Chef-owner Jimmy Nicholson started durangourmet with the goal of applying his more than twenty years experience in restaurants worldwide towards the creation of an exceptional full-service catering company for Durango and surrounding areas.
Jimmy received his formal culinary education in Auckland, New Zealand, where his training focused on classic French cuisine and fresh Pacific seafood. He honed his skills in restaurants, hotels, and resorts in London, Australia, Scotland, and Breckenridge, Colorado.
An outdoor ceremony in the fall surrounded by cottonwoods and mountains with a champagne, blush and grey color palette. The tent reception was held in a large field with a dance party under the stars.
An eclectic laid back mountain wedding in Durango, Colorado with Irish music and dancing under the cottonwoods at Ridgewood Event Center.
A whimsical and romantic destination wedding in Durango, Colorado. The day was filled with creative details, amazing food from Durangourmet, and lots of dancing and laughter in the Ridgewood Events Center.
An intimate Durango ceremony by the river at Ridgewood Event Center followed by a casual reception filled with rustic luxe florals from April’s Garden and amazing food from Durangourmet.
A backyard wedding in La Plata canyon with lots of handmade details and personal touches.
A Durango Wedfest. A Bohemian Festival Themed Wedding in the Rocky Mountains of southwest Colorado.
Our inspiration was the beauty of fall in the mountains. It is definitely our favorite season with the warm sunny days and cool nights, and the changing of the aspen leaves to glowing gold. We wanted to bring that feeling into our wedding day while complementing the mountain lodge architecture of our venue, and keeping in mind Silverton’s Victorian/mining history.
There were lots of heel clicks, Lion King songs, funky socks and laughter at this Durango wedding. Claire and Marcus are avid backpackers so they chose to incorporate their beloved Nalgene bottles and backpacks in their photos with adorable signs that said “Just Married”.
From the bride, Emily: Our meeting was love at first sight 6 years ago, in the very spot we got married! We wanted to do things ourselves and keep the wedding in tune with who we are. Simple became our catch-phrase when deciding things. We grew all the flowers ourselves, all 160 napkins were…
From the bride, Erin: We wanted our wedding day to be simple and natural looking. I knew I wanted a tea length dress, but didn’t like any of the ‘bridal’ tea length dresses, so I tried on a bridesmaids dress and then had it made in white – HUGE cost savings over a traditional bridal…