The York Street gardens will close at 3 p.m. on Wednesday, July 17 for a private event and close at 3 p.m. on Thursday, July 18 for a concert.

The Gardens partners with local organizations to celebrate Denver’s dynamic and diverse food scene through this chef series. Visiting chefs prepare multi-course meals for community-table gatherings in the Orangery at the York Street location. Events are BYOB – with chef’s recommended pairings provided in advance. Tickets must be purchased in advance. Alcohol will not be available for purchase.

Thursday, July 25 – Executive Chef Michael Poompan of The Ritz-Carlton, Denver will present a memorable dining experience with flavors inspired by Colorado and the summer season. Tickets $85.

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Past featured chefs have included:

  • Leah Eveleigh, Cutthroat Kitchen winner (2014)
  • Peter Ryan, The Plimoth
  • Keegan Gerhard & Zachariah Jones, DBar Denver
  • Alex Seidel, Fruition
  • Elise Wiggins, Panzano
  • Hosea Rosenberg, Blackbelly Catering
  • Daniel Asher, Linger
  • Olav Peterson, Bittersweet
  • Dana Rodriguez, Work & Class
  • Rachel Kesley, WaterCourse Foods
  • Frank Bonanno, Bonanno Concepts
  • Jeremy Kittelson, Root Down and Linger