James Beard House will host The Five -- and dinner prepared by ten Denver chefs

Jamey Fader and Tyler Wiard are back at the James Beard House.
Jamey Fader and Tyler Wiard are back at the James Beard House.

Lori Midson is off on a mouth-watering mission: She's winging her way to New York City, where she'll attend tonight's dinner at the James Beard House being prepared by the Five -- which now comprises ten local chefs.

The Five concept got its start in 2008, when Leigh Sullivan decided to create the DenverFive, a crew of Colorado's most influential chefs who would help put our state's regional cuisine on the national culinary map.

Among the locals who'll be cooking Colorado-centric cuisine in the Big Apple tonight: Matt Selby of Vesta Dipping Grill and Steuben's, Brandon Biederman of Steuben's, Tyler Wiard of the Cherry Creek Elway's, Jamey Fader of Lola and the Big Red F Group, Enrique Socarras of Cuba Cuba, Mark DeNittis of Il Mondo Vecchio, Bryan Dayton of Oak at Fourteenth, and Paul Reilly of Encore. (Definitely not included: Troy Guard of TAG, one of the founding Five chefs -- before he and Sullivan split.)

Midson will be tweeting the action, then dishing up a complete account upon her return.

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