The 28th annual Schomp BMW Denver Polo classic is almost upon us. The nation’s largest charitable polo tournament will take place June 26- 28 and as the official media sponsor were giving you the run-down on the three-day event. Read on to learn more the line-up of festivities along with the participating food and booze vendors before buying your ticket to the Schomp BMW Denver Polo Classic.
When: Friday, June 26, 6 p.m.; Saturday June 27 12- 4 p.m.; Sunday, June 28, 10:30 a.m.- 3:30 p.m.
Where: Polo Reserve is located at 4401 W. Mineral Avenue
Friday, June 26
- 8100 E. Orchard Rd, Denver
The first evening of the Schomp BMW Denver Polo Classic is unlike any of the other nights. The black tie ball will feature an auction, but the most exciting part of evening is what will be served up by steakhouse Del Frisco’s. Known for serving up steak and seafood you can expect to see everything from classic cut filet mignon’s to sesame-seared tuna on its menu.
Saturday, June 27
- 1600 Glenarm Place Unit 140, Denver
Saturday, day two of the Schomp BMW Polo Classic will be the family day. And there’s no better way to celebrate Polo’s family day than with Earls. Earls is known for serving up burgers and steak in a modern space. But what most don’t know about this bar is that Earls began in Canada, and now boasts locations all across the Western hemisphere. No need to book a flight for the family, this year you can be sure to try all Earls has to offer at the Schomp BMW Denver Polo Classic.
Denver Pizza Company
Since the conception of Denver Pizza Company, it has been serving up signature pizzas since. But this pizza company isn’t your average run of the mill pizza joint; not only is it family owned but it’s known for its unique creations. So if you’re craving the type of pizza you could fall in love with then be sure to grab a slice from Denver Pizza Company at the Denver Polo Classic.
Garbanzo Mediterranean Grill
Garbanzo Mediterranean Grill has several locations across the county and across Colorado. This eatery is not only known for its locations but for known for its authentic healthy Mediterranean dishes. You can expect to see Garbanzo serving up things such as gyros, hummus, falafel and even gluten-free options at the Denver Polo Classic this year.
- 1298 S. Broadway, Denver
Nestled on South Broadway, Maria Empanada is a local restaurant known for serving up authentic argentine cuisine. With everything made from scratch daily, it’s hard to choose just one dish. At Maria Empanada you can order everything from chicken empanadas filled with peppers and eggs to tartas. So if you’re craving something sweet or spicy or just a little taste of argentine cuisine you can grab an empanada from Maria Empanada at the Denver Polo Classic.
- 620 E. 6th Ave.,Denver
Located in Capitol Hill, this Italian bistro was named by Thrillist as one of Denver’s most under appreciated restaurants. Known for offering classic Italian dishes such as pizza and homemade pasta alongside chargrilled oysters, Angelo’s Taverna is unlike other Italian restaurants. So whether you choose to try one of Angelo’s unique oyster dishes or a classic ravioli you will appreciate all it has to offer this year at the polo event.
- 550 Grant St., Unit H., Denver
Gigi’s Cupcakes opened its doors in 2008 and now Gigi’s has expanded from one shop in Nashville to 100 locations in 23 different states. This year at the Schomp BMW Denver Polo Classic you will be able to learn why Gigi’s famous cupcakes have become so popular.
- 137 South Main St., Breckenridge
Located in Breckenridge this restaurant/catering company is known for serving up some of the best Colorado cuisine. Their menu is based upon local seasonal offerings, so whatever time of the year you check them out you can expect something fresh.
- 8361 Rampart Range Rd., Littleton
While this wine bar is a newbie to the Littleton dining scene, it has quickly become the place to grab a drink or a light bite. With over 100 wine labels, 8 regional beers, and a brunch/lunch menu you can expect a great deal of quality options to be served up at the Schomp BMW Denver Polo Classic this year.
Panera bread began 30 years ago as a small bakery in Missouri, and since then Panera has lead the pack in serving healthy, GMO-free food. Panera is known for its freshly baked breads, but they also serve a wide variety of salads, soups, sandwiches, and pastas. Whatever you’re looking to nibble on this year at the Schomp BMW Denver Polo classic you can be sure that Panera will offer up something healthy and delicious.
This year at the Schomp BMW Denver Polo Classic you will be able to grab a beer from Breckenridge Brewery. Breckenridge Brewery was founded in Colorado in 1980, by a small group of self-titled “ski bums.” What distinguishes Breckenridge Brewery from other breweries is not only its roots but its quick expansion. With several locations across the front range including a brand new location in Littleton, there’s no telling what this brewery will do next.
