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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Chef Nitza Mendoza Will Lead Edesia Culinary Stars

Award winning Florida Chef Nitza Mendoza will be the headliner for the 2014 Edesia: A Palisade Culinary, Wine & Spirits Adventure on Sunday, March 30, at Wine Country Inn. Joining Mendoza are Graham Mitchell, Executive Chef, Auguste Escoffier School of Culinary Arts, Boulder; Jean Claude Cavalera, Chef Instructor, Escoffier School, Boulder; Jesper Jonsson, Executive Chef, [...]

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Jean Claude Cavalera, Chef Instructor

The Auguste Escoffier School of Culinary Arts, Boulder Chef Jean Claude has stories to share about his history with culinary icon Julia Child, who is credited with introducing Americans to the joy of fine dining.   He first met her early in his career in Boston, where he had been transferred from the Ritz-Carleton Laguna Nigel.   [...]

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Griff Chiono, Chef de Cuisine, Bin 707 Foodbar, Grand Junction

A Grand Junction native, Griff Chiono studied Culinary Arts in Denver at The Art Institute. He refined his classic traditional skill set in some of the better kitchens of Seattle before working as a Sous Chef at Il Bistro Italiano in Grand Junction.  While there, Griff had the opportunity to travel throughout Italy,  further studying [...]

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