Douglas County recently earned U.S. News & World Report and Aetna’s 2019 Healthiest Communities rankings. With Castle Rock at the county’s axis, Castle Rock chefs are directing patrons toward more mindful meals: These neighborhood forayers are crafting thoughtfully sourced menus rooted in fresh regional ingredients prepared with big-city finesse.
Chef Dan Skay’s Manna took home Food Management’s 2014 National Table Top Award and MUFSO’s Best New Concept 2014 thanks to its ingredient-driven devotion.
“I would love to see a continual growth of locally sourced ingredients, independently owned and seasonally inspired foods and beverages,” explains Chef Dan. “I believe it will happen — the community is growing, and the desire is great!”