Kitchen Doors


     
  • Kitchen Doors: Let’s Eat

    Elote Café Unique Mexican and Southwestern cuisine at one of Sedona’s most popular restaurants Jeff Smedstad grew up in Chandler and is living his dream in Sedona as chef and owner of the acclaimed Elote Café. He...

    • Posted April 29, 2021
  • Kitchen Doors: Let’s Eat

    Tammie Coe Expands to Pizza Tammie Coe has been one of Arizona’s most prolific pastry chefs for nearly two decades, known for her iconic fondant cakes, cupcakes and sugar cookies. Her baked goods can be shipped nationwide...

    • Posted February 25, 2021
  • Kitchen Doors: Let’s Eat!

    For Your Valentine: Honeymoon Sweets Honeymoon Sweets opened in 1996 and is celebrating 25 years of business in 2021. The popular Tempe bakery is owned by husband-and-wife bakers Tim and Joan O’Connor, who met at the Culinary...

    • Posted January 28, 2021
  • Kitchen Doors: Let’s Eat

    Local First: Experience Nutrition Melanie Albert was inspired by her mother to dedicate her life to healthy eating, which led to her business, Experience Nutrition, in 2010. “I first became interested in nutrition and the power of...

    • Posted December 29, 2020
  • Kitchen Doors: ’Tis the Season to Support Local Businesses

    The holiday season is an excellent time to support local businesses and buy unique gifts for colleagues, family and friends. Here are some ideas from Local First Arizona members. See Salt seesalttaste.com Founded by a mother and...

    • Posted October 29, 2020
  • Kitchen Doors: Let’s Eat

    Local First: Phoenix City Grille 5816 N. 16th St. |  Phoenix Since Phoenix City Grille opened in 1997, Sheldon Knapp, who owns the restaurant with his wife, has seen the local culinary scene flourish. “There is so...

    • Posted August 27, 2020
  • Kitchen Doors: Let’s Eat!

    CHASE’S DINER 2040 N. Alma School Road | Chandler New Yorkers Nancy and Skip Chase opened Chase’s Diner in Chandler in 1997. “Back in New York, I’d spend time riding my motorcycle from small town to small...

    • Posted August 4, 2020
  • Kitchen Doors: Neighbors Helping Neighbors

    Andre House partners with local restaurants to serve guests From small businesses to healthcare workers to families, the coronavirus pandemic has significantly impacted all of our lives. One of the most affected groups is nonprofits, especially those...

    • Posted May 7, 2020
  • Kitchen Doors: Let’s Eat!

    The Parlor 1916 E. Camelback Road, Phoenix “We opened in the midst of the worst economic collapse since the Great Depression,” said owner Aric Mei, who opened The Parlor in May 2009. “We knew...

    • Posted March 5, 2020
  • Kitchen Doors: The Eat Beat

    Tracy Dempsey Originals 1325 W. University Drive, Tempe Tracy Dempsey is well-known for providing sensational sweet and savory desserts to several Valley restaurants. Her packaged confections are found at shops, resorts and wine-tasting rooms...

    • Posted February 6, 2020