Do you drool over the perfect granite countertops and swoon for commercial quality kitchen appliances? Yeah, us too. Which is why getting up close and personal with upscale kitchens in Paradise Valley and Arcadia homes sounds so appealing.
The second annual Lymphoma Research Foundation Kitchen and Tasting Tour will get attendees into seven different homes to check out the designer kitchens, professional tablescapes, and dishes prepared by Valley chefs. The self-guided tour will take place Saturday, February 22 from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m.
Attendees will get to view professionally designed kitchens in homes ranging in value from $800,000 to $9.75 million. They also will sample dishes from several talented Valley chefs and view tablescapes prepared by professionals from Designs by Zima, Design with Distinction, Lindsey Schultz Designs, Modascapes Interior Design, PHG Consulting & Design, Rustic Stuff, and The White House Design Studio.
Attendees will be able to speak with participating chefs, builders, contractors and designers. They will also vote for their favorite "Best Kitchen Design," "Best Culinary Tasting," and "Best Tablescape Design."
Chefs will include Theresa Hawgood, owner of Arcadia Cupcakes; Chef Kent Moody and Chef Michele Redmond from the ASU School of Nutrition and Health Promotion; Chef Dennis Frazier of Cater Phoenix; Chef Laura Briscoe of Celebrated Cuisine; Cathy Bua, founder of Cathy's Rum Cake Caterers; Carmella Dodge, founder of Savory Fare; Chef Tony Rae of Creations in Cuisine Catering; and Jennifer Russo-Fitzgerald of Jennifer's Catering & Events.
Tickets to the tour cost $60 a person and will benefit the Lymphoma Research Foundation. To purchase yours or for more information about how you can support the tour, visit the Lymphoma Research Foundation website.