Junior League hosts luxury kitchen tour fundraiser

Junior League kitchen tourThe Junior League of Colorado Springs is hosting a tour of fine local kitchens Saturday to raise money for its programs.

Several homeowners with beautiful kitchens, mostly in the Broadmoor and Cheyenne Mountain area, will open their houses to visitors between 10 a.m. and 4 p.m. for the event.

Some of Colorado Springs’ most respected chefs, including Andrew Darrigan of Food Designers and Christina Yocum with Art and Style Bakery will prepare food samples for the tours. Sovereignty Wines will also offer wine tastings and pairings at the houses.

The Kitchens with Attitude event tickets, which are $30 in advance and $35 at the door, supports Junior League programs like Kids in the Kitchen and Fantasy Flight, according to a release from the organization. The league also supports efforts to build a childrens museum and will be selling it Peak at the Springs cookbook during the kitchen tour.

Interior designers responsible for some of the finishing touches in the kitchens will also be on hand to answer questions. Some of them include Teresa Farmer, Sue Fox, Julie McIntyre and Tara Gray.