Vail chef Kelly Liken appears on CBS |

Vail chef Kelly Liken appears on CBS

VAIL — Vail-based chef Kelly Liken, owner of Restaurant Kelly Liken, will appear on “The Talk” on CBS along with hosts Julie Chen, Sara Gilbert, Sharon Osbourne, Aisha Tyler and Sheryl Underwood for a summertime family backyard themed cooking segment airs live on Thursday at noon.

“I am looking forward to sharing the taste and flavors of one of my favorite summer meals that I enjoy in my own backyard with America and CBS ‘The Talk’ viewers,” Liken said.


Liken will demonstrate easy summer dishes that can be recreated at home, including items such as her all-time favorite grilled chicken wings with homemade buffalo sauce. Liken will share tips for the home cook, including suggestions for utilizing the whole wing, which she points out tend to be heartier and juicier.

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Additionally, Liken will showcase a sweet corn summer salad emphasizing this quintessential summer dish that truly brings the flavors of Colorado and the summer season to the table. Finishing off the segment, Liken will demonstrate her cucumber lime elixir cocktail, which has become recognized as a signature favorite among patrons at the bar in her eponymous restaurant.

Liken, a James Beard Award nominee, Iron Chef and Top Chef alum, continues to raise awareness of the importance of eating and cooking in season, staying true to her motto, “live in season!” Summer Harvest Sunday Suppers that take place every Sunday through Oct. 5 at Restaurant Kelly Liken exemplify the essence of the finest Rocky Mountain ingredients and fresh products from Colorado’s local farmers and purveyors who are considered the best in the country.

“A proper summer in Colorado is not complete without a backyard meal together with friends, enjoying good cocktails or a beer, or a Sunday supper around the table with loved ones,” Liken said.

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