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The Broadmoor Culinary Extravaganza Weekend – March 5th – 8th, 2015

March 5, 2015

The Broadmoor, 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

PANEL MODERATOR:

  • 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 INCLUDE:

  • Greg Denton & Gabrielle Quiñónez Denton – OX, Portland, OR
  • Curtis Duffy – Grace Restaurant, Chicago, IL
  • Danny Trace – Brennan’s of Houston, Houston, TX
  • John Sundstrom – Lark, Seattle, WA
  • Hugo Ortega – Hugo’s, Houston, TX
  • Shawn McClain – Sage, Las Vegas, NV
  • John Cox – Post Ranch Inn, Big Sur, CA
  • Jessica Koslow – SQIRL, Los Angeles, CA
  • Suzanne Tracht – Jar, Los Angeles, CA

COLORADO CULINARY STARS INCLUDE:

  • Kelly Liken –Restaurant Kelly Liken, Vail, CO
  • Alex Seidel – Fruition, Mercantile Dining and Provision, Denver, CO
  • Tyler Wiard – Elway’s, Denver, CO

WINE, SPIRITS AND BEVERAGE EXPERTS INCLUDE:

  • Tony Abou-Ganim – Mixologist and pioneering bar professional, author and National Ambassador of the U.S. Bartenders’ Guild
  • Doug Frost – Master of Wine, Master Sommelier, noted wine writer and author
  • Sean Kenyon – American Bartender of the Year at the Tales of the Cocktail Spirited Awards 2014
  • 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

Three-night room packages, a 25 percent discount on suite upgrades, and discounts on select retail items are available; to book and for more information, visit www.Broadmoor.com/TasteandSavor