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  • Writer's pictureDiana Brandt

Event: Best of the West

Join the party as we celebrate the best chefs in the west, pairing their creations alongside world-class cocktails in this spectacular walk-around tasting event.

The West's most beloved chefs - the illustrious Scott Conant among them - will gather for an epic evening send-off, celebrating Nirvana 2019 with a spectacular walk-around tasting event. Purchase a VIP ticket for early access and extra time with your favorite chefs, plus a copy of Specialty Cocktail and book signing by master mixologist Tony Abou-Ganim.

Hosted by Chef Scott Conant and celebrity mixologist Tony Abou-Ganim

Picture credit for both pictures to Debby Wolvos

Saturday, April 27, 6:30-7:15 p.m. (VIP), 7:15-10 p.m. (general admission)

Elements, Praying Monk, jade bar, Sunset Garden, Paradise Views Patio and Lower Lawn

$250 plus tax VIP/$175 plus tax GA per person

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Nirvana overnight packages

Those interested in turning their festival experience into a luxurious culinary getaway can book one of three Nirvana Packages—all featuring 15% off the best available room rate at Sanctuary, one of the most celebrated resorts in the U.S.—plus 15% off event ticket pricing. Nirvana Delight starts at $889 per room and includes a one-night stay on April 24 and one ticket per person to Wood, Wine & Wagyu. Nirvana Bliss starts at $1,726 and includes two nights and one ticket per person to four events (choose from Bourbon Street Blues, Flutes & Coops, Rosé Parté, Best of the West and Tequila & Tortillas). Nirvana Utopia starts at $2,703 and is a three-night package with one ticket per person to four events (same as above). All packages are based on double occupancy and are inclusive of taxes and the nightly resort fee. Packages are subject to availability and cannot be combined with any other offer. Book online at or call 855-245-2051.

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