On its eight year, the Denver FIVE, an organization conceived by Leigh Sullivan of Leigh Sullivan Enterprises, announced its roster of talent today. Five chefs were handpicked by Sullivan to represent the Mile High City's culinary scene at events that include an appearance at the Aspen FOOD & WINE Classic in June and a dinner at the James Beard House in New York City in September.
The 2015 line up includes: Aniedra Nichols, alumna chef and executive chef at Elway's Cherry Creek; John Depierro, executive chef at Bones; Noah French, co-owner and executive pastry chef at Sugarmill; Kevin Grossi, chef de cuisine at Lola Mexican Fish House; and Enrique Socarras, executive chef at Suehiro Old Town. The Denver FIVE experience, which is set to include five unique dining experiences throughout the city, will be enhanced by beverage gurus Gerard Collier, bar manager at Pinche Taco and Aaron Forman, owner and sommelier at Table 6. Stay tuned for announcements on the upcoming event from the Denver FIVE, Class of 2015.