Posted by: sanyaandersenvie | June 8, 2010

Salt on the Rim restaurant preview

The Kempe Foundation Alliance invites you to the annual Salt on the Rim fundraiser to benefit The Kempe Foundation and Kempe Center.  This summer affair promises to be the garden party of the season with live music, margaritas, and food skillfully prepared by some of Denver’s most regarded chefs. The event will also offer exciting silent and live auctions.  Money raised will support Kempe programs that help rebuild the lives of abused and neglected children and provide for them a more hopeful future. 

Saturday, July 31, 2010
5:30 p.m.
At the home of Peggy and Mike Shanahan 

All Tickets $100
Purchase Tickets 

Here are the restaurants and vendors who have committed so far:

BRIO brings the pleasures of the Tuscan country villa to the American city. The Italians built their spacious country villas to escape the pressures of urban life and enjoy “La Dolce Vita” – the good life. 
General Manager, Chad Ashley
Executive Chef, Michelle Toburen


C’est Chic Cupcakes & Cakes is Cherry Hills’ premiere European style bakery offering custom cakes, cupcakes, cheesecakes, tarts, and chocolate covered strawberries.  We have special wholesale pricing for caterers and event planners.
Owner, Don Cordova 


The Food Guy Catering offers a refreshing approach to catering in the Denver Metro Area. We work with you to identify your unique needs and discover a vision for the event. Then we develop a customized menu that caters to your tastes.  We create menus that range from exotic Mediterranean dishes or sophisticated French cuisine, to finger-lickin’ Barbeque.
Executive Chef, Brett Tucker 


Garcia’s Mexican Restaurant located one block east of I-25 and one block north of Belleview in the heart of the Denver Tech Center.  Garcia’s proudly uses only the freshest ingredients to create the finest Mexican dishes. Garcia’s also offers off site catering as well as serving groups of 20-120 people in our beautiful banquet rooms.
Jovita Fleischmann 


Gourmet Fine Catering sets the standard for catered events of great distinction in Colorado with beautifully presented cuisine and impeccable service. Our reputation for Denver catering excellence has enabled Gourmet Fine Catering to satisfy our customer’s expectations for the past 24 years.
Owners, Darby Donohue, Syd Sexton, and Kent Kidwell 


An upscale, modern Chinese restaurant known for light, Asian inspired cuisine. Jing’s menu features a wide selection of modern Chinese classics including stir-frys and fresh seafood, as well as a large assortment of small plate appetizers.
Michael Ditchfield and Charles Huang 


Lime Cantina offers inspired Southwestern fare prepared daily from scratch with the freshest ingredients. You can’t pass up one of their Mighty
Margaritas, hailed as one of the best in town.
Owner and Executive Chef, Pam Savage 


Now entering our 17th year in the Denver area, we’ve made a tradition out of fine dining in a casual atmosphere.  Join us for Denver’s finest New American cuisine.
Chef/Owner, Chad Clevenger


Fondue is a fun and interactive dining experience–and for more than three decades, The Melting Pot has defined the niche across the American dining scene.
Owner, Kyle Reed

Mezcal is an authentic Mexican taqueria and cantina serving home-style Mexican food.  The Denver Post commends its award winning fresh lime margarita.
General Manager, Danielle Scott
Executive Chef, Roberto Diaz


Famous for their signature sauces as well as Canadian scallops, Australian lobster tails, Louisiana crawfish and Texas blue crab cakes, Pappadeaux’s proudly features the freshest fish available on the market.
General Manager, Libby Edwards


Piatti, with two large patios and two private dining rooms, serves house made pastas and chef specialties reflecting a traditional Italian trattoria.
Chef, Mario Godoy


Pinkberry is a premium frozen yogurt made with real non-fat yogurt and non-fat milk that is rBST hormone free.  Pinkberry is made with only the highest quality ingredients and is the perfect balance of tangy & sweet, resulting in a refreshing, clean and craveable taste.
Colorado licensees, Wes Becker and Scott Adams


​The Porker street cart is nearly ready to push pig. The cart will have everything from tequila-habanero barbecue ribs and pork tamales to sweet-soy roasted pork belly with a cold soba noodle salad and smoked Kurobuta pork cheeks with feijoada beans and Verde Farms micro cilantro.
Chef/Owner, Chad Clevenger


Whether your cravings take you on an escape from the office, a night out with friends, or a romantic dinner with your sweetheart, Zink is the place to be. Zink will gratify sophisticated diners with its delicious “global fusion” menu.
Chef, Paul Nagan
General Manager, Youssef Chihab


Breckenridge Brewery was founded in 1990 in Breckenridge. In the past two decades the Brewery has grown from a small 3,000-barrels-a-year brewpub to one of the most successful craft beer companies in the nation. Breckenridge Brewery now handcrafts nearly 30,000 barrels of fresh beer annually and owns and operates 4 restaurants and pubs in the state.

And more!

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