Coohills chef candid about his marijuana use

March 31, 2014

Chef Tom Coohill has created a bit of a stir with his candid interview about marijuana with Ricardo Baca for The Cannabist.

Now with marijuana being legal in Colorado, the chef and owner of Coohills restaurant admitted he has used pot, just not while cooking.

Tom Coohill told The Cannabist, the marijuana website for The Denver Post: “I cannot work high. I’ve never tried it, but I just don’t function well when I’m smoking. You know, handling knives and everything … I don’t wanna say I’m clumsy, but I think it could be dangerous and I’d cut myself or burn myself. I couldn’t likely make a grilled cheese.”

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If this story gives you the munchies, you can check out Coohills’ new Taste of France prix fixe menu series.  Each month features a different region in France and for April they’ve chosen a culinary tour of Normandy.  Three courses for $35 plus tax and gratuity.  For the April menu, visit