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, [...]

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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 [...]

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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 [...]

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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 [...]

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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 [...]

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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 [...]

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Celebrating Auguste Escoffier’s Culinary Contributions

Guests at the VIP Luncheon for Edesia: A Palisade Culinary, Wine & Sprits Adventure, are in for a real treat. Chef Jesper Jonsson has crafted a menu that celebrates the profound influence that the late Master Chef Auguste Escoffier has had on the culinary world. Jonsson, a Chef/Educator at the Auguste Escoffier School of Culinary [...]

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Edesia returns to Wine Country Inn in Palisade March 29

Enjoy a variety of wines, all from Colorado's Grand Valley, at Edesia 2015. ABOUT CHEF JESPER JONSSON Chef Jesper Jonsson’s background and training make him a natural leader for the Edesia team of “celebrity chefs,” who will be demonstrating their culinary skills at Edesia in 2015. Before joining the Escoffier educator staff in [...]

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Edesia 2015 Accepting Vendors

It’s not too late for restaurants, wineries, spirits and food purveyors to join other vendors for the fifth annual Edesia: A Palisade Culinary, Wine & Spirits Adventure on Sunday, March 29, at Wine Country Inn in Palisade. Alpine Bank is presenting Edesia, along with international champagne and cognac giant Remy Martin. Edesia benefits Marillac Clinics, [...]

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Tronette Alexander is new Pastry Chef at Wine Country Inn

With over 24 years culinary experience, Alexander is eminently qualified to create beautiful food, be it desserts or entrees. She has worked in every food service position, learning restaurants inside and out. She has impressed with her imaginative, beautiful desserts in just the short time she has been on the job. Her natural curiosity keeps [...]

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