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The Great American Veg Out: 7 Chefs, 7 Mixologists, and a Lot of Veggies in Phoenix on July 27

We have a feeling our local chefs are enjoying the slow season this year. Why? Because this summer there's been an remarkable number of multi-chef dining events (see, here and here) to enjoy -- and to be clear, we're not complaining.

The latest seven chef/mixologist event to add to your dining calendar is The Great American Veg Out. The one-day dining event is "out to prove that vegetables are sexy," a noble cause that doesn't seem so daunting when you check out the list of participating chefs.

See also: The 7 Chef Pig Out at The Gladly, 6/1/14 (SLIDESHOW)

On Sunday, July 27 seven of the Valley's top chefs will join forces for a veggie-centric dining event hosted by Blue Hound Kitchen & Cocktails at Kimpton's Hotel Palomar. The Great American Veg Out will include a seven course vegetable medley menu paired with seven specialty cocktails from local mixologists.

The event is sponsored by Bob and Sean McClendon of McClendon's Select and Young's Market Company.

Participating chefs include:

- Cullen Campbell (Crudo) - Gio Osso (Virtu Honest Craft) - Bernie Kantak (The Gladly & Citizen Public House) - Greg Wiener (Top of the Rock) - Justin Beckett (Southern Rail & Beckett's Table) - Josh Hebert (Posh) - Stephen Jones (Blue Hound Kitchen & Cocktails)

Participating mixologists include:

- Lyndsi Hastings-Mundy (The Yard) - Dustin Bolin (The Beverly) - Brandon Casey (Citizen Public House) - Clint Spotleson (Crudo) - Micah Olson (Crudo) - Jason Asher (Young's Market)

The meal costs $35 a person and seating is limited. There will be two seatings for the event, one at 11 a.m. and a second at 1 p.m. Reservations are recommended and can be made by calling 602-258-0231.

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Lauren Saria
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