Peach Cuisine


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This fun and mouth-watering culinary event is a Festival favorite.

It’s all about peaches…and the inventive ways chefs dish them up in tasty recipes! Features chef demonstrations that showcase diverse creations from entrees to desserts, sauces to beverages. Pick up tips, tricks and techniques as engaging, Colorado cooks prepare both easy to make as well as gourmet recipes with Palisade peaches. This is the 49th year for what is becoming one of the most popular events at Peach Festival.

Chef demonstrations take place under a 20 ft. x 40 ft. tent to keep you comfortable in the shade.  Chefs have an opportunity to showcase their skills, promote themselves and their restaurant, while having fun creating their peach cuisine before the crowd.  At the conclusion of each demonstration, small samples of the chef’s prepared dish are passed out to the attendees.

This year we are delighted to announce the Outdoor Sportman Channel celebrity, The Sporting Chef, Scott Leysath will be presenting at the Cuisine tent compliments of Charter Business. Look for times at a later date.

2017 Peach Cuisine With Colorado Chefs Schedule 

Friday, August 18th
Time Chef Dish
4:00 PM Palisade ProStart students – PHS Grilled Peach Cole Slaw
5:00 PM Cole Householder  Peaches & Cream Space Dots
6:00 PM  Dane Morrison  Peach Cream Puffs
7:00 PM Kristin Seltzer – THATS A WRAP  Palisade Peach Cream Pie Truffles

2017 Peach Cuisine With Colorado Chefs Schedule

Saturday, August 19th
Time Chef Dish
11:00 AM Michael Gonzales/Lindsey Marsh – No Coast Sushi No Coast Oceans to Orchards
12:00 PM Meredith Newell – Taproot Catering  Alliteration Pizza
1:00 PM Stacy Hinkle/Dave Kassera – Wine Country Inn  Peach Rose Pastry
2:00 PM John Sabal – Palisade Cafe 11.0 Peach Gazpacho
3:00 PM Lyle Shaw – Warehouse 2565  Peach Cobbler on a Stick
4:00 PM Willy’s Wild Carvings  Carving Demo
5:00 PM Dixie Burmeister with Scott Leysath They talk Wild Game and Peaches
6:00 PM John Young – The Ribber  Peach Chipotle BBQ Sauce

Photos provided by Jim Cox of JC Photography and Darlene Jordan Holmes. Thank you!
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