Mix and Mingle with AZ Chefs at Scottsdale Center for the Performing Arts

Scallops at Café ZuZu at Hotel Valley Ho

Scottsdale Center for the Performing Arts’ fifth annual Dine Out with the Chefs event arrives Sunday, Oct. 3., providing an opportunity to mingle with more than 20 chefs from the Valley’s finest establishments and sample some of their incredible signature creations.

Calling all Phoenix foodies! From 4 to 6:30 p.m., Dine Out with the Chefs guests will be able to taste everything from appetizers, soups and salads to entrees and desserts by masterful chefs representing some of the best restaurants Phoenix has to offer, including: Arcadia Farms, Café ZuZu at Hotel Valley Ho, Cowboy Ciao, Estate House, Frank & Albert’s at the Arizona Biltmore, J&G Steakhouse and Il Terrazzo at the Phoenician, Julia Baker Confections, Kazimierz World Wine Bar, Lon’s at the Hermosa Inn, The Mission, Chef Michael Rusconi, Simply Bread, SWB a southwest bistro, Alto ristorante e bar at Hyatt Regency Scottsdale Resort and Spa at Gainey Ranch, Sweet Republic, Talavera at the Four Seasons, T. Cook’s at the Royal Palms Resort & Spa, Tracy Dempsey Originals, Wildfish Seafood Grille and Zinc Bistro.

Additional event features will include live entertainment by the Beth Lederman Trio and “Wine 101,” a seminar by Sportsman’s Fine Wines & Spirits, as well as a book signing with Pamela Swartz, event founder and author of Dine Out Phoenix: Where to Eat from Chic to Unique. Visit the center’s site for a more detailed roster of participating restaurants and chefs and other event specifics.

Proceeds from the Dine Out with the Chefs event will benefit the Scottsdale Center for the Performing Arts’ programs, such as the “Arts Connect” classes and workshops for adults, as well as education and outreach initiatives for the youth of the community. Tickets are available in advance via the center’s patron services box office at 480.994.2787, ext. 2, or online at www.scottsdaleperformingarts.org, for $55 each, or $65 at the door. Due to limited capacity, purchasing tickets in advance is strongly encouraged, so don’t waste any time securing your date or your tickets!

Scottsdale Center for the Performing Arts is located at 7380 E. Second St. in Scottsdale / info@sccarts.org