Operating Award-Winning Restaurants in Colorado since 1994

Big Red F was created in 1994 by chef Dave Query who has a long history with food in Boulder.

Each kitchen is strongly driven by passionate Chefs, sourcing ingredients with integrity and practicing technique to its best measure.

Behind the bar, our mixologists are crafting delicious cocktails and assembling wine and beer lists built on local intelligence and value.

And in our dining rooms are a collection of general managers striving to ensure a level of hospitality and graciousness that will always be genuine and memorable.

Query Me This

The latest from our main Instigator, DQ


When I opened Zolo 26 years ago, many of my chef heroes at the time were entrenched in Southwest cooking. Brendan Walsh of Arizona 206 in NYC, Michael McCarty of Michael’s in Santa Monica, and our own “local- Detroit transplant” Jimmy Schmidt at The Rattlesnake Club in Denver. The food was bold, centered, and exciting. When I had Chef Mark Miller from The Coyote Cafe cooking in my Zolo kitchen a few years after we opened, it was like Christmas, Easter, my birthday, and 4th of July mornings all in one moment for me. I love this food and the history […]

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