Feb 15, 2023 - News

Denver Spotlight: Patterbar's CEO Patter Gersuk

Photo illustration of Patter Gersuk in the center of a Polaroid photo under a blue spotlight.

Photo illustration: Axios Visuals. Photo: Courtesy of Patter Gersuk

What started as a snack for Patter Gersuk's children has grown into a national brand β€” Patterbar.

Details: Gersuk started selling the energy bar made with just a handful of ingredients at a Cherry Creek farmer's market in 2017. She formally launched the company in 2018, and it's still based in Denver, where the bars are made.

Driving the news: We caught up with Gersuk about what she enjoys.

πŸ‘©β€πŸ³ Favorite hobby: Cooking. She is a classically trained chef and says her bookshelves are filled with cookbooks: "I enjoy it, and it makes people happy."

πŸš΄β€β™€οΈ Favorite outdoor activity: Bike riding.

πŸ“ Her hometown: Grosse Pointe, Mich.

🍽 Favorite place to eat in Denver: Mercantile Dining and Provision, and Brasserie Brixton. "There are so many good ones!"

πŸ“– What she's reading: "Botticelli's Secret: The Lost Drawings and the Rediscovery of the Renaissance." She says: "I love reading. I don't have enough time for it."

πŸ§˜β€β™€οΈ First thing in the morning: Meditate.

πŸ“° Go-to news source: New York Times.

πŸ“Ί Now streaming: "Madam Secretary." (You can watch on Netflix or Paramount Plus.)

🎡 On rotation: Lord Huron. Her favorite songs are "In the Wind" and "Brother."

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