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Summer Chef Series with Gertrude’s

Have you been to Gertrude’s at the Desert Botanical Gardens?  Sure the plants are spectacular, but equally matched is the quality of Executive Chef Matt Taylor’s cuisine.  Gertrude’s is worth a visit even if you’re not going to the garden.  One of the Valley’s most revered chefs, he slugged it out in the heat at [...]

Summer Chef Series with Tarbell’s

Our Summer Chef Series has been an incredibly rewarding experience for us here at the market.  For eight weeks we have witnessed, first-hand, the strength of our local community and the uniting force of food.  From the farmers and vendors to the restaurant chef demos to the enthusiastic market shoppers, none would exist without the [...]

Summer Chef Series with Chef Beckett

Chef Justin Beckett of Beckett’s Table and Southern Rail is owed a bit of extra credit in our ongoing Summer Chef Series at the market.  He was the one to offer up the idea of hosting local chefs at the market to demo farm fresh ingredients.  His creative idea has now become the tastiest [...]

Summer Chef Series with Citizen Public House

Crowds gathered inside our market facilities at North Phoenix Baptist Church for our fifth installment of the Summer Chef Series.  Chef Ben Graham of Citizen Public House charmed the audience and demonstrated how market ingredients can be used to make beautifully composed, easy-to-make dishes for the dinner table. Inspired from the menu at Citizen Public House, [...]

Summer Chef Series with Otro Cafe

What do you get when you mix fresh avocados, McClendon’s Select produce, Sogno Toscano olive oil and Homeboy’s Habanero Sauce?  The perfect guacamole for dipping Mama Chelo’s chips and Noble Bread.  That’s exactly what we enjoyed this week at the demo booth with Chef Owner of Otro Cafe, Doug Robson.  His guacamole was chock full of [...]

Summer Chef Series with Chef Wade

It was a warm one this weekend, but that didn’t keep our marketeers away.  We credit our exceptional vendors along with the convenient parking and location provided by North Phoenix Baptist Church.  Keeping things exciting, Chef Wade Simpson from Bistro on Wheels set up a demo station and showed an enthusiastic crowd how to use market [...]

Summer Chef Series with Lon’s

A day at Uptown Farmers Market means you have a bevy of exceptional produce and local products, but sometimes it’s hard to know what to do with it all.  That’s why we’ve enlisted the help of the pros, local chefs, to create dishes featuring market products in live demonstrations, right in the middle of the Saturday [...]