Write On Rubee

An Arizona-based food and beverage writer since 2008,  I launched this website in 2015 to document my culinary adventures, beverage escapades, gardening endeavors, and travel in the Phoenix area and beyond.  Find a comprehensive calendar of Phoenix-area food and drink-related events on my Events page.

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Nirvana Culinary Festival: Torch

  • Sanctuary on Camelback Resort 5700 East McDonald Drive Paradise Valley, AZ, 85253 United States (map)

Join the Sanctuary Resort for the kickoff celebration of Nirvana, as they invite you to Torch, the ultimate Tiki Takedown.  Hosted by superstar and Food Network legend, Chef Robert Irvine, as well as craft cocktail extraordinaire, Arizona’s Jason Asher, owner of Counter Intuitive and Undertow.  Watch as six of the Valley’s best bartenders go head-to-head in the ultimate Tiki cocktail competition.

As a guest, your vote will count in our People’s Choice cocktail award.  It’s an all-you-can-eat, all-you-can-drink Polynesian party, with music from DJ Hybrid, celebrity judges, and more.  

  •  Location: Infinity Pool and Lawn at Sanctuary
  • Tickets: $125 per person
  • Visit this link to purchase.