Star-Packed Culinary Festival “Nirvana” To Debut in Arizona This Spring

For four days this Spring, heaven will be a place on Earth for fine dining aficionados, thanks to the debut of Nirvana, a culinary festival that already feels destined to be an annual event. Promising to evoke “a flavorful state of mind,” the event will spend April 27th-30th, 2017 bringing festival-goers face-to-face with world-renowned chefs and winemakers for an unforgettable series of tastings, special meals, and a celebrity golf tournament. The event is being hosted by Sanctuary on Camelback Mountain Resort & Spa in Paradise Valley.

If, as French gastronome Charles Pierre Monselet once put it, “a gourmet is a being pleasing to the heavens,” then Nirvana sounds unlikely to disappoint. Sanctuary’s own Executive Chef Beau MacMillan will share the spotlight with cooking luminaries Robert Irvine, Todd English, Scott Conant, and a host of acclaimed chefs and mixologists currently bringing new and exciting energy to nearby Scottsdale’s local restaurant scene.

Parties interested in taking full advantage of this culinary wonderland can get tickets by going to A portion of the event proceeds will benefit HopeKids, an organization that provides ongoing events, activities and a unique and powerful support community for families who have a child with cancer or some other life-­threatening medical condition.

See details on the entire 2017 festival line-up here.

The Views Ballroom and Lawn at Sanctuary

About Sanctuary on Camelback Mountain Resort & Spa
Located just minutes from downtown Scottsdale, Sanctuary enjoys international acclaim for its contemporary design, award-winning elements restaurant and Sanctuary Spa. Managed by Westroc Hospitality, Sanctuary is a member of Preferred Hotels & Resorts’ Legend Collection, and a consistent recipient of the travel industry’s most prestigious awards. Learn about Sanctuary at or connect online through Instagram, Facebook, Twitter and Pinterest. For more information, call 480-948-2100.

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[Top image: Mark Boisclair Photography, Inc.]




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