Events / Taste America

Taste America: Phoenix

Join us for a night of culinary stars!

Fri, September 28, 2018

7:00 PM
Mountain Shadows
Price: Click below. Reservations are now closed.

Mountain Shadows
5445 East Lincoln Drive
Paradise Valley, AZ 85253

6:30 P.M. VIP Reception
7:00 P.M. Cocktail and Tasting Reception
8:00 P.M. Seated Dinner and Dessert Reception to Follow
Cocktail Attire

Dinner Menu Created by

Maneet Chauhan
Morph Hospitality Group, Nashville

Charleen Badman
FnB, Scottsdale, AZ

Charles Wiley
Hearth ’61 at Mountain Shadows, Paradise Valley, AZ

Reception Tastings Created by

Scott Holmes
Little Miss BBQ, Phoenix

Chrysa Robertson
Rancho Pinot, Scottsdale, AZ

Doug Robson
Gallo and Otro Café, Phoenix

Samantha Sanz
Talavera at The Four Seasons Scottsdale, Scottsdale, AZ

Cassie Shortino
Tratto, Phoenix

Dessert Reception Tastings Created by

Sarah Chisholm
Tempe, AZ

Martin Nakatsu
Hyatt Regency Scottsdale Resort and Spa at Gainey Ranch, Scottsdale, AZ

Helen Yung
Sweet Republic, Phoenix and Scottsdale, AZ

Guest Emcee

Sean McLaughlin
News Anchor, CBS5

Guest Auction-tainer

Letitia Frye 

Honorary Co-Chairs

Amy and Tim Louis


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Please stay tuned for the menu.

Related Info

For more information on events or local sponsorship in Phoenix, please contact Robyn Lee at 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.