Denver, CO 11/20/2014

6 to 9pm. Location: Omni Interlocken Resort, Broomfield, CO

10- Top Colorado chefs will compete to create the best culinary pairings with premium wine

Eventbrite - 10th Annual Denver International Wine Festival- November 20 to 21, 2014

Past Events:

Pairisne Beer 2014

Pairsine Wine 2013





















2014 Paisine Wine

2014 Chefs/Restaurants:(list is building)

  • Chef Jeff Bolton, Kachina Southwestern Grill
  • Chef Kyle McCune, The Meritage, Omni Interlocken
  • Chef Robert Corey, Johnson and Wales University
  • Chef Chris Teigland, Balistreri Vineyards

Download Chef registation form.


2014 Participating Beer Chefs

  • Joe Troupe, Executive Chef, Lucky Pie Pizza and Taphouse
  • Brandon Muncy, Executive Chef, The Lobby
  • Elijah Odell, Executive Chef, Highland Tap & Burger
  • Chris Cina,Executive Chef, Breckenridge-Wynkoop
  • Jonathan Power, Executive Chef, The Populist
  • Drew Watson, Executive Chef, Hops & Pie
  • Kyle McCune, Executive Chef, The Meritage at The Omni Interlocken Resort
  • Michel Wahaltere , Executive Chef, Dorchester Socail Eatery
  • Lucas Forgy, Executive Chef- Fresh Craft
  • Jon Mendoza & Jamey Freeman, Executive Chefs, Bad Apple


2013 Participating Beer Chefs (The list is building)

Bill Miner
Executive Chef
Relish Catering & Events
Lakewood, CO

Tim Berry
Head Chef
Fate Brewing Company
Boulder, CO

Samir Mohammad
Executive Chef
Lala's Wine Bar + Pizzeria
Denver, CO

Mario Clapes
The Tap Room
Omni Interlocken Resort

Broomfield, CO

Mathew White
Bridgewater Grill
The Golden Hotel
Golden, CO

Ian Clark
BRU Handbuilt Ales & Eats
Boulder, CO

Joe Troupe
Executive Chef
Lucky Pie Pizza & Taphouse
Louisville, CO

Nathan Bychinski
Executive Chef
Mateo Restaurant Provencal
Boulder, CO

Sean McGaughey
Executive Chef
Denver, CO

Laurent Mechin
Executive Chef & Culinary Director
St Julien Hotel & Spa,
Boulder, CO


  • Mark Vannasdall, Executive Chef,
    The Restaurants at Chesapeake-
    People's Choice 2012 Winner

  • Michael Powell, Executive Chef,
    Oklahoma City Golf & Country Club-
    Best Chef, Judge's Choice 2012

  • Chef Alison Dake-Mann, Executive Pastry Chef,
    Deep Fork Grill, OKC-
    Most Creative Chef, Judge's Choice 2012

  • Jonathan Turney, Chef,
    Urban Wineworks, Oklahoma City-
    Honorable Mention, Judge's Choice 2012

  • Bruce Rinehart, Chef/ Owner,
    Rococo Restaurant & Fine Wine

  • Marc Dunham, Chef/ Director of Culinary Arts,
    Francis Tuttle Tech

  • Daniel Nemec, Executive Chef,
    Mickey Mantle's Steakhouse


April 17, 2012- New York, New York

  • Elvis Inniss, Executive Chef-
    Del Frisco's Double Eagle Steakhouse

    Experience: His restaurant is America's highest dollar grossing restaurant

  • Michael Giletto-Executive Chef-Ocean Place Resort & Spa, NJ/Gourmet
    Butterfly Events NYC.
    Experience: Chef Giletto has been on Iron Chef America with Cat Cora & Chopped. Recently starred in CMT's "My Big Red Neck Vacation".

  • Kavon William Langley-Chef/Owner- Gourmet Bliss Catering
    Experience: Worked for David Burke, Anita Lo and Sam Hazen

  • Chef J. Geoffrey Johnson- Copper Fish On Broadway, Cape May, NJ
    Experience: Former personal chef for Jon Bon Jovi. He has been seen on Bravo Television premier episode of "Rocco's Dinner Party" and recently on CMT's "My Big Red Neck Vacation".

  • Chef James Malaby, Blueplate Restaurant- Mullica Hill, NJ
    Experience: Executive Chef at Philadelphia's Four Star restaurant Brasserie Perrier owned by George Perrier

  • Jason Zukas, Tazzina, Queens, NY
    Experience: Food Networks 2 Time Chopped Champion!

  • Alan Fucci, Sous Chef- Ruth's Chris Steak House, New York, NY
    Experience: Bachelors Degree in Culinary Arts, Point Pace University, Recipes published in the Providence Journal

  • Nicholas Kayser, Executive Chef, Zengo NYC
    Experience: Specializes in fine dining, wide range of cuisines from Mediterranean, French, Italian, Japanese & Latin. Cooked at James Beard House event.

  • Eric B LeVine, Chef/Partner-Morris Tap & Grill, NJ

Calling all wine savvy chefs! Interested in participating? Download NYC Chef Registration

June 12, 2012- Broomfield, Colorado
List is now building

  • Jensen Cummings, Executive Chef- Row 14 Bistro & Wine Bar, Denver CO
    One of Westwords Top 10 Restaurants!

  • David Harker, Executive Chef of The Omni Interlocken Resort

  • Mario Clapes, Chef De Cuisine, The Meritage at The Omni Interlocken Resort

  • Charles MacDonald, Chef at theTap Room @ The Omni Interlocken Resort

  • Jessica Bains, Chef De Cuisine, Bridgewater Grill at The Golden Hotel,
    Golden CO

  • Todd Adkins, Executive Chef at The Hideaway Steakhouse, Westminster, CO (Former Chef at Strings & Kevin Tayor Restaurants. Chef Todd has cooked for President Clinton and J Lo)

  • Michael Long, Chef & Consultant (Former Chef Owner of Opus Restaurant)

  • Sergio Romero, Executive Chef, Le Grand Bistro & Oyster Bar, Denver

  • Brian Ferguson, Executive Chef, The Greenbriar Inn, Boulder

  • Patrick Hartnett, Executive Chef, The Westin Hotel, Westminster

Are you a chef looking to participate?
Request registration form via email

Or call 303 664-5700.