Events

  • Sun
    23
    Nov
    2014
    12-3pm Kierland Commons, 15205 N. Kierland Blvd. in Scottsdale AZ, 85254

    Please join the Arizona Friends of Foster Children FoundationPrint on Sunday, November 23, at Kierland Commons in Scottsdale!  Enjoy delicious treats from a variety of food trucks and bid on special items and opportunities in the Silent Auction with all proceeds going to help AFFCF provide more awards for children in foster care in Arizona.  AFFCF will also provide music, entertainment, and children's activities for a day of family fun for everyone!

    Admission is free!  A discounted ticket package is available for $35, which includes four food tickets and two drink tickets.  Food tickets cost $8 each and drink tickets cost $2 each.

  • Fri
    28
    Nov
    2014
    Sat
    29
    Nov
    2014
    Glendale Glitters Spectacular Weekend

    Details: Glendale Glitters Spectacular Weekend, 5-10 p.m. Friday and Saturday, Nov. 28-29. Historic downtown Glendale. Free. 623-930-2299, glendaleaz.com.

  • Sun
    30
    Nov
    2014
    10:00 amDenise's House, Phoenix, AZ
  • Mon
    01
    Dec
    2014
    Crudo

    The series, which starts on October 6 and will be held every first Monday of the month, will feature some of the city's best chefs. They'll each be invited to take over the Crudo kitchen to create a dinner menu with no rules or parameters to follow.

    Guests will only receive a time, date and the name of the celebrity guest chef.

    Chris Curtiss (Bourbon Steak)

  • Thu
    04
    Dec
    2014
    7:00 pmArizona Biltmore

    To celebrate its 25th anniversary of hosting winemaker dinners, the Arizona Biltmore is increasing the number of dinners to 11 and holding a prize drawing for the first time. Each dinner will feature four to five courses prepared by executive chef Gordon Maybury and chef de cuisine Colin Rupp. The dinners will be paired with wine from selected California and Italy wineries. Winemakers will be on hand to discuss their wines with after-dinner drinks and cigars.

    7 p.m. Sept. 17; Oct. 2; Nov. 6; Dec. 4; Jan. 8; Feb. 4 and 5; March 5; April 2; May 7. Wright's at the Arizona Biltmore, 2400 E. Missouri Avenue, Phoenix. 602-955-6600, arizonabiltmore.com.    Source: azcentral

  • Fri
    05
    Dec
    2014
    6:00 to 10:00 p.mPhoenix Art Museum 1625 N. Central Ave.

    Enjoy the spirit and culture of downtown Phoenix as you mingle with thousands of other residents and visitors. Tour art galleries, venues, and related spaces from 6:00 to 10:00 p.m. every First Friday of the month.

  • Sat
    06
    Dec
    2014
    10:00 AM to 1:00 PM Burton Barr Central Library 1221 North Central Avenue, Hive@Central, 2nd Floor Phoenix, AZ 85004

    greaterphoenixAre you starting a new business or thinking about it? This session is an essential step in developing a business plan that will increase your chances of being successful. Should you start now? Where? How? What about money? Experienced business professionals will address each of these and help you get started on the best path for your business.

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  • Sun
    07
    Dec
    2014
    9:30-11:30 a.m. Beth El Congregation 1118 West Glendale Avenue, Phoenix AZ 85021

    1.21.06-Beth-El-logoBeth El Congregation in Phoenix is hosting international kosher cooking classes. Students will learn to prepare gourmet meals, including cashew stir-fry chicken, chicken fajitas, Caribbean-seasoned salmon with mango salsa and Italian simmered chicken. Students can request to change the meat options or choose tofu. Instructor Suzanne Fuchs of Gourmet Touch Catering regularly cooks for weddings, parties, corporate events, bar mitzvahs and at Beth El Congregation.Cost is $15 a class or $48 for the series. The fee includes supplies, a recipe book, tasting samples and meals to be finished at home.

