Events / Dinner

James Beard Award Winner: Denver Dynamite

Fri, September 06, 2019

7:00 PM
The Beard House
Member Price: $170 Public Price: $220 Click here for tickets.
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Alex Seidel

Fruition Restaurant, Chook Charcoal Chicken, Mercantile Dining & Provision, and Füdmill, Denver and Fruition Farms Creamery, Larkspur, CO

Matt Vawter

Mercantile Dining & Provision, Denver

Jon Lavelle

Fruition Restaurant, Denver

Elizabeth Walsh

Füdmill, Denver

Jimmy Warren

Fruition Farms Creamery, Larkspur, CO

Best Chef: Southwest 2018 Alex Seidel’s empire is truly a sight to behold, featuring Colorado staples Fruition Restaurant, Chook Charcoal Chicken, Mercantile Dining & Provisions, and Fruition Farms and Füdmill artisan commissary, which make his businesses truly farm-to-table. Join us as we welcome chef Seidel and his longstanding, stellar team to bring the best of the heartland to the Beard House.

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Hors d’Oeuvre

Creekstone Farms Beef Tartare with Bonito Aïoli, Seaweed Salad, and Sesame Crackers

Rocky Ford Melon Gazpacho with Fruition Farms SheepSkyr Sorbet, Sorrel, and Buckwheat

Smoked Sturgeon Rillettes with Passmore Ranch Caviar, Potato, and Egg Jam

Pesca Carbonizzata Negroni > Leopold Bros American Small Batch Gin with Leopold Bros Aperitif and Charred Peach Bianco Vermouth

Scar of the Sea Methode Ancestral San Juan South Vineyard Chardonnay 2018


Palisade Peaches with Grilled Beets, Fruition Farms Feta, Ilse’s Greens, and Toasted Almonds

Lady of the Sunshine Coquelicot Vineyard Sauvignon Blanc 2018

Heirloom Tomatoes with Tuna, Tomato Water, Green Tomatoes, Pickled Peppers, and Fennel Pollen

Empire Estate Dry Riesling 2017

Fruition Farms Ricotta Cavatelli with Olathe Sweet Corn, Colorado Porcini, Shaved Urbani Truffle, and Calabrian Chile

Tyler Sanford & Benedict Vineyard Chardonnay 2017

Antica Terra Botanica Pinot Noir 2017

Colorado Lamb Loin with Smoked Cauliflower, Braised Lentils, Fruition Farms SheepSkyr, and Pumpkin Seeds 

Monte Rio Cellars Syrah 2016

Vanilla–Barley Panna Cotta with Toasted Grain Cereal, Brown Butter Dulce, Chocolate Crémeux, and Caramel

Leopold Bros Fernet Leopold Highland Amaro NV

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