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"In Season" Cooking Series at Blue Hound Kitchen & Cocktails
There’s no better time to sip, savor and socialize on one of the best patios in Downtown Phoenix with Executive Chef Dushyant Singh embracing the seasons and natural elements by launching his new “In Season” cooking series at Blue Hound Kitchen & Cocktails. On the second Wednesday of every month starting at 5:30 p.m., the Blue Hound patio will transform into a scene from Chef Singh’s backyard as he hosts a small group of foodies for a casual and interactive evening under the city lights. Guests can engage with Chef over his “kitchen island” as he preps, cooks and serves different bites throughout the night. Each event will have a different theme and will be centered around what Chef Singh is currently obsessing over from ingredients to local purveyors. May 13: “Savor the Summer” - Focusing on ceviche, sashimi and carpaccio, Chef Singh will give the at-home-chef the tools to throw the ultimate backyard soiree with light bites that back a flavorful punch. With tickets starting from $30 including tax and gratuity, guests will receive a selection of bites prepared by Chef Singh, a variety of beer and wine tastings from local makers and brewers and a small takeaway.
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Food/Tasting
"In Season" Cooking Series at Blue Hound Kitchen & Cocktails
There’s no better time to sip, savor and socialize on one of the best patios in Downtown Phoenix with Executive Chef Dushyant Singh embracing the seasons and natural elements by launching his new “In Season” cooking series at Blue Hound Kitchen & Cocktails. On the second Wednesday of every month starting at 5:30 p.m., the Blue Hound patio will transform into a scene from Chef Singh’s backyard as he hosts a small group of foodies for a casual and interactive evening under the city lights. Guests can engage with Chef over his “kitchen island” as he preps, cooks and serves different bites throughout the night. Each event will have a different theme and will be centered around what Chef Singh is currently obsessing over from ingredients to local purveyors. April 8: “Eat Your Greens” - With a focus on artichokes, kohlrabi and green garlic, Chef Singh will show guests how to bring these underserved ingredients to life. With tickets starting from $30 including tax and gratuity, guests will receive a selection of bites prepared by Chef Singh, a variety of beer and wine tastings from local makers and brewers and a small takeaway.
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Auction, Benefit/Fundraiser, Food/Tasting, Social Event
2020 Copper Ball-Tapas on the Rocks
The 2020 Copper Ball-Tapas on the Rocks Restaurant Tastings will be held on Sunday, May 31,2020 at Seven Canyons Golf Club in Sedona from 4-7 pm. We invite you to attend wearing casual cocktail attire. There will be up to 300 attendees with a ticket price of $100. This event will be focusing on the northern Arizona culinary scene and chefs. The audience will include healthcare professionals, donors, business owners, and other community members. There will be entertainment and a silent auction.
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Food/Tasting, Fair/Festival
4th Annual Foodstock Event
Get ready for one of the biggest food truck events in Arizona! The fourth annual Foodstock Event is back bringing over 50 of the Valley’s most popular food truck vendors to the Peoria Sports Complex on Saturday, April 18, from 4 to 10 p.m.! The event will offer foods to satisfy all taste buds including the wildly popular, Maine Lobster Lady truck serving gourmet lobster rolls! All vendors will sell $3 samples allowing attendees to try as many dishes as possible. Foodstock will have fun for the whole family with free activities for kids like bounce houses, barrel train, face painting and a splash pad! Foodstock is proud to partner with Peoria Diamond Club, a 501c3 non-profit located in Peoria, Ariz. The Diamond Club grants funds to local youth charities dedicated to educating and enriching children’s lives. A portion of proceeds from this event will go to the Peoria Diamond Club and local nonprofits working to feed the hungry in the West Valley. Kids 12 and under are free to the event. Adults can purchase tickets at the gate for $5. Free parking will be offered. Visit https://getlocalarizonaevents.com/ for more information.
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Community Event, Food/Tasting, Fair/Festival, Benefit/Fundraiser
5th Annual Verde Valley Wine Festival
The 5th annual Verde Valley Wine Festival is returning to Clarkdale on Saturday, May 9, with live music, food and wine tastings and a whole lot of local love! Join fellow oenophiles and 20 winemakers from the Verde Valley, Sonoita and Willcox regions along with local craft breweries, distilleries, culinary-driven food truck concepts, and restaurants for a day celebrating Arizona’s finest vintners and the culture built around them. Festival-goers will have an opportunity to taste, learn about, and experience the unique offerings within the charming, historic Town of Clarkdale. Festival proceeds benefit two local wine organizations, the Arizona Vignerons Alliance and Arizona Winegrowers Association.
