TODAY ONLY: Palette to Palate

Ticket Giveaway!


Enter today to win a pair of tickets to the upcoming Palette to Palate event at the Renaissance Phoenix Downtown Hotel on Thursday, March 5th, at 6PM!
For instructions on how to enter the contest, just visit the Devour Phoenix Facebook Page! Contest ends TODAY, 2/26, at 5PM so be sure to get your entry in now! Good luck!
Palette to Palate blends the visual and culinary arts by pairing five of the Valley’s top chefs with five regional artists, who will create a signature dish or unique piece of art for the event. The evening will also feature AZ wines and sprits, live painting and live music!
Chef/Artist Pairings include:

Note: Two (2) winners will be announced 2/26 via Facebook.


Devour Phoenix Bartending Competition

The Roosevelt

Featured Cocktails
Sneak Preview!
Get a first peek at the 9 locally-inspiried cocktails our all-star line up of finalists will be mixing, shaking and serving up at this year’s Devour Phoenix Bartending Competition happening this Sunday, 3/1, at 2PM at Crescent Ballroom! - MORE



 Devoured Culinary Classic


Restaurant Spotlight: Binkley’s

As a perennial crowd favorite with a remarkably consistent rapport from critics, Kevin Binkley enjoys the best of both worlds: chef and owner. But it’s not just one restaurant he oversees. From his flagship Binkley’s Restaurant in Cave Creek, he has launched three more eateries: Café Bink, Bink’s Midtown and Bink’s Scottsdale. Chef Binkley will be featured in VIP atSaturday’s Devoured Culinary Classic.  -MORE              

Two Days Only!
Special 2-For-1 Localists-Only
Valentine’s Day Ticket Promotion!
(2/12 – 2/13)


TODAY (2/12) and TOMORROW (2/13) ONLY, active Local First Arizona Localist members can take advantage of a special 2-for-1 deal on Devour Bartending Competition tickets! That’s 2 tickets for just $25!

Just in time for Valentine’s Day, these tickets make the perfect gift for you and your sweetie because you can enjoy the festivities together!

In its sixth year, the Devour Bartending Competition will feature “startenders” from 9 of the valley’s best restaurants, who will compete on stage for your votes, as well as dole out cocktail samples made with locally distilled spirits from Arizona Distilling Co. Come join us for some Sunday fun-day! The final round is on 3/1 at 2 pm at Crescent Ballroom and will be good times for everyone!

This year’s finalists are:

To take advantage of this offer, please call 602-956-0909 ext. 1 this Thursday and Friday from 9AM – 5PM.

Not yet a Localist? You can sign up today for just $20 per year to take advantage of this great deal!

Note: You must be up to date on your Localist membership. Limit 1 offer per membership.




Local First Arizona Localist Members:
Just 3 DAYS LEFT to SAVE 20% on Palette to Palate tickets!
Discounted tickets are just $32 and include tastings from 5 of the Valley’s top chefs, AZ wine and spirits, and live music and painting!
Chef/Artists Pairings include:

To take advantage of this promotion, please email Jenny Strickland, Localist Program Coordinator, at to get the discount code!

Not yet a Localist? You can sign up today for just $20 per year to take advantage of this great deal!

Note: Limit two (2) tickets per active membership. 


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Last Chance for Devoured Tickets

very limited number of Sunday VIP tickets still remain, but are going quickly! Get yours today and join us for the region’s premier culinary event! VIP ticket holders will gain early entrance to the festival and get access to a VIP lounge featuring Chef Gregory LaPrad of Overland Trout on Sunday. - MORE

ONE WEEK ONLY! Exclusive Localists-Only Palette to Palate Ticket Promotion! 2/8 – 2/14! Attention Local First Arizona Localists! Starting this Sunday, February 8th (9AM) through Saturday, February 14th (5PM), Localists can purchase Palette to Palate tickets at a special discounted price of just $32! Grab a friend and be sure to join us for a great evening of culinary […]

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Media Contact: Steve Russell Local First Arizona 602.956.0909 ext. 8,   Finalists Selected for the 2015 Devour Phoenix Bartending Competition Grab your shakers and let the pouring commence Phoenix, AZ (February 3, 2015) – The stage is set for the sixth annual Devour Phoenix Bartending Competition. To celebrate Phoenix’s cocktail culture, […]

Round 1 of the 6th Annual Devour Phoenix Bartending Competition is quickly coming to a close! Make sure to cast your vote once per day through Saturday, January 31st for which Startenders you’d like to see move on to the final round of competition at Crescent Ballroom in Downtown Phoenix on March 1st! VOTE NOW! — DEVOURED CULINARY CLASSIC Restaurant Spotlight: Virtù Honest […]

Now through January 31st, cast your vote for Round 1 of the 6th Annual Devour Phoenix Bartending Competition taking place March 1st at Crescent Ballroom! 18 valley restaurants entered this year’s competition, but only 9 can proceed to the final round. Selected finalists will go head-to-head with three rounds of high-stakes mixology to determine which cocktail will gain bragging rights […]