- 3350 Brighton Blvd Unit 115, Denver
Mondo Market is located inside trendy urban marketplace The Source. While most are used to large grocery stores, a lot have taken a liking to small markets like Mondo Market. But this isn’t your typical little market, Mondo Market specializes in selling artisan cheeses, salamis, sandwiches and rare spices. So if you’re looking for some cheese to pair with your wine at the Schomp BMW Denver Polo Classic, you can get it from Mondo Market.
- 250 Steele St., Denver
Continental Sausage is a company that is known for producing some of the best gourmet sausages around. But what many don’t know about this company is that it began in Denver, Colorado back in 1969. Since then, the company has expanded to selling it’s signature sausages around the world, and will be serving up some of its world famous sausages at the Schomp BMW Denver Polo Classic this year.
Sunday, June 28
- 11911 W 6th Ave., Lakewood
Sunday, day three of the Schomp BMW Denver Polo Classic is the championship day, and of course the day wouldn’t be complete without some winning restaurants, including Simms Steakhouse. Located in Golden, Colorado, Simms Steakhouse has been awarded for many things, one of them being its amazing view of the city. But the view is just one of the many factors that makes Simms unique. Simms Steakhouse is known for serving up seafood, steaks and salads. So if you’re craving a little meat you can be sure your cravings will be fulfilled at the Schomp BMW Denver Polo Classic this weekend.
- 1672 Lawrence St.,Denver
The Palm began in New York City in 1926 and while this restaurant is known for being a steak and seafood house, its dishes by no means are boring. Take for example the dish featured above which is it’s Nova Scotia lobster bisque, with fresh lobster, cream, and sherry. So if you’re looking for traditional dishes with a new age of twist, you can expect Palm to serve them to you at this weekend’s Schomp BMW Denver Polo Classic.
Fogo De Chão
- 1513 Wynkoop St., Denver
While there’s a great deal of steakhouses participating in the Schomp BMW Denver Polo Classic this year, Fogo De Chã0 is unlike the rest. Fogo De Chao isn’t your typical darkly lit steakhouse located downtown — it’s a Brazilian Steakhouse. Which means that steak is cooked in an entirely different way than regular steak and is paired with classic Brazilian side dishes.
- 1585 Lawrence St., Denver
If you’re looking for authentic ‘Texas’ steak and fresh gulf coast seafood at the Denver Polo Classic this weekend, then look no further than Willie G’s. The iconic steakhouse began in Houston, Texas and now has two other locations in the states. Willie G’s menu changes seasonally, and is based off of what can be offered locally so whatever you choose to nibble on from Willie G’s at the Schomp BMW Denver Polo Classic you can be rest assured it will be fresh.
- 10125 West San Juan Way, Unit 150, Littleton
Schomp BMW’s Polo Classic this weekend has pretty much every type of food you could dream of: Mediterranean, Brazilian, seafood, steak and of course Italian. Bacco Trattoria will be offering up authentic Italian bites at this weekend’s festivities. With items on their menu such as linguine pollo e carciofi (featured above), along with a wide variety of salads, soups, pastas, and tapas you can expect all your cravings for italian food to be fulfilled at the Denver Polo classic this weekend.
Unlike any of the other food vendors participating in the Schomp BMW Denver Polo Classic this weekend, Hapa Sushi is Japanese inspired cuisine with a fusion of American and Asian flavors. Known for normally serving up things like its original rolls like its Alaska roll with smoked salmon in it, along with classic rolls such as California rolls you can expect to taste a part of traditional and untraditional Asian cuisine at the Polo Event this weekend.
- 1465 Larimer St., Denver
Located on the bustling corner of Larimer Square, Ocean Prime opened just five years ago. Since its opening the lounge has become a icon in Denver’s dinning scene. Known for serving up real seafood in a landlocked state. This year at the Schomp BMW Denver Polo Classic you will be able to try some of Ocean Prime’s bites, and decide for yourself if the hype is all that it’s cracked up to be.
- 909 17th St.,Denver
Located inside Hotel Monaco in the heart of Downtown Denver, Panzano is a bistro known for serving up Northern Italian cuisine with a contemporary twist. While you can expect to see a few signature pastas and side dishes on Panzano’s menu, many of the dishes have unique modern approach. So this weekend you can experience a new type of Italian food with Panzano.
If you’ve ever wished healthy paleo-friendly food could be delivered to your doorstep, then you’ve never heard of Caveman Cafeteria. Caveman Cafeteria is a food service that delivers 10 meals a week to subscribers, and this weekend they will be serving up some of their signature caveman dishes at the Schomp BMW Denver Polo Classic.
- 8000 East Belleview Avenue, Ste G-10, Greenwood Village
Founded in Italy, and brought to various parts of the United States, Il Fornaio is an authentic eatery. Antipasti’s, insalate’s, pizza, pasta, secondi’s, Il Fornaio has it all. So come hungry!