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TAG Burger Bar by Troy Guard is a local burger joint that once held a steadfast presence in Denver’s Congress Park for over a decade. Guests can again enjoy a ‘Chef Troy Guard spin’ on a classic burger bar at the new location opening in the vibrant Central Park neighborhood.

Born and raised in Hawaii, Chef Troy Guard spent much of his young life enjoying everything that comes with island living - long days in the sun, and catching and cooking seafood with his family. It is there, with the freshest ingredients at his fingertips, that his passion for cooking came to life. What started as a hobby for his family, quickly became his first job, making his way up the ranks from a 14 year old dishwasher to a sous chef working with his mentor, Chef Roy Yamaguchi at the Kahana Bar and Grill in Maui. Under the tutelage of Yamaguchi, Troy traveled to Asia, opening multiple outposts over a span of eight years in Hong Kong and Tokyo before landing in New York. Back stateside, Guard settled in as executive chef of hotspot TAO. These world-expanding experiences and Guard's passion for bringing happiness to others through food inspired him to set out on his own and create these Denver-based restaurants we have all grown to love!