Graham Mitchell, Executive Chef, Auguste Escoffier School of Culinary Arts, Boulder

Hard-working grandparents in Winona, Mississippi raised Graham Mitchell, Executive Chef of Escoffier’s Boulder Culinary School. His interest in food traces back to his experience cooking with his grandmother and canning vegetables from their garden. Mitchell’s first culinary job was as a fry cook at a restaurant called the Coop Deville. He worked in Lake Tahoe [...]

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Chef Josh Niernberg, Bin 707 Foodbar, 225 N. 5th St., Grand Junction

Some would say Josh Niernberg has a passion for food. While an accurate general assessment, that’s not all that drives him. To be sure, he strives to be the best—but his approach is more complicated. From his beginning kitchen back in 1992, he knew he wanted not only to be a chef, but also to [...]

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Job well done

To all who sponsored or worked so hard on Edesia, we bring you news that our efforts received a standing ovation from the Board of Directors for Marillac Clinic at its meeting this afternoon.  Richard and I echo that sentiment as we could not have reached our goal without the help all of you gave. [...]

By |June 8th, 2014|Categories: news|Comments Off on Job well done

Palisade festival entertains palate

By Melinda Mawdsley Sunday, March 30, 2014 From dessert cups to savory appetizer bites to samples of wine, beer and liquor, Edesia offered a little bit of something for everybody Sunday at Wine Country Inn. Now in its fourth year, Edesia: A Palisade Culinary, Wine & Spirits Adventure has grown since its inception, bringing in [...]

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4th Annual Edesia Attracts Crowds

PALISADE, Colo. - Local restaurants, world renowned chefs and community members gathered at Wine Country Inn for the 4th Annual Edesia to raise money for the Marillac Clinic. "It's something that's near and dear to my husband and my heart because we have so many employees who've had to use services of Marillac Clinic," said [...]

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11 News Reports – Edesia 2014

Food and wine tasting event benefits a Mesa County clinic GRAND JUNCTION, Colo. Saturday was the Marillac Clinic's 4th annual Edesia, food and wine tasting fundraiser, at the Wine Country Inn. The event is sponsored by many western slope businesses and benefits medical and patient services at the Marillac Clinic. "Everything that we contribute to [...]

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All Star Chefs To Join Headliner Mendoza

Award winning Florida Chef Nitza Mendoza, headliner for the 2014 Edesia: A Palisade Culinary, Wine & Spirits Adventure on Sunday, March 30, at Wine Country Inn, will have some high- powered support. Joining Mendoza are Graham Mitchell, Executive Chef, Auguste Escoffier School of Culinary Arts, Boulder; Robert Murphy, Chef Instructor, Escoffier School, Boulder; Jesper Jonsson, [...]

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New Vendor Wrinkle

There’s a new wrinkle to the fourth annual Edesia: A Palisade Culinary, Wine & Spirits Adventure this year. Organizers have expanded the event to include not only popular restaurants and caterers, but also grassroots local growers, a beer garden and a gourmet food truck. Inspired by the Roman goddess of wine and fine food, Edesia [...]

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