Brews, Views and BBQs Rooftop Series
Skysill Rooftop Lounge will serve barbecue — smoked pork carnitas, street tacos, grilled cheeseburger and smoked elote — and Arizona brews to the backdrop of panoramic views and lively music.
The Westin Tempe, 11 E. Seventh Street, Tempe, 11 a.m. to 4 p.m., prices vary, skysillrooftop.com
The Bounty from the Seven Seas
THROUGH APRIL 14
For Lent, STK features a slew of seafood options. The Bounty from the Seven Seas celebrates all seafood dishes, along with an oyster and champagne pairing. Highlights include maple rubbed salmon, miso glazed Chilean sea bass, Maine lobster linguini, lobster mac and cheese, and a seafood tower.
STK Steakhouse, 7134 E. Stetson Drive, Scottsdale, 11 a.m. to 11 p.m., prices vary, stksteakhouse.com
Fried, French Fry & Music Festival
The world’s favorite side dish takes center stage for the second time for the Fried, French Fry & Music Festival at Margaret T. Hance Park in Downtown Phoenix. The Valley’s most creative culinary talent showcase their versions of gourmet French fries. Sample and larger portions will be available.
Margaret T. Hance Park, 1202 N. Third Street, Phoenix, 11 a.m. to 7 p.m., $12, friedfestival.com
Eat by Stacey Weber Easter Menu
Eat by Stacey Weber is offering a catered Easter menu that is ready to serve, family sized, and feeds four with all the staple dishes. Highlighted Easter menu items include Eat’s signature truffle deviled eggs $20 (gluten free, dairy free); herbed potato salad with bacon, eggs and pickled red onions $30 (dairy free); orange, herb, honey roasted chicken with citrus beurre blanc sauce $65 (gluten free); and citrus ricotta cakes with house-made whipped cream $35 (gluten free). Preorders will be available through 8 p.m. Thursday, April 14, for pickup on Saturday, April 16.
Eat by Stacey Weber, 4740 E. Shea Boulevard, Suite 109, Phoenix, $20-$65, eatbystaceyweber.com
Easter Brunch at The Princess
The Princess’ Palomino Ballroom will welcome families to an Easter brunch featuring selections from its signature restaurants: Bourbon Steak, La Hacienda, Toro Latin Restaurant & Rum Bar and Ironwood American Kitchen. End on a sweet note with desserts from the pastry team. Reservations are required.
Fairmont Scottsdale Princess, 7575 E. Princess Drive, Scottsdale, 9 a.m. to 2 p.m., prices vary, scottsdaleprincess.com, $59-$124
Learn & Lunch Cooking Class
To learn of Chef Marcellino’s secrets, secure a coveted spot at his Learn & Lunch Cooking Class. This intimate, watch-and-learn-style class is held at the Chef’s Island, where he demonstrates the preparation of his signature dish and tells stories of his childhood growing up on a farm in Italy. Following class, patrons enjoy a lunch with the featured dish plus an organic green salad and a sweet treat of handmade biscotti. This month’s featured dish is gnocchi con gorgonzola and noce made with chef’s potato/flour/Parmigiana pasta orbs in creamy gorgonzola and toasted walnut sauce.
Marcellino Ristorante, 7114 E. Stetson Drive, Scottsdale, 1 to 3 p.m., $70, marcellinoristorante.com
Don island attire and enjoy live music, fire dancers and hula dancers who will get guests in the aloha spirit during the Tiki-Tiki-Ho-Ho Luau in the Hotel Valley Ho’s lush Palm Courtyard. Savor a traditional pig roast and drink colorful tiki cocktails. Tickets include chef-prepared food, three featured cocktails or glasses of beer, and a festive lei.
Hotel Valley Ho, 6850 E. Main Street, Scottsdale, 7 to 10 p.m., aztikioasis.com, $139
Taste of the Garden Fundraiser
The nonprofit Project Roots AZ is hosting its first fundraiser. The culinary experience will feature esteemed Phoenix-area chefs from Local First Arizona and foods grown and harvested by Project Roots AZ volunteers. The organization provides access to nutritious food and a more sustainable way of living for urban neighborhoods.
Space of Opportunity, 1200 W. Vineyard Road, Phoenix, 6 p.m., projectrootsaz.org, $100