One of Top 5 in the Top 3!

What’s happening in Denver, the third hottest food city in 2016 according to Zagat?

Culinary alumni Elan Wenzel (1998) is part of FIVE, a collaborative program gathering five top Colorado chefs. The team works together to serve a spectacular annual meal at the James Beard House and other events.

See Denver Life / FIVE

Grads Making Their Mark in Denver

CMC Culinary alumni make the top 10 in Denver Eater’s annual Top 38 list: The Plimoth Executive Chef Charles MacDonald and Mercantile Dining & Provision Chef d Cuisine/Propietor Matt Vawter.

See the Denver Eatery Top 38

Entrepreneurship Spirit

photo - CMC culinary graduate A.J. Fazendin

CMC culinary graduate A.J. Fazendin launches Prescribed Spirits in Broward County, Florida. He’s custom distilling gin and breaking ground with an entrepreneurship partnership. An excellent martini gin, his recipe blends herbs and botanicals. He said it’s very fragrant, smooth and without overpowering juniper flavor.

Read more in the Broward Palm Beach New Times

Culinary Apprenticeship Grads Voted Best in State

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Mezzaluna, owned and operated by graduates Eric and Sara Watson, was named one of the best places to eat in Fargo by Condé Nast Traveler and voted No. 1 restaurant in North Dakota by OpenTable. See MSN’s Best Restaurant in Every State.