At the Lymphoma Research Foundation’s 1st Annual Kitchen & Tasting Tour held on February 23, 350 ticket holders enjoyed exclusive tours of six upscale homes in North Scottsdale, sampled dishes by Valley chefs and viewed beautiful tablescapes. Attendees had an opportunity to vote for three category winners: Kitchen Design, Culinary Tasting and Tablescape.

The LRF Arizona Chapter is pleased to announce the results of the 1st Annual Kitchen & Tasting Tour People’s Choice Awards:

Best Tablescape – Designs by Zima, Bo Inuhihaangana and Adam Gettys

(818) 381-9462,

“Designs by Zima is both humbled and honored to have been part of the 1st Annual Kitchen and Tasting Tour. The Lymphoma Research Foundation brought together the homes, the food, and the designs to create a stunning event that will most certainly make a difference in the fight against Lymphoma. We are excited to see this event continue to grow!” -Bo Inuhihaangana and Adam Gettys

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Best Culinary Tasting – Creations in Cuisine Catering, Chef Tony Rea

(602) 485-9924,

Featured Dish: Frutti di Mare ~ Pan Crisp Scallop & Prawn over Roasted Cauliflower, Parsnip & Potato Mash, Lemon Caper & Crab Beurre Blanc

“Even though this was the first year the event was extremely well organized with attendance well beyond our expectations. The volunteers were friendly and helpful and everyone working in harmony to ensure success. Creations in Cuisine Catering participates in several events each year in support of various causes and the Lymphoma Kitchen and Tasting Tour is now a priority on our list. Thank you for inviting us to participate,” Chef Tony Rea.

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Best Kitchen Design – PHG Consulting & Design, Gretchen Palmer

(480) 515-0111,

Pinnacle Peak Artful Remodel, North Scottsdale

“The Lymphoma Research Foundation Kitchen & Tasting Tour was an amazing inaugural event and we are proud to not only have been selected for the tour, but receiving the honor of ‘Best Kitchen Design.’ The event was flawless and the community support was inspirational for this worthy cause. Cheers to the Lymphoma Research Foundation. We wish you continued success with this event.” Gretchen Palmer

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Winners will be honored at the Foundation’s Arizona Lymphoma Workshop, which will be held on March 9, 2013 at the Scottsdale Resort & Conference Center. The Arizona Lymphoma Workshop is the premier patient education and networking forum in the region and will be attended by over 500 lymphoma patients and caregivers.

“We are grateful for the tremendous support we received for the event, especially from our wonderful partners, and are thankful for the funds raised for life-saving lymphoma research.” said Sherry Baker, LRF Chapter regional manager.

The LRF Lymphoma Workshop provides the latest information about lymphoma, current treatment options and support issues to members of the lymphoma community across the United States.