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Chefs Food & Wine Pairing Competition at Wings Over the Rockies

More than a dozen chefs from some of the area's favorite restaurants (The Fort, Root Down and ChoLon, just to name a few) will face off tonight at Wings Over the Rockies Air and Space Museum, 7711 East Academy Boulevard, at the Chefs Food & Wine Pairing Competition. The chefs were assigned two gold-medal wines (one white, one red) last week and given a sample bottle of each so that they could develop their custom dishes to pair with the wines.

The event also includes fresh sushi and sake, a champagne tower, an auction and much more. The VIP reception is at 4:30 p.m., and the pairing competition opens to the general public at 6 p.m.; tickets are $100 to $175. Visit www.denverwinefest.com/order.html.

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Amber Taufen has been writing about people, places and things in Denver since 2005. She works as an editor, writer, and production and process guru out of her home office in the foothills.
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