Marcelo Marino, Food and Beverage Director/Executive Chef, Wine Country Inn

Born in Argentina of an Italian father and German mother, Marcelo Marino was destined to embrace the world and its varied cultures. Having apprenticed all over Europe, Marino credits Chef Michel Guerard, one of the founders of the nouvelle cuisine movement in the 50s and 60s, as a great influence on his career.  He incorporates [...]

By |February 3rd, 2014|Categories: news|3 Comments

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. A native of Peru, Mendoza is an honor graduate of the Culinary Arts Program of Le Cordon Bleu College in Miami.   Although trained in classical French [...]

By |January 31st, 2014|Categories: news|0 Comments

Theo Otte, Owner/Executive Chef, 626 on Rood, Grand Junction

Guest Celebrity Theo Otte,  Owner and Executive Chef of 626 on Rood - Modern American Cuisine & Wine Bar in Grand Junction, brings 30 years of culinary experience to Edesia. Best known for innovative takes on American classics, Chef Theo is influenced by the cuisine of southern Europe, Latin American and Asia.   He will prepare [...]

By |January 30th, 2014|Categories: news|0 Comments

Jesper Jonsson, Chef Educator for the Auguste Escoffier School of Culinary Arts in Boulder

Jesper Jonsson, Chef Educator at the Auguste Escoffier School of Culinary Arts in Boulder, will be the headliner for the 2015 Edesia: A Palisade Culinary, Wine & Spirits Adventure on Sunday, March 29, at Wine Country Inn. He will create and prepare the menu for the VIP luncheon and participate in chef demonstrations. Recently inducted [...]

By |January 29th, 2014|Categories: news|0 Comments

Tasteful event raises $20,000 for clinic

An annual benefit event pairing gourmet foods with wines and spirits raised $20,000 for a a clinic that provides health care services to uninsured residents of Mesa County. Joe Scanlon, general manager of the Wine Country Inn in Palisade and coordinator of Edesia, presented a check to the board of directors of the Marillac Clinic.

By |January 24th, 2014|Categories: news|0 Comments

Edesia food and wine festival benefits Marillac Clinic

PALISADE, Colo. (KKCO) — Food, wine and flame-igniting cocktails; the Wine Country Inn hosted the annual Edesia Food & Wine Festival. VIEW VIDEO “This is a kick-off to the good food, wine and spirits celebrations, here in Palisade,” said April Nichols of The Wine Country Inn. Edesia is a community event with a cause; i...

By |January 24th, 2014|Categories: news|0 Comments

Edesia proves 3 celebrity chefs better than one

Link to original Article Betsy McLaughlin Celebrity chefs, cooking demonstrations and tastings, and eager ‘foodies’ from the Grand Valley will come together at the Wine Country Inn this Sunday, March 24, for “Edesia: A Palisade Culinary, Wine & Spirits Adventure.” Influenced by the cuisines of southern Europe, Latin America and Asia, Chef Theo Otte of...

By |January 24th, 2014|Categories: news|0 Comments

Flavors of Grand Valley ‘Wine Country’ give back to a good cause

Edesia fundraising event for the Marillac Clinic set for Sunday, March 24 http://www.gjfreepress.com/article/20130315/COMMUNITY_NEWS/130319959/1001/rssdoapp Caitlin Row crow@gjfreepress.com GRAND JUNCTION, Colo. — Tart. Savory. Sweet. Spicy. Buttery goodness. All these culinary flavors and more will electrify your taste buds at “Edesia: A Culinary, Wine & Spirits Adventure” Sunday, March 24, at Palisade’s Wine Country Inn. The third...

By |January 24th, 2014|Categories: news|0 Comments

Let Us Entertain You / Celebrity Chefs

Palisade, CO— If one celebrity chef is a popular feature of Edesia, then three Colorado culinary stars demonstrating  their skills and sharing bites should be a boffo hit. Alpine Bank is presenting Edesia: A Palisade Culinary, Wine & Spirits Adventure on Sunday, March 24, from 1 to 5 p.m. at Wine Country Inn.  Proceeds benefit

By |January 24th, 2014|Categories: news|0 Comments

Edesia set for Sunday, March 24, 1-5 pm

Edesia, a Palisade Culinary, Wine and Spirits Adventure, will open its doors on Sunday, March 24, from 1 to 5 pm at Wine Country Inn, the organizers have announced. Presented by Wine Country Inn and a large group of sponsors whose names will be announced soon, the gourmet event will benefit Marillac Clinic in Palisade...

By |January 24th, 2014|Categories: news|0 Comments