Cafe Society

Food lust from last night's Women Cook! event benefiting Work Options for Women

Last night, a platoon of Denver's top female chefs (and a few of their male counterparts) gathered at Temple Emanuel for Women Cook! Dining for a Difference, a yearly benefit that supports Work Options for Women, a local nonprofit that battles homelessness and poverty by giving underserved women the skills and confidence to gain employment in the food-service industry -- and its success rate is impressively high: According to executive director Catherine Henry, WOW's job placement rate so far this this year is a staggering 85 percent.

And the women who cooked at last night's event were true warriors, unleashing delicious bites that made us hungry for more. A romp though our food photo essay will make you hungry, too.

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Lori Midson
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