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Over the next six weeks, Phoenix Public Market and Urban Grocery & Wine Bar encourage community foodies to support local talent by participating in the Winter Chef Series, your golden opportunity to pick up culinary tips from some of the Valley’s most talented chefs.
WinterSeriesEach 2-hour demonstrations include 3 courses paired with Arizona wines or beers, plus a take-home recipe. Tickets are $55 each and Tuesday’s Series kickoff features Chef Elizabeth Meinz of Orange Table. From 6-8 p.m. Chef Meinz will take attendees through her “Breakfast for Dinner” concept, with savory pan syrup, prosciutto Benedict, ravioli with fresh herb ricotta, crispy prosciutto, eggs and bacon foam, all paired with Canelo Hills Chardonnay, Nimbus Blonde, and Pillsbury Child wine. This demonstration is sponsored by Hickman’s Family Farms and Maya’s Farm. Purchase tickets here.
If you missed Chef Meinz here’s a rundown of other great classes available in the coming weeks:
Tuesday, Jan. 17 / 6-8 p.m.
Italian Rustico Menu with Chef Jared Porter of The Parlor Pizzeria
Tuesday, Jan. 24 / 6-8 p.m.
Cooking with Chef Matt Taylor of Noca
Saturday, Jan. 28 / 2-4 p.m.
Cooking with Chef Danielle Leoni of The Breadfruit
Saturday, Feb. 4 / 2-4 p.m.
tarbellCooking with Chef Mark Tarbell (pictured, left)
Tuesday, Feb. 7 / 6-8 p.m.
Cooking with Chef Tracy Dempsey of Tracy Dempsey Originals
Saturday, Feb. 18 / 2-4 p.m.
Winter Greens Ninja Class with food blogger Jennifer Woods
These classes are first come first serve and space is limited.

Eat Fresh, Buy Local!

The Phoenix Public Market consists of Urban Grocery & Wine Bar (Tuesday-Saturday 7a-8p; open til midnight on Fridays)

Open-Air Markets (Wednesdays 4p-8p and Saturdays 8a-Noon); and Food Truck Friday (11a-1:30p)