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Tequila Dinner at Roka Akor

  • Roka Akor Scottsdale 7299 North Scottsdale Road Paradise Valley, AZ, 85253 United States

Roka Akor (7299 N. Scottsdale Road) is hosting a one-of-a-kind tequila dinner on Tuesday, September 6. Prepared by Executive Chef Jason Alford, guests will enjoy a five-course menu paired with premium tequila cocktails created by Roka Akor’s very own Bar Chef, Chris Gorogias.

Priced at $100 per person, the summer-inspired menu will be an open seating format in which guests can make a reservation between 4:30 p.m. – 10 p.m. Limited tickets are available and reservations are required. Reservations can be made by calling the restaurant at 408.306.8800 or emailing Scottsdale@RokaAkor.com.

First Course
Chilled Heirloom Sweet Corn Soup with mint pesto, pistachio and popcorn  
Xicaru Mezcal with Lillet Rose, agave, lime, and mint

Second Course
Hokkaido Uni with local mangalitsa chicharrones and charred lime
Scallop Ceviche Tacos with mezcal and agave
Roca Patron Anejo, fresh strawberry ,jalapeño, lemon

Third Course
Braised Pork Belly with compressed local watermelon salad, yuzu garlic dressing, and arugula
Chilled King Crab with watermelon radish butter
Don Julio 1942 with Grand Mariner, lime, and flame orange

Fourth Course
Kozatsu Wagyu with shiso chimichurri
Summer Squash with sansho salt, olive oil, and dehydrated fresno
Barrel Aged Casamigos Anejo Manhattan

Dessert
Sudachi Flan with anise foam and polverones
Fortaleza Reposado with green chartreuse, spiced coconut, and lime zest