Check, Please! Arizona Festival Tickets on Sale Now; Here's a Preview of the Restaurant Lineup

Last spring, Channel 8 hosted its first-ever Check, Please! Arizona Festival, an event co-sponsored by New Times that brought celebrity chefs, independent restaurants, and food lovers to downtown Phoenix.

This year, the event will be held Sunday, March 30 from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. at CityScape -- and if you're wondering who will be there, we've got a preview of the lineup of participating restaurants.

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The list of more than 30 participating restaurants this year includes:

  • Cowboy Ciao
  • Durant's
  • Citizen Public House
  • Flancer's
  • Havana Café
  • Red, White & Brew
  • Tarbell's
  • Frasher's Steakhouse and Lounge
  • Salt Cellar Restaurant
  • Centurion
  • Salerno's Restaurant & Pizzeria
  • Phoenix City Grille
  • Vogue Bistro
  • Mrs. White's Golden Rule Cafe
  • America's Taco Shop
  • Hob Nobs Coffee House
  • Thee Pitts Again

All-inclusive tickets to the festival -- that means they include food, wine, and beer samples as well as seminars and cooking demonstrations -- are on sale now through Saturday, March 1 for $59. After that date, tickets will cost $69 and will be $79 at the gate.

Come back to Chow Bella in the coming weeks for more details on the festival.

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Lauren Saria
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