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Devoured 2012 presented by The Arizona Republic
Metro Phoenix Prepares to be “Wined and Dined”
Sat. & Sun., March 10 & 11, 2012
Tickets $69 through March 9 at

Devoured Culinary Classic 2012 is quickly approaching and promises again to serve up a world-class showcase of Arizona’s finest chefs, vintners and industry purveyors.

The independently edible, award-winning culinary event benefits Local First Arizona and occurs at Phoenix Art Museum in the enchanting Dorrance Sculpture Garden (1625 N. Central Ave), March 10 and 11, 11am to 3pm.

Amidst the culinary reverie is Devoured’s central mission to spotlight metropolitan Phoenix as a noteworthy international culinary destination, delivering guests an unparalleled opportunity to discover the vast and delectable array of innovative restaurants and wineries delivering their finest creations to the table – all in one location each year.

Devoured 2012 Sponsors Step up.  Participating restaurants and chefs will enjoy the contributions of RedBird Farms (chicken); Arizona Farm Bureau (pork) as well as Sysco Arizona (beef) and AJ’s Fine Foods (desserts). Columbus Foods along with Valley Buick & GMC Dealers, Bar & Restaurant Insurance and SubZero/Wolf also are sponsors of this year’s event.

Arizona Wines & More to Explore.  In addition, more than 10 Arizona vintners are among 30 global wineries participating in Devoured this year.  Local vintners will present their unique aptitude for making distinctly Arizona wine. Indeed, a region that was first recognized as opportune for winemaking by Spanish missionaries in the 1700s, is now perpetuated by today’s Arizona winemakers who continue to yield distinctive varieties from the rugged Arizona terrain, consistently moving the state’s winemaking industry up the scale of global recognition.

Among local Arizona wine leaders confirmed for Devoured 2012 are:
•  Arizona Stronghold Vineyards;
•  Page Spring Cellars;
•  Sand Reckoner Vineyard; and
•  Dos Cabezas Wineworks.

And if a passion for wine from regions the world over is a driving force to show at Devoured, then the event hits the mark with these, among many others in a vast selection of wine brands and varieties:
•  Miner Family —  California;
•  Vino del Sol – Argentina;
•  Scarpetta – Italy;
•  Neyen Estate – Chile; and
•  Paul Hobbs Imports — South America.

Presented by Quench Fines Wines, more than 30 different wines from Arizona, California, Oregon, Washington, Chile, Argentina, Italy and South America are in store this year.

Furthermore, Hensley & Co. will present a healthy array of samplings by Arizona and other regional craft breweries as well

Lively Chefs Demonstrations.  Devoured has become known for the opportunity to personally meet chefs and winemakers as guests sample the yields of Arizona’s finest culinary and winemaking talents. In addition, a lively SubZero-Wolf Chefs Demonstration Stage will beckon fans to see their favorite local gourmet talent in action.

Phoenix Art Museum Entry.  What’s more, Devoured devotees enjoy free admission to the world-class Phoenix Art Museum, this year featuring a special exhibit by Frank Lloyd Wright which explores the tenets of 21st century organic architecture. Plus, another newly opening exhibit, The Sea, will showcase the influence of the ‘romance of the sea’ on fashion design, from the 19th century to current collections, drawn from the Museum’s extensive permanent collection, private collections and international fashion houses including Emilio Pucci, Emanuel Ungaro and Karl Lagerfeld for Chanel.

•  Arizona Culinary Institute
•  Betty’s Nosh
•  Cartwright’s Sonoran Ranch House
•  Chelsea’s Kitchen
•  Cheuvront  Restaurant and Wine Bar
•  Crudo
•  District American Kitchen and Wine Bar
•  Espressions Roastery
•  Fez Restaurant and Bar
•  Gallo Blanco Café
•  Green New American Vegetarian
•  JJ’s Brownies
•  La Grande Orange Grocery and Pizzeria
•  Lee’s Cream Liqueur
•  Lon’s at the Hermosa
•  Maizie’s Café and Bistro
•  NoRTH
•  Palette at Phoenix Art  Museum
•  Phoenix City Grille
•  Postino Winecafé
•  Province
•  Relish Burger Bistro at the Phoenician
•  Roka Akor
•  San Tan Brewing Co.
•  Santa Barbara Catering Company
•  Sens Asian Tapas & Sake Bar
•  Shine Coffee, LLC
•  Sierra Bonita Grill
•  St. Francis
•  Stingray Sushi
•  Sushi Roku
•  Switch Restaurant and Wine Bar
•  Taggia at Firesky Resort and Spa
•  Talavera at the Four Seasons
•  The Farm Kitchen
•  The House at Secret Garden
•  The Parlor Pizzeria
•  The Vig & The Vig Uptown
•  Timo Wood Oven and Wine Bar
•  Tonto Bar & Grill
•  True Food Kitchen
•  Urban Beans
•  Urban Cookies
•  Windsor and Churn

•  Barrio Café /Barrio Queen/ Silvana Bistro
•  Beckett’s Table
•  Bliss & ReBAR
•  Carte Blanche Gourmet Tacos
•  Chelsea’s Kitchen
•  Cheuvront Restaurant and Wine Bar
•  Citizen Public House
•  Cork
•  Cuoco Pazzo
•  Different Pointe of View
•  District American Kitchen and Wine Bar
•  Espresso Italia
•  Essence Bakery
•  Fez Restaurant and Bar
•  Green New American Vegetarian
•  Hana Japanese Eatery
•  Honey Moon Sweets Bakery and Dessert Bar
•  House of Tricks Restaurant
•  Hula’s Modern Tiki
•  J & G Steakhouse
•  JJ’s Brownies
•  Kai Restaurant at Sheraton Wild Horse Pass Resort
•  La Grande Orange Grocery and Pizzeria
•  Maizie’s Café and Bistro
•  Palette at Phoenix Art  Museum
•  Petite Maison
•  Phoenix Public Market Urban Grocery and Wine Bar
•  Postino Winecafé
•  Province
•  Relish Burger Bistro at the Phoenician
•  Santa Barbara Catering Company
•  Shine Coffee, LLC
•  Short Leash Hot Dogs Mobile Food Truck
•  St. Francis
•  Sushi Roku
•  Switch Restaurant and Wine Bar
•  Tammie Coe Cakes
•  The Breadfruit
•  The Farm Kitchen
•  The House at Secret Garden
•  The Parlor Pizzeria
•  Tuck Shop
•  Whoopie Baking Co.
•  Windsor and Churn

•  Arizona Stronghold Vineyards – Arizona
•  Dos Cabezas Wineworks – Arizona
•  Caduceus Cellars – Arizona
•  Page Spring Cellars – Arizona
•  Hedges Family Estate – Washington State
•  The Scholium Project – California
•  Page Spring Cellars – Arizona
•  Flowers Vineyard and Winery – California
•  Neyen Estate – Chile
•  Vias Imports – Italy
•  Cannonball – California  same table as #12 and #13
•  Scarpetta – Italy
•  Phoenix Ranch Wines – California
•  Klinkerbrick Winery – California
•  Vino Del Sol – Argentina
•  Cliff Lede/Breggo – California
•  Miner Family Vineyards – California
•  Straight Line Wines – California
•  Charles Smith Wines – Washington State
•  Appellation Wine Company – California
•  A to Z Wineworks – Oregon
•  Merry Edwards Winery – California
•  Palmina – California
•  Copain Wine Cellars – California
•  Owen Roe Winery – Oregon & Washington   State
•  Paul Hobbs Imports – South America
•  Lioco – California
•  Mt. Eden Vineyards – California
•  Vineyard 7& 8 – California
•  Sand Reckoner Vineyard – Arizona
•  Jerome Winery- Arizona
•  Bitter Creek Winery- Arizona
•  Su Vino Winery- Arizona

•  Sleepy Dog Brewer -Tempe, Az
•  Mudshark Brewery -Lake Havasu City, Az
•  Prescott Brewery -Prescott, Az
•  Mogollon Brewery -Flagstaff, Az
•  Electric Daves Brewery- Bisbee, Az
•  Sierra Nevada Brewing- Chico, Ca
•  Deschutes Brewing- Bend, Or
•  Firestone Walker Brewing- Paso Robles, Ca
•  Odell Brewing- Ft. Collins, Co

About Devoured Culinary Classic.  Devoured, the independently edible award-wining culinary event, is a luscious showcase of Arizona’s finest independent restaurants, chefs, wineries and industry purveyors in a distinctly Phoenix setting – Phoenix Art Museum.  Inspired by Local First Arizona, and produced by R Entertainment Co., Devoured brings together the culinary leaders that are establishing metro Phoenix as a premier culinary destination.

If you go

Event: Devoured Culinary Classic

Dates: March 10 & 11, 2012

Location: Phoenix Art Museum (Dorrance Sculpture Garden) 1625 N. Central Ave., Midtown (map)

Times: 11:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m. (both days)

Tickets & Information: Visit Tickets are $69 through March 9; $79 at the door.  Two-day tickets are $130 through March 9; $180 at the door.  Museum Members: $49 per day, $90 for two-day tickets. Call 602.257.2124 for additional details. Tickets also at, by phone at 1.866.977.6849, or in person at Phoenix Art Museum.