Bean recipe contest for Denver and Front Range restaurants

Barber’s Foods ( is now selling local Colorado beans. To promote consumer consumption of Colorado beans we are launching a bean recipe competition for Barber’s restaurant chefs.

• $100 will be awarded to the first five chefs to submit a bean recipe to Barber’s Foods. It must be a dish that is being sold at the restaurant.

• An additional $250 will be awarded to the best pinto bean recipe.

• Plus another $250 to the best Mayocoba bean recipe.

• Participating chefs and restaurants will receive promotion of their dish and establishment on our social media sites.

Call or email Greg Bloom at 303-470-8883, , if you would like to submit a recipe.

Barber’s Foods will provide the Colorado pinto and Mayocoba beans for contestants at no cost to contestants.

The deadline for submitting recipes is September 30th. Chef Jackson Lamb and two fellow chefs at the Metropolitan State University School of Hospitality will pick the winners and the prizes will be mailed on October 31st.

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