Sanctuary’s culinary festival returns with international talent for a food & beverage extravaganza featuring star chefs along with Executive Chef Beau MacMillan. Throughout the weekend, you’ll enjoy informative, intimate conversation with celebrities from the world of food and wine…accompanied by tantalizing tastings, sumptuous meals and activities that make the most of Arizona’s glorious spring weather.
Nirvana Package Includes:
- Three nights luxurious accommodations (Thursday-Saturday)
- Tickets to your choice of two Nirvana main events
- 10% savings on room and tickets
Package includes two event tickets per adult for Nirvana Food and Wine Festival. Sanctuary’s reservations team will contact you after online purchase to select two Nirvana main events. Requires three night minimum stay. Subject to availability. Cannot be combined with any other offer. Please direct questions to our Reservations Team at 844.871.6072
Nirvana Main Events
Bourbon Street presented by Bulleit Bourbon
New Orleans comes to Sanctuary. Nirvana Food and Wine kicks off with a celebration of the cuisine and cocktails that made Bourbon Street famous.
Hosted by Beau MacMillan & Jason Asher
Chefs/Mixologists: Brian Belvins, Paul Boehmer, Audrey Enriquez, George Frasher, Maxton Kennedy, Bobby Kramer, Brian Lieske, Libby Longlott, Beau MacMillan & Landon Post, Lenard Rubin, Eric Wilson
Birds & Bubbles presented by Möet and Woodford Reserve
A night dedicated to celebrating the ultimate culinary combination – fried chicken and Champagne! Indulge as an all-star line-up of local chefs put their own spin on the southern specialty, complete with side dishes, fine bubbly and live music.
Hosted by Stephanie Izard & Chuck Hughes
Chefs/Mixologists: Lindsay Autry, Jacob Cutino, Rochelle Daniel, Michael DeMaria, Eddie Diaz, Ron Dimas, Jacob Ellis, Kiefer Gilbert, Stephen Jones, Bernie Kantak
Best of the West
Some of the best Chefs in the West join forces for a grand finale-worthy walk-around tasting that will take guests to indoor and outdoor settings throughout the resort.
Hosted by Scott Conant & Tony Abou-Ganim
Chefs: Justin Beckett, Cullen Campbell, Ryan Clark, John Conley, Russell LaCasce, Branden Levine, Gio Osso, Jeremy Pacheco, James Porter, Joseph Rodger, Caleb Schiff, Matthew Taylor, Chuck Wiley
Tequila & Tortillas
Nirvana comes to a close South Western style. Enjoy live music and delight your taste buds with Mexican specialties and savory tequila cocktails, on your final morning in paradise.
Hosted by Aarón Sánchez & Maxton Kennedy
Chefs: Rene Andrade, Jason Asher, Lee Hilson, Beau MacMillan, Aaron May, Peter McQuaid, Doug Robson, Lenard Rubin, Samantha Sanz, Suny Santana