The Arizona Restaurant Association’s Arizona Restaurant Week (ARW) returns with dining specials around the state from May 18-27. The 2018 Spring Arizona Restaurant Week features 10 days of showcasing local chefs’ creative culinary “chops” with three-course, prix-fixe menus for just $33 or $44 per person.

Arizona Restaurant Association president and CEO Steve Chucri said, “We are pleased to continue this dining tradition that has grown exponentially since we started 11 years ago. As Arizona’s culinary scene continues to evolve and become recognized on a national level, we could not be more pleased to help showcase these amazing restaurants and give local diners an opportunity to explore new culinary experiences.”

Early participating restaurants include: The Capital Grille, Bourbon and Bones, Famous 48, Blue Coyote Cantina, with many more to come. ARW is actively seeking additional restaurants that would like to participate in this season’s event. Applications can be completed online at

Diners can also view a complete list of restaurants participating in Spring Restaurant Week online at as new restaurants’ menus will be uploaded soon and continually added.

The Arizona Restaurant Association also announced that 2018’s Fall Restaurant Week will take place September 21-30.