    Details: Classes run from 9:30-11:30 a.m. Sunday, Oct. 19, Nov. 9 and Dec. 7. at Beth El Congregation, 1118 W. Glendale Ave., Phoenix. 602-944-3359 or bethelphoenix.com. — Karen Fernau

  • Thu
    11
    Dec
    2014
    6:00 PM to 7:30 PM (PST)BevMo! 7230 W Ray Rd Chandler, AZ 85226

    logoGlenlivet Founded in the Scottish Highlands, George Smith's intuition knew to build his dream of creating the best malt whisky over 200 years ago. With the worlds oldest created lands from volcanic eruptions, smoothed granite slopes evolved by rivers from melted snow, The Glenlivet was created. As the result of locating this remote location of the Cairngorms that are exposed to treacherous weather conditions George, took his skills to open a distillery to make an incomparable malt whiskey.

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  • Fri
    12
    Dec
    2014
    Sun
    14
    Dec
    2014
    Dec. 12 12 p.m. to 8 p.m., Dec. 13 from 10 a.m. to 8 p.m. Dec. 14 from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m.Margaret T. Hance Park, 1202 N. 3rd Street, Phoenix AZ 85004

    Phoenix Center for the Arts is proud to once again bring together Valley artists, musicians, writers, students, and scholars to create a weekend-long cultural celebration sure to excite the whole family. The third annual Phoenix Festival of the Arts will take place in the heart of downtown Phoenix at Hance Park, December 12-14, 2014. In addition to the many arts and cultural organizations participating as vendors and exhibitors, art lovers will be able to enjoy local food truck cuisine and top-notch performances taking place on two stages.

    What: The Third Annual Phoenix Festival of the Arts

    Dates: December 12-14, 2014

    Hours:
    Friday, December 12 from 12 p.m. to 8 p.m.
    Saturday, December 13 from 10 a.m. to 8 p.m.
    Sunday, December 14 from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m.

    Admission: FREE

    Where: Margaret T. Hance Park, 1202 N. 3rd Street, Phoenix AZ 85004 (deck park above the I-10 Interstate freeway)

  • Fri
    12
    Dec
    2014
    6:00 PM to 7:30 PM (PST)BevMo! 7129 E Shea Blvd Scottsdale, AZ 85254

    logoGlenlivet Founded in the Scottish Highlands, George Smith's intuition knew to build his dream of creating the best malt whisky over 200 years ago. With the worlds oldest created lands from volcanic eruptions, smoothed granite slopes evolved by rivers from melted snow, The Glenlivet was created. As the result of locating this remote location of the Cairngorms that are exposed to treacherous weather conditions George, took his skills to open a distillery to make an incomparable malt whiskey.

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  • Fri
    12
    Dec
    2014
    6:00 PM to 7:30 PM (PST)BevMo! 7129 E Shea Blvd Scottsdale, AZ 85254

    logoGlenlivet Founded in the Scottish Highlands, George Smith's intuition knew to build his dream of creating the best malt whisky over 200 years ago. With the worlds oldest created lands from volcanic eruptions, smoothed granite slopes evolved by rivers from melted snow, The Glenlivet was created. As the result of locating this remote location of the Cairngorms that are exposed to treacherous weather conditions George, took his skills to open a distillery to make an incomparable malt whiskey.

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  • Wed
    31
    Dec
    2014
    3:00 pmUniversity of Phoenix Stadium, Glendale, AZ

    fiestabowl-logoThe 44th Annual Fiesta Bowl will kickoff on December 31, 2014 at 3 p.m. MST at University of Phoenix Stadium in Glendale, Arizona. The match-up will be determined by the College Football Playoff selection committee.

     

  • Thu
    08
    Jan
    2015
    7:00 pmArizona Biltmore

    To celebrate its 25th anniversary of hosting winemaker dinners, the Arizona Biltmore is increasing the number of dinners to 11 and holding a prize drawing for the first time. Each dinner will feature four to five courses prepared by executive chef Gordon Maybury and chef de cuisine Colin Rupp. The dinners will be paired with wine from selected California and Italy wineries. Winemakers will be on hand to discuss their wines with after-dinner drinks and cigars.

