Reading at the Table

Join our new Slow Food Southern Arizona activity - Reading at the Table


Join the discussion on the future of our nation’s food system. 

Going beyond local, sustainable and organic, Chef Dan Barber redefines nutrition, agriculture and taste for the twenty-first century, envisioning a dinner plate that is ethical, sustainable and delicious.


We’ll gather at the downtown home of one of our readers on Sunday, March 29, 3 pm to share our thoughts and our own culinary adventures.


Please sign up now, so we know you're reading with us, or for more information on our group, send an email to, with “Reading at the Table” in the subject line.





Chef Barry Infuso , the "Dean of Cuisine" of  Pima Community College Culinary Arts program presents:


Become a Loafer!

PCC Desert Vista Cmapus

Sundays @ 8am - 3pm, March 29th - May 17th 

Chef Barry Infuso of PCC Culinary Arts has a  Artisan Breads class with 8 weeks of bread mastery. Each week attendees will make

3 different breads and come home with an abundance of bread, so plan group dinners or gifts for family and friends.

Call 206-5302 for more information. The class is $258 plus a lab fee



Tucson Festival of Books : Culinary Dinner 


Saturday, March 14th @ 5:00 pm

at Westward Look Wyndham Grand Resort & Spa


Join Tucson Festival of Books for its 4th annual Culinary Dinner - a unique culinary fundraiser for paid interships for C-CAP culinary students graduating from Tucson High School. Careers through Culinary Arts Program's (C-CAP) mission is to promote and provide career opportunities in the foodservice industry for underserved youth through culinary arts education and employment. Each table will have an open seat for our Culinary Authors and our two nationally know moderators, Ruth Reichl and Barbara Fairchild. The Culinary Authors and Moderators will be changing tables with each course. There will also be a cookbook from one of the Culinary Authors for every guest. 


The Culinary Dinner will feature menu items: Warm Oysters with Leeks and Champagne Butter, Pac-Rim Short Ribs braised with Ginger & Lemongrass, and Three Citrus Creme Carmel, to name a few. This flavorful 5 course menu includes recipes by special guest, Steven Raichlin along with additonal surprises. Formal paid reservations ($125.00/person) not required until January 2015, but dinner is limited to 90 guests so sign up for first choice.


Seating is limited and this event will sell out.


Please, purchase your ticket(s) below:


If you would rather pay by check, send a check