Fox Restaurant Concepts Archives

Restaurant Association names Foodist Awards finalists

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The Arizona Restaurant Association’s 2016 Foodist Awards return this April for an evening of celebration, that recognizes another incredible year in Arizona’s culinary and hospitality industry. The Awards will be held on Thursday, April 21 at 6:00 p.m. at the Showcase room located at 149 South Farmer in Tempe, and are attended by food and beverage industry professionals.… Read More →

Uptown Plaza lands Shake Shack & Flower Child

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Vintage Partners, the Arizona-based commercial real estate development and investment company, has announced a pair of exciting new tenants joining the redevelopment efforts at Uptown Plaza, the landmark 1955 shopping center in central Phoenix on the NE corner of Central Avenue & Camelback Road. Scheduled to open in late 2015/early 2016, the newest additions will include… Read More →

Sam Fox honored as UA Executive of the Year

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Sam Fox, CEO and Founder of Fox Restaurant Concepts, was recognized as the 2015 University of Arizona Executive of the Year on Friday, April 17 during a luncheon at the Westin La Paloma Resort in Tucson. Some 450 guests attended the event, including Governor Doug Ducey, UA President Ann Weaver Hart, UA philanthropic supporters Karl and Stevie Eller and… Read More →

Sam Fox opens first Flower Child location in Scottsdale

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Flower Child, Sam Fox’s healthy fast-casual restaurant opened its first Scottsdale location yesterday, Tuesday, May 5, at Shea Boulevard & 90th Street. The latest locale will serve farm-to-table fare that’s healthy and served in a happy, fast-casual kitchen. Situated in a bright 3,572-square-foot space and 1,223-square-foot patio, surrounded by windows on every side with sunshine beaming in,… Read More →

Sam Fox is UA Eller’s Executive of the Year

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Sam Fox, CEO and Founder of Fox Restaurant Concepts, will be recognized as the 2015 University of Arizona Executive of the Year on Friday, April 17. The luncheon takes place from 11:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. at the Westin La Paloma Resort, 3800 East Sunrise, in Tucson. “Sam studied real estate finance at the University… Read More →

The Yard brings ‘culture concentrate’ to Tempe

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This has been the year of the Fox. Sam Fox that is. Fox Restaurant Concepts opened or expanded 15 restaurants in 2014, and the latest to open, Culinary Dropout at the Yard in Tempe, may just be the best yet. Just like The Yard in Phoenix, the Tempe location is an infill project. It is,… Read More →

Design firm brings ‘lifestyle experiences’ to multifamily properties

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Developing apartments just isn’t what it used to be. Today’s renter is a hipper, more sophisticated and savvier-than-ever consumer seeking affordable living spaces that are designed with their lifestyle in mind. The boring beige apartment complexes that saturate our Phoenix skyline have given way to design-oriented places to live that are being styled – and… Read More →

Culinary Dropout concept comes to Tempe this fall

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Fox Restaurant Concepts (FRC) and development partner, Brian Frakes, plan to open the first East Valley Culinary Dropout location in October 2014 on First Avenue and Farmer Avenue in Tempe, Ariz. Known for their innovative restaurant concepts, FRC is planning their largest project to date with this Culinary Dropout location at Farmer Arts District at… Read More →

Zinburger beefs up presence with Scottsdale Quarter location

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Zinburger Wine & Burger Bar, an upbeat, contemporary gourmet burger eatery and wine bar from Fox Restaurant Concepts, opened its fourth Arizona location on April 22, 2014 at Scottsdale Quarter. This popular eatery has been featured on the Food Network and has won Scottsdale Culinary Festival’s Burger Battle each year since inception. “We are confident… Read More →

Fox Enters Juice Market with Launch of Juby True

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by in Business News | Dining

Fox Restaurant Concepts has expanded its presence in the thriving health-conscious restaurant market with the opening of Juby True, which stands for “Juice by True,” a juice bar poised to become a multi-unit concept by the end of 2014. FRC, which has 40 restaurants under 13 brands in six states, opened Juby True in October… Read More →

The Greene House Embraces Southern California Flavors at Summer Wine Dinner

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by in Eat | Events

For the final installment of The Greene House’s summer wine dinner series at 6:30 p.m. on Wednesday, August 21, executive chef Raymond Suto promises a fabulous, Southern California-inspired meal accompanied by excellent wines and good company. The first dinner in the series showcased traditional American farm-to-table cuisine while the second dinner featured California cooking with… Read More →

The Greene House Embraces Southern California Flavors at Summer Wine Dinner

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by in Events | Lifestyle

For the final installment of The Greene House’s summer wine dinner series at 6:30 p.m. on Wednesday, August 21, executive chef Raymond Suto promises a fabulous, Southern California-inspired meal accompanied by excellent wines and good company. The first dinner in the series showcased traditional American farm-to-table cuisine while the second dinner featured California cooking with… Read More →

Restaurants serve super-sized economic impact

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Think about the celebration that occurred after Arizona was awarded  the 2015 Super Bowl. Much of that excitement came because of the economic impact the Super Bowl will have on the state. But the restaurant industry in Arizona generates revenue equivalent to hosting two Super Bowls a month. “Restaurants are critical to Arizona’s visitor industry… Read More →

The Yard Revs Up at 7th and Montebello as Fox Restaurant Concepts Continues Growing

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  It’s been called Sam Fox’s most ambitious project yet, the 53,000 SF space dubbed “The Yard,” featuring the rebel-child, Culinary Dropout. It recently opened its garage doors to the public at 7th St. just south of Montebello. Fox Restaurant Concepts and WDP Partners spent the past year transforming the old Ducati and Kawasaki garage and… Read More →