Scottsdale League for the Arts will celebrate Arizona’s culinary masters during Cooks + Corks on November 2, 2018, at Four Seasons Resort Scottsdale at Troon North to raise funds for the arts and arts education. Named “Best Culinary Festival 2018” by Arizona Foothills Magazine, Cooks + Corks includes curated tastings from elite Arizona chefs showcasing their craft during an idyllic evening under desert skies.
Scottsdale League for the Arts’ culinary-driven fundraising events, which include Cooks + Corks and the signature Scottsdale Culinary Festival, support local arts programs through an annual grants process and culinary scholarships. The League has donated more than $4.5 million since 2000.
The extraordinary culinary experience is enhanced by fine wines, stunning views of Pinnacle Peak, live music by Mel Bridges, chef demonstrations and entertainment from local artists.
The lineup of culinary and beverage participants includes the following:
Chef Cullen Campbell, Crudo
Chef Lisa Dahl, Dahl & Di Luca Ristorante Italiano, Cucina Rustica, Pisa Lisa and Mariposa Latin Inspired Grill
Chef Derek Biazo, deseo at The Westin Kierland Resort & Spa
Chef Julie Moreno and Chef Justine Dachel, Jewel’s Bakery & Cafe
Chef Jeremy Pacheco, LONS’s at The Hermosa Inn
Moët & Chandon
Press Coffee Roasters
Chef Joe Cavaretta, Proof and Talavera at Four Seasons Resort Scottsdale at Troon North
Chef Chuck Kazmer, Proof and Talavera at Four Seasons Resort Scottsdale at Troon North
Chef Dell Morris, Proof at Four Seasons Resort Scottsdale at Troon North
Chef Lance Whipple, Proof and Talavera at Four Seasons Resort Scottsdale at Troon North
Chef Samantha Sanz, Talavera at Four Seasons Resort Scottsdale at Troon North
Tobin James Cellars
Participating chefs and wineries will be updated regularly on cooksandcorks.org.
VIP admission provides guests early access to the event starting at 5:30 p.m and includes a champagne welcome courtesy of Moët & Chandon, VIP hors d'oeuvres, VIP lounge area, VIP gift bags, and early access to gourmet cuisine and wine samplings for $175. Regular guest admission includes unlimited sample dishes prepared on-site with paired wine tastings from 6:30 p.m. to 9:30 p.m. for $125. Tickets are available at CooksAndCorks.org/tickets/.
The 21 and over, outdoor cocktail-style event is at Four Seasons Resort Scottsdale at Troon North on 10600 E. Crescent Moon Drive, Scottsdale.
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