TASTE. Chandler’s Culinary Festival returns Oct. 6 with expanded local restaurant offerings and new evening hours.
The East Valley’s best fine dining celebration, it’s where foodies flock to taste, savor and enjoy creations from their favorite local restaurants.
A big change this year is that the event will be held during evening hours, from 5 p.m. to 10 p.m. It’s also expanding to include restaurant participants from across the East Valley, with an opportunity for them to participate in a “Best of TASTE” competition. Categories include best American, Asian, Italian, Mexican, Winery, Casual Café, Dessert and Overall Best of.
General admission tickets are $35 each. For a limited time, pre-sale sets of two tickets can be purchased online for $50. TASTE. Chandler’s Culinary Festival is a 21 and older event.
If you go
What: Taste. Chandler’s Culinary Festival
When: 5 p.m. to 10 p.m. Saturday, Oct. 6
Where: Dr. A.J. Chandler Park, 3 S. Arizona Ave.
Cost: $35 per person, includes unlimited tastings and 12 drink tickets good for wine, craft beer and spirits sampling. Admission also includes access to the Brewmaster Craft Beer & Reserve Wine Experience Lounge and the Mix & Mingle Spirits Experience Lounge
Information: (602) 276-2499 or TasteChandler.com
Get a taste of ...
Food purveyors expected to participate in Taste. Chandler’s Culinary Festival include:
AJ’s Cafe at the Crowne Plaza San Marcos Golf Resort
Coach & Willie’s
BJ’s Restaurant & Brewhouse
Bourbon Jacks Bar & Grill
El Palacio Restaurant & Cantina
El Zócolo Mexican Grille
Floridino’s Pizza & Pasta
Grimaldi’s Coal Brick-Oven Pizzeria
The Hungry Monk
Irish Republic Public House
The Keg Steakhouse & Bar
Kokopelli Winery & Bistro
Latitude Eight Thai Grill
Le Cordon Bleu
Nothing Bundt Cakes
Pearl Sushi Bar
Rubio’s Fresh Mexican Grill
SanTan Brewing Company
Shimogamo Japanese Restaurant
Superstition Farm’s Udder Delights
Vintage 95 Wine Lounge
Von Hanson’s Meat Markets
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