Events

  • Tue
    22
    Jul
    2014
    Fri
    25
    Jul
    2014
    Dana Point, CA

    NBJS14_HDR_Main_827x145The 2014 event celebrates 17 years of thought leadership as the premier event for progressive nutrition industry CEOs, investors and thought leaders. It provides unparalleled education and a tremendous venue to establish strategic relationships and grow the future of the industry.

     

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  • Thu
    24
    Jul
    2014
    Fresno, CA

    ffe-logo-unionThe 2014 expo is your opportunity to connect with Americas #1 agricultural community! Meet the people behind one of the most productive and distinctive food producing regions in the world. California's San Joaquin Valley is home to thousands of growers, food producers, manufacturers, processors, winemakers and brewers reflecting the rich diversity of our region.

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  • Fri
    25
    Jul
    2014
    Sun
    27
    Jul
    2014
    Monterey Conference Center Monterey, California USA

    foodserviceThe PMA Foodservice Conference & Expo will help you plan for change and set the groundwork for strategies that grow your business. Join more than 1,700 of your peers, including 500 buyers, from across the supply chain who are meeting to Innovate the Plate at the only event focused on fresh produce in foodservice. The event offers an incomparable networking venue ideal for connecting with today's decision-makers. In fact, 75% of buyers who attend influence purchasing decisions in their companies.

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  • Fri
    25
    Jul
    2014
    Tue
    29
    Jul
    2014
    Kansas City, MO

    ACF New LogoThe national conventions educational and engagement opportunities will build off the four regional conferences and will provide a revitalizing experience for members, foodservice professionals, students and competitors, while igniting innovation attendees can bring back to their classroom, employees or kitchen.

  • Fri
    25
    Jul
    2014
    5:30 pmGlobe, AZ

    Hamburger Fry – Gila County Historical Museum, $5, 5:30 pm, 928-425-7385 or http://www.globemiamichamber.com

  • Sat
    26
    Jul
    2014
    noon - 9 pm1500 E. Rt. 66 Williams , AZ 86046

    kJsbP_Tj_400x400Bearizona Backwoods BBQ – Bearizona, live country music by Marble Heart, bear cubs, mechanical bull, bounce houses, live gators, snakes and other critters making a special appearance during this event only, BBQ, Grand Canyon Brewery Beer & Grand Canyon Wintery selections, and more, noon - 9 pm, $8-20, http://www.bearizona.com/

  • Sun
    27
    Jul
    2014
    Mon
    28
    Jul
    2014
    10:30 am37615 U.S. Highway 60 Superior, AZ 85273

    Prickly Pear Cactus Class – Boyce Thompson Arboretum, informal one-hour workshop teaches participants ways to pick, prepare, process and preserve these juicy, seasonal fruits of the Sonoran Desert -- with innovative and tasty prickly pear snacks shared at the end of each class, included in admission, $4.50-9, 10:30 am 520-689-2811 or http://ag.arizona.edu/bta

  • Mon
    28
    Jul
    2014
    Wed
    30
    Jul
    2014
    The Phoenician in Scottsdale, AZ

    logoInternational foods will have 2 main components, one for U.S. suppliers interested in exporting food and beverage goods to international retailers throughout Latin America and Europe, and another for suppliers with Hispanic, Asian, Kosher, Indian, Middle Eastern and other ethnic foods to meet with US retailers.

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  • Tue
    29
    Jul
    2014
    Fri
    01
    Aug
    2014
    Sacramento Convention Center 1400 J Street Sacramento, CA

     

    2014-Conf-Logo_Final-Display-260x265Join us in Sacramento for ACS 2014: Celebrating the American Cheese Plate! Sacramento holds the title of “Farm to Fork Capital” of the United States. As a central location for the state’s agriculture and food production, the city is in a unique position to celebrate the incredible bounty of a vast variety of specialty foods and beverages – including produce, wine, craft beer, and cheese, all produced in or near the central valley of California.

     

    The 2014 ACS Conference will enhance the idea of local, to reflect the excitement and growth of the artisan and specialty cheese community throughout North America. Just as a good cheese plate brings together a variety of tastes, textures, and experiences, so too will the ACS Conference. Nearly 1,000 industry leaders will come together in Sacramento to celebrate, collaborate, learn from one another, and sample great products.

