The Broadmoor, the iconic, Five Star, Five Diamond resort located in Colorado Springs, CO, will host acclaimed chefs and beverage experts from around the country at the inaugural Taste & Savor epicurean weekend, March 5 – 8, 2015. This exclusive, culinary event will provide guests an opportunity to savor gourmet dishes, world-class wine and craft cocktails; attend seminars and panel discussions, and interact with culinary and viticultural leaders, all set against the backdrop of the picturesque, Rocky Mountains.
Master of Ceremonies:Steve Olson - Renowned, award-winning beverage consultant, teacher and lecturer; Founder of aka wine geek
Sissy Biggers – Lifestyle expert and television host (Food Network’s Ready, Set, and Cook!, ABC’s Extreme
Makeover), New York, NY
Guest Chefs From Across the Country:
Greg Denton & Gabrielle Quiñónez Denton - OX, Portland, OR
Curtis Duffy - Grace Restaurant, Chicago, IL
Danny Trace - Brennan’s of Houston, Houston, TX
Hugo Ortega - Hugo’s, Houston, TX
Shawn McClain - Sage, Las Vegas, NV
John Sundstrom – Lark, Seattle, WA
John Cox - Post Ranch Inn, Big Sur, California
Jessica Koslow - SQIRL, Los Angeles, California
Suzanne Tracht - Jar, Los Angeles, CA
Colorado Culinary Stars:
Frank Bonanno - Bonnano Concepts Denver
Kelly Liken – Restaurant Kelly Liken in Vail
Alex Seidel - Fruition, and Mercantile Dining and Provision in Denver
Tyler Wiard - Culinary Director of Elway’s in Denver
Wine, Spirits and Beverage Experts:
Tony Abou-Ganim - Mixologist and pioneering bar professional, author and National Ambassador of the U.S.
Doug Frost - Master of Wine, Master Sommelier, noted wine writer and author
Sean Kenyon – Williams and Graham, Williams and Graham, American Bartender of the Year at Tales of the Cocktail Spirited Awards 2014, Denver CO
Frédéric Drouhin – President of the Executive Board, Joseph Drouhin Wines
Martin Riese - Water Sommelier, Ray’s & Stark Bar, Los Angeles, CA
Christina Perozzi – The Beer Chicks founder, Los Angeles, CA
Click Here to View the Taste and Savor three night package.
The Broadmoor’s Taste & Savor is sponsored by Denver Life Magazine and Rent-A-Center.