Special Guests

Damon Ornowski
Veraison Bevereage Distributors | Denver

1988-1997 Sommelier: Pinons Restaurant/Aspen Colorado Current Occupation: Vin Divino (importer): Portfolio: Italy , Austria, Chile , Spain, Napa Title : National Sales and Key Accts 1996 Master Sommelier 1997-2002 Rudd Winery and Vineyards Job description: Vineyard development, production and sales…



Executive Chef Kevin Erving
Beano's Cabin | Vail

Kevin grew up in the Pacific Northwest and started his culinary career in Seattle, Washington over 30 years ago. He landed a job with The Four Seasons Hotel and Resorts at the age of 19 as a Cook III shucking…


Chef Tim McCaw
The 10th | Vail

Chef McCaw has had a long tradition of culinary excellence in Colorado - he was born and raised there! With the ample game meats available in the Rocky Mountain state, Tim has worked with Lamb, Venison, Elk, Bison, and not…


Executive Chef Riley Romanin
Hooked | Avon

Riley Romanin was born in Evergreen, Colorado before moving to the Vail Valley with his family when he was ten. His fascination for food and cooking manifested early, and he spent his childhood hovering close behind his mother and grandmother…



Senior Vice President Winemaking and Viticulture Dave Guffy
The Hess Collection | Napa

Dave Guffy first became interested in wine as a Food Science student at California Polytechnic State University, San Luis Obispo. During his college years, he was working in restaurants where he had the opportunity to sample a variety of different…


Managing Partner Adam Fox
Canard Vineyard | Calistoga

Adam Fox is the Managing Partner at Canard Vineyard in Napa Valley, CA. Originally from Denver, Colorado, his family moved to Los Angeles in the early 70's. From a young age, Adam was passionate about creating art. Over the years…


Jason Hunter
Lemon Rock Sommelier Services | Avon

Jason Hunter is the founder of Lemon Rock Sommelier Services, a company dedicated to providing in-person customized Wine Services for dinner parties, weddings, luxury accommodations and special events, while bringing wine country experiences to the Colorado Rockies. For the past…


Matthew Regan
VGS Chateau Potelle | St. Helena

Matthew Regan is the Vice President/Brand Ambassador of VGS Chateau Potelle Winery in the Napa Valley. Matthew joined Chateau Potelle in 2000, and now manages all aspects of the VGS experience. Prior to his appointment at VGS Chateau Potelle, Matthew…


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