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Fair/Festival, Food/Tasting
Arizona Craft Spirits and Cocktail Festival
Love a good cocktail, but always on the hunt for the next big thing in booze? Fans of classic cocktails, avant-garde cocktails and everything in between will find all that and more at the 7th installment of the Arizona Craft Spirits & Cocktail Festival, a full-scale celebration of the state and region’s top spirits, distillers and mixed drinks. Slated for 4 p.m. until 10 p.m. Saturday, April 25 at Dr. AJ Chandler Park in Downtown Chandler, the event will welcome a bevy of vendors serving up vodka, gin, rum and tequila-based cocktails as well as numerous others featuring fresh flavors and innovative ingredients. In addition to plenty of opportunity for sampling, the festival promises an expanded Tiki Lounge, where guests can get a taste of authentic Polynesian culture, as well as live music, lawn games, art and photo installations and similar fanfare. Plus fire dancers, music and a speakeasy lounge. The event will also feature an onsite Puptail Lounge for four-legged attendees, and a portion of the proceeds raised at the festival will benefit LovePup, a local pet adoption organization that helps connect pups in need with loving fur-ever homes.
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Food/Tasting, Fair/Festival
Arizona Fried Chicken and Wings Festival
Are you ready to wing it at the Arizona Fried Chicken and Wings Festival? A festival on fried chicken and wings was bound to happen! Fried chicken and wings embody the perfect food to share with friends and family. Come and share a wide variety of fried chicken and wing creations at The Pressroom on April 19th, 2020 from 12:30 p.m.-5 p.m. Fried chicken is enjoyed throughout the world and every culture has their own twist on it. Guests will enjoy an abundance of flavorful, fusion, and diverse fried chicken and wing options from over 10 local food vendors at this global inspired food festival. You can also find boba drinks, desserts, and beer/cocktails. Shop from a curated artist marketplace such as anime stickers and play a variety of lawn, board and video games.
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Animals,Benefit/Fundraiser,Community Event,Food/Tasting,General,Social Event,Fair/Festival
Brunch Bash
Big on bloodies, bennies and other brunch classics? Then make plans now, because Brunch Bash, the Valley’s annual ode to breakfast, lunch and all the good stuff that comes between, is back bigger and better than ever. It’s also found a new home – Brunch Bash is slated for 10 a.m. until 4 p.m. Saturday, April 11th at Civic Space Park, providing plenty of room for the event’s newly expanded festivities. Attendees can sample their way through a wide range of traditional and contemporary takes on brunch-time favorites, from sweet day-starters like French toast and fluffy pancakes to more savory offerings (think bacon, eggs and did we mention bacon?). As far as drinks, sip on Loaded Bucket Mimosas and Ultimate Bloody Marys and a bevy of other brunch-appropriate cocktails, enjoy live bands, the best of today’s midday food, drink and more while supporting a great cause. A portion of all proceeds raised at Brunch Bash will benefit #LovePup and with that partnership we hope you bring your favorite pup to Brunch Bash. We will have a brunch snack station for them too. Just don’t forget the leash. Hungry for more? Check out BrunchBashAZ.com.
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Food/Tasting
Copper Mule Kitchen & Bar Announces New Curbside Pick-up Menu and Specials
For the safety and health of their patrons and in response to recent dine-in restrictions, Copper Mule Kitchen & Bar has announced pick-up and curbside meal and beverage service along with specials, available from 4:00 p.m. to 9:00 p.m. Monday through Saturday, and Sunday from 4:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m. Specials include: Half off appetizers and wings, 30 percent off bottles of wines with food purchase, $2 bottled beers with food purchase, “Buy one, get one half price” any sandwich or burger combination , 20 percent off all entrees. Complete menu is also available. Orders can be made by calling 480-305-0907. For more, visit www.coppermuleaz.com.
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Food/Tasting, Relationships, Social Event
Date Night
Get your weekend engine revved up and meet local pairs like you at this exciting new monthly event. Held every last Friday and hosted by Barre3 Chandler and Tryst Cafe Chandler, your date night starts with an all-levels barre class at Barre3 Chandler, capped off with great food and new friends at the organically-focused and locally owned, Tryst Cafe. Price: Barre3 class: Redeem existing pass or free for first-time clients. Dinner: No entrance fee or minimum order. This is a non-hosted dinner, which means you will be billed separately for the food or drink you order. View the dinner menu at https://trystcafe.com/menu/. R.S.V.P. To register for Date Night (class and dinner), simply sign up for the 6p Barre3 Chandler class on Friday, September 27 and that will also reserve your seat at Tryst Cafe Chandler for dinner. Register at https://clients.mindbodyonline.com/classic/mainclass?studioid=947857&tg=22&vt=&lvl=&stype=-7&view=day&trn=2&page=&catid=&prodid=&date=09%2f27%2f19&classid=0&prodGroupId=&sSU=&optForwardingLink=&qParam=&justloggedin=&nLgIn=&pMode=0&loc=1.
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