    7 p.m. Sept. 17; Oct. 2; Nov. 6; Dec. 4; Jan. 8; Feb. 4 and 5; March 5; April 2; May 7. Wright's at the Arizona Biltmore, 2400 E. Missouri Avenue, Phoenix. 602-955-6600, arizonabiltmore.com.    Source: azcentral

  • Fri
    16
    Jan
    2015
    10:00 amStagecoach Village, Cave Creek, AZ

    logo (6)The annual Cave Creek Indian Market celebrates the colorful history and rich heritage of the Southwest with a diverse gathering of Native American, Spanish and Southwestern fine artists and craftsmen. Stagecoach Village, nestled in the scenic foothills surrounding Cave Creek, provides an environment reminiscent of the Southwest frontier –in an area believed to have mystical powers by Native American practitioners, and today, that creates magic for every visitor. Festival highlights include award winning, Native American dancers, musicians and storytellers, traditional southwest cuisine, and a fabulous selection of fine arts and crafts.

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  • Fri
    16
    Jan
    2015
    7:00 AM to 9:00 AM (MST)Sheraton Phoenix Downtown Hotel 340 N 3rd St Phoenix, AZ 85004
    AZ MLK AWARDS BREAKFAST "Celebrating the Dream"...

    The Arizona Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Celebration Committee will celebrate its 29th year of promoting cultural diversity, awareness and unity as it seeks to involve all Arizonans in recognizing the legacy of Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King Jr., and the contributions he left to the world in his quest for quality for all people. The Breakfast will be held on Friday, January 16, 2015 at the Sheraton in Downtown Phoenix. 

    Also, Make plans to join us for the 2015 MLK March & Festival on Monday, January 19th.  The March will begin at Pilgrim Rest Baptist Church, 1401 E Jefferson Street in Phoenix. Assemble at 8:30 AM and March begins at 9:00 AM.  The MLK Festival will be held from 10:00 AM - 4:00 PM at Hance Park, 1202 N 3rd Street, Phoenix. [Free Event]

    For more information:

    - MLK Awards Breakfast, Friday, January 16, 2015 / Betty Lou Long (602)254-5081

    - MLK March & Festival, Monday, January 20, 2015 / Lanette Campbell (623)282-1555

    For addtional Arizona MLK Events information visitwww.azmlk.org

  • Sun
    18
    Jan
    2015
    East Valley Institute of Technology, Mesa

    acfaz new logoThe host site fee for this location is $50 and can be paid directly to the test administrator.

    If you need to cancel an exam after you have registered, you must contact both the ACF office and the test site administrator within two weeks of the test date. The ACF registration fee may be transferred to a new test date within six months or will be forfeited.

    Practical exam assessment for ACF certification is divided into four general areas: Safety and Sanitation Skills, Organizational Skills, Craftsmanship Skills, and Finished Product Skills. Candidate’s skills, knowledge and level of competency is evaluated during the examination.

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  • Mon
    02
    Feb
    2015
    Crudo

    The series, which starts on October 6 and will be held every first Monday of the month, will feature some of the city's best chefs. They'll each be invited to take over the Crudo kitchen to create a dinner menu with no rules or parameters to follow.

    Guests will only receive a time, date and the name of the celebrity guest chef.

    Special out of town guest

  • Tue
    03
    Feb
    2015
    5:00 pmPending

    Why we love the foods we do - Sensory Science & Insights

  • Wed
    04
    Feb
    2015
    Thu
    05
    Feb
    2015
    7:00 pmArizona Biltmore

    To celebrate its 25th anniversary of hosting winemaker dinners, the Arizona Biltmore is increasing the number of dinners to 11 and holding a prize drawing for the first time. Each dinner will feature four to five courses prepared by executive chef Gordon Maybury and chef de cuisine Colin Rupp. The dinners will be paired with wine from selected California and Italy wineries. Winemakers will be on hand to discuss their wines with after-dinner drinks and cigars.

