Join us Monday, July 1st for an exciting culinary event curated by the Phoenix Diners Collective and The Sleepy Whale! Chef Zachery Dick will be preparing 5-courses using locally sourced ingredients while The Sleepy Whale pairs beer, wine, mead, or sake with each course. Additional drinks are available to purchase through The Sleepy Whale, including a special reception beer available at 6:00. Event is 21+, dietary restrictions and food allergies can be accommodated with 7 day advanced notice.

Zach was born and raised in Niagara Falls, NY. After graduating from high school Zach attended Johnson & Wales in Charlotte, NC where he received his associates in Culinary Arts. Zach decided to move down south and worked in several high end hotels including Sea island Resort in Sea Island GA, The Breakers in Palm Beach FL and PGA National Resort and Spa in Palm Beach Gardens FL. He moved Rochester NY where he became the Chef de Cuisine at Next Door by Wegmans. Before moving to Arizona he was the Executive Chef for Dogfish Head Craft Brewery In Rehoboth Beach DE where he opened Chesapeake & Maine and the new Dogfish Head brewing & Eats. He always had a passion for food but here is where his passion for beer really took off. He’s now an executive chef at a local gastropub in Tempe AZ. 

BEST OF LUCK VOL.2 07/21/19

The BEST OF LUCK VOL.2 is coming back for another fun night of food and drinks. With amazing talent from across the valley. An asian all star cast will be collaborating a seven course dinner for this evening. We hope to inspire and show Phoenix the beautiful food culture this city has to offer. Dinner starts at @5:30pm


PHXDC presents Eat Up! at Ocotillo. Join us on Sunday, March 25 from 5:30 p.m. to 10:30 p.m. for food, drinks, music, and live art. The evening will feature culinary delights prepared by Chef Brett Gomez, craft cocktails created by Samuel Connors and Miguel Mora and musical acts including Strangelot, Lejre, and DJ Sklee. More acts and artist information coming soon!  Tickets are required: $15 pre-sale; $20 door.  Ages 21+. Tickets at:

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Can't wait to see you there! 


We are excited to announce our first ever PHXDC event!  Join us Sunday, December 17 from 3:00 p.m. to 10:00 p.m. (come and go as you please).  Food by Tyka Chheng, music curated by Eli Villegas and showcasing Djentrification and DJ Sklee, art by Alex Banuelos!nThe event is outdoors so dress accordingly. EVERYTHING IS FREE but we do welcome donations. We look forward to seeing everyone there!