Culinary Coundown

Now that summer is un-officially underway local resorts and restaurants are looking for ways to keep locals and guests coming back during another hot summer. One way to get us in there is through our stomachs and all four of The Phoenician’s restaurants have wallet friendly specials starting today thru September. The Culinary Countdown counts down the days til the end of summer with everything from Afternoon Tea to prie-fix menus to a Triple Dog Dare. Here’s what locals and resort visitors can expect at The Phoenician’s restaurants this summer.

The Culinary Countdown menu offerings

Afternoon Tea- The award-winning and popular tea service at the resort’s lobby bar The Thirsty Camel invites guests Thursday – Sunday for a 3-course tea service experience for $85. Finger sandwiches, scones with cream & preserves, pastries and a selection of teas are on the menu. For reservations call 480-423-2649 or visit there website.

J & G Steakhouse- Enjoy a two-course meal preceded by an amuse bouche with a view of the valley at the legendary steakhouse for dinner. Begin with a chef amuse of black truffle cheese fritters then choose from two appetizers, the J&G chopped salad of frisee, arugula, pecans and blue cheese or charred corn ravioli with cherry tomato and basil fondue. Entrée selections are a roasted blackened free-range chicken featuring sweet ginger puree, bok choy, and lime vinaigrette or a marinated prime flat iron steak accompanied by broccoli condiment, golden garlic and chili. Dinner is $65 per person and to reserve your seat call 480-214-8000 or visit

Mowry & Cotton- is serving a seasonally inspired menu for the Culinary Countdown with a 3-course meal for $45 per person. For your first course, choose from an avocado Caesar salad with gem lettuce, brioche croutons, and parmesan or veal and black garlic meatballs featuring Oaxaca cheese, tomato jam, arugula and toast. The second course features charred hanger steak topped with wild mushroom, pickled blueberry, and sunflower pesto or Scottish salmon with Romanesco, charred peppers, yuzu butter, pepper jam, and serrano oil. Finish the meal with a decadent and velvety treat of chocolate cake layered with dark chocolate mousse, smoked caramelia crème, and raspberry. Call 480-423-2445 or visit there website for reservations.

The Phoenician Tavern- The 19th hole upstairs from the Golf Clubhouse is offering their Triple Dog Dare menu for $25 per person. A two-course meal and a drink (craft beer trio, house margarita or soda) that starts with chips & salsa followed by the main course. Choose from a trio of Kobe beef sliders topped with 1,000 island relish and American cheese OR a triple bacon cheeseburger with bacon onion jam, smoked bacon, whiskey BBQ, and melted gouda. Both dishes are served with a choice of Tavern tots or a pub salad. Add a trio of chilled shrimp with Tavern sauces for $10.

The Tavern is also extending their happy hour during the Culinary Countdown including all day happy hour on Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday. Friday, Saturday & Sunday happy hour is from 3 – 5 p.m. and offerings include $3 off specialty cocktails, $8 draft beers, $10 mules, house margaritas, and Phoenician spiked tea, and $11 glasses of wine, as well as $8 to $12 food specials, with many items exclusive to the happy hour menu. Call 480-423-2445 or visit the Tavern’s website.


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