    7 p.m. Sept. 17; Oct. 2; Nov. 6; Dec. 4; Jan. 8; Feb. 4 and 5; March 5; April 2; May 7. Wright's at the Arizona Biltmore, 2400 E. Missouri Avenue, Phoenix. 602-955-6600, arizonabiltmore.com.    Source: azcentral

  • Sun
    01
    Mar
    2015
    (TBD)

     Spring Training Social - March (TBD), 

  • Mon
    02
    Mar
    2015
    Crudo

    The series, which starts on October 6 and will be held every first Monday of the month, will feature some of the city's best chefs. They'll each be invited to take over the Crudo kitchen to create a dinner menu with no rules or parameters to follow.

    Guests will only receive a time, date and the name of the celebrity guest chef.

    Paul McCabe (T Cook's)

  • Thu
    05
    Mar
    2015
    7:00 pmArizona Biltmore

    To celebrate its 25th anniversary of hosting winemaker dinners, the Arizona Biltmore is increasing the number of dinners to 11 and holding a prize drawing for the first time. Each dinner will feature four to five courses prepared by executive chef Gordon Maybury and chef de cuisine Colin Rupp. The dinners will be paired with wine from selected California and Italy wineries. Winemakers will be on hand to discuss their wines with after-dinner drinks and cigars.

    7 p.m. Sept. 17; Oct. 2; Nov. 6; Dec. 4; Jan. 8; Feb. 4 and 5; March 5; April 2; May 7. Wright's at the Arizona Biltmore, 2400 E. Missouri Avenue, Phoenix. 602-955-6600, arizonabiltmore.com.    Source: azcentral

  • Sat
    07
    Mar
    2015
    3:00 pmGompers Habilitation Center, Phoenix, AZ
  • Sat
    07
    Mar
    2015
    3:00 PM to 5:00 PM (MST)Gompers Habilitation Center 6601 N 27th Ave Phoenix, AZ 85017

    Food patriotsHelp raise funds for a great organization and learn a little about growing your food in the desert! Have fun, watch a movie and help the community! All donations will go toward the Gompers Center garden program! Help keep them growing, and learn what even a 10% change in the way you buy or grow food can make to your life. WeGrowOurs will teach some basics of desert growing and how easy it is to start raising your own food in the desert!

    Check out the trailer

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  • Sat
    07
    Mar
    2015
    Sun
    08
    Mar
    2015
    9:00 amPhoenix Convention Center, Phoenix, AZ

    Saturday 9:00 am - 9:00 pm

    At Green Planet Festival™, there is something for everyone interested in pursuing a more sustainable and healthful life. Experience a variety of products from food, fashion and health, to energy, construction and design. Enjoy vegan and vegetarian cooking demos, educational activities for kids and families, innovative speakers, live music and entertainment.

    Shop in our unique community of eco-friendly businesses - everything from all-natural body care products and organic clothing to vegan and vegetarian munchies based on organic, non-GMO or local, artisanal foods. Bring the fam for a day filled with everything from eco-friendly shopping to a fashion show featuring organic apparel. Get inspired as you listen to visionary speakers; learn vegan and vegetarian recipes at a cooking demo; try out fresh fitness moves; and of course, savor the flavor of organic, non-GMO, artisanal foods.

  • Mon
    06
    Apr
    2015
    Crudo

    The series, which starts on October 6 and will be held every first Monday of the month, will feature some of the city's best chefs. They'll each be invited to take over the Crudo kitchen to create a dinner menu with no rules or parameters to follow.

    Guests will only receive a time, date and the name of the celebrity guest chef.

