John Elway celebrates the big 5-0 in June -- and so will both of his namesake steakhouses
Elway's Cherry Creek exec chef Tyler Wiard with Super Bowl champion John Elway
Former Denver Broncos quarterback John Elway is celebrating 50 years of banged up knees, turf toe, head-to-head helmet collisions, and, oh yeah ... a couple of Super Bowl trophies and rings on Monday, June 28, the day the pro football Hall of Famer turns a half-century old.
And how's he going to toast the big 5-0?
By featuring his favorite Elway's feast during the entire month of June at a price that even his former water boy can afford. The deal, available at Both Elway's locations, is this: For fifty bucks per person (excluding tax and gratuity), you get a salad -- specifically, John's Green Goddess-dressed salad -- a bone-in ribeye steak (Prime, of course) or salmon, a side of creamed corn, a Ding Dong for dessert (no jokes -- this is John's day) and a glass of Hideaway Creek cabernet.
"It doesn't take a 50th birthday celebration for me to enjoy a prime bone-in ribeye at Elway's -- that steak is the star in my food Hall of Fame," says Elway, who will sporadically visit both locations -- 2500 East First Avenue and 1881 Curtis Street -- to toss footballs to random guests. If you make the catch, Elway will complete the drive by inking the ball with his autograph.
Elway's Cherry Creek 2500 East 1st Avenue 303-399.5353
Elway's Downtown 1881 Curtis Street in The Ritz-Carlton Hotel, Denver 303-312-3107
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