With Spring 2022 Arizona Restaurant Week about a month away, the Arizona Restaurant Association (ARA), which hosts the 10-day dining extravaganza, has announced that its list of participating restaurants around the state is creeping up towards 100. The ARA is also pleased to announce multiple restaurants have joined the event for the first time ever!

“It’s very important to us to be able to offer the culinary community a wide range of dining options during Arizona Restaurant Week,” says Steve Chucri, president and CEO of the Arizona Restaurant Association. “From high-end establishments to independently owned best-kept secrets highlighting an array of cuisines and cultural taste exploration, we want to highlight our entire industry and encourage diners to explore all the delicious choices this season’s Restaurant Week has to offer.”

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Taking place at participating dining establishments from Friday, May 20 through Sunday, May 29, Arizona Restaurant Week serves as a time to showcase the state’s culinary breadth and highlight the talent of chef-driven establishments while giving diners an opportunity to try new menus for a great deal. During this 10-day culinary event, participating restaurants offer three-course prix fixe menus for either $33, $44 or $55 per person. Restaurants may offer wine pairing selections to accompany the menu for an additional cost, and takeout is available at some restaurants.

This season, the Arizona Restaurant Association welcomes some first time participants to Spring Arizona Restaurant Week — CIELCO Scottsdale, La Locanda Italian Bistro, Neighborly Public House, The Genuine, Lookout Tavern and Dolce Vita. Some popular returning participants include:

• Ajo Al’s Mexican Café (multiple locations)• Alexi’s Grill• Barrio Queen (multiple locations)• Chelsea’s Kitchen• Firebirds Wood Fired Grill (multiple locations)• Hearth ‘61• Liberty Market• Match Market & Bar• Phoenix City Grille• Rusconi’s American Kitchen• The Italian Daughter• Urban Margarita… and many more!

As new restaurants are added, the Arizona Restaurant Week website, arizonarestaurantweek.com, will be updated to reflect the most comprehensive and up-to-date list of participants and their menus.

Spring 2022 Arizona Restaurant Week

Date: Friday, May 20-Sunday, May 29

Time: During participating restaurants’ hours

Locations: Participating restaurants around Arizona