     

  • Fri
    01
    Aug
    2014
    Sun
    31
    Aug
    2014
    9 am – 1 pm1034 E. Deuce of Clubs Show Low, AZ 85901

    Show Low Main Street Farmers’ Market & Art Walk – Festival Marketplace, featuring local produce growers, food product producers, artisans and craftspeople, Saturdays, 9 am – 1 pm, 928-532-4124 or http://www.showlowfarmersmarket.com

  • Sat
    02
    Aug
    2014
    Sun
    03
    Aug
    2014
    10 am - 4 pmSonoita Vineyards

    Annual HarvestFest - Sonoita Vineyards, includes wine tasting with souvenir glass, wine and food pairings, winery tours, vineyard tours and grape stomping each day at 1 pm, lunch available for purchase, horse-drawn wagon rides, entry for door prizes, 21 and older, $20, 10 am - 4 pm, 520-455-5893 or http://www.sonoitavineyards.com 

  • Sat
    02
    Aug
    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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  • Sat
    02
    Aug
    2014
    11 am- 3 pmLawrence Dunham Vineyards

    5th Annual Grape to Glass Symposium - Lawrence Dunham Vineyards, in-depth vineyard and winery tours, lunch paired with LDV wines, barrel tasting panel, music, special guest speaker, $65, pre-register, 11 am – 3 pm, http://www.lawrencedunhamvineyards.com

  • Sat
    02
    Aug
    2014
    noon – 8 pmBison Ranch

    2014 Arizona Crawfish Festival – Bison Ranch, noon – 8 pm, http://arizonacrawfishcompany.blogspot.com/

  • Sun
    03
    Aug
    2014
    Mon
    04
    Aug
    2014
    10 am – 4 pmCoronado Vineyards
    Willcox - Coronado Vineyards- 8th Annual Grape Stomp – Coronado Vineyards, grapes will be available for stomping by visitors during the festival as well as wine tasting, live music, $15 includes a souvenir wine glass, 10 am – 4 pm, http://www.coronadovineyards.com
  • Mon
    04
    Aug
    2014
    4:30 pmPointe Hilton Squaw Peak

    ONE Community, 4:30 p.m., Pointe Hilton Squaw Peak, 7677 N. 16th St., Phoenix. $5 in advance, $10 at the door. www.one community.co.

  • Wed
    06
    Aug
    2014
    1:00 pmSBA Arizona District Office,

    U.S. Small Business Administration, 1 p.m., SBA Arizona District Office, 2828 N. Central Ave., Ste. 800, Phoenix. Free. www.sba.gov/about-offices-content/2/3097.

  • Tue
    12
    Aug
    2014
    1:00 pm Civic Center Library

    Scottsdale Public Libraries, 1 p.m., Civic Center Library, Eureka Loft, 3839 N. Drinkwater Blvd., Scottsdale. Free. Register: www.scottsdalelibrary.org/eureka.

  • Thu
    14
    Aug
    2014
    7:30 amScottsdale Area Chamber of Commerce

    Scottsdale Area Chamber of Commerce, 7:30 a.m., Doubletree by Hilton Paradise Valley, 5401 N. Scottsdale Road, Scottsdale. $20 members, $30 nonmembers. Register:www.scottsdalechamber.com.

  • Sat
    16
    Aug
    2014
    2905 E. Skyline Dr. Tucson, AZ

    525cfb3f6cc8bbf74467afe3b992ac502014 Southern Arizona Salsa & Tequila Challenge – La Encantada Shopping Center, Southern Arizona Arts and Cultural Alliance presents annual salsa competition featuring red, green, hot, mild or fruity salsas, live mariachi music, salsa dancing and more, new ticket price of $40 per person includes Salsa & Chips Sampling from more than 40 participating competitors, as well as Tequila Based Mixed Drinks and Menu Pairings from up to 50 area emerging and established chefs, 520-797-3959 or http://www.saaca.org/SalsaTequila.php

  • Sat
    23
    Aug
    2014
    1-5 pmKief-Joshua Vineyards

    Elgin - Kief-Joshua Vineyards 3rd Annual Magdelena Bash - Kief-Joshua Vineyards, special day of wine, food and music, in addition to new wine releases, $8, wine tasting $5, includes a souvenir glass, 1-5 pm, 520-455-5582 or http://kiefjoshuavineyards.com

  • Tue
    26
    Aug
    2014
    1:00 pmCivic Center Library

    Scottsdale Public Libraries, 1 p.m., Civic Center Library, Eureka Loft, 3839 N. Drinkwater Blvd., Scottsdale. Free. Register: www.scottsdalelibrary.org/eureka.

