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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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. [...]

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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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