    Josh Hebert (POSH Restaurant)

  • Tue
    07
    Apr
    2015
    Sun
    12
    Apr
    2015
    Scottsdale, AZ

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    No matter what you crave, this year's Scottsdale Culinary Festival has something for everyone. From multi-course meals to custom cocktails, we have it all.

  • Tue
    07
    Apr
    2015
    3:00 - 7:00 PMEl Zaribah Shrine Phoenix, AZ

    The largest annual event sponsored by the Cactus Section IFT, the Suppliers’ Night affords companies serving all segments of the food industry an opportunity to showcase products and services and exchange information with purchasers.  Segments to be represented include:  food ingredients, dairy, meat, seafood, bakery, nutraceutical, testing laboratories, and pharmaceutical industries.

  • Wed
    22
    Apr
    2015
    Thu
    23
    Apr
    2015
    Madison, WI

    Join Wisconsin Cheese Makers Association (WCMA) and the Wisconsin Center for Dairy Research (CDR) April 22-23, 2015 for the Wisconsin Cheese Industry Conference.  New in 2015, the WCIC will be held at the Alliant Energy Center in Madison, Wisconsin.

  • Mon
    04
    May
    2015
    Crudo

    The series, which starts on October 6 and will be held every first Monday of the month, will feature some of the city's best chefs. They'll each be invited to take over the Crudo kitchen to create a dinner menu with no rules or parameters to follow.

    Guests will only receive a time, date and the name of the celebrity guest chef.

    Gio Osso (Virtu)

  • Tue
    05
    May
    2015
    (TBD)

    On-site Tour, May (TBD)

  • Thu
    07
    May
    2015
    7:00 pmArizona Biltmore

    To celebrate its 25th anniversary of hosting winemaker dinners, the Arizona Biltmore is increasing the number of dinners to 11 and holding a prize drawing for the first time. Each dinner will feature four to five courses prepared by executive chef Gordon Maybury and chef de cuisine Colin Rupp. The dinners will be paired with wine from selected California and Italy wineries. Winemakers will be on hand to discuss their wines with after-dinner drinks and cigars.

    7 p.m. Sept. 17; Oct. 2; Nov. 6; Dec. 4; Jan. 8; Feb. 4 and 5; March 5; April 2; May 7. Wright's at the Arizona Biltmore, 2400 E. Missouri Avenue, Phoenix. 602-955-6600, arizonabiltmore.com.    Source: azcentral

  • Sat
    16
    May
    2015
    McCormick Place, Chicago

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  • Sun
    17
    May
    2015
  • Mon
    01
    Jun
    2015
    Crudo

    The series, which starts on October 6 and will be held every first Monday of the month, will feature some of the city's best chefs. They'll each be invited to take over the Crudo kitchen to create a dinner menu with no rules or parameters to follow.

    Guests will only receive a time, date and the name of the celebrity guest chef.

    Kevin Binkley (Binkley's/Café Bink/Bink's Midtown)

  • Thu
    30
    Jul
    2015
    Mon
    03
    Aug
    2015
    Orlando World Center Marriott Orlando, Florida

    More than 1,000 chefs, cooks, students and foodservice professionals attended the 2014 ACF National Convention, hosted by ACF Greater Kansas City Chefs Association in Kansas City, Missouri, July 25–29. The annual event provided attendees with opportunities to advance their professional development and enhance their culinary skills through hands-on workshops and seminars, cutting-edge demonstrations, a trade show featuring nearly 100 exhibitors, national competitions and ACF’s national awards.

  • Wed
    28
    Oct
    2015
    Thu
    29
    Oct
    2015
    Indianapolis Marriott Downtown, Indianapolis

    RIS_Informz_headerJoin us as we once again bring together restaurant professionals for an inspiring and collaborative exchange of ideas that will help shape the way that restaurants use emerging technology.  Based on the success and excitement from last year, we're bringing you another Restaurant Innovation Summit in 2014.  This year we're focused on data alchemy - the amazing innovations that can be created with data stewardship and insights.