CineCHEF 2018: Denver vs. Boulder
Fri Feb 23 , 2018
Doors: 5:00 PM (ends at 7:00 PM)
Boulder’s best chefs meet Denver’s best in this culinary throwdown at the Boulder International Film Festival. Eight chefs will create film-inspired dishes for a fun and friendly competition. Taste and vote on the star chefs’ cinema-based masterpieces, while enjoying live music, wine from Francis Ford Coppola, and local beers. May the best chef…and the best city…win!
Film included with CineCHEF ticket!
Michelin Stars: Tales from the Kitchen
USA, Feature Documentary, 2017, 82 min 9
Director: Rasmus Dinesen
CineCHEF 2018 includes a ticket to ‘Michelin Stars: Tales from the Kitchen’, which goes behind the scenes to see how the stars are awarded, talk to the chefs who work tirelessly to maintain their status, and view the impact of the little red book on the world of haute cuisine.
Talia Diele- Executive Chef
Chef Talia Diele honed her culinary skills in Florida, Boulder and now Denver, and owns Mangia Mangia Catering, in addition to highlighting a sustainable and responsibly sourced menu at Wayward.
Jorel Pierce, Steward of Food
Euclid Hall, Rioja, Stoic & Genuine, Bistro Vendome, Ultreia
Top Chef contestant Jorel Pierce is a Denver native that keeps rising to culinary glory. With a bevy of praise following him we can’t wait to see this two time James Beard Award nominee at CineCHEF’s table.
Zuri Resendiz, Executive Sous Chef
Honored as one of Zagat’s “30 under 30”, Chef Zuri Resendi chalks up his success to his creativity, curiosity, and passion for making great plates.
Brendan Scott, Chef
Charcoal Bistro Wash Park
Chef Brendan Scott is an up and coming national award winning culinary innovator and has already worked for various Michelin Star restaurants nationwide this early in his career.
Michael Gibney, Executive Chef/Partner
Chef Michael Gibney is an acclaimed author who transferred from the Culinary Capital of New York to revolutionize Boulder’s food scene.
Bradford Heap, Executive Chef/Owner
Wild Standard, SALT the Bistro, Colterra
An undeniable force in the Boulder food scene and former CineCHEF winner, Chef Bradford Heap pushes for sustainable practices in the food industry. A ruthless visionary, Bradford worked in several Michelin Star Restaurants
Kevin Kidd, Executive Chef/Owner
24 Carrot Bistro (Erie)
Chef Kevin Kidd returns from a fresh win at last year’s CineCHEF. Kevin studied under some of the best chefs in Boulder, and approaches every challenge of farm to table like a true champion.
Eric Skokan- Executive Chef/Farmer
Black Cat Bistro, Bramble & Hare, Black Cat Farm
Chef Eric Skokan is a James Beard Award nominee and has one of the largest farm to table enterprises in the country.