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James Beard Foundation's Taste America® Preview: Phoenix

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September 09, 2014

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Sherry Yard and Kevin Binkley

The James Beard Foundation’s Taste America® national epicurean tour begins this weekend with two days of star-studded events in Phoenix, featuring Taste America All-Star and JBF Award-winning Pastry Chef Sherry Yard, and local star Kevin Binkley. Friday night kicks off with a tasting reception from some of Phoenix’s finest, followed by an exclusive four course dinner prepared by Yard and Binkley. Saturday the action moves to Sur La Table, for cooking demos and book signings from Yard and James Beard Award Winner Chris Bianco, along with free tastings from local vendors Essence Bakery Café and Sphinx Date Co. Palm & Pantry.

For tickets and more information about the chefs and vendors appearing, check out jbftasteamerica.org. Follow us on TwitterInstagram, and Facebook for the latest updates as our team covers the weekend’s exciting lineup!

James Beard Foundation’s Taste America® is presented by Chase Sapphire Preferred® Visa Signature®.