Ok Denver, it’s time – the Eighth Annual Denver Food and Wine event will be bursting with flavor September 6-8th.
This three day food and wine extravaganza, located on the Metropolitan State University of Denver campus, is expected to attract more than 4,500 attendees, with 40 restaurants and 600 delicious samples of wine and spirits.
Below is a list of all the great events happening this week, and don’t forget to check out two of our fantastic Forkly users, Chef Jenna Johansen and Chef Kelly Liken on Friday, September 7th for a “dueling culinary demo!”
Wednesday, Sept. 5th – Multi-course Joseph Phelps Vineyards Wine Dinner prepared by top Denver Chef Frank Bonanno at the new Metropolitan State University of Denver Hospitality Learning Center and Springhill Suites by Marriott located on the MSUD campus. Each course will be accompanied by a special Phelps Vineyard wine.
Friday, Sept. 7th
2:30 p.m. – A dueling culinary demo “Cooking for Reality TV” with Chef Kelly Liken (Iron Chef America & Top Chef) and Chef Jenna Johansen (Around the World in 80 Plates). Cost is $20 and includes a ticket to Restaurants Rock–hosted by Chefs Jenna Johansen & Kelly Liken!
3:30 p.m. – Spiegelau Glass Beer Seminar includes a set of glasses to taste Pilsner, Heffeweisen IPA/APA and Belgian style beers and to take home.
5:30 p.m. – During this guided journey, taste how the flavors and aromas of wines are enhanced when a glass shape is designed according to the character of the wine. In addition, Whole Foods Market will be complementing each wine with their perfectly matched cheeses. Featured Wines: Kunde Reserve Chardonnay, Hugel Riesling, and more!
Saturday, Sept. 8, 12pm-4pm - The Grand Tasting! Featuring Dario Cecchini, Elise Wiggins, and Daniel Asher, and tastings galore!
Be sure to Forkly all your delicious food finds – we can’t wait to see them! Visit the official website for more details on tickets and all the happenings.