Cafe Society

Alex Seidel taps Stephanie Caraway, Food & Wine magazine sommelier of the year, as a partner in his new restaurant

Fruition chef-owner Alex Seidel is still mulling over the name of his new restaurant and European-style market, which will open in Union Station next summer, but he's made at least one concrete decision that will undoubtedly ensure that the wine program rivals any in Denver: Seidel has enlisted Stephanie Caraway, a Food & Wine magazine Sommelier of the Year and the former wine director at Chef's Table, a restaurant in Iowa that amassed stacks of accolades for its stellar wine list and French cuisine before shuttering in 2012, as his new partner in the unnamed restaurant -- and as the front-of-the-house manager at Fruition, where she'll oversee the floor and wine experience.

See also: - The Kitchen Next Door, Snooze and a new restaurant will open in Union Station - Fruition continues to set the course for Denver dining - Best Neighborhood Restaurant - 2013: Fruition

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