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DENVER, CO - JULY 16: Chef/owner Giancarlo Macchiarella cooks in the open kitchen at Café Mercato, a new modern Italian restaurant in Denver's Lowry neighborhood. It is located at 7561 E. Academy Blvd. and was photographed on Thursday July 16, 2015. (Photo by Cyrus McCrimmon/The Denver Post via Getty Images )

DENVER, CO - JULY 16: Chef/owner Giancarlo Macchiarella cooks in the open kitchen at Café Mercato,  a new modern Italian restaurant in Denver's Lowry neighborhood. It is located at 7561 E. Academy Blvd. and was photographed on Thursday July 16, 2015.   (Photo by Cyrus McCrimmon/The Denver Post via Getty Images )