Chook Charcoal Chicken | Denver Restaurant Guide 2022 | Westword

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Chook Charcoal Chicken

While living in Australia, restaurateur Adam Schlegel learned that Aussies and Americans have at least one thing in common: the love of a good barbecue. Schegel, who co-founded Snooze with his brother, John, more than a decade ago, came back to the U.S. with a profound appreciation for "chook," spit-roasted chicken cooked over charcoal and served from divey mom-and-pop joints. In 2018, Schlegel teamed up with chef Alex Seidel, the James Beard Award-winning chef/owner of Fruition and Mercantile Dining & Provision, to open Chook Charcoal Chicken along with partner Randy Layman. The specialty of the house is juicy bird cooked Aussie-style over charcoal and served whole or shredded onto sandwiches and salads.
Mark Antonation
  • Price: $$
  • Hours: Daily 11 a.m.-8 p.m.
  • Alcohol: Full bar
  • Reservations: Not accepted
  • Parking: On-street
  • Extra Services: Catering
  • Takeout
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