The Broadmoor welcomes world renowned chefs, mixologists, and personalities March 5 -8 to share their expertise on a multitude of topics. Stay for the whole weekend, or just a day to meet the incredible talent that will satisfy all your foodie cravings. With hundreds of wines, cocktails, and dishes for you to try, there is no doubt you will leave with an experience to remember for a lifetime.
Join us on Thursday night for a reception to welcome our esteemed group of renowned chefs and beverage experts from all over the country by sharing hors-d’oeuvre and a special presentation of Colorado spirits.
Starting Friday, Taste and Savor provides a variety of engaging and interactive seminars to choose between. From wine and cocktails to savory dishes you have the opportunity to gain knowledge on topics of your interest.
Jessica Koslow will transform your outlook on canning and preserving with her unique techniques. In 2011, Jessica started Sqirl, a now, highly-regarded preserve company that focuses on using produce from family-owned farms, in close proximity to Los Angeles,that practice sustainable, certified organic methods. Sqirl, the chef driven breakfast and lunch restaurant followed, which LA Weekly placed at #9 and LA Magazine slotted as the #7 best restaurant in Los Angeles for 2014. She also received Eater LA Best Chef of 2014. Jessica was one of 100 chefs in the US to be nominated for F&W’s Food and Wine’s People’s Choice Chef of the Year and has just been named a Los Angeles RISING STAR by the industry’s leading magazine, Star Chefs. Learn all about canning and preserving from one of the best in the nation on Friday.
After a full day of seminars, we invite you to join our exclusive al la carte themed dinner options featuring top beverage experts. If you care for wines, enjoy an evening with Frédéric Drouhin in Penrose Room that highlight Maison Drouhin wines, or a Tuscan Wine Dinner featuring Col d’Orcia at Ristornate del Lago. There will be a Southern Heritage Dinner featuring Maker’s Mark ambassador Jane Connor at La Taverne. Additionally, join us at the Golden Bee for a Colorado Microbrew Dinner presented by Beer Chicks Christina Perozzi.
Thanks to the Lavazza Coffee Cafe, Saturday morning starts another day of stimulating seminars to choose from. There will also be a panel discussion hosted by Steve Olson and Sissy Biggers that will give you insight from the other chefs and talents joining Taste and Savor.
Johnathan Sundstrom will be hosting a seminar about Northwestern food. He has achieved some of the most prestigious culinary awards; including, the James Beard Award for Best Chef Northwest in 2007, and was a semi-finalist for the James Beard Award Outstanding Chef USA in 2014. His highly successful restaurants Lark, Bitter/Raw, Slab Sandwiches + Pie in Seattle showcase his outstanding abilities to produce northwestern food. His seminar at Taste and Savor will portray “Cooking Through his Three Seasons: A Discussion about Life and Cooking in the Northwest.” Sundstrom’s extensive knowledge and skills will provide a fascinating outlook that you won’t want to miss.
To end the day, there will be an Evening Gala. Enjoy signature dishes and drinks prepared by our esteemed group of renowned chefs and beverage experts at Taste and Savor’s signature event. The Gala will include an assortment of specialty wines brought in specifically for Taste and Savor by the wine specialists. Enjoy three different types of cocktails created for this event by the esteemed mixologist Sean Kenyon from Williams and Graham in Denver. Classic dishes will be prepared by the prestigious chefs joining us that weekend for a final impressive dining experience.
To conclude the weekend, enjoy our famous Sunday Brunch featuring “Circa 1918 Brunch Libations.” This final event, hosted by Steve Olson, with turn of the century cocktails prepared by Award-winning Mixologists Tony Abu-Ganim and Sean Kenyon will send you home knowing you enjoyed something to remember for a lifetime.
All weekend you will have the opportunity to meet and learn from renowned chefs and beverage experts. Taste and Savor will provide you with an unforgettable experience. Further your culinary and beverage knowledge while enjoying prestigious foods at The Broadmoor, because only the best #TasteandSavor2015.