Denver Restaurant Week
kicks off tonight with ten days of discount menus from more than 250 participating restaurants. This year, the event's organizer, Visit Denver
, held an awards ceremony to honor Denver James Beard Award winners and finalists. The honorees of the ceremony, held yesterday afternoon at Exdo Event Center, were Jennifer Jasinski (Rioja
, Bistro Vendôme
, Euclid Hall
, Stoic & Genuine
), Frank Bonanno (Mizuna
, Osteria Marco
and more), Alex Seidel (Fruition
), Steven Redzikowski (Acorn
), Yasmin Lozada-Hissom (Duo, Spuntino, Olivea, Avelina
), Troy Guard (TAG
, Guard and Grace
), Dana Rodriguez (Work & Class
), Jorel Pierce (Rioja Group, Euclid Hall
) and Jeff Osaka (Osaka Ramen
, Denver Central Market
For more photos, see our complete slideshow of the Restaurant Week kick-off party
Dishes like this will be available all over town on Restaurant week menus.
Chef Nicholas Kayser (left) of Vesta and John Di Tirro of Luca.
Guard & Grace is one of many eateries participating in Restaurant Week.
A chef's hands are never still.
Chef Jeremy Kittelson (center) with the some of the Edible Beats team at the Denver Restaurant Week Kickoff.
Do you have your Restaurant Week reservations?