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Saturday, February 4 • 1:30pm - 2:45pm
Colorado Chefs Changing Menus to Change Lives

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Chefs and restaurateurs can play a vital role in supporting local producers and developing a resilient local food system, as well as cultivating a true local food culture. Join the visionary leaders of Colorado Chefs Collaborative in an exploration of the bounty of the region’s wonderful terroir. Meet some of the finest food producers in the Front Range and sample the delightful locally sourced culinary artistry of chefs Daniel Asher and Kelly Whitaker and Eliah Golden.


Michael Brownlee

Co-Publisher/Editor, Local Food Shift
A leader in food localization efforts since 2006, Michael Brownlee is the author of “The Local Food Revolution: How Humanity Will Feed Itself in Uncertain Times” (North Atlantic Books, Fall 2016), a manifesto for localizing the nation’s food supply and a strategic guide for those who are in a position to be catalysts in this process. He is a founding partner in Local Food Catalysts, LLC, an online media and events company supporting the... Read More →


Daniel Asher

River and Woods
Chef and Partner Daniel Asher is thrilled to be a part of the River & Woods experience. His obsession with local agriculture, sustainable sourcing and food justice has been his focus for over two decades in the restaurant industry. As the former Culinary Director of The Edible Beats Group, one of the most successful hospitality brands in the region, Daniel helped to define true farm-to-table cuisine in Denver.  He was part of Root... Read More →
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Eliah Golden

University of Colorado Boulder
Chef Eliah Golden is the Senior Executive Chef of Campus Dining Service’s residential dining program. As a graduate of Johnson & Wales University in Denver, Chef Eliah is well-connected in the Colorado culinary community, and serves on the Colorado Farm to School Task Force as well as the Menus of Change University Research Collaborative. A Boulder native, Chef Eliah is passionate about fresh, nutritious and delicious cuisine and aims... Read More →

Kelly Whitaker

chef/owner, Basta
Kelly Whitaker, Basta, Cart-Driver: Kelly Whitaker returned to Colorado in 2008 with a dream, his own restaurant and a hospitality group made up of serious talent, unleashed first by Kelly and the wood-fired craft he learned in Italy and perfected in Michelin star LA and Hollywood restaurants. His wife, Erika, left her corporate job in the fashion industry and focused her diverse abilities on the restaurant world to help make their dream a... Read More →

Saturday February 4, 2017 1:30pm - 2:45pm
N124 University of Colorado Sustainability, Energy and Environment Complex (SEEC), 4001 Discovery Drive, Boulder, CO 80303

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