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Boulder International Film festival to host flagship culinary CineCHEF event

Exclusive movie themed chef competition to heat up downtown Boulder

Boulder, CO – The Boulder International Film Festival (BIFF) presents a new culinary experience that will showcase Boulder’s nationally recognized chefs. CineCHEF is a signature event that challenge’s the town’s favorite chefs to choose a movie theme and create film-inspired dished for a fun and friendly competition.

Boulder’s top chefs will have movie themed tasting stations serving small plates based on their chosen theme.  Participants will vote on their favorite offerings and the winning chef will be awarded a coveted Vielehr award sculpture and the title “Best CineCHEF, BIFF 2015”.

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Be sure to not miss this exclusive food-pairing event. A few renowned directors, producers and actors are rumored to be on the guest list for this event, so don’t miss out on the chance to mingle with some stars! 

“Boulder was recently named the “Foodiest Town in America” by Bon Appetit Magazine and BIFF is recognized as one of the “25 Coolest Film Festivals in the World!” said Kathy Beeck, Festival Director. “We can’t imagine a better combination: world-class films and food in one event."

·       When: Friday, March 6, 2015; 5-7pm

·       Where: Rembrandt Yard

·       Who: Participating chefs include: Dave Query of Centro Latin Kitchen, Kyle Mendenhall of The Kitchen, Bradford Heap of Salt and Colterra, Kelly Kingsford of Brasserie TenTen and The Med, John Platt of RIFF’s, Radek Cerny of L’Atelier, and Alec Schuler from Arugula.

·       Tickets: $95; to benefit BIFF. Open to the public. Festival attendance not required. http://www.biff1.com/2015/02/cinechef/

Guests will enjoy wines from Francis Ford Coppola Winery, craft beers, and desserts from celebrated pastry chef Jen Bush of Lucky’s Bakehouse. Music by Maxwell Hughes, formerly of the Lumineers.

About Boulder International Film Festival

The Boulder International Film Festival brings films and filmmakers from around the world to Boulder for a four-day celebration of the art of cinema.  The Festival attracts more than 25,000 film enthusiasts, media and industry each year and will take place from March 5-8, 2015.  For tickets and more information http://www.biff1.com.

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