—3-4 basil leaves
—2.5 oz. blanco tequila (Casamigos)
—1 oz. agave nectar
—1.5 oz. fresh-squeezed lime juice
—splash of soda
—lime wheel for garnish
—sugar or salt
Colorado Meetings + Events Magazine
Beginning in late January up until the first stretch of December, Kjell Mitchell can be found pedaling one of his many bikes to his job as president and CEO of Glenwood Hot Springs Resort. The daily, 15-mile bike ride in mountainous Glenwood Springs may sound strenuous for many, but not for a man driven by equal parts enthusiasm and dedication during his 40-year career at the world’s largest hot springs pool accompanied by a lodge and spa.
The National Association of Catering & Events Denver Chapter pulled out all the stops for “Speakeasy – A Gatsby Affair,” an awards gala held at the new Larimer Social in downtown Denver on Feb. 16.
The magazine’s 11th annual Best of Colorado readers’ choice awards on March 13 was a smashing success at The Hangar at Stanley, located in Aurora’s new Stanley Marketplace. Thank you to our partners and sponsors!
Groups have taken to the kitchen for teambuilding and corporate respite for decades. There’s nothing a thoughtful and engaging chef can’t teach to even the most seasoned guests. Take it to another level of intimacy by joining chefs in the fields, on farms and at the forefront of culinary masterpieces.
CHEFS & CHEESEMAKERS
The Last Supper
Rawah Ranch, Glendevey
In 2017, Colorado’s hotel inventory is surging in a big way and shows no signs of letting up. “It certainly is a boom time,” says Amie Mayhew, president and CEO of Colorado Hotel & Lodging Association. “Hotels across the state are doing very well. We’re seeing a lot of happy hoteliers. In the mountains we’re seeing a lot of renovations, and a lot of new construction on the Front Range.”
Northern Colorado's place on the meetings map is becoming more prominent. As neighbors on the Front Range, Loveland and Greeley have emerged as attractive alternatives to the state’s largest cities for meetings and events.
The benefits to looking north? Lower prices and an enviable location that allows for easy day trips to area attractions, plus more manageable logistics, revitalized downtowns, and plenty of good beer.
Where classic and newfangled games and top-notch food and bar menus speak a language most everyone can understand.
The Wild Game Entertainment Experience encompasses more than 24,000 square feet of space for eating, drinking, games and gathering in Evergreen. The entertainment center has the ability to host almost any type of event imaginable for up to 750 guests, but planners and potential clients were having a tough time visualizing their formal events amongst sports banners, arcade games and bowling lanes.
—1.75 oz. CapRock Gin
—.75 oz. Lillet Blanc
—.5 oz. rosemary simple syrup
—.5 oz. lemon juice
—4 sugar snap peas, muddled, and extra for garnish
1. Muddle snap peas with ingredients in a Boston shaker.
2. Shake vigorously.
3. Double strain into a rocks glass over ice.
4. Garnish with sliced peas.
Courtesy of The Pig & The Sprout, Denver