Write On Rubee

An Arizona-based food, beverage and travel 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.  Also find a comprehensive calendar of Phoenix-area food and drink-related events on my Events page.

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Lunch and Learn at Sanctuary on Camelback

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At Sanctuary on Camelback Mountain Resort & Spa’s Lunch & Learn series, top chefs join Sanctuary’s Executive Chef Beau MacMillan for interactive cooking demonstrations including a three-course meal with wine, live musical entertainment, Q&A opportunities and take-home recipes. Held in The Views Ballroom, the dinner events are priced at $145 per person (excluding tax and gratuity). Reservations are required and can be made by calling 480-607-2300.

For those that wish to stay the night, an exclusive rate of $199 will be offered each Saturday evening (based on availability, excluding tax and resort fee) with the purchase of a Lunch & Learn ticket. This rate cannot be combined with any other offer.

Saturday, Aug. 25 – Tony Abou-Ganim, Samantha Sanz and Rene Andrade (dinner): Abou Ganim is a world-class mixologist, bar owner and author. He will be creating cocktails for a dinner by local chefs Samantha Sanz of Talavera, and Rene Andrade, formerly of elements, who is opening Tempe’s Ghost Ranch this summer. This will be a Mexican-inspired dinner, paired with Fortaleza tequila cocktails.

Saturday, Sept. 1 – Chef Danny Grant (dinner): Danny Grant is a chef and restauranteur based in Chicago. He was the youngest U.S. chef to earn two Michelin stars (2011 and 2012).  Grant will prepare a dinner, paired with some of California’s best wines.