Cafe Society

Tonight: Cook Street School of Fine Cooking cook-off

Tonight from 6 to 9 p.m., Cook Street School of Fine Cooking, at 1937 Market Street, will kick off its tenth anniversary celebration with a series of ten-minute cooking demonstrations (audience participation and sampling absolutely encouraged), followed by a cook-off between four finalists, all of whom submitted original recipes using ten ingredients as part of the culinary school's Recipe 10 contest.

The winner of the cook-off, which will be judged by one of your humble bearers of restaurant blogs (me!), Cook Street instructor Thomas Allen and two members of the esteemed food-loving public, will walk away with $1,000 in cash and a pretty cool food-centric weekend in the Big Apple that includes, among other things, three days of non-stop eating, a behind-the-scenes tour of the Food Network, two nights of...whatever in the Carlton on Madison Avenue hotel and a $200 gift certificate to Bobby Flay's Mesa Grill.

The cooking demos are free but the bar isn't, so bring cash. If you want more info, visit

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.
Lori Midson
Contact: Lori Midson