The culinary arts meets the visual arts on Saturday, December 2 when MCA Denver and Denver’s own Id Est host Dinner Society, featuring The Wolf’s Tailor and Dos Caras. Indulge in an evening that will leave you newly inspired and completely satiated (both in the stomach and in your heart).
Upon arrival you will be welcomed with a cocktail and amuse-bouche to set the mood for the night ahead. Next, you will receive an exclusive tour of the museum's current exhibition, Cowboy. Following the tour, Chef Alberto Rodriguez and Chef Alejandro Rodriguez from Dos Caras and Chef Kelly Whitaker from The Wolf’s Tailor will prepare a three-course prix fixe dinner experience with curated beverage pairings and meaningful conversation.
There are two ticket types available, one with alcoholic beverage pairings and one with zero-proof pairings. Please select the correct ticket option at checkout.
Please let us know of any dietary restrictions by emailing email@example.com.
Dinner Society is generously sponsored by bulthaup/Kitchen Distributors.
Refunds will not be honored more than 7 days in advance but you are always welcome to transfer your tickets to another person. Ticketing inquiries can be sent to firstname.lastname@example.org.
About The Chefs
Dos Caras is a food concept from Denver ran by brothers Alejandro and Alberto. The name means “two faces” but is a derivative of masks often used in Michoacán ceremonial dances. Their inspiration draws from ancestral Mexican cuisine with maíz at the forefront of their menus. Their utilization of grains native to the Americas allows them to create an experience beyond borders.
Kelly Whitaker is a renowned chef and restaurateur known for his exceptional culinary skills and commitment to sustainability. As the owner and executive chef of Id Est, a group of Michelin One Star restaurants including The Wolf's Tailor and Bruto, where he has earned Michelin Green Star recognition for his innovative approach to zero waste cooking and menu development. His restaurants have been acclaimed by various publications and he has been acknowledged three times by the James Beard Foundation. Beyond his culinary achievements, Kelly Whitaker is actively involved in community initiatives promoting sustainability, food security, and employee equity. With his commitment to using locally-sourced ingredients and his dedication to making a positive impact, Kelly Whitaker is respected in the culinary world for his sustainable practices and community involvement.
About Id Est
Id Est is a visionary hospitality group with a commitment to excellent guest experience and environmental impact. Our restaurant kitchens and bars focus on supporting regenerative agricultural ingredients, specifically by developing a closed loop system for local, heirloom grain. Zero waste principles guide our operations, ensuring a minimal environmental footprint and a dedication to preserving ingredients through our garden and fermentation programs. We prioritize social sustainability, fostering a culture that nurtures and empowers our team, with a goal of creating a balance between excellence and the well-being of all involved.