Behind the Scenes at The Summit Steakhouse

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Danielle Lirette
The Summit Sampler.
The 37-year-old Summit Steakhouse walks a fine line in Aurora: It needs to satisfy its old customers, but also "stick with the times or you die," says new chef Patrick Swetman. As Gretchen Kurtz discovered when she ate several meals at the Summit, the restaurant manages to walk that fine line without falling off on either side. You can find her review here; keep reading for photographs that Danielle Lirette took when she went behind the scenes at Summit Steakhouse.