As you know, food festival season is in full swing here in metro Phoenix, and this week is no exception.
Tomorrow, Thursday, April 8, you can head to Scottsdale Quarter from 5 to 8 p.m. to partake in the fifth annual AZ Wine & Dine Festival. Chefs from 19 resort restaurants will prepare special dishes paired with wine for the event, which celebrates Arizona's tourism market and hopes to entice locals to dine out at many of this city's hotel restaurants.
Participating restaurants include:
Artizen Crafted American Kitchen & Bar, The Camby
J&G Steakhouse, The Phoenician
Different Pointe of View, Pointe Hilton Tapatio Cliffs Resort
T. Cook's, Royal Palms Resort and Spa
District American Kitchen & Wine Bar, Sheraton Grand Phoenix
Deseo, The Westin Kierland Resort & Spa
BRIO Tuscan Grille, Scottsdale Quarter
Tanzy, Scottsdale Quarter
Grimaldi's, Scottsdale Quarter
Litchfield's, Wigwam Resort
Arizona Grand Resort & Spa
Bourbon Steak, Fairmont Scottsdale Princess
Talavera, Four Seasons Resort Scottsdale at Troon North
Alto Ristorante, Hyatt Regency Scottsdale Resort & Spa
Stonegrill, JW Marriott Desert Ridge
Prado, Omni Scottsdale Resort & Spa at Montelucia
Icon Lounge, Renaissance Downtown Phoenix
enFuego, DoubleTree by Hilton Resort Paradise Valley-Scottsdale
Guests also can enjoy samples from boutique wineries and local microbreweries in addition to live music. Wineries scheduled to participate in the event include the Bronco Wine Company, Michael David Winery, and Quintessential Wines. Tempe-based Four Peaks Brewing Company, Portland-based Deschutes Brewery, and San Diego-based Coronado Brewing Company will all be pouring beer.
AZ Wine & Dine tickets cost $75 per person. You must be 21 or older to attend. You can purchase tickets online at the AZ Wine & Dine website.
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