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Annual Corks & Chords Event Kicks Off Fall Season

September 9, 2009

The annual Corks & Chords event is coming up next week here in the Valley and later this month in Tucson. September 12, 2009 the event takes place at the Mayo Clinic’s beautiful reception area among the scenic Scottsdale foothills. September 26, 2009 Corks & Cords is at the Arizona Historical Society’s Arizona History Museum in Tucson.

Live music will accompany chefs representing Fleming’s Prime Steakhouse and Wine Bar, Aiello’s East Coast Italian, Hurry 4 Curry, Ruth’s Chris Steak House, First Watch, Mayo Clinic, M Catering by Michael’s, Cake Café, and Arizona Cheesecake Company. Great wines are sure to be part of the festivities and the Silent Auction includes a wine dinner for four in Wright’s Wrigley Wine Cellar.

The evening features a chance of learning about the National Multiple Sclerosis Society, Arizona Chapter, the progression of MS care and medications over 50 years of the Society’s great work.

Tickets are $75. The Mayo Clinic is located at 13400 E. Shea Blvd., Scottsdale 480-968-2488. the National Multiple Sclerosis Society site has more info.

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Mark Your Calendars! Phoenix Cooks, September 5, 2009

August 2, 2009

The date is set for this year’s Phoenix Cooks. The 5th annual event will be held Saturday, September 5, 2009, 10am – 3pm at The Westin Kierland Resort and Spa in Scottsdale.

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“INDULGE in delectable restaurant specialties from over 50 fabulous restaurants and resorts! LEARN in an interactive, intimate environment about how to cook like a Top Chef, healthy variations of your favorite dishes, pairing food with beer and wine, and much more…hosted by Phoenix Cooks! chefs and experts. DRINK a sip or two from boutique wineries, Alaska beer and spirits. MINGLE with Top Valley Chefs from some of the valley’s hottest restaurants! WATCH demonstrations on three Performance Kitchen Stages showcasing your favorite chefs strutting their unique and creative cooking styles. SHOP for the ultimate kitchen equipment, glassware, knives, the latest in cooking gadgets and more! WIN exciting “foodie” raffle prizes, 100% benefiting the Phoenix Children’s Hospital.”

Visit the event’s web site for more information, this year’s line-up of chefs, sponsors and celebrity guests. http://phoenixcooks.com