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Culinary Connectors LIVE! Clint Wangsness and Kelly Berger of Zengo

April 3rd, 2013 Posted by Beer, Cocktails, Culinary Connectors LIVE!, Denver, Radio Show, restaurants, Wine No Comment yet
Zengo, Executive Chef Clint Wangsness

Zengo, Executive Chef
Clint Wangsness

Love Mexican/Asian fusion food?  Take a listen to chef Clint Wangsnes and General Manager Kelly Berger of Zengo join Culinary Connectors LIVE! host Becky Creighton. Clint and Kelly are part of  Richard Sandoval‘ Restaurant group and discuss his private selection tequila, the fusion food and why the $35 bottomless brunch has been such a hit.

Culinary Connectors LIVE! Jonathan Sawyer & LeeAnn Kaufman

March 27th, 2013 Posted by Aspen, Chefs, Culinary Connectors LIVE!, Radio Show No Comment yet

ght-logoJonathan Sawyer from The Greenhouse Tavern in Cleveland, OH and LeeAnn Kaufman, Sommelier at FOOD & WINE’S Chef’s Club at the St. Regis in Aspen join Culinary Connectors LIVE! host Becky Creighton. At the Chef’s Club, FOOD & WINE brings the pages of the magazine alive creating a unique and diverse menu. Every 6 months, a four new chefs from the magazine’s list of “Best New Chefs” consult and curate new menu items. Jonathan, who is currently moonlighting at the Chef’s Club discuss his menu and restaurants in Ohio. LeeAnn provides insights on what it is like to work with an ever changing chef line up and how she pairs wines with each unique dish created!

Culinary Connectors LIVE! Corey Miller, Katie Reynolds, & TUACA Drinks & Ink 2013

March 4th, 2013 Posted by Chefs, Cocktails, Denver, Radio Show, restaurants No Comment yet

tuacaTUACA Drinks & Ink Master of Ceremonies Corey Miller and the Denver competition winner Katie Reynolds, of Rome’s Saloon, joins Culinary Connectors Host LIVE! Becky Creighton. TUACA Drinks & Ink Tour is a celebration of delicious cocktails and tattoo artistry. Corey talks about how he because involved with TUACA and the custom design  he created TUACA’s Perfect Chill label. Katie’s delicious cocktail won the Denver leg of the TUACA Drinks & Inks Tour. Together, Corey and Katie, talk why tattoos and the culinary industry go together. Additionally Becky gives away four gift certificates to Denver Restaurant Week!

Culinary Connectors LIVE! Matt Selby and James Iacino from Corner House

February 24th, 2013 Posted by Chefs, Denver, Radio Show No Comment yet

DownloadedFileMatt Selby and James Iacino from Corner House in Denver join Culinary Connectors LIVE! host Becky Creighton. Corner House is a neighborhood bistro-style restaurant with community table seating creating a warm and inviting environment. Matt and James discuss the small, but expanding menu, that features seasonally inspired sharable items. They also discuss their personal favorite dish, the mussels. Kelly Liken from Vail also calls in and her and Becky call about the upcoming Cochon555 competition visit Vail March 10th!

Culinary Connectors LIVE! Karin Lawler from The Truffle Cheese Shop

February 17th, 2013 Posted by Denver, Radio Show No Comment yet

The Truffle Cheese ShopKarin Lawler from The Truffle Cheese Shop joins Culinary Connectors LIVE! host Becky Creighton and gives us an education on cheeses from around the world. The Truffle Cheese Shop specializes in handmade, small batch cheeses, charcuterie, and other speciality items. Karin and Becky discuss how cheese pairs with beer and wines and how to experiment with flavors. Becky also gives away some awesome gift certificates and discusses the upcoming Denver Restaurant Week.

Culinary Connectors LIVE! Justin Bresler from Visit Denver and the Upcoming Restaurant Week

January 28th, 2013 Posted by Radio Show No Comment yet

Justin Bresler from Visit Denver joins Culinary Connectors LIVE! host Becky Creighton to discuss the upcoming Restaurant Week. Denver’s Restaurant Week, February 23-March 8, is the largest one in the United States and is in its 9th year. Restuarant week is a celebration of Denver’s culinary scene and happens all over the city! Justin and Becky give away gift certificates to participating restaurants!

Culinary Connectors LIVE! Scott Parker, Aaron Forman of Table 6 and Ian Kleinman from The Inventing Room

January 20th, 2013 Posted by Chefs, Culinary Connectors LIVE!, Denver, Radio Show, restaurants No Comment yet

Scott Parker and Aaron Forman of Table 6 and Ian Kleinman of The Inventing Room join Culinary Connectors LIVE! host Becky Creighton to discusses pork and donuts! Ian’s food philosophy is that food should be fun and creative and in this mindset he has created some truly unique donuts that are offered at donut “pop ups” with partnering Denver Restaurants. Ian and Scott attended culinary school together and discuss partnering up and winning a culinary competition. Finally Scott and Aaron discusses what makes Table 6 unique and some of the exciting changes happening in the restaurant!  Becky also discussed the upcoming Art of Winter event, January 25-February 10th and gives away tickets to one lucky caller!

Culinary Connectors LIVE! Ryan Leinonen and Parker Ramey from Trillium

January 6th, 2013 Posted by Chefs, Culinary Connectors LIVE!, Denver, Radio Show No Comment yet

Listen in as Culinary Connectors LIVE! host Becky Creighton interviews Ryan Leinonen and Parker Ramey from Trillium, located on Larimer Street. Ryan discusses how his Scandinavian heritage inspired Trillium, an urban bistro rooted in American and Scandinavian cuisine. Trillium strives to bring traditional Scandinavian atmosphere to Denver, providing a lounge area and traditional Scandinavian fair. Parker discusses the spirits and beers served at Trillium, and how the tie in with the Scandinavian concept.

Ryan Leinonen

Culinary Connectors LIVE! Lance Barto and Seth Murty from Central Bistro & Bar

December 29th, 2012 Posted by Chefs, Culinary Connectors LIVE!, Denver, Radio Show No Comment yet

Listen in as Culinary Connectors LIVE! host Becky Creighton interviews chef Lance Barto and Seth Murty from Central Bistro & Bar, located in the Highlands neighborhood. Central’s menu is rotated out ever 2-3 weeks, to provide a new flavor experience for their guest. Lance began is career in industrial design, but the “love of the food” inspired him to become a chef 6 years ago. Lance created Central Bistro & Bar to provide a slice of Americana, and create fine food without pretense. Seth discusses how he pairs wines with the dishes Lance creates and Central’s happy hour!

Culinary Connectors LIVE! Tom Ryan and Ken Kodys from Tom’s Urban 24

December 16th, 2012 Posted by Culinary Connectors LIVE!, Denver, Radio Show No Comment yet

Listen in as Culinary Connectors LIVE! host Becky Creighton interviews Tom Ryan, owner of Smashburger and Tom’s Urban 24, and Ken Kodys, cocktail director for Tom’s Urban 24. Tom has a Ph.D in Flavor and Fragrance Chemistry. Tom reflects on his career at McDonalds where he help develop the Dollar Menu, the McFlurry, the McGriddle, and the Yogurt Parfait. He discusses his move to Denver and the development of Smashburger, the Smashburger philosophy, and the founding of Tom’s Urban 24 on Larimer Square. Ken brings in a sample of cocktails he  created for Tom’s Urban 24 and discussed the cocktail competitions he has won.