Chef Carrie Baird has made a name for herself leading the kitchens of some of the most highly regarded restaurants in Colorado over the last two decades. Carrie’s signature style fuses locally sourced ingredients with healthy twists on both classic and innovative new dishes. Carrie has been a fixture in the Denver restaurant scene for two decades, including stints as executive chef at Brazen and Bar Dough. She opened Rose’s Classic Americana in Boulder in March 2020, but the lockdowns during the pandemic have kept it closed.
Carrie competed on Season 15 of Bravo’s Top Chef. Filmed entirely in Colorado, she quickly became a fan favorite. She won many challenges and even baked a cake in the snow. Carrie was a Top 4 Finalist. In the spring of 2019. She was a contestant on Food Networks “Beat Bobby Flay” and beat him handily with her Pork Green Chili Huevos Rancheros. Most recently she was an “All Star” judge on Top Chef Season 18, judging eight episodes of the season.