July 25 - 29, 2018
Chefs Dana Zobs and Stacee VanAernem of Crested Butte's Personal Chefs have gained a premier reputation and obsessive following because of their focus on seasonal, local and organic ingredients and talents for constructing these quality components into simple, honest and delicious dishes. They excel at hand-crafted artisan foods such as homemade cheeses, bread and pastries, yogurt, and salt cured meat and fish. Dana's 24-plus years in the food industry include an Associate Degree from the Culinary Institute of America in Napa Valley, managing Lil's for seven years, serving as chef for Whole Foods, and developing and tasting recipes for Williams Sonoma. Stacee has dedicated her life to food made from scratch and utilizing the local bounty. Her influences arise from her experience as a pastry chef as well as from her travels around the world, incorporating ingredients and flavors with these international techniques.