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St. Francis offers new summer menu

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As the Arizona heat arrives, St. Francis, known for wood-fired cuisine with an emphasis on seasonal ingredients, is taking a refreshing twist on its new menus. The summer’s brightest and most flavorful local vegetables take center stage to create dishes that are light, yet rich with mesquite and almond wood flavors from roasting in the… Read More →

Phoenix Public Market Café offers wholesale baked goods

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Phoenix restaurateur Aaron Chamberlin, founder and owner of St. Francis and Phoenix Public Market Café, is growing his culinary footprint with the launch of a new wholesale bakery division and the expansion of catering services at Phoenix Public Market Café in downtown Phoenix.  This spring, the Café launched a new wholesale bakery offering with a… Read More →

Finalists to compete in Phoenix Bartending Competition

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by in Experience AZ Magazine

The nine finalists have been chosen for the second round of the Devour Phoenix Bartending Competition, presented by Devour Phoenix and Local First Arizona as part of the Devoured Culinary Classic week of events. The competition will take place on Sunday, February 28, at 2:00 p.m. at the DeSoto Central Market, near Roosevelt Street and… Read More →

Arizona Culinary Hall of Fame honors innovators

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Prepare yourself for a new flavor of ceremony at this year’s Arizona Culinary Hall of Fame, presented by the Scottsdale Culinary Festival and the Scottsdale League for the Arts. The star-studded soiree will be held at Scottsdale’s premier entertainment venue, Livewire. Photos of Arizona’s culinary legends will light up the 25-foot HD diagonal video wall,… Read More →

Local pizzerias toss pies for childhood literacy

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Eating pizza will be more than just a night out for dinner in the Valley this October. KidsRead USA, a childhood literacy program that provides books for children whose families cannot afford them, is teaming up with Valley restaurants to raise money for children in need with the Pizza My Heart for KidsRead USA Challenge… Read More →

Phoenix Public Market boosts micro-businesses

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Micro businesses may be small, but they pack a big punch. Though defined as businesses with less than five employees, www.microexec.com reports that micro firms “represent a staggering 99.7percent of all the employer firms in the country.”  That means more than half of all private-sector employees work for micro firms which pay “44 percent of… Read More →