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November 4-6, 2016

Salt River Fields at Talking Stick
Scottsdale, AZ

In its second year, the highly-anticipated culinary showcase expands to award-winning Salt River Fields, boasts 44 restaurants so far and adds the Friday opening night charity bash, First Course. Celebrate with the hearts and palates of chefs, vintners, distillers, restaurateurs and enthusiasts. A rare culinary experience!

Friday, Nov 4

First Course

This culinary delight delivers bites, wine, cocktails and music. Benefiting The Joy Bus, a nonprofit that delivers fresh meals to cancer patients.

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Saturday, Nov 5

Grand Tasting

Day One: celebrated restaurants, unlimited food; wine, craft beer & spirits tastings; demonstrations & seminars. Plus, add a rare dining Experience to cap off the day.

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Sunday, Nov 6

Grand Tasting

Day Two: a new collection of restaurants, chefs and unlimited sampling of food; wine, craft beer & spirits tastings; more demonstrations & seminars. Pick from a new lineup of Experiences.

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VIP Package

Molto Mario Batali Grand Tasting

Enjoy moments with legendary Chef Mario Batali, internationally acclaimed restaurateur, author and co-host of ABC TV's The Chew. This fantastic value includes VIP Grand Tasting, Mario's new book, and extra-early entry to mingle with Mario in the AJ's Fine Foods VIP Lounge featuring exclusive passed hors d'oeuvres and drinks. Limited availability. $225

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Dining Experiences*Dining Experiences are separate purchases and do not include the Grand Tasting


Lunch with Mario Batali

Mario Batali Exclusive Luncheon Ticket Info

Join global favorite Mario Batali for this midday mangia — an exclusive lunch inspired by Mario's new cookbook. Taste and see the results of his culinary inspirations firsthand. Guests receive Mario's new book included with lunch purchase. Limited availability.
$99 pre-sale


Scotch, Steaks & Stogies

Scotch, Steaks & Stogies with James Porter, Christopher Gross & friends Ticket Info

James Porter, Christopher Gross, Matt Carter, Beau MacMillan & friends deliver the Happiest of Happy Hours! Porter leads with a high-country experience straight from TERRA farm + manor, his exclusive spot in Williamson Valley.
$39 pre-sale


NOT your average bbq & brews

Not Your Average BBQ & Brews with Scott Holmes, Stephen Jones & Bernie Kantak Ticket Info

Scott Holmes, Stephen Jones & Bernie Kantak elevate the classic American barbecue. Think wagu beef vs classic pulled pork! Select beer pairings included.
$49 pre-sale

Sunday, NOV 6 | 11 AM-1 PM


Eat. Drink. Give. with Sisterhood of the Stove Ticket Info

Sisterhood of the Stove presents a 13 female-chef lineup, featuring gourmet bites & cocktails benefiting The Joy Bus.
$99 pre-sale

Sunday, NOV 6 | 12:30-2:30 PM

East Meets West

East Meets West with Nobuo Fukuda & friends Ticket Info

Nobuo Fukuda & friends beckon guests to savor cuisine of the East with a West Coast flair. Be forever enlightened with insights on delicate yet satiating creations.
$39 pre-sale

Sunday, NOV 6 | 5 PM

The grand finale

The Grand Finale with Gio Osso & Friends Ticket Info

Gio Osso & friends present a superlative multi-course meal with fabulous pairings, capping off 3 days of rare food and beverages. A finale passionately prepared.
$99 pre-sale

Mario Batali

Celebrity Chef, Author & Restaurateur

Photo Credit: Ken Goodman

Also Featuring

Bernie Kantak • Stephen Jones • Justin Beckett • Cullen Campbell • Anthony DeMuro • Isaac Carter • Dustin Christofolo • Jennifer Russo • Charles Wiley • Chrysa Robertson • Mel Mecinas • Gregory Wiener • George Frasher • Keenan Bosworth • Tracy Dempsey


Artizen at the Camby Hotel

Beckett's Table

Bitter & Twisted Cocktail Parlour

Bootleggers Modern American Smokehouse

Bourbon & Bones Chophouse | Bar

Cartel Coffee Lab

Citizen Public House

Crab & Mermaid Fish Shop


Different Pointe of View-Pointe Hilton Tapatio Cliffs


Frasher's Smokehouse

Gadzooks Enchiladas & Soup

J&G Steakhouse

L'Auberge de Sedona

Little Miss BBQ

MATCH Cuisine & Cocktails at FOUND:RE Phoenix Hotel

Mamma Toledo's The Pie Hole

Nico Heirloom Kitchen

Nothing Bundt Cakes

Okra Cookhouse & Cocktails

Otro Cafe

Pig & Pickle


Quiessence at The Farm at South Mountain

RedThai Southeast Asian Kitchen

Shabu Fondue

Southern Rail

Sweet Republic

Switch Restaurant & Wine Bar



The Dhaba

The Gladly

The House Brasserie

The Larder + The Delta

The MARKET Restaurant+Bar

The Mission

The Second Story Liquor Bar

The Vig

The Wild Thaiger

Top of the Rock

Virtù Honest Craft

ZuZu at Hotel Valley Ho


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Our 2016 Sponsors

Cadillac AJ's Fine Foods Monark Premium Appliance Co. Hensley Beverage Company Salt River Fields at Talking Stick Scottsdale Convention & Visitors Bureau City of Scottsdale

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