Our Team

Hidden a few steps below street level, Ellina Restaurant + Bar is a multi-regional array of contemporary dishes that focus on superbness with every dish. Signature dishes include the braised artichoke heart bruschetta, seared Mediterranean octopus, Colorado lamb chops, Ahi tuna tacos and pastas, that are all from scratch in-house. Chef Diaz emphasizes his craft with touches of Northern Italian and South of the border tastes that are unique and gratifying. But it doesn’t stop there! Sommelier, Jill Carnevale, has crafted a cutting-edge, global, award-winning 1,200 bottle wine list that considers the discerning-to-value minded guest. The wine list is deep but when in doubt, we say "Just Ask Jill!"

Chef Miguel Diaz

Chef Diaz's culinary career began in his mother's kitchen -a place he still draws inspiration from and exudes throughout his menus.  When he is not whipping up amazing cuilinary delights, his time is divided between his family and the mountains; snowboarding in the winters and mountain biking in the summers. 

Sommelier Jill Carnevale

Hailing from NYC, Sommelier Jill Carnevale created the Ellina wine list as a 'wish list'. With over 1,200 bottles for the discerning and new-to-wine- guests, Ellina Restaurant + Bar's wine list is absolutely global. When in doubt 'Just Ask Jill'! 

Ellina Restaurant + Bar Staff