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Edesia presented a $25,000 check to the Marillac Clinic

The major sponsors for Edesia: A Palisade Culinary, Wine & Spirits Adventure at Wine Country Inn on April 3, presented a $25,000 check to the Marillac Clinic Board of Directors at the April meeting on Tuesday. Marillac Executive Director Kay Ramachandran accepted the donation from Ben VanHoose, vice president of Alpine Bank and Anne Tally, [...]

By |May 4th, 2016|Categories: news|Comments Off on Edesia presented a $25,000 check to the Marillac Clinic

Edesia event supports local non-profit

April 3 Wine Country Inn hosted the  6th annual Edesia. The event brought together wine, beer, spirits, vendors along with many of different food vendors; with a theme of keeping it local. Chefs used local products from the Grand Valley and were Colorado proud. The general manager of the Wine Country Inn said that this [...]

By |April 4th, 2016|Categories: news|Comments Off on Edesia event supports local non-profit

Musicians to play Edesia 2016

Edesia: A Palisade Culinary, Wine & Spirits Adventure will feature local artists who will perform live at Wine Country Inn on Sunday, April 3 to benefit Marillac Clinic. This year’s Colorado Proud theme focuses on local products and culinary talent. Mike Gazdak will lead off on keyboard for the VIP Luncheon from 11 am to [...]

By |March 2nd, 2016|Categories: news|Comments Off on Musicians to play Edesia 2016

Chef Michael Gonzales, No Coast Sushi

Chef Michael Gonzales started out 13 years ago as a sauté chef but his desire to learn inspired him to enroll in a sous chef program from which he s graduated from in 2004. In 2006, after a meeting with Christopher Boyd, executive chef/owner of the soon to be opened No Coast Sushi, Michael accepted [...]

By |March 2nd, 2016|Categories: news|Comments Off on Chef Michael Gonzales, No Coast Sushi

Chef Joshua Roberts, No Coast Sushi

Chef Joshua Roberts began his culinary career as a baker for Main Street Bagels, where he learned the art of making bread and pastries. In 2002 he began a 5 year apprenticeship under Head Sushi Chef Christopher Boyd of Suehiro Japanese Restaurant, learning traditional and modern Japanese cuisine. When No Coast Sushi opened in 2007, [...]

By |March 2nd, 2016|Categories: news|Comments Off on Chef Joshua Roberts, No Coast Sushi

Colorado Proud will be the focus of the Sixth Annual Edesia 2016

Colorado Proud, with a focus on local products and Chefs, will be the focus of the Sixth Annual Edesia: A Palisade Culinary, Wine & Spirits Adventure on Sunday, April 3 at Wine Country Inn. Culinary All Star Chefs Griff Chiono, Josh Niernberg, and Brunella Gualerzi, will create a special menu for the VIP Luncheon, then [...]

By |February 24th, 2016|Categories: news|Comments Off on Colorado Proud will be the focus of the Sixth Annual Edesia 2016

Griff Chiono, Chef / Entrepreneur, Grand Junction

Griff Chiono is no stranger to the fresh, sustainable cuisine scene. Now he is working on launching his own dining establishment this spring in downtown Grand Junction. A Grand Junction native, he studied Culinary Arts in Denver at The Art Institute and refined his classic traditional skill set in some of the better kitchens of [...]

By |January 26th, 2016|Categories: news|Comments Off on Griff Chiono, Chef / Entrepreneur, Grand Junction

Chef Brunella Gualerzi, owner of Il Bistro Italiano in Grand Junction

Chef Brunella Gualerzi, owner of Il Bistro Italiano in Grand Junction, was born and raised in Bibbiano, Italy, a small village in the Northern region of Emilia Romagna, which is considered the food epicenter of Italy. She learned from her mother how to make many of the pastas, sauces and other traditional dishes that are [...]

By |January 26th, 2016|Categories: news|Comments Off on Chef Brunella Gualerzi, owner of Il Bistro Italiano in Grand Junction

Grand Junction Free Press reports Edesia raises $23,000 for Marillac Clinic

 A full year of planning culminated in great success for Wine Country Inn’s culinary, wine and spirits event on Sunday, March 29, 2015. The annual celebration acts as a fundraiser for Grand Junction’s Marillac Clinic and this year brought in $23,000 for the healthcare organization. Marillac Clinic provides health services to Mesa County residents without [...]

By |April 17th, 2015|Categories: news|Comments Off on Grand Junction Free Press reports Edesia raises $23,000 for Marillac Clinic

Edesia 2015 – Food, Event Info

The weather gods must be smiling on Edesia: A Palisade Culinary, Wine & Spirits Adventure this year. The forecast for the event on Sunday, March 29 at the Wine Country Inn in Palisade is for sunshine and 70-plus degree weather. “We couldn’t ask for better conditions, “ comments General Manager Christine Wight. “Our guests are [...]

By |March 25th, 2015|Categories: news|Comments Off on Edesia 2015 – Food, Event Info