Chefs in the Gardens

Chefs In The Gardens 2017

Learn from the Best!

The heart of a Vail summer for foodies and burgeoning chefs alike is the Chefs in the Gardens series in the Betty Ford Alpine Gardens of Vail. There can be no more idyllic or beautiful place to learn cooking tips from local area chefs, and it happens in the Gerald R. Ford Amphitheatre every Thursday for the entire month of July. Starting on July 6th, the lunch hour (noon to 1 pm)Chefs in the Gardens for four weeks in a row is one of culinary tips, treats, and tasting. Garner some of the Valley chefs’ best recipes, and hear their secrets each week as they share their art in this intimate setting.

La Tour Restaurant and Bar’s own Chef Sam Shipman will be doing a demonstration on July 27th starting at noon! 

About Betty Ford Alpine Gardens

The non-profit organization is actually the highest botanical garden in the world known internationally for its alpine horticulture, education, and conservation. It is home to 3,000-plus species of alpine plants and boasts over 100,000 visitors per year. In the summer the gardens boast a wide array of flowers and complemented by myriad ponds and waterfalls. It’s one of the most peaceful and beautiful places on the planet. Talk about a therapeutic environment! And it is certainly one conducive to learning. The new Education Center opened in July 2015 and has drop-in activities for kids.

Chefs in the Gardens 2016 Lobster GazpachoIf you’re always saying it’s time to learn something new (whether to add to your culinary repertoire or to start it), if you want to meet some like-minded Vail residents and visitors, or if you just love to cook and eat, we hope you’ll join us for this unique live cooking experience. No advance registration is required, and the fee is only $5! See you in the Gardens!