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Cooks Club: Bicicletta

10-7-2014  |  Rocky Mountain PBS

"Jodi Dolph, bartender at Denver's Panzano Restaurant shows Chef Elise Wiggins how to make one of her favorite cocktails: The Bicicletta."

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9 Must-Try Italian Restaurants in Denver

9-4-2014  |  Zagat

"Surveyors rave about the "scrumptious" and "innovative" Northern Italian cuisine, not to mention “superb” house-baked breads, at this Downtown head-turner quarterbacked by exec chef Elise Wiggins, whose exhibition kitchen is a stage of culinary mastery"

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10 Most Influential Restaurants from 2004-2014

9-1-2014  |  303 Magazine

"With a knack for introducing new trends without even trying, Panzano has become known for a handful of exciting programs. From whole animal butchery to an excellent gluten-free menu, this restaurant is always on the up-and-coming."

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Denver FIVE dinner offers a taste of Italy in a Tuscan setting

7-30-2014  |  Denver Post

"Members stage the FIVE @ Five dinner series and take part in such high-profile events as the Aspen and Denver food and wine classics. They're also invited to present a dinner at the prestigious James Beard House in New York."

Cooks Club: Venus' Navel

7-28-2014  |  Rocky Mountain PBS

"Chef Elise Wiggins of Denver's Panzano Restaurant visits the Rocky Mountain PBS studio and shares how to create one of her favorite dishes, Venus' Navel."

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What Elise Wiggins Learned in Italy

6-5-2012  |  Westword

Read all about Chef Elise and her two weeks in Italy working with The Mad Butcher of Panzano, Dario Cecchini.

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Best Italian Restaurant

3-29-2012  |  Westword

"From the beautifully baked breads that scent the dining room to the textbook-perfect gnocchi with rabbit confit to the twitchy egg that crowns the tagliatelle carbonara specked with house-cured pancetta, Panzano's kitchen just keeps out turning stunning fare."

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America's Top Restaurants Zagat 2012

1-7-2012  |  Zagat

Panzano is voted one of the top restaurants in America by Zagat

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Panzano Chef Elise Wiggins prepares an at-home Italian feast

11-1-2011  |  5280

Her flavors are big, bold, and straight from the hearth - all of which makes Wiggins' style of cooking ideal for entertaining.

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AAA Four Diamond Award - 2010 to present

Winner of FEAST Vail Best Bite – 2014

OpenTable Diner’s Choice Award – 2013