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Chefs' Picks

I'll have what they're having: Local chefs dish on everything from their favorite lunch spot to the best restaurant for date night


This might surprise you: Chefs have a personal life outside their restaurants. They have favorite places to grab a late-night bite after work, they have go-to spots to wine and dine out-of-town friends, and they have strong opinions on who serves up the best Mexican food. In short, ask a Greater Phoenix chef about local restaurants, and you’ll get an insider’s dining guide to the metro area.

Here are four noted chefs who are deeply enmeshed in the local dining scene.


Written by Nora Burba Trulsson. Originally printed in the 2015 Phoenix Official Travel Guide, published by Madden Media.