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Omni Scottsdale Resort & Spa at Montelucia
4949 E Lincoln Dr, Scottsdale, Arizona 85253
FRIDAY, SEPTEMBER 8 — SUNDAY, SEPTEMBER 10, 2017
Omni Hotels & Resorts and Food & Wine invite you to the Discover Rioja Weekend at Omni Scottsdale Resort & Spa at Montelucia. Sample wines and cuisine from one of Spain’s burgeoning regions with events that include wine tastings, a cooking demonstration, tapas crawl, and five-course, wine-paired dinner. Celebrity chef Katie Button, owner of Cúrate Tapas Bar and Nightbell restaurant in Asheville, North Carolina, and Food & Wine's Executive Wine Editor, Ray Isle, will host the weekend events.
For more information and reservations (480) 627-3200.
FOOD & WINE RIOJA WEEKEND EVENT SCHEDULE
FRIDAY, SEPTEMBER 8
7:00 p.m. — 9:00 p.m: Welcome reception with cooking demonstration, tapas and wine tasting in the Omni Scottsdale Chef's Kitchen featuring FOOD & WINE Editor Ray Isle and Celebrity Chef Katie Button
SATURDAY, SEPTEMBER 9
11:00 a.m. — 12:30 p.m: Lunch event featuring Executive Chef Marcos Seville and FOOD & WINE Editor Ray Isle. Programming to include a wine educational-style seminar lead by Ray Isle featuring a fun crash course in Rioja – the history of the region, what makes the wines so great, and how they differ from one another.
2:00 p.m. — 4:00 p.m: Self-guided tapas crawl with artisan pop-up shops throughout the property curated by Omni Hotels & Resorts along with FOOD & WINE. Each artisan will be paired with a Rioja Wine and tapas from Prado and will feature the following:
Rita Chester: Quilt artist
Cosanti Originals Soleri Bells: Handcrafted bells and windchimes
Drewbees Honey: Honey made in Arizona
Palm & Pantry: Locally grown dates
Kadie Schaefer: Local watercolor artist
7:00 p.m. — 8:00 p.m: Cocktail Reception
8:00 p.m. — 10:00 p.m: Five-course dinner hosted at Prado featuring Celebrity Chef Katie Button
SUNDAY, SEPTEMBER 10
9:00 a.m. — 12:00 p.m: Rosé Brunch featuring Executive Chef Marcos Seville