AZCentral Wine & Food Experience

2018-10-27T16:04:39-05:00October 27th, 2018|What's Happening|0 Comments
Author: AZCentral Wine and Food Experience Coordinators

Savor .Indulge .Enjoy .

Join us for the 2018 azcentral Wine & Food Experience featuring Marcus Samuelsson and Aarón Sánchez on November 3rd and 4th from 12:00 pm (VIP Entry), 1:00 pm – 4:00 pm! This savory culinary exploration showcases the best food, wine, beer and spirits from local and national chefs and mixologists. Plus guests can explore the ultimate Martha Stewart Experience featuring the lifestyle leader’s newest products and The Grateful House for interactive culinary experiences featuring cooking classes, music, art, entertainment and more.

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  • Monterra at WestWorld of Scottsdale
  • NOVEMBER 3-4, 12:00 pm (VIP entry), 1:00 pm – 4:00 pm


Marcus Samuelsson

Acclaimed chef, author, restaurateur, winner of Bravo’s “Top Chef Masters” and Food Network’s “Chopped All Stars,” judge on Bravo’s “Top Chef” and Food Network’s “Chopped”. Appearing on Saturday, Nov 3.

Aarón Sánchez

Acclaimed chef, author, restaurateur, co-star of FOX’s “MasterChef” and “MasterChef Junior,” judge on Food Network’s “Chopped” and “Chopped Junior”. Appearing on Sunday, Nov 4.

And that’s not all.

  • Jeff Kraus
  • Marcus Samuelsson
  • Aarón Sánchez
  • Phil the Grill
  • Lorenzo Boni
  • Christopher Gross
  • Laura Gonzalez
  • Julio Mata
  • Matt Nobile & John Araujo
  • Maria Mazon
  • Kevin Wemlinger
  • Brett Vibber
  • Ryan Clark
  • Juan Zamora
  • Jeff Kraus
  • Anthony DeMuro
  • Adam Dunton
  • George Frasher
  • Aaron Pool
  • Adam Allison
  • Jacques Qualin
  • Forest Hamrick
  • Tonya Saidi
  • Alex Stratta
  • Cory Mingo
  • Tandy Peterson
  • Carly Loving
  • Paulo Im
  • Jonathan Stutzman
  • Aaron Chamberlin
  • Dustin Christofolo
  • Country Velador
  • Helen Yung
  • Suny Santana
  • Samantha Sanz
  • Michael Press
  • Aaron Chamberlin
  • Raveen Arora
  • Jennifer Russo
  • Antonio Gordillo
  • Tricia Arce
  • Carlos Garcia
  • Fernando Fernandez
  • Jim Dandy Pit Boss
  • Brian Peterson

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Grand Tasting

Who’s coming? New restaurants will be added to the list each week!


  • Barrio Queen
  • Boca Tacos
  • Bourbon & Bones
  • Cafe Lalibela
  • Cartwright’s Modern Cuisine
  • Crepe Bar
  • Gadzooks Enchiladas & Soup
  • La Hacienda at Fairmont Scottsdale Princess
  • Los Sombreros
  • Lou Malnatis Pizzeria
  • MATCH Restaurant & Lounge
  • Mingo’s Louisiana Kitchen
  • Mowry & Cotton
  • Nektar Juice Bar
  • Nothing Bundt Cakes
  • OBON Sushi Bar Ramen
  • Omni Tucson
  • Phoenix Public Market Cafe
  • Tanzy Restaurant
  • Tempe Public Market Cafe
  • The Boulders Resort
  • The Dhaba
  • The MARKET Restaurant + Bar
  • The Melting Pot
  • The Thumb
  • Timo Wine Bar
  • Toasted Mallow
  • Tommy Bahama Restaurant & Bar
  • Toro Latin Grill & Rum Bar at Fairmont Scottsdale Princess
  • West Alley BBQ
  • Wright’s at the Biltmore


  • Bella Gusto Urban Pizzeria
  • Bourbon & Bones
  • Cartwright’s Modern Cuisine
  • Casino del Sol
  • Chula Seafood
  • Different Pointe of View at Pointe Hilton Tapatio Cliffs
  • Frank & Albert’s
  • Frasher’s Smokehouse
  • Frites Street
  • Gadzooks Enchiladas & Soup
  • Handlebar Diner
  • J&G Steakhouse
  • Los Sombreros
  • Mamma Toledo’s The Pie Hole
  • Mingo’s Louisiana Kitchen
  • Modern Market
  • Nektar Juice Bar
  • Nothing Bundt Cakes
  • Omni Tucson
  • Proof Canteen at Four Seasons Resort Scottsdale at Troon North
  • Quiessence at The Farm at South Mountain
  • Super Chunk Sweet
  • Sweet Republic
  • Taco Chelo
  • Talavera at the Four Seasons
  • The Boulders Resort
  • The Dhaba
  • The Thumb
  • Toasted Mallow
  • Tommy Bahama Restaurant and Bar
  • Top of the Rock at Phoenix Marriott Resort Tempe at The Buttes
  • West Alley BBQ

The whole experience being here in Arizona with all these thousands of very enthusiastic attendees has been phenomenal. Thank you, Arizona, Thank you, Scottsdale, Thank you, Phoenix for a wonderful day.

Martha Stewart

A Look Back

The azcentral Wine & Food Experience is a USA TODAY NETWORK event and is part of a 12-city tour celebrating the best chefs, wine and food in our communities.


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