  • Tue
    26
    Aug
    2014
    3:00 PM to 5:00 PM NMBA / SSC Boring Building 1951 West North Lane Phoenix, AZ 85021

    greaterphoenixAre you new to Power Point or have you been using it for years? Regardless of your experience level, Don Hardenbrook will show you how to enhance your presentation using this business tool. With over 95% of the presentation software market share and installation in over 1 billion computers, PowerPoint is a program that is vital to your business.

  • Tue
    26
    Aug
    2014
    6:00 PM to 9:00 PM Northern Arizona University 15451 North 28th Avenue, Room 140 Phoenix, AZ 85053

    greaterphoenixThis interactive seminar focuses on the definition, importance and objectives of nonprofits as well as how they differ from for profit organizations. The roles and responsibilities of the board and the executive director will be clarified. Avenues of fund development will also be explored.

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  • Sat
    30
    Aug
    2014
    Phoenix, AZ

    header-201410th Annual Phoenix Cooks! – Westin Kierland Resort & Spa, food enthusiasts sample fare from culinary experts in our own backyard, taste, sip and mingle with more than 50 of the best local chefs and restaurants, more than 30 wine, beer and mixology sampling booths, learn new recipes and techniques in classroom experiences and stage demonstrations, benefit, $60-90, http://www.phoenixcooks.com

  • Sat
    30
    Aug
    2014
    Mon
    01
    Sep
    2014
    7:30 am 5:30 pm6405 W Williams Rd Willcox, AZ 85643

    14th Annual Apple Harvest Celebration – Apple Annie’s Orchard, a celebration of the delicious apples grown in Willcox, u-pick apples from the orchard, free wagon rides to orchard for picking, all-you-can-eat apples and pancake breakfast, apple-smoked burger lunches, homemade ice cream and pies, 7:30 am – 5:30 pm, 520-384-2084 or http://www.appleannies.com

  • Sat
    30
    Aug
    2014
    Mon
    01
    Sep
    2014
    7:30 am – 5:30 pmWillcox - Apple Annies

    14th Annual Apple Harvest Celebration – Apple Annie’s Orchard, a celebration of the delicious apples grown in Willcox, u-pick apples from the orchard, free wagon rides to orchard for picking, all-you-can-eat apples and pancake breakfast, apple-smoked burger lunches, homemade ice cream and pies, 7:30 am – 5:30 pm, 520-384-2084 or http://www.appleannies.com

  • Sat
    30
    Aug
    2014
    Mon
    01
    Sep
    2014
    7:30 am – 5:30 pmApple Annie’s Orchard

    Taylor Sweet Corn Festival – children's & adult rodeos, parade, arts & crafts, BBQ, dance, and sweet corn, 928-536-7366 or http://www.snowflaketaylorchamber.org

  • Sat
    06
    Sep
    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.
    Burton Barr Central Library

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  • Mon
    08
    Sep
    2014
    5 pm General Meeting2026 W. Lone Cactus Dr. Phoenix, AZ

    10153052_10152137723622005_438819657576498194_nThe American Culinary Federation Chef's Association of Arizona September monthly meeting will be held at Elite Food Brokerage at 2026 W. Lone Cactus Dr. Phoenix, AZ 85027

    For latest meeting updates and RSVP visit the Facebook page here.

  • Sat
    13
    Sep
    2014
    9:00 amMiami, AZ

    Miami Arizona Fiesta – Bullion Plaza Green, a day of Hispanic entertainment, booths and food in celebration of Mexican Independence Day, a car show is also planned, free, 9 am,  800-804-5623 or http://www.globemiamichamber.com  

  • Fri
    26
    Sep
    2014
    Sat
    27
    Sep
    2014
    5-10 pm12925 N. Saguaro Blvd. Fountain Hills, AZ 85268

    Oktoberfest – Fountain Park, the entire family enjoys German music, food, beer, contests and a designated children’s area, sponsored by AMVETS, Elks, German Club and Fountain Hills Community Services, free, 5-10 pm, http://www.fh.az.gov

  • Sat
    27
    Sep
    2014
    4:30 pmKino Sports Complex

    tucson_beer_logoJoin us for an evening of beer tasting at the ballpark as we stage our 28th Annual Great Tucson Beer Festival to benefit the non-profit, Sun Sounds of Arizona, in Tucson.

