Denver cooking school signs on top local chef
I’ve had Chef Michael Long’s marvelous food in restaurants (in the early days of Opus in Littleton and later Aria in Denver) and also as a culinary judge at various Denver International Wine Festival competitions (he always was on the podium for some honor or another). Then, he abruptly parted ways with Aria, and I wasn’t sure where he had gone.
I was happy to I hear him as a co-host of KEZW 1430′s “Main Course Food and Restaurant Show” on Saturday mornings because that meant he was still around, but still, this 1991 Culinary Institute of America grad with the great Denver credentials really belongs in a kitchen — not only on the air. Now comes word from The Seasoned Chef Cooking School owner Dan Witherspoon that Long is teaching at this long-running Denver school for all levels of home cook, and also joined the kitchen team Fancy to Fantasy Catered Affairs, and nobody does “fancy” better than Michael Long. His first class at The Seasoned Chef is scheduled for July 30.