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Devo Celebrates 50 Years of De-Evolution with Space Perspective at ChefDance Social During the 2024 Sundance Film Festival


At the 2024 Sundance Film Festival, DEVO Celebrated 50 Years of De-Evolution with a special dinner at ChefDance Social Presented by Space Perspective and hosted by Mimi Kim and Kenny Griswold. Guests such as Paul Oakenfold and Joel Michaely joined the band for a four-course meal prior to their performance at The Marquis Park City in honor of their documentary in the festival, honoring “50 Years of De-Evolution.” 

During the dinner guests could engage with Space Perspective VR following a presentation from the innovative entity by Founder and Co-CEO Jane Poynter, Accolades by ChefDance founders Mimi Kim and Kenny Griswold, as well as a photo call with DEVO and meet and greet with VIP dinner guests.

Space Perspective is aimed at making it possible for anyone that is interested in the opportunity to join their explorer community and travel to space, in the world’s only carbon-neutral spaceship.


The dinner featured four courses under the helm of James Beard Executive Chef Shawn McClain and ChefDance Executive Chef Jordan Harvey, inclusive of Grilled Artichokes with pear butter poached pears and sun choke paired with salsa verde and fried capers, Burrata with sweet peppers and arugula with tomato conserva, Ricotta Gnocchi with mushrooms, formaggio, black garlic, truffle, marsala for Entree, and for Dessert, Crema Catalan with fresh berries.(


ChefDance Social is a permanent culinary haven where food meets culture. After two decades of captivating the palates of the elite during the Sundance Film Festival, ChefDance founders Mimi Kim and Kenny Griswold are delighted to welcome guests to their permanent concept, featuring an Italian cuisine focused menu. The unparalleled experience in the market features an opening menu by Culinary Partner and James Beard Award-winning Chef Shawn McClain, alongside esteemed Executive Chef Jordan Harvey.

Following the intimate dinner, they played an hour-long set at The Marquis Park City for a room full of red-topped DEVO fans and filmmakers at the new state-of-the-art music venue in partnership with LNE Presents, which officially opened its doors for Sundance 2024.

Photos courtesy of Shutterstock on behalf of ChefDance Social