Denver – Oskar Blues Fooderies celebrates its move into Denver with two new offerings, located adjacent to each other, in Denver’s RiNo district. CHUBurger RiNo is a fast-craft-casual concept dishing up mouth-watering and locally sourced food – quickly and affordably. Its neighbor, Hotbox Roasters CBD (coffee, beer, doughnuts) Café is Hotbox Roasters’ first brick and mortar store. The café serves high-quality, fair-trade, single-sourced coffee, chef inspired doughnuts, home-fried hand pies, new Nitro Cold Brew and coffee-infused Oskar Blues beers.
“We couldn’t be more excited about bringing these two restaurants to Denver,” said chef and partner, Jason Rogers. “Our first CHUBurger in Longmont has been a huge success, which led us to serving CHUBurgers at Coors Field in Denver. At our new RiNo location, Denver fans can now get the greatest, tastiest, craftiest casual food they’ve had from any burger joint, all year long. Our guests will love Hotbox Roasters Café too – because who wouldn’t dig a trifecta of coffee, beer and doughnuts, plus home-fried hand pies?”
CHUBurger RiNo offers inventive burgers, crafted with from-the-farm-fresh ingredients, inspired by Hops and Heifers pilot ranch program. Customers can nosh on hand cut fries, served plain or in combination with roasted shoshito peppers for a fresh and spicy twist. Beef lovers won’t want to venture far from the signature CHUBurger, but there’s plenty more on the menu. The BUFFburger is made with fresh, all natural, local bison, an OMEGAburger features sustainable wild Coho salmon with Greek yogurt tartar sauce, and the BERKburger has a killer Hops & Heifers heritage Berkshire pork patty topped with blue cheese butter and bacon. The Crispy Clucker is made with Boulder Natural chicken and the Fish n’ Chips is crafted with crispy whitefish. There’s something for the vegetarians, too; they can dig into the Gonzo Garbanzo made with veggie falafel.
Of course, the best way to wash down a mouth-watering burger is with a cold craft beer. CHUBurger features a full bar with 30 taps pouring Oskar Blues regulars, pilot brews and a rotation of beer in cans and bottles from America’s favorite craft breweries.
For those looking for a natural, pick-me-up, Hotbox Roasters Café is the answer. Launched in 2015 by Oskar Blues, Hotbox Roasters sources premium fair-trade, single-sourced coffee beans from micro-lot farms around the world, then roasts and cans the beans in reusable and recyclable 12-oz. cans in Longmont, Colo. Beyond the beans, Hotbox Rosters also produces Nitro Cold Brew Coffee. The café offers a variety of coffee drinks and coffee-infused Oskar Blues brews, as well as 13 flavors of homemade doughnuts, fried pies using a secret recipe from Oskar Blues Founder, Dale Katechis’ mom, YaYa.
CHUBurger RiNo and Hotbox Roasters Café are located at 3490 Larimer St. in Denver. CHUBurger is open 11 a.m. to 12 a.m. daily, and Hotbox is open 7 a.m. to 6 p.m. daily. Both locations feature indoor and outdoor seating and will host live music performances at least one night each week. Both restaurants also give back a percentage of sales to Oskar Blues’ Can’d Aid Foundation, which focuses on “do-goodery” efforts that support kids and the community through its “Towns,” “Tunes,” “Treads + Trails” and “Love Yur Mama” programs.
From a company that values family and friends, live music and the great outdoors, both new restaurants offer a variety of events to keep things fun and fresh for fans. Check out the monthly calendar of all musical performances to know what’s “HOPenin” at each Oskar Blues Fooderies location.
About Oskar Blues Fooderies
A few things that will always go together at Oskar Blues Fooderies (OBF): Craft Beer, Fresh Ingredients, Live Music and our Family & Friends. As a multi-concept restaurant group, OBF is focused on creating a special occasion every day. Chef and partner Jason Rogers and director of operations and partner Anita Gray oversee Oskar Blues Fooderies, creating, growing and sustaining the restaurants on a minute-by-minute basis. To learn more, visit oskarbluesfooderies.com.