MOSAIC, a 12-member pops ensemble from the Colorado Springs Chorale will provide a portion of the Gala's entertainment. The Penrose Room's Lila Mori will lend her gift of jazz to the festivities, as will the Teske Jazz Quartet.
The Chefs' Gala competition will be judged in part by attendees (the People's Choice Award) and formally by a panel of nationally renowned chefs and culinary enthusiasts. This year's panel includes New York City's James Shrum and Colorado's own James Mazzio and Helen Dyer, all of whom have garnered recognition and repute for their culinary talents.
For those who'd like to come support their favorite restaurants and chefs at the Chefs' Gala, the following participants will be competing: Amuse Gourmet, Black Tie Gourmet Catering, The Blue Star, Briarhurst Manor, Carlos' Bistro, Charles Court Restaurant at the Broadmoor, Cheyenne Mountain Resort, The Cliff House, Craftwood Inn, Cravings, The Food Designers, Georges Auguste, Gratzi at the Wyndham Colorado Springs, Hopscotch Bakery of Pueblo, La Petite Maison, Liberty Heights, The Margarita at Pine Creek, Mackenzie's Chop House, P.F. Chang's, Paravicini Italian Bistro, The Pepper Tree, Phantom Canyon, Riley's at the LeBaron Hotel, Sencha, Swiss Chalet, The Tavern at the Broadmoor, The Warehouse, and Zorbadillo's Heavenly Greek/Neptune's Caf.
A silent auction will accompany the culinary competition.
-- Matthew Schniper
Colorado Springs Chorale Chefs' Gala
Broadmoor International Center, 1 Lake Ave
Sunday, Feb. 20, 5 - 8:30 p.m.
Tickets: $85 per person or buy nine, get one free ($765 per table of ten)
For reservations or information call 634-3737For more info on Colorado Springs Chorale visit www.cschorale.org