|Durango Diaries: Durango Cuisine Scene|
Event Type: Adult Event|
Age Group(s): All Ages
Start Time: 6:00 PM
End Time: 7:15 PM
Durango chefs make this foodie town one of the best in the West. Local chefs will discuss their craft. (They'll also have a DIY recipe to share with the audience)
From food trucks to ice cream parlors to restaurants, local chefs discuss the food scene in Durango.
Katie Burford worked as a journalist for 13 years in the U.S. and Latin America before leaving the field to start a business making ice cream. Her Durango shop, Cream Bean Berry, turned 5 years old this spring. She has two boys, Leo, 12, and Rex, 10, who eat a lot of ice cream. She is working on a book about her experiences titled "Rocky Road."
Marcos Wisner began his restaurant career in high school by completing internships at Carver Brewing Co. and East by Southwest. After high school, he landed a job in New York City at Masa, followed by a job as a chef de partie for Jean George. Marcos has worked at Eleven Madison Park, Noma, The Restaurant at Meadowood, a pop-up dinner series he created and his own food truck, The Box. He is the owner of 11th Street Station, a food truck collective and bar.
Sean Clark joined the Steamworks Brewing Co. team in 1995 as part of the original crew. He began his foray into food at the age of 16 as a part-time job in the restaurant business. After college, he became certified by the Culinary Institute of America in Hyde Park, New York. He’s the driving creative force behind El Moro Spirits & Tavern, and is the executive chef and managing member of both Steamworks and El Moro.
Location: Program Room #1&2 Combined
Contact: Spenser Snarr
Presenter: The Durango Herald