Cherry Creek North Food & Wine features district eateries

August 6, 2014

The sixth annual Cherry Creek North Food & Wine festival celebrates the diverse tastes from more than 20 of Cherry Creek North’s food and beverage establishments from 6 to 9:30 p.m. Saturday (5 p.m. entrance for VIPs) at Fillmore Plaza between First and Second avenues on Fillmore Street.

The evening also features a variety of Robert Mondavi wines, Crafthouse cocktails and Stella Artois beer. Tickets are on sale now and include food, beverages, and live music. A portion of proceeds supports the Cherry Creek Arts Festival’s 501c3 nonprofit year-round and statewide education programs. Advance tickets are strongly recommended. Walk-up tickets are available beginning 11 a.m. Saturday at the event’s information and ticket tent located at Second Avenue and Fillmore Street.

Tickets cost $60 for general admission; $80 for VIP. They can be purchased at

Participating restaurants:

  • Aviano Coffee;
  • Bombay Clay Oven;
  • Cherry Creek Grill;
  • Continental Deli;
  • Dazbog Coffee;
  • Enstrom Candies;
  • Hapa Sushi Grill & Sake Bar;
  • Harman’s Eat & Drink;
  • Hillstone Restaurant
  • NoRTH Italia;
  • Opus Fine Dining & Wine Bar;
  • Piatti;
  • Pikkas Peruvian Cuisine & Pisco Bar;
  • Second Home Kitchen & Bar;
  • So Perfect Eats;
  • Starbucks Coffee Company;
  • Sugarlicious;
  • True Food Kitchen;
  • Vinue Food & Wine Bar;
  • Whole Foods Market Cherry Creek.                                                                 

A panel of media judges will select honorees for “Best in Show” for food and dessert categories, “Best Culinary Presentation” and “Best Table Decor.” The honor of “2014 People’s Choice Award” will be a digital vote this year. Guests can snap a photo of their favorite dish; tag @5280Spotlight and #SipSavorCCN; then include the restaurant’s name.

Fans who aren’t able to attend the event can vote, as well as all the guests at the event. Winners for all awards will be announced at 8:30 p.m., Saturday. Judges for the 2014 event include:  Jayne Buck, Visit Denver; Ashley Hughes, Eater Denver; Brittani Moreno, CBS4; Lori Midson, local food writer and Geoff Van Dyke, 5280 Magazine.

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