2019 Flatirons Food Festival Will Launch in Mid-August!

All will be revealed in mid-August when we announce the details of the 2019 Flatirons Food Film Festival, which will take place Oct. 10-13.

Get ready for feature film descriptions and trailers, speaker and event information, and more. To tide you over in the interim, here is some early scoop:

Our 12 programs will include:

  • Six feature films, a free children’s program, short films program, and a new lecture series
  • An international bent with films from Morocco and Zimbabwe and others exploring international cuisines
  • Documentaries on bees and wine
  • Tastings and feasts
  • Collaborations with local visual artists

We can’t wait for our October Festival and to tell you more.

Hot! Hot! Hot! Fundraiser Appreciation

  Chef Chris Royster of Flagstaff House and Heather Seidel

A big thank you to everyone who joined us at our Hot! Hot! Hot! fundraiser on Tuesday July 9th at the Avalon Ballroom in Boulder for a sizzling evening of hot chefs, cold drinks, and loads of fun.

The following restaurants, food businesses, donors, and the Harmony Music House band provided the ingredients for any great party: delectable food, refreshing beverages, and superior entertainment.

Bites: Mercantile Dining and Provision, Flagstaff House, Basta, Bijou’s Little Curry House, Auguste Escoffier School of Culinary Arts, Chiporro Sauce Company, Fresh Thymes Eatery, Kelley and Ping, Ras Kassa’s Ethiopian Restaurant, Redgarden Restaurant and Brewery

Dessert: Robin Chocolates, Spruce Confections

Beverages: Sanitas Brewing Company, Francis Ford Coppola Winery, Bougie Syrups, Altitude Spirits, Growers Organic, Erie Coffee Roasters

Donors: Black Cat Farm, Bookcliff Vineyards, Boulder International Film Festival, the Di Giorgi family, Hotel Teatro, International Film Series, Local Table Tours, Santa Fe sculptor Matthew Gonzales, Moxie Bread Bakery, Pack A Fork!, Savory Spice Shop – Boulder, R Gallery

Last but not least, Festival board members and event directors Suzanne Prendergast and Heather Seidel, emcee and auctioneer Eve Orenstein, and Festival volunteers were instrumental to the smashing success of the event.

Support the Festival

If you weren’t able to attend our fundraiser, you can still support the Festival. When you click the Donate button and make a contribution, we include your name in the video that screens before each Festival film screening. Help us celebrate food culture and community while entertaining, educating, and inspiring.


Hot! Hot! Hot! Fundraiser Photos

Many thanks for Sandee Lewin Nye of Sandee Lewin Nye Photography for her photos of the Hot! Hot! Hot! fundraiser. Following are some more fundraiser photos. Our fundraiser photo album contains all event photos.


Suzanne Prendergast, Tim Brod, Kuvy Ax Redgarden Restaurant and Brewery Hot! Hot! Hot! fundraiser guests
Ras Kassa's Ethiopian Restaurant Bougie Syups Jimmy Seidel and John Lehndorff


Silver Spoon Sponsors

Big Red F Boulder Brands Cured Eric Coffee Roasters


eTown Grower's Organic Local Table Tours


Root PR Sanitas Brewing co Snarfs Savory Spice