Top Chef Colorado

A few of Colorado’s most talented chefs put the state’s rising culinary profile on display. When Bravo’s Emmy-award-winning series Top Chef debuted its 15th season in late 2017 and early 2018, Top Chef Colorado, it featured Denver’s own Carrie Baird. The show highlighted Denver’s thriving food scene, which is home to a cadre of passionate visionaries and virtuosos.​ Check out our Episode Summary for information on the Denver locations they visited.

Episode Recaps

Denver's Dining Scene

Must-Try Restaurants

Denver is a metropolis of ever-evolving tastes, its forward-thinking dining landscape spangled with restaurants from gifted chefs whose culinary…

Ice Cream & Desserts

Denver's restaurants have flawlessly executed classic desserts, infusing originality and topping them with artistic flare. The last course may…

Coffee Shops

Inspiration is a-brewin’ in Denver. Fitting right in with The Mile High City’s already renowned craft food and drink scene is a new breed…

Mexican

Denver’s Mexican food scene stretches from a gluttony of taco trucks and humble taquerias with sensational salsa and condiment bars to rustic…

Steakhouses

Denver’s dynamic dining climate has grown exponentially, making way for season-intensive restaurants commanded by celebrity chefs, international…

Outdoor and Patio Dining

On Denver’s sun-smooched days — of which there are hundreds — locals and visitors alike flock outside to enjoy the scintillating…

Kid Friendly

We get it: Eating out is often a comedy of errors when you’ve got tots in tow. But dining out with your kids—whether they’re babies…

Romantic

Whether you've been an item for decade, on a first date or preparing to pop the question, it’s inevitable that you’re going to be…

Local Flavors

How do you experience the best of Denver’s food scene? We went straight to the source — some of The Mile High City's most accomplished…

Neighborhood Dining

When you visit The Mile High City, you'll find plenty of places conducive to sightseeing — historic landmarks, world-class museums, theaters…