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Adapting Recipes Without Compromising Flavor

Spaghetti Squash with Tomato Sauce and Meatballs

In the Spring 2021 edition of Colorado's Best Kitchens, Celebrity Chef Mark will be telling us how easy it is to make a healthy version of a classic dish without compromising it's flavor or legacy!

This video explains the importance and ease of utilizing different ingredients to put a healthy twist on timeless meals!

Link to the full magazine will be coming soon.

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Meet Celebrity Chef Mark Kalix

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Chef Mark Mountain Biking

Chef Mark Kalix is proud to bring over 30 years of culinary experience to Appliance Factory Fine Lines as their first ever Celebrity Chef.  You can see Chef Mark on television and live appearances, his online cooking show, as a contributing writer for Colorado's Best Kitchens magazine and a frequent guest on This Dream House radio show and podcast.  


He hails from Cleveland, Ohio and has lived in Denver for over 12  years.   He attended The Pennsylvania Institute of Culinary Arts in Pittsburgh in 1995, then moving to New York City to hone his cooking style in top rated restaurants in the city.  Chef Mark has worked in restaurants, hotels and country clubs in Ohio, New York, Pennsylvania, and Colorado.  More recently he has transitioned to culinary education as a Chef Instructor at the prestigious Escoffier Institute of Culinary Arts in Boulder Colorado.   


He works with both enthusiastic home cooks and budding professional chefs.  He has a relaxed teaching style and focuses on having fun in the kitchen.  His food philosophy is to focus on fresh ingredients, prepared with proper technique to bring out the best in your food.  Chef Mark’s charismatic and contagious personality adds a new level of entertainment and excitement to any party or event.


Chef Mark gives back to the community by donating his cooking experience and time to organizations like The Max Fund, Brent’s Place and Camp Wapiyapi to name a few.   

When Chef Mark is not in the kitchen he can be found mountain biking, skiing, climbing and enjoying the great outdoors.  He enjoys exploring the wide open west on road trips with friends and family.  


Attend Our Events

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Join our Meetup Group called
Kitchen and Bath Designers of Denver
Where you can attend all of Chef Mark's public events.
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Where you can RSVP to all of Appliance Factory Fine Lines events.
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Home Owners and friends having fun with Chef Mark cooking in their new kitchen

In-Home Cooking

Class &

Dinner Party

Let Celebrity Chef Mark be the first to cook on your new appliances!

By purchasing a luxury kitchen appliance suite at Appliance Factory Fine Lines or Appliance Factory & Mattress Kingdom, you are eligible for an in-home cooking class and catered dinner party for up to 10 guests!

This event is perfect for seasoned professionals in the kitchen or someone who has never cooked in their life,

Chef Mark's charismatic and contagious personality will add a new level of entertainment and excitement to a dinner party. As a local celebrity chef with over 25 years of experience, you can rest assure you and your guests will be working with a top shelf professional chef.