James Beard Award-winning chef Jennifer Jasinski, who will be featured as a contestant on Bravo's "Top Chef Masters" starting later this month, has grown her Denver restaurant empire to three eateries since opening Rioja in 2004. In this interview, she dishes on luck, happiness, hard work and what comes next. "I ask myself how to keep relevant all the time. I don’t want Rioja to be trendy; we’d rather stay ahead of the curve."

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