Owner/Executive Chef Mirabelle Daniel Joly
Mirabelle at Beaver Creek | Beaver Creek, Colorado | www.mirabelle1.com
Belgian-born Master Chef Daniel Joly graduated from the Culinary Institute of Brussels in 1986. He trained at Michelin Guide Three-Star Belgian restaurants Comme Chez Soi and Barbizon and, at age 20, was named "Best Chef in Belgium" the youngest person in history to receive this honor.
Joly came to the United States in 1988, becoming executive chef of Restaurant Million in Charleston, South Carolina. He moved to Beaver Creek in 1992 to become chef-manager for Mirabelle Restaurant. Joly and his wife, Nathalie, purchased Mirabelle in 1999.
Joly's cooking style – which includes expertise in cooking with and pairing dishes with Belgian beers – has been acclaimed by numerous publications and institutions. In January 2008, Joly and Mirabelle received four-star ratings from the Mobil Travel Guide and AAA. Joly has also received an Award of Excellence from Wine Spectator magazine for 15 years running.
Master Chef Daniel Joly, will host the Best of Belgian Dinner at the Mirabelle 6:30-8:30 on Friday, April 5, and participate in the Grand Tasting and Dinner Dance at the Vail Marriott Mountain Resort & Spa from 6:00 PM – 10:00 10 on Saturday, April 6, 2013.