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Denver International Wine Festival
"PAIRSINE" Chefs Food & Wine Competition & Auction Thursday,
Nov 3, 2011 6:00- 9:00pm,

16 Wine Savvy Chefs compete to 32 make custom paired epicurean delights with
Gold medal winning wines from the Denver International Wine Competition.
Denver' premier annual foodie event has been graced by Colorado master
chefs, including Top Chef Season 5 winner Hosea Rosenberg, who returns this
year as a celebrity judge and host. More info

Price: $100 (includes logo glass and plate)
Note: Limit 400
Phone: (303) 664-5700


The Denver International Wine Festival's signature foodie event is a must
attend for fans of gourmet food and premium quality wines.

2010 Participating Chefs

  • Geoffrey Groditski, Executive Chef, The Fort
  • David Harker, Exec Chef The Meritage @ The Omni Interlocken Resort
    with Mario Clapes, Chef De Cuisine
  • David Oliveri, Executive Chef, Farradday's Steakhouse, Blackhawk
  • Daniel Joly, Chef/Owner, Mirabelle, Beaver Creek
  • Robert N. Corey, 12 Seasons Personal Chef and Sommelier Services (formerly known as The French Manner)
  • Leo Harvey, Executive Chef, Big Game Restaurant and Lounge, Denver
  • Jean-Luc Voegele, Executive Chef, The Westin Tabor Center, Denver
  • DeWayne Lieurance, Chef & Consultant, Denver
  • Eliza Gavin, Chef/Owner, 221 South Oak Bistro, Telluride
  • Kelly Yepello, Chocolatier, Yepello Chocolates and Confections,
    Steamboat Springs
  • Eric Rivera, Chef, Lala's Wine Bar & Pizzeria, Denver
  • David Davis, Executive Chef, Bridgewater Grill at The Golden Hotel

*This list is building and will be updated often

2010 JUDGES:

  • Hosea Rosenberg, Top Chef Season 5 Winner
  • Kelly Liken, Chef/Owner Restaurant Kelly Liken-Vail, CO
  • Claire Walter, Food Critic & Author of "Culinary Colorado"
  • Wes Marshall, Wine Writer and Author of "What's a Wine lover To Do?"
  • Lori Midson, Cafe Society Editor, Westword
  • Tom Spilman District President, KeyBank

The event is produced by the publishers of Wine Country International ® magazine. Earlier in the year they also produce the Denver International Wine Competition which receives more than 500 entries from producers around the world. Only the Gold Medal winners are selected to be poured at TheTaste of Elegance.

View the 2010 winners list at:

The "PAISINE" Competition pairs Gold Medal wines from The Denver
International Wine Competition, with some of America's most creative chefs.
While the event is sometimes referred to as "Iron Chef ™" meets wine,
participating chefs have no secret ingredient. They are assigned two gold
medal wines (white & red) just one week before the competition. Chef's are
provided with sample bottles to taste and develop their custom paired

On event day, the participating chefs will create custom paired dishes,
served in appetizer portions. Representatives from the assigned gold medal
winery will pour wine samples alongside the chef's food table.

A panel of notable food and wine critics/experts will taste each culinary
creation with its assigned wine. They select the "Best Chef" and "Most
Creative" Chef winners.

All consumer attendees also get to cast their votes for the "People's
" award. A valuable prize is awarded.

2010 Event Highlights:
Bravo's Top Chef Season 5 Winner, Chef Hosea Rosenberg, a three time
champion of the PAIRISNE, returns this year as our celebrity judge
and host!

Patricia Richards, Mixologist at The Wynn Las Vegas will host our cocktail
reception with an original Champagne-style cocktail.

A live and silent auction will be conducted, with 100% of the all proceeds
benefiting the Help America Hear Program.

The 2010 PAISINE promises to be the best ever. This event is limited to just 400 wine and food lovers. So click the link below and order your tickets soon.




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