  • Sat
    27
    Sep
    2014
    2:30 pm2500 East Ajo Way Tucson , AZ 85713

    28th Annual Sun Sounds Great Beer Fest – Kino Veterans Memorial Stadium, taste a wide variety and styles of beer by brewers and breweries from around the Southwest, also hors d’oeuvres to sample, games such as horseshoes and steer roping, music and wine garden, must be 21, benefits Sun Sounds of Arizona, $25-75, 4:30-10 pm, 520-296-2400 or http://www.azbeer.com/tucson.htm 

  • Sat
    27
    Sep
    2014
    6-10 p.m.Venue of Scottsdale, 7117 E Third Ave, Scottsdale, AZ 85251

    logo (3)General admission is $50 and that includes unlimited food samplings from participating restaurants, while supplies last; and seven drink tickets good for wine, craft beer and spirits. This is a 21 and over only event.

    Space for restaurants and vendors is limited. Chefs, restaurants and vendors are encouraged to sign up early. There is no cost for restaurants to participate.

    www.scottsdalespice.org

     

  • Sat
    11
    Oct
    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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  • Wed
    15
    Oct
    2014
    Thu
    16
    Oct
    2014
    5-10 pmStagecoach Village 7100 E. Cave Creek Road Cave Creek, Arizona

    359292177525df3507a50bd6f0d7d500From Alberto's  to Z's Asian Fusion
    Sample the cuisine of more than 25 restaurants
    in an outdoor, open-air setting.

    Two stages with live music by Young Country & Jake Dean Band on Wednesday, Mogollon & the Kards on Thursday. A wine and craft beer garden, tequila tastings, art exhibit and sale by the Sonoran Arts League are just part of the fun which showcases the many flavors from the town of Cave Creek. http://www.tasteofcavecreek.com/

  • Sat
    18
    Oct
    2014
    Sun
    19
    Oct
    2014
    11am-7pm each daySalt River Field Scottsdale, AZ

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  • Sat
    25
    Oct
    2014
    Downtown Ocotillo

    1235075_694012490627362_343103006_nTASTE. Chandler’s Culinary Festival is a gourmet food event in Chandler, AZ that features the East Valley’s finest. TASTE. offers a unique opportunity to taste, savor, and enjoy the delicacies of our local eating establishments. This Chandler event showcases local business, local restaurants and benefits local charities.

    There will be over 30 food samplings and a variety of fine wines, craft beers and spirits, giving guests a truly unforgettable and scrumptious experience. Join us at our new location in Downtown Ocotillo. Tickets can be purchased online.  

  • Mon
    03
    Nov
    2014
    12-4 pmBlackstone Country Club 12101 West Blackstone Drive Peoria, AZ 85383

    images (4)Eight’s Great GrillFest, Sun., Nov. 3, noon-4pm, beckons fans to see rare cooking demonstrations up-close-&-personal by renowned celebrity grill maestro/author Steven Raichlen; perennial PBS favorite Mary Ann Esposito; along with James Beard award-winner & Check, Please! Arizona TV host Robert McGrath, and Arizona culinary legend/host. 

    Savor the Southwest’s Barbara Pool Fenzl, among many others. This culinary expedition takes a special focus on – grilling! Held at the beautiful Blackstone Country Club at Vistancia, Peoria, the exceptional event also showcases food, wine and beer sampling – all included in the ticket price. Tickets are $30 at www.azpbs.org/grillfest.

     

  • Wed
    12
    Nov
    2014
    Tue
    18
    Nov
    2014
    Las Vegas

    logo-wfcThe World Food Championships is the natural progression of the thousands of cooking competitions that take place across the globe each year. Tens of thousands of consumers will compete in a year-long trial to qualify for the World Food Championships. The World Food Championships takes over where Food Network leaves off – in the kitchen and backyard of every American home. Not fake made for TV stars – but everyday real consumers who simply believe they can. 

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  • Fri
    14
    Nov
    2014
    Sat
    15
    Nov
    2014
    The Farm at South Mountain

    twitter-logo_400x400Shake hands and drink the wine of Arizona's own grape farmers and wine producers in the picturesque setting of Phoenix's historic The Farm at South Mountain this fall.

    Guests will learn about Arizona wine production, participate in fun and educational wine seminars and taste dozens of wines!

     

  • 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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  • 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.

     

  • 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.

  • 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.

 

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