Griff Chiono, Chef / Entrepreneur, Grand Junction

January 26th, 2016|

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 [...]

Chef Brunella Gualerzi, owner of Il Bistro Italiano in Grand Junction

January 26th, 2016|

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 [...]

Grand Junction Free Press reports Edesia raises $23,000 for Marillac Clinic

April 17th, 2015|

 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 [...]

Edesia returns to Wine Country Inn in Palisade March 29

March 12th, 2015|

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 [...]