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Epicuriad Chef Spotlight - Chef Jordan Murray

Apr 29, 2019

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Epicuriad Chef Spotlight - Chef Jason Manolian

Apr 26, 2019

5.png   Having never been to culinary school, Jason’s cuisine, has been developed , not in a classroom, or a fancy kitchen, although he has worked in some pretty cool spots through the years.  We won’t bore you with a long drawn out list of places he has been fired from, but He will say his first real taste of greatness, was the dish pit at Roy Yamaguchis first spot in Hawaii Kai, he saw the passion someone could have for food, and the joy one could feel, watching ohana , praise your work. He has worked along side some of the countries best and most...

Epicuriad Chef Spotlight - Chef Scott Holmes

Apr 26, 2019

3.png Scott Holmes is a Valley of the Sun native who grew up in Tempe, AZ. His love of cooking began at an early age helping his mom cook on the kitchen counter. In 1995 he graduated from Scottsdale Culinary Institute but quickly found himself out of the restaurant arena working in various industries.   A 2007 trip to Austin, Texas with his future wife Bekke, drew Scott back into cooking after visiting the Salt Lick in Driftwood, TX.  The simplicity, atmosphere and overall experience captivated his attention and hasn’t let go.   Bekke and Scott bought...

Epicuriad - Beer & Wine List

Apr 25, 2019

Join us at the Epicuriad on May 4, 2019 at Harley-Davidson of Scottsdale!   Don't miss out on this unique event featuring dozens of award-winning chefs competing with food and beer/wine pairings. Your top pick receives a coveted chef's jacket while you listen to live music and bid on amazing silent auction items, all supporting brain cancer research and programs at the Ivy Brain Tumor Center at the Barrow Neurological Institute. We are so excited to have these beers and wines featured in our food pairings.  Who's thirsty? PURCHASE TICKETS Beer Provided by Hensley Beverage Company ...

Epicuriad Chef Spotlight - Chef Eric Andrade from KOVO

Apr 18, 2019

3.png   KOVO brings together the traditional cuisines of the Mediterranean region, combined with new world flare and ingredients. For generations our family owned restaurant in Cyprus, an island in the Eastern Mediterranean Sea, has perfected transforming traditional Mediterranean dishes into a modern, approachable dining experience for people all over the world.   The Greek word, KOVO, means “to carve”, and as such rotisserie meats are slow cooked and carved in our open kitchen. KOVO brings together the traditional cuisines of the Mediterranean...

Epicuriad Chef Spotlight - Chef Tamara Stanger - Soon to be featured on CHOPPED

Apr 18, 2019

2.png   Tamara Stanger is the Executive Chef of Cotton Copper in Tempe, AZ. Over the past few years, Tamara has built a foundation for what has been deemed by local journalists as, a new Arizonan cuisine, using locally foraged Sonoran ingredients and Arizona-specific agriculture from small farms. Although the idea of foraging for ingredients is growing in popularity, this process of gathering food is something Tamara has been practicing since she was a small child. Tamara was raised in a ghost town in central Utah, where using game meats and wild vegetation...

Epicuriad Chef Spotlight - Chef Aaron Pool

Apr 15, 2019

Aaron Pool Owner Gadzooks Enchiladas Soups   Meet Chef Aaron.png Aaron Pool, owner of the popular Gadzooks Enchiladas Soup (3313 N 7th St. and 4031 E. Camelback Rd.) in Phoenix, can pinpoint the exact moment seven years ago when his life changed forever. The Arizona native and then-ASU student was on a family vacation in Lake Tahoe, eating his mother’s beloved chicken enchiladas recipe when he had an “ah-ha moment – a fast casual enchilada restaurant where everything was fresh-made to order on an assembly line.”   Pool graduated from the W.P....

Allie Forever

Apr 08, 2019

The 5th annual Head for the Cure 5K - Des Moines on May 19th is about more than just a 5K run/walk.  It's about the people who have fought or are fighting this disease every day.  Sharing your story is a way to bring the brain tumor community together with these inspirational stories of strength. Find out more at www.headforthecure.org/des-moines Meet Team Forever Allie Allie Forever.png Allie had DIPG. Diffuse Intrinsic Pontine Glioma is brain tumor found in an area on the brain stem called the pons. It’s an inoperable tumor. DIPG primarily affects...

Everyday's A New Story

Mar 21, 2019

By Paul Michele Fairchild Everydays A New Story Candle On June 26, 2017 our lives were changed forever. That day our son Robert Glenn "Bobby" Fairchild was diagnosed with brain cancer, more specifically, glioblastoma (GBM). This type of cancer is extremely hard to treat and often spreads very aggressively. Up until a few days before his diagnosis all was normal without any indication he would soon be battling for his life. Two days after the diagnosis, surgeons removed the tumor and Bobby struggled to survive. He battled for nearly a month before passing,...

Epicuriad Chef Spotlight - Chef Jayson & Jaymes Khademi

Mar 21, 2019

Meet Chef Jayson (1).png   Jayson and Jaymes Khademi are the owners of saffron Jak stone bread bakery and food truck. They are Arizona’s only traditional Persian flat bread bakery. Jaymes attended Scottsdale culinary Institute and has worked in several Restaurants in the Scottsdale and Phoenix area. Saffron JAK is Jayson’s first foray into the food industry coming from a background in the audio business. Both brothers love food and are excited to be a part of the valley is growing Culinary scene.Jayson Jaymes Khademi SAFFRON...

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