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You’re invited to the Chef David Beckwith Fundraiser

The April 9 event will include dishes from celebrity and student chefs to support the development of a memorial scholarship.

By Lindsey Coulter

March 11, 2020

David BeckwithDavid Beckwith, chef and former lecturer in the School of Hospitality, died in September after teaching at Metropolitan State University of Denver for six years. The dedicated and energetic educator is remembered for his passion for food and commitment to mentoring and supporting students.

The campus community is invited to celebrate Beckwith’s life and dedication to Roadrunner success at the Chef David Beckwith Fundraiser and tasting event. The event will raise funds for a scholarship to benefit MSU Denver Hospitality students in Beckwith’s memory. Guests can enjoy dishes by Colorado FIVE celebrity guest chefs assisted by MSU Denver School of Hospitality students.

April 9

5-7 p.m.

MSU Denver Hospitality Learning Center, 2nd Floor Alumni Lounge

$50 per person

Please RSVP to attend.

For more information, please contact Steve Galpern at or 303-615-2043. If you cannot attend and would like to make a gift to the scholarship fund, please go to the Chef David Beckwith Scholarship giving page.

Topics: Advancement, Community, Events, Funding, Hospitality Learning Center, Save the date, School of Hospitality, Student Success

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