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Easter weekend is hopping at The Wigwam resort

Those looking for a family friendly Easter celebration in Phoenix’s west valley have few choices when it comes to celebrating with the classic resort style brunch. Good news as the historic AAA Four-Diamond Wigwam Resort in Litchfield Park is celebrating on both Saturday and Sunday April 15th & 16th.

Easter bunny breakfast at The Wigwam

Kids get ready as the Easter Bunny will be hopping in to the resort’s Aztec Ballroom on Saturday morning for a special breakfast from 8 a.m. – 11a.m. The scrumptious menu includes French Toast, mini waffles, an omelette station along with Applewood smoked bacon, Wigwam potatoes, fresh fruit and an assortment of danishes. Breakfast with the Easter Bunny is $25 for adults and $15 for kids  3-12 years old.

After breakfast head out to the resorts lawn for the Easter Eggstravaganza for Egg Roll Races, Easter Bunny Hopping Trail, egg dyeing and animals from the nearby Wildlife World Zoo. The Easter Bunny will be available for photos and other activities are planned. The Eggstravaganza is free and open to the public and runs from 9 a.m. – 12 p.m.

Sunday Easter Brunch

Those looking for a traditional Easter Brunch buffet should head to the Wigwam Ballroom from 9 a.m. – 2 p.m. on Sunday where they can choose maple peppercorn glazed ham, carved pepper crusted sirloin and seared salmon. An omelette station along with pancakes and penne pasta with basil pesto and goat cheese will also be available. Reservations are required and the cost is $48 for adults, $20 for kids 3 – 12 years old and free for kids under 2 years old.

A four course brunch will be available in Litchfield’s Restaurant that will feature an appetizer course with your choice of field greens, antipasti or fresh berries. Guests can choose from Caprese Benedict, smoked salmon flatbread, shrimp & grits or Huevos Rancheros for an entrée. A dessert station with a selection of truffles, fruit tarts. macrons and other desserts will be available to end your meal. Reservations for Sunday Brunch can be made by calling (623)935-3811. For more information go to http://www.wigwamarizona.com/

 

The 2nd annual Flavors of the West takes over The Wigwam Resort on Sunday, February 23rd.

Once again The Wigwam Resort in Litchfield Park will host the 2nd annual Flavors of the West culinary festival to benefit The Phoenix Children’s Hospital. Sunday February 23rd from 12 noon- 6 p.m. is when 25 west valley restaurants and chefs will be showing of their culinary expertise via food tastings and cooking demonstrations.

Restaurants participating include Cucina Tagliani, Verrado Grille, Amuse Bouche and Betty’s Nosh just to name a few. Festival organizers are expecting 1,000 plus to attend in this walk around format. Entertainment will be provided that includes a main stage for live music and a kids zone will be available to keep the little ones happy.
New this year is the craft beer zone which will include all local beers and more.
The Phoenix Children’s Hospital Foundation and it’s new Avondale facility are the main beneficiary.

Tickets are $45 for General Admission and are good for unlimited food and limited cocktails. The Wigwam VIP Area tickets are $100 and include a top shelf bar, private catering by The Wigwam and private entertainment. Information and tickets are available at www.flavorsofaz.com

On the Sunday of President’s Day Weekend, Litchfield Park will be the hottest spot in the Valley’s culinary scene!

On February 17th, 2013, downtown Litchfield Park will be transformed into a culinary extravaganza for attendees of Flavors of the West, a new festival with a big goal. “We are raising $25,000 for Phoenix Children’s Hospital Foundation,” says event founder, Justin Clarke. “That money will be used to build a single patient room in their new Avondale facility.” Presented by The Mavericks, a new men’s leadership group based in the West Valley, Flavors of the West is becoming one of the hottest tickets in town.

General Admission tickets allow for unlimited stops at restaurant stations and drink tickets for beer, wine, and spirits. Some of the West Valley’s top restaurants dishing out food to attendees include: Betty’s Nosh, Caballero Grill, Eest Asian Bistro, Flavors of Louisiana, Gigino’s, Gourmet Command Center (Food Truck), Ground Control, Rubio’s (West Valley Locations), Soleil at The Renaissance, Soul to Soul Café, TAPS, and Verrado Grille.

Other event elements:

· Live music by The Wiley One and Champagne Tap

· Celebrity Emcee, Tram Mai, of EVB Live

· VIP area sponsored by The Wigwam Resort & Spa

· Sub-Zero/Wolf Cooking Demonstration Stage

· Kid’s Zone sponsored by Hilgers Pediatric Dentistry

Event sponsors include: Curtis Goodwin Sullivan Udall & Schwab PLC, Desert Valley Pediatrics, Cancer Treatment Centers of America, Gammage & Burnham, Shamrock Foods, Fry’s Food Stores, Hickman’s Family Farms, Baskin Robins Litchfield Park, The Clothes Hangar, Arizona Pork Council, Palm Valley Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery, Yelp, and The Arizona Restaurant Association.

Tickets are $45 general admission, $100 Wigwam VIP, $10 kids 12 and under. All available online at: www.FlavorsAZ.com