Arizona resident and social media sensation Jenn Bare of www.GetCrocked.com who is equally known for her mega-dose of 1.5 million ‘Likes’ on Facebook joins the 3rd annual Taste In Tempe line-up at new location Neil G. Giuliano Park at Hayden Ferry Lakeside, Sun., Feb. 21, 1pm – 4pm, below the Mill Avenue bridge.
Bare is the number one slow cooking resource online offering an abundance of recipe options. Her new cookbook, Get Crocked Slow Cooker 5 Ingredient Favorites: Simple & Delicious Meals, offers readers more than 200 convenient recipes including breakfast, lunch, dinner and dessert. Bare will take the cooking demonstration stage Sunday afternoon to demonstrate her quick-to-fix recipes and be on-site to meet fans and sign cookbooks throughout the event.
Also featured on the demonstration stage are Chef Gregory Wiener and Chef Olashawn Weaver. An alumnus of The Culinary Institute of America in Hyde Park, New York, Executive Chef Gregory J. Wiener embraces all the opportunities provided at The Buttes, A Marriott Resort. He brings to the kitchen 19 years of experience and a unique style of European, Mediterranean and Regional American cuisine as well as an awe-inspiring passion for people and food.
Originally from Korat Thailand, and classically trained, Executive Chef and Owner Olashawn Weaver inspires staff with innovative dishes that combine fresh locally grown produce and traditional spices and ingredients from classic Thai dishes. Weaver teaches Thai cooking classes throughout the year and was recently featured on Food Network’s Diners, Drive ins, and Dives with Guy Fieri and Chef Beau MacMillan from The Sanctuary in Scottsdale.
FOOD PARTICIPANTS. A glimpse of Taste In Tempe restaurant participants to date includes:
Rita’s Italian Ice
Gordon Biersch Brewery Restaurant
Venezia’s NY Style Pizzeria
SanTan Brewing Company
Shelley’s Specialty Desserts
Pig & Pickle
The Little Thaiger
The Mission @ Minder Binder
Snooze an A.M. Eatery
BP Street Cafe
Spokes on Southern
Boulders on Broadway
Cold Beers & Cheeseburgers
TICKETS. Taste In Tempe tickets include food, wine and craft beer sampling, cooking demonstrations and entertainment. Tickets are available at www.kmle1079.com, www.KOOLRadio.com or www.LIVE1015phoenix.com. Tickets are $59 until the date of the event; $69 at the door. Tempe residents can receive a $10 discount when purchasing tickets online only using the promotional code TEMPE. The last 2 years tickets for Taste in Tempe sold out; fans are advised to purchase in advance to ensure entry to the metro area’s latest premier culinary event.
PARKING. Patrons can park at Hayden Ferry Lakeside Parking Garage located at 68 E Rio Salado Pkwy., west of Mill Avenue.
About R Entertainment. R Entertainment is a national concert and event business development company, which produces and markets more than 200 dates a year. Private corporate gatherings such as the American Express Chairman’s Event, charity events such as Super Bowl XLIX Big Game Big Give, celebrations such as the Harvey Mackay 80th Birthday Event, noteworthy culinary spectacles such as azcentral.com Food & Wine Experience and Check, Please! Arizona Festival, plus The Good Life Festival concert series by Shea Homes are part of the company portfolio. R Entertainment also books concert entertainment nationwide, working with artists such as Tim McGraw, Miranda Lambert, REO Speedwagon, Eli Young Band, Sinbad, The String Cheese Incident, The Band Perry, Fun., Primus, The Beach Boys, Queen + Paul Rodgers worldwide tour, and others. For latest event and concert dates, visit R-Entertainment.com
About CBS Radio Phoenix. CBS RADIO is one of the largest major-market broadcast media operators in the United States and the undisputed leader in news and sports radio. Producing original audio and video content, live events and exclusive programming broadcast via on-air, online and mobile platforms, CBS RADIO reaches nearly 70 million consumers nationwide each week. As a part of CBS Corporation, the division owns and operates 117 radio stations in 26 markets – including Phoenix, Arizona’s leading country station, the New KMLE @107.9, the Valley’s Greatest Hits 94.5 KOOL FM (classic hits), and the premier Top 40 music station in Phoenix, LIVE 101.5, The Valley’s Hit Music Leader. CBS RADIO distributes its programming via AM, FM and HD Radio stations, Radio.com and CBS Local Digital Media apps, making engaging with audiences easier than ever before. For more information on CBS RADIO, please visit www.cbsradio.com. For more information on the New KMLE @107.9, please visit www.kmle1079.com. For more information on 94.5 KOOL FM, please visit www.KOOLRadio.com. For more information on LIVE 101.5, please visit www.LIVE1015phoenix.com.
About Neil G. Giuliano Park. Neil G. Giuliano Park is named after former Mayor of Tempe Neil G. Giuliano was is credited with being a part of many landmark developments, including the opening of Tempe Town Lake, the groundbreaking of the Metro Light Rail and the Tempe Center for the Arts. The park stretches a nautical mile from the Mill Avenue bridges to Rural Road along Tempe Town Lake. The park includes a pathway that circles Town Lake, passes Sun Devil Stadium and the new State Farm development. An ADA accessible boat ramp, great fishing, biking and walking, as well as shady picnic areas are located within the park.