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Top Chef Season 15 contestant Carrie Baird (Bar Dough) cooking on Larimer Square. Photo by: Paul Trantow/Bravo

A Comprehensive List of the Women Leading the Front Range Culinary Scene

If you want to support female-led food and beverage businesses in Colorado, this is a good place to start.


From running restaurant kitchens to brewing Coloradans’ favorite craft beers, women are leading in all facets of the Front Range’s exciting dining scene—and driving its success. In honor of International Women’s Day on March 8, we hope this list makes it easy for you to find and support female-owned and -operated establishments from Aurora to Boulder and beyond.

Who did we miss? Email us at; we’ll update this list regularly.



Breweries, Distilleries & Wineries

Catering Companies

Coffee, Tea, and Kombucha Shops

Culinary Retail

Culinary Tours

Food Trucks

Food-Related Non-Profit Organizations


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