Que Bueno! Mexican Grille
12:30 p.m. Ice cream eating contest
2:30 p.m. Lee Clayton Roper -- A Well-Seasoned Kitchen
3:30 p.m. Daniel Asher -- Root Down and Linger
4:30 p.m. Olav Peterson -- Bittersweet

Location Info

Map

Civic Center Park

Broadway and Colfax Ave., Denver, CO

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