The ten-city “Taste America” tour hits town in September featuring national and local chefs, with Food Network star Amanda Freitag as Phoenix’s headliner.
The public is invited to submit nominations for the fourth annual Ripe Awards, which recognize local culinary excellence.
Local Phoenix chefs will appear at the weekly open air market to educate home cooks on the uses of seasonal Arizona products.
The 2015 Ripe festival and awards recognize local culinary creativity with proceeds benefitting the Phoenix Art Museum.
July’s Ripe Awards will honor up-and-coming chefs and mixologists who epitomize the Phoenix dining scene.