WomenCook! is an elegant evening of culinary delights prepared by Denver's most respected and creative women chefs representing top-rated restaurants. Presented as a walk-around dinner, guests will enjoy signature dishes while having the opportunity to learn secret culinary techniques and recipe suggestions and interact directly with these top Denver chefs.
This year, we are pleased to announce that The Gay & Lesbian Fund for Colorado is sponsoring the 2011 WomenCook! event with a $2,500 challenge grant. The Gay & Lesbian Fund will match your new or increased donation to WOW starting today and running through May 2nd, at the WomenCook event!
CBS4 reporter Gloria Neal returns as the emcee for the event and will be joined by this year's participating chefs:
Aniedra Nichols - Elway's Cherry Creek
Elise Wiggins - Panzano
Jennifer Jasinski - Rioja and Bistro Vendôme, Euclid Hall
Kate Horton - Black Pearl
Kathleen Kenny Davia - Gateaux
Lisa Bailey - D Bar Desserts
Mary Nguyen - Parallel Seventeen and Street Kitchen
Sheila Lucero - Jax Fish House
Sandra Adams - Grand Hyatt Hotel Denver
Yasmin Lozada-Hissom - Duo and Olivéa
Female chef instructors from Johnson & Wales University
Chef instructors representing Work Options for women include Stephanie Mitro and Craig Dixon.
Money raised goes directly toward job training, job placement and finding housing for WOW students and graduates. To purchase tickets or to sponsor the event, please visit www.workoptions.org.
About Work Options for Women
Work Options for Women was founded in 1996 with a mission to combat homelessness and poverty by providing unemployed women with the confidence and skills they need to become gainfully and permanently employed in the food service industry. WOW has trained and placed more than 300 women in cooking and food service positions since its inception.
Work Options for Women
Catherine [at] workoptions [dot] com