Events / Taste America


Wed, February 23, 2022

6:30 PM
Price: $350 per pair (single tickets not available) Tickets on sale now!

5700 E McDonald Drive
Paradise Valley, AZ 85253
Dressy casual attire

A national dining event celebrating your local restaurant community.
Taste America, presented by Capital One, is a nationwide initiative to bring together chefs and diners to support the local restaurants rebuilding a more sustainable and equitable industry.

The dinner at Elements will be an intimate gathering with safety regulations strictly enforced as mandated by the local governance. Chef Samantha Sanz of Elements and Chef Rochelle Daniel of Fat Ox / Atria will prepare a multi-course menu that reflects their signature styles, and highlights the uniqueness of their restaurants and the Phoenix community. The dinner will also include beverage pairings for each course as well as a swag bag to take home.

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Samantha Sanz
Paradise Valley, AZ


Rochelle Daniel
Fat Ox / Atria
Scottsdale, AZ

Breadworks by MJ Coe and James Porter
** Contains dairy and gluten; nut- free (peanuts and tree nuts)

The Stonecutter > Rabbit Hole Dareringer Straight Bourbon with Pineapple, Amaro, and Chamoy (created by Christiaan Rollich)

SakanaBlue Baby Scallops with Shrimp Mousseline, Apple, and Seafoam
** Contains alliums, dairy, and shellfish; gluten-free and nut-free (peanuts and tree nuts)

Rune Wines Picpoul Blanc 2020

Brown Butter–Poached Cauliflower with Apple and Hazelnuts
**Vegetarian; contains nuts

Rune Wines Picpoul Blanc 2020

Smoked Beef Short Rib with Porcini Tamal, Black Truffle Mole, and Pomegranate
**Contains dairy and meat; shellfish-free

Runes Wines Graciano 2018

Mushroom Steak with Truffle Mole and Pomegranate
** Vegetarian; contains dairy, gluten, and nuts; shellfish-free 

Runes Wines Graciano 2018

Coffee–Chocolate Tart with Rabbit Hole Dareringer Straight Bourbon Caramel
** Contains dairy, gluten, and nuts; shellfish-free

Whiskey Flight
Rabbit Hole Cavehill Kentucky Straight Bourbon
Rabbit Hole Heigold Kentucky Straight Bourbon
Rabbit Hole Boxergrail Kentucky Straight Rye
Rabbit Hole Dareringer Straight Bourbon

Featured Beverage Partners
Rabbit Hole Distillery
Rune Wines

Menu is subject to change. Guests must be 21 years+ with a valid ID to attend the event.

Through our Open for Good campaign, the James Beard Foundation is committed to helping independent restaurants survive this crisis, rebuild better, and thrive for the long term.


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Reservation Policy: All reservations are nonrefundable and must be made in advance. Should the event be cancelled due to any unforeseen circumstances, including COVID-19, JBF will offer a range of options, including ticket exchanges, option to donate tickets, or a full refund. For more information, contact

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