In the next month, there is a smorgasbord of delights coming our way! With the gorgeous Spring weather, everyone wants to be outside. It’s definitely festival season here in the Valley of the Sun.
Cocktail Society: Shaken Not Stirred
First up is this weekend’s Scottsdale Culinary Festival. The event kicks off with the Scottsdale Cocktail Society on Friday night. If you’re looking for something to do, grab some tickets and go see some serious mixologists doing their thing!
Scottsdale Culinary Festival
This two day event is the last in the series of big foodie events put on by The Scottsdale League For The Arts this spring. Saturday and Sunday brings out over 40 restaurants which is a great opportunity to check out some places you may have never been to yet. Some of the restaurants that will be participating are below.
This event is so fun to say how could it not be a good time? April 12-24, 2019 is the time frame that the Valley Ho has the Tiki Oasis. You can participate in tiki seminars, parties every day, a Tiki marketplace to buy stuff and much more. Grab an evening resort pass for a rooftop sunset soiree, visit the Tiki nightclub, have poolside cocktails and participate in exclusive suite parties.
You can start your day off right at Nirvana’s Food and Wine Festival by visiting the Rosé Parté. Nirvana’s celebration of rosé moves to the iconic Wrigley Mansion pairing rosé alongside delectable culinary creations by some of the top chefs in the country. The chefs you will see at the partéChristopher Gross, Robert Irvine, Libby Lingua, Mel Mecinas, Matt Carter, James Porter, Michael John Coe, Lindsay Autrey, Walter Sterling, Andrea Tuck, Andrea Moreno, Chris Nelson, Jeff Jackson, Paul Boehmer, Kayla Szeliga and Clarrisa Robinson.
Arizona Restaurant Week Spring Edition
One of my favorite food events happens twice a year. The AZ Restaurant Week Spring edition is May 17-26, 2019. You can see my articles on the Dorian and Second Story Liquor Bar from last winter’s restaurant week. Restaurants are still signing up to be part of this amazing celebration of restaurants around the Valley so stay tuned for updates.