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Taste America: Phoenix

Join us for a night of culinary stars!

Fri, September 22, 2017

7:00 PM
Mountain Shadows
Price: The box office is now closed. To inquire about tickets, please contact Robyn Lee at 480-951-2950 or robyn@robynlee.com. Purchase tickets.

Mountain Shadows
5445 East Lincoln Drive
Paradise Valley, AZ 85253

6:30 PM VIP Reception
7:00 PM Cocktail and Tasting Reception
8:00 PM Dinner
Cocktail Attire
 

Dinner Menu Created by

TASTE AMERICA ALL-STAR
James Beard Award Winner
Traci Des Jardins
Jardinière, San Francisco

LOCAL STAR
James Beard Award Winner
Nobuo Fukuda
Nobuo at Teeter House, Phoenix

HOST CHEF 
Charles Wiley
Hearth ’61 at Mountain Shadows, Paradise Valley


Reception Tastings Created by

Aaron Chamberlin
St. Francis and Phoenix Public Market Cafe, Phoenix 

Dustin Christofolo
Quiessence at The Farm at South Mountain, Phoenix 

Lori Hashimoto
Hana Japanese Eatery, Phoenix

Branden Levine
Sel Restaurant, Scottsdale

Beau MacMillan
elements at Sanctuary, Paradise Valley
 

Dessert Reception Tastings Created by

Tammie Coe
Tammie Coe Cakes, Phoenix

Country Velador
Super Chunk Sweets & Treats, Scottsdale

Cassie Weisz
Churn, Phoenix  
 

Guest Emcee

Sean McLaughlin
KPHO CBS 5
 

Honorary Chair

Bill Nassikas, President & COO, Westroc Hospitality
 

Host Committee

Gabrielle Bertaccini, Christine Gustafson, Carrie Hulburd, Donna Johnson, Amy Louis, Marc Reid, Marci Symington, Anita Theisen, and Amy Thurston
 

The box office is now closed. To inquire about tickets, please contact Robyn Lee at 480-951-2950 or robyn@robynlee.com.

Menu

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Related Info

For more information on events or local sponsorship in Phoenix, please contact Robyn Lee at robyn@robynlee.com or 480.951.2950.

The James Beard Foundation is proud to donate a portion of the evening’s proceeds to the James Beard Foundation’s Taste America Scholarship Fund. From April 1 through May 15, 2018 local culinary students are invited to apply through jamesbeard.org.
 

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