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Sam Fox’s Flower Child wins ‘Hot Concept Award’

Flower Child, the healthy, happy, fast-casual restaurant by renowned restaurateur Sam Fox, has won a coveted “Hot Concept Award” from Nation’s Restaurant News. The prestigious award honors forward-thinking brands at the leading edge of food service. This is the third time Fox has been honored with a Hot Concept nod, a distinction not usually received… Read More →

Sam Fox’s Doughbird now open in Phoenix


This week, Sam Fox’s newest restaurant concept, Doughbird Pizza & Rotisserie, opened in Arcadia at the corner of 44th Street and Indian School Road. The restaurant brings together house-made pizzas and rotisseries in a 5,550-square-foot space inspired by the atmosphere of Northern California. The menu features a seasonal rotation of 12 to 15 pizzas and four slow-roasted… Read More →

Fox Restaurant Concepts expands corporate headquarters

by in AZRE Magazine | Blogs | Brokerage

Since 2012, Sam Fox’s corporate headquarters for Fox Restaurant Concepts has sat above The Henry, one of his signature restaurants, in a multi-tenant office complex called The Park located at 4455 E. Camelback Road in Phoenix. Recently, Fox announced the expansion of their corporate offices at The Park. Fox Restaurant Concepts and True Foods Kitchen,… Read More →

Sam Fox unveils his latest restaurant: Doughbird

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by in Experience AZ Magazine

Doughbird, the latest restaurant by Valley restaurateur Sam Fox, is set to open in early spring 2017 at 44th Street and Indian School Road. Dedicated to imaginative and ever-changing flavor combinations, Doughbird is a far cry from conventional pizza and rotisserie. “Our restaurants have all been created differently, inspired by different things, travel, a meal,… Read More →

Restaurant Association names Foodist Awards finalists

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 →

Sam Fox’s Flower Child opens in Uptown Plaza

by in Eat | Experience AZ Magazine

Flower Child, Sam Fox’s rapidly growing healthy fast-casual restaurant opened its third Valley location today at Camelback Road and Central Avenue in the Uptown Plaza shopping center. The newest Flower Child is one of the first businesses to open in the iconic, mid-century shopping center, which is undergoing a highly-anticipated revitalization. The one-of-a-kind restaurant will… 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 →

Ground breaks on adaptive reuse project The Colony

Western Vertical Holdings, a company formed by Bob Agahi and David Sellers, has begun construction on Phase 1 of The Colony, an adaptive re-use project located on 7th Street just north of Missouri Avenue in Phoenix.  The Herb Box, innovative world cuisine with locations in Old Town Scottsdale and North Scottsdale; Stock & Stable, an… 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 →

Montebello Apartments sell for $1.15M

by in AZRE Magazine | Brokerage

ABI Multifamily, a multifamily brokerage and advisory services firm, announced the sale of the Montebello Apartments located in north central Phoenix for $1,150,000, which reflects a price of just over $67,600 per unit. Constructed in 1964, the property is located just north of Phoenix’s Historic Districts along Central Avenue.  The low density, single story property… Read More →

The Yard brings ‘culture concentrate’ to Tempe

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 →

NAIOP Arizona announces developing leaders, mentors

by in AZRE Magazine | Featured | In The Spotlight

Earlier this month, NAIOP Arizona announced its incoming class of Developing Leaders for 2014/2015 and the mentors. This is the chapter’s fourth year hosting the mentorship program. The incoming class and mentors are: >> Zach Barness, Tratt; Keaton Merrell, Legacy Capital >> Patrick Boyle, CBRE; Jim Wentworth Jr., Wentworth Property >> Derek Buescher, Irgens; Pat… Read More →

Zinburger beefs up presence with Scottsdale Quarter location

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 →