Devoured (www.phxart.org/devoured). Independently edible award-winning culinary event, a showcase of Arizona’s finest local restaurants, chefs, wineries and industry purveyors in a distinctly Phoenix setting. Hosted by Phoenix Art Museum, benefiting Local First Arizona and Phoenix Art Museum, and produced by R Entertainment Co.
Phoenix Art Museum (1625 N. Central Ave) Central Avenue and McDowell Rd.
Dorrance Sculpture Garden and Great Hall
- FREE Parking
- METRO Lightrail: McDowell Rd/Central Ave stop
Friday Saturday & Sunday, March 11, 12 & 13
Fri., March 11, Devoured *Palette to Palate, 7:30pm (limited to 250 guests)
New this year at Devoured. Phoenix Art Museum Great Hall
An adventurous pairing of artists & chefs – developed by Local First Arizona & the Men’s Arts Council of Phoenix Art Museum. Integrating harmonious styles of food & art – and exploring the results! Featuring St. Francis Chef Aaron Chamberlin & painter James Angel; Petite Maison Chef James Porter & painter Randy Slack; Caffé Boa Chef Payton Curry & painter Geoffrey Gersten; Barrio Café Chef Silvana Salcido Esparza & painter Lalo Cota
*heavy hors d’oeuvres & Arizona wines
Sat. & Sun., March 12 & 13, Devoured Culinary Classic, 11am-4pm
A grand tour of Arizona’s finest culinary talents & pioneering winemakers…Taste, discover & meet them – up close & personal.
Devoured, a grand culinary experience…at a remarkable value
Tickets & Information at www.PhxArt.org/Devoured
Tickets via www.ProTix.com or call 1.866.977.6849
Daily Tickets. $59 through March 11; $69 at the door.
Two-day Tickets. $90 in advance through March 11. $118 at the door.
Weekend Pass. (3days). $118 through March 11
Museum Members. 2-days $90. Members call 602.257.2124
SubZero/Wolf Ferguson’s Chef Demonstration Stage
11:30 – Jacques Qualin, J&G Steakhouse
12:30 – Silvana Salcido Esparza, Barrio Café
1:30 – Anthony Dias Blue – James Beard Award winner & among world’s leading wine experts…Mr. Blue talk Arizona Wine scene
2:30 – Julia Baker, Julia Baker Confections
3:30 – Aaron May, Vitamin T
11:30 – Payton Curry, Guerrilla Gourmet
12:30 – Bernie Kantak, Citizen Public House, with mixologist Richie Moe
1:30 – Matt Smith, Boa Bistro/Caffé Boa, with Empty Glass Wines
2:30 – Justin Beckett, Beckett’s Table
*each chef’s dish featured with a suggested wine pairing
AJ’S Fine Foods Dessert Lounge. A new feature inside Phoenix Art Museum’s Great Hall featuring AJ’s bakery specialties; Urban Cookies, Delicious Dishes and Espressions Coffee Roastery.
11:00am – What Laura Says
1:30pm – Hot Birds and the Chili Sauce
11:00am – Steve Ansel & The Jackson Street Band
12:15pm – Roger Clyne (& promoting his new tequila, Mexican Moonshine)
1:30pm – Calumet
AWARDS & ACCOLADES
In its debut year, Devoured was named 2010 Critic’s Choice for culinary events by The Arizona Republic. Additionally…
- Named Best Culinary Festival 2010 by Phoenix New Times
- Named one of 5 Best Dining Developments of 2010 by The Arizona Republic’s food & restaurant critic Howard Seftel, (second only to reopening of Nobuo at Teeter House).
- “Here’s the excuse you were looking for to put your diet on hiatus…” – Jess Harter, East Valley Tribune
- “Tasty treats can be found at just about any festival, but true foodies should seek out Devoured Phoenix…” WHERE Magazine