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Top 5 Reasons to Attend the Phoenix Cooks Festival

Phoenix Cooks is one of the Arizona's most anticipated food festivals of the year. Here's a behind the scenes look.

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Phoenix CooksAugust 30th, 2014The Westin Kierland Resort6902 E Greenway Pkwy, Scottsdale, AZ

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The 10th Annual Phoenix Cooks is kicking off the end of summer with the most anticipated culinary event of the season. Cool off with us this Labor Day at the Westin Kierland Resort and Spa and enjoy amazing food and drink. Saturday, August 30, 2014 Phoenix Cooks is bringing top Chefs from around the Valley to perform and teach in front of a live audience. Enjoy a day of fun and fare while benefiting Banner Children’s.

1. 10th Anniversary

We are proud to be celebrating 10 delicious years of teaching and learning. Come join us as we enter our second decade of food and fun.

2. Top Chefs

We have several Phoenix Cooks veterans such as Chef Michael Cairns of Prado at The Montelucia participating as well as some exciting new talent such as Chef Michel Pieton of Palo Verde at The Boulders, a Waldorf Astoria Resort.

3. College Football Tailgating Zone

Attendees can enjoy the College Football Tailgating Zone where culinary sports fans can watch the day’s college games while indulging in gourmet tailgating treats and the best of Alaskan Brewing beers, all sponsored by Cox Communications.

4. Stage Demonstrations

We have several exciting stage demos including our two chefs in a kitchen competition. One stage, two chefs and a mystery ingredient-- watch as tops chefs’ dual in a cook-off to see who has what it takes to make the best dish.

5. Interactive Classes

For a small fee, guests can attend up to twelve intimate cooking classes will be taught by the valley’s best, highlighting wine, spirits, delectable dishes, Alaskan beer and more.


Published August 14th, 2014