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2018 COLORADO - FEBRUARY 2018
February 24, 2018 - Mumbo Jumbo Gumbo Cook-Off
Manitou Springs, Colorado
Experience Mardi-Gras and Cajun cuisine in Manitou! Enjoy samples of gumbo from professional chefs and amateur cooks to help determine who has the best gumbo! Gumbo is a Cajun soup that contains roux and dried sassafras. It also usually contains a variety of meats such as chicken, seafood, or sausage. Okra and other ingredients along with seasonings and sometimes even rice can be found in gumbo as well. Join us at Soda Springs Park from 10:45am till 1:00pm for an afternoon of gumbo and Mardi-Gras! Two samples of gumbo will be available for $1.00. The amateur and professional divisions will compete for their own 1st, 2nd, and 3rd place trophies as well as for cash prizes. There will also be an award for Best Showmanship and People’s Choice. Stick around after the Gumbo Cook-Off when Manitou Avenue will fill up with spectators to watch the Mardi-Gras Parade at 1:00pm. Get into the Mardi-Gras spirit and enjoy a Cajun tradition.
February 25-28, 2016 - Epicurean Weekend - Dunton, Colorado
Dunton Hot Springs has announced its latest 'Epicurean Weekend' in the Colorado Rockies. The three-night event will feature Dunton Hot Springs' Executive Chef Karlos Baca together with top food and wine personalities and partners including: renowned chef and Native American culinary expert Loretta Oden; Chef Jessica Sanchez of Loba Restaurant in Miami; Hayfork Wine; Carlo Mondavi of Continuum and RAEN Winery; and John Sutcliffe and Joe Buckel, owner and winemaker, respectively, of Sutcliffe Vineyards, Dunton Hot Springs' sister vineyard in McElmo Canyon, CO. Often referred to as one of the top culinary hotels in the US, Dunton Hot Springs' Epicurean Weekend will allow guests to sample regionally inspired cuisine while closely interacting with the renowned personalities crafting each culinary experience.
February 15, 2015 Colorado Indulgence Festival
Colorado Springs, Colorado
NEXT EVENT IS IN 2017. Spend the most romantic weekend of the year in pure luxury. Indulge in complimentary tastes of specialty wine, micro-brews, spirits and cocktails from local distributors; courtesy of our beverage partner Cheers Liquor Mart. Sample exquisitely hand-crafted truffles, chocolates, cupcakes and other savory creations from dozens of expert chocolatiers, chefs and confectioners!
February 12, 2013 Creole Food & Killer Beer - Denver, Colorado
Mardi Gras Craft Beer Chef Feast at Strange Brew.
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