Chef Gregory Gourdet promoted to Culinary Director of Departure Restaurants

March 16, 2016

Sage Restaurant Group, the Denver-based independent restaurant group dedicated to providing innovative, playful and locally focused food and beverage experiences, is bringing its celebrated Departure Restaurant concept to Denver in summer 2016. With the expansion, celebrated chef Gregory Gourdet, the former executive chef of the flagship Departure Restaurant in Portland and a recent runner-up on Bravo’s “Top Chef,” is promoted to culinary director of the Departure Restaurant Brand.

Known for his ability to create highly flavorful, Asian-inspired dishes using minimal ingredients, Gourdet’s culinary finesse has earned Departure Portland several culinary accolades and propelled Gourdet himself to celebrity chef status. In…