Photos

Photos: Scenes from Beaujolais and Beyond wine festival 2012

Last Thursday night at Infinity Park Event Center, the Rocky Mountain French-American Chamber of Commerce celebrated the arrival of the 2012 Beaujolais Nouveau by inviting local chefs to create French-inspired dishes and pair them with the grapey, fruity French wine as part of the annual event's culinary competition. The battle, which was judged by a panel of foodniks and oenophiles, ended with Le Grand Bistro & Oyster Bar, Zink Kitchen, Root Down, the Westin Hotel and the Loews Denver Hotel all winning awards for their dishes.

Here's a photo recap. Bon appétit.

See also: - Slide show: Beaujolais and Beyond Wine Festival - Beaujolais Nouveau is great, but Cru Beaujolais is even better - Three things to know about Canadian wine

For more photos, visit our full slide show.


KEEP WESTWORD FREE... Since we started Westword, it has been defined as the free, independent voice of Denver, and we'd like to keep it that way. With local media under siege, it's more important than ever for us to rally support behind funding our local journalism. You can help by participating in our "I Support" program, allowing us to keep offering readers access to our incisive coverage of local news, food and culture with no paywalls.