Meeting Cuisine Innovators
Cooks and Corks is an annual fundraising event by the Scottsdale League for the Arts. Hosted at Troon North, the gorgeous Four Seasons resort in North Scottsdale, this gala was not only filled with beautiful people but amazing food and delightful beverages.
The First Of A Series of Culinary Events
Cooks and Corks basically
The Scottsdale League for the Arts
Watch The Culinary Innovators At Work
While the food is divine, the best part of Cooks and Corks is getting to see the chefs create their masterpieces real time. Cooking over tiny stoves and grills, they manage to pull of some amazing dishes. The lines can be long sometimes but you have a few hours to circle around and chat with all the great restaurants.
Chefs That Stood Out
There were a few chefs that really stood out with not only their dishes but their unbridled enthusiasm for being a part of the event. These chefs took the time to talk to their adoring fans and answer questions about their creations. For a
Scottsdale’s Best Foodie Restaurant Fat Ox
Foodie haven Fat Ox‘s Chef Steven Chops Smith managed to create amazing dishes despite only two tiny burners on a foldout table cooking in the dark. Chef Rochelle Daniel also of Fat Ox did not attend. Chops made an awesome pasta dish with duck sausage. Even in the dark, Fat Ox made sure everything was cooked
Four Season’s Divine Desserts
Chef Lance Whipple has been with Four Seasons for 15 years. His desserts are well known among Scottsdale foodies. You can try his many creations throughout the Four Seasons Resort and at their wildly romantic Talavera restaurant. At Cooks and
The Sensational Jewel’s Bakery & Cafe
Jewel’s Bakery and Cafe is a place to watch. The infectious enthusiasm of Chef Justine Dachel is impossible not to love. What’s better than chicken and waffles? Chicken and waffles with champagne! Moet and cranberry reduction with
Many Options To Delight The Senses
Between Moet and Chandon’s Rose Imperial, Tito’s Vodka‘s seasonal cocktails, the butternut squash soup, the delightful smell of meat cooking over an open flame, thee were many things to delight the senses. Four Season‘s location is breath-taking and if you arrived early you saw the beautiful sunset. It was truly a delight to see the dozen or so chefs hard at work making their ideas come to life. This is a MUST DO for next year if you missed it.