Plated Food

Meet the Talent

Rooted in collaboration, the Festival pairs admired talent with each other. Guests are fully engaged in the energy that emerges from this culinary fusion and become captivated by the surprise of each great moment.

Chef Alberto Pindar

Chef

Alberto Collarte Pindar

Events participating in:

Friday Night Dinner at Alpine Mountain Ranch & Club
Saturday Grand Tasting

Chef Alex Sidel

Chef

Alex Seidel

Events participating in:

Friday Night dinner at Alpine Mountain Ranch & Club

Bruce Kalman

Chef

Bruce Kalman

Events participating in:

Saturday Grand Tasting
Sunday Vinyl Brunch

Chef Clay Conley

Chef

Clay Conley

Events participating in:

Friday Night Dinner at Truffle Pig
Saturday Grand Tasting

Chef Collin Kelley

Chef

Collin Kelley

Events participating in:

Thursday Night Dinner at Primrose

Chef Dana Rodriguez

Chef

Dana Rodriguez

Events participating in:

Thursday Night Dinner at Alpine Mountain Ranch & Club
Friday Seminar Tortillas, Tequila and Tinto
Saturday Grand Tasting

Chef Hosea Rosenberg

Chef

Hosea Rosenberg

Events participating in:

Friday Night Lamb Dinner at Snow Bowl
Saturday Grand Tasting

Chef Joe Campbell

Chef

Joe Campbell

Events participating in:

Thursday Night Dinner at Yampa Valley Kitchen

Chef JC Stevens

Chef

Jon-Claude “JC” Stevens

Events participating in:

Friday Night Lamb Dinner at Snow Bowl
Saturday Grand Tasting
Sunday Vinyl Brunch

Chef Jonathon Sawyer

Chef

Jonathon Sawyer

Events participating in:

Thursday Night Dinner at Yampa Valley Kitchen
Saturday Grand Tasting

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Chef

Kelly Whitaker

Events participating in:

Friday Night Dinner at Jace Gallery
Saturday Grand Tasting

Chef Matt Vawter

Chef

Matt Vawter

Events participating in:

Friday Night Dinner at Marabou Ranch
Saturday Grand Tasting

Chef Melissa Harrison

Chef

Melissa Harrison

Events participating in:

Friday Night Dinner at Snow Bowl

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Chef

Michael Diaz de Leon

Events participating in:

Friday Night Dinner at Jace Gallery

Chef Paul Reilly

Chef

Paul C. Reilly

Events participating in:

Friday Night Dinner at Marabou Ranch
Saturday Grand Tasting

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Chef

Poncho Cadena

Events participating in:

Friday Night Dinner at Alpine Mountain Ranch & Club

Chef Roberto Arturo Rivero

Chef

Roberto Arturo Rivero

Events participating in:

Friday Night Dinner at Alpine Mountain Ranch & Club
Saturday Grand Tasting

Schuyler Houfek

Chef

Schuyler Houfek

Events participating in:

Thursday Night Dinner at Truffle Pig
Friday Night Dinner at Truffle Pig

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Chef

Taylor Stark

Events participating in:

Friday Night Dinner at Jace Gallery

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Chef

Timothy Fischer

Events participating in:

Thursday Night Dinner at Yampa Valley Kitchen

Chef Tristan Epps

Chef

Tristen Epps

Events participating in:

Thursday Night Dinner at Primrose

Chef William Dissen

Chef

William Dissen

Events participating in:

Friday Night Dinner at Marabou Ranch
Saturday Grand Tasting

Winemakers and Mixologists

Amandine Chatelier

​Sommelier

Amandine Chatelier

Events participating in:

Friday Cognac Seminar
Saturday Perception Lunch
Saturday Grand Tasting

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Winemaker

Cris & JoAnn Cherry

Events participating in:

Friday Night dinner at Alpine Mountain Ranch & Club
Saturday Grand Tasting

Danny Sanchez

Mixologist

Danny Sanchez

Events participating in:

Friday Night Dinner at Alpine Mountain Ranch
Saturday Grand Tasting

Edgar Torres

Winemaker

Edgar Torres

Events participating in:

Saturday Grand Tasting

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Winemaker

James Blanchard

Events participating in:

Saturday Grand Tasting

Jon Schlegel

Winemaker

Jon Schlegel

Events Participating in:

Thursday Fly Fishing & Barolo Tasting at Marabou
Friday Bianco, Arneis, Chardonnay, Favorita & Bubbles Seminar
Saturday Grand Tasting

Mark Stanford

Mixologist

Mark Stanford

Events participating in:

Thursday Bubbles, Bourbon & Burgers Dinner at Truffle Pig
Friday Old Fashioned as a Style Not a Cocktail Seminar
Friday Huneeus Wine Dinner at Truffle Pig
Saturday Prohibition Style Cocktails Seminar
Saturday Margaritas 101 Seminar
Sunday Bloody Mary Cocktail Seminar at Sunday Vinyl Brunch

Specialists

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Pastry Chef

Cassie Borshoff

Events Participating in:

Friday Night Dinner at Jace Gallery

Jackie Chang

Cheesemaker

Jackie Chang

Events participating in:

Kelly Kawachi

Butcher

Kelly Kawachi

Events Participating in:

Friday Night Lamb Dinner at Snow Bowl

Laura Posiak

Butcher

Laura Posiak

Events participating in:

Friday Tapas Style Lunch

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