Chef Spotlight

Francisco Quintana – Appaloosa Grill

Denver native Francisco Quintana started his journey as a busboy at the Denver Zoo to Executive Chef at the Appaloosa Grill by, in his own words, "Working my way up through local kitchens the hard way."  "Food takes us on a journey," he continued, "From my grandmother's kitchen to Sunday dinners, we all come together around food." What brought you to the Appaloosa Grill? FQ: I recently left the corporate chef world for something smaller and more meaningful. As Executive Chef for Appaloosa Grill, I have found a great environment t ...

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