Some of the top chefs from renowned Phoenix area restaurants and resorts will be on hand at Cooks & Corks to prepare specialties from their menus. Tastings from local restaurants are the highlights of the evening.
Funds raised will support the non-profit Scottsdale League for the Arts effort to promote the arts and arts education in Arizona. Since 2002, the League has contributed more than $4 million to numerous organizations such as Ballet Arizona, Childsplay, and Free Arts of Arizona.
Cooks & Corks used to be part of the Scottsdale Culinary Festival, but is now being presented as a standalone event. It is an exclusive event, with ticket sales limited to 400 people.
When is Cooks & Corks?
Friday, November 11, 2016 from 6:30 p.m. to 9:30 p.m.
VIPs at 5:30 p.m., General admission at 6:30 p.m.
Where is it?
Four Seasons Resort at Troon North, 10600 East Crescent Moon Drive, Scottsdale.
How do I get tickets for and how much are they?
Tickets are $125 (plus fees) each in advance online. That includes all your food and beverage. In 2016 a more exclusive VIP experience is available, catered by Onyx – Bar and Lounge, which includes early entry into the event, a champagne welcome and gourmet chocolate by Zak’s Chocolates, access to the VIP lounge and a special gift bag, $175 per ticket.
Complimentary valet parking will be available in front of the hotel lobby.
Are discounts available?
Not that I know of.
What else should I know?
This event takes place outdoors. Cocktail attire is suggested. Adults 21 and older only may attend. Cocktail attire is appropriate. A collection of fine spirits, wines, and craft beers will be offered.
Sassy and The Sneak Attack will perform high energy disco, rock and funk music. Then, get crafty with activities by Pinspiration or strike a pose with Photobooth 9.
There will be a silent auction with gifts from local restaurants and retailers.
Local chefs who are scheduled to participate include:
Mel Mecinas, Talavera, Four Seasons Resort Scottsdale
Joey Cavaretta, Proof, An American Canteen, Four Seasons Resort Scottsdale
Sergio and Country Velador, Cowboy Ciao, Kazimierz World Wine Bar, Super Chunk Sweets & Treats
Rick Boyer, The Phoenician
Forest Hamrick, Toro at Fairmont Scottsdale Princess
Derek Biazo, deseo at the Westin Kierland Resort & Spa
Jeremy Pacheco, LON’s at The Hermosa
Todd Allison, T.Cook’s at Royal Palms Resort
Matt Carter, Zinc Bistro
Eva Zasimovich, Sweets Unlimited
What if I have more questions?
Visit Cooks & Corks online.
All dates, times, prices and offerings are subject to change without notice.