Tonight the James Beard Celebrity Tour will stop by The Kitchen Denver; on Monday, Gather, a quarterly dinner, will celebrate chef Dana Rodriguez.
The James Beard Celebrity Chef tour will feature Justin Yu, Tony Maws, Kate Ladoulis, Kelly Liken and Hugo Matheson. The dinner starts at 6:30 p.m. tonight; tickets are $180.
On Monday, Dana Rodriguez, the former executive chef of Bistro Vendrome who'll be opening her own restaurant, Work & Class, in the RiNo neighborhood this winter, will be the celebrated chef at Gather at the Denver Botanic Gardens. Rodriguez will prepare the four-course seasonal meal; tickets are still available, but must be purchased today.
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