The 5th annual Flavors of the West, presented by Fry’s Food & Drug Stores, returns this year on Sat., April 8th, from noon to 4 pm, at its original location of Litchfield Park, alongside the historic community on Old Litchfield Rd.
Flavors of the West is quickly becoming the West Valley’s premier, signature culinary event,” Flavors Co-Chairman, David Jones, said. “Our 5th Annual Event expects a major increase in attendees from 2016, mostly because of our move back to Litchfield Park,” said Jones.
UNLIMITED SAMPLES. More than 30 restaurants are expected to pack the block of Old Litchfield Rd., serving delicious samples featuring everything from seafood to Asian cuisine. Participating restaurants to date are:
- 2 Di 4 Gourmet Karmel Korn
- Ada’s Fish Fry
- Adams Natural Meats
- Blu Sushi Lounge & Grill
- Cabin Whiskey & Grill
- Crave Waffle Sandwich Creations
- Flavors of Louisiana
- Grimaldi’s Pizzeria
- Lazy Palm Sports Grill
- Nothing Bundt Cakes
- P.F. Chang’s
- Salt Tacos y Tequila
- Tempo Urban Bistro
- The Haymaker Restaurant Co.
- The Tree of Oil
- The Vic Bar + Kitchen
- Verrado Coffee Company
- Verrado Grille
- Whiskey Rose
THE HONEY FOUNDATION. Event proceeds will benefit local non-profit, The Honey Foundation. The foundation focuses on spreading kindness and now provides a Kindness Education Program for K-12 Schools. Their programs help students understand the broad importance of kindness in our world and how kindness leads to success in life. So far, THF’s Kindness Education Program has already reduced extreme disciplinary action by over 50% in 2 years. Flavors of the West proceeds will help The Honey Foundation raise money to support Kindness Education Programs in schools here in Arizona and across the United States.
In addition, the diverse foodie event features:
- Beer Garden. Festival-goers can quench their thirst at the beer garden offering a variety of craft beers and more.
- Cooking Demonstrations. Acclaimed Arizona chefs take the stage to share their best tips and tricks.
- Live Entertainment. Guests can enjoy music from live bands and dueling pianos.
- Action Zone. A super interactive zone keeps everyone entertained throughout the day with Pro BMX Show, rock climbing, bounce houses, games and much more.
Purchase tickets at www.FlavorsAZ.com.
About The Honey Foundation. The Honey Foundation’s vision is to live in a world dedicated to kindness. The youth are our future and if we educate them about Life skills through kindness, we can teach the youth that being kind leads to happiness and success in life. The Kindness Education Program was developed to teach students the importance of performing acts of kindness along with basic life skills, such as positive self-esteem, confidence, effective communication, positive thinking, leadership, philanthropy, and community. Results this far indicate that the program has increased the sense of safety and security at the schools, as well as improved student participation, confidence, leadership and positive relationships. By providing schools around the world with this program, our dream will come true—a world dedicated to kindness!
About R Entertainment. R Entertainment is a national experiential marketing and business development company, which produces and markets more than 200 dates a year. Major events include culinary spectacles such as the USA Today Network azcentral Food & Wine Experience, Kentucky Derby Fillies & Lilies Party, Final Four Sponsors Ball, National Taco Association Festival Tour, Super Bowl special events, PGA Waste Management Phoenix Open, Arizona Diamondbacks Evening on the Diamond, The Good Life Festival series by Shea Homes, among others. R Entertainment also books concert entertainment nationwide. For latest event and concert dates, visit R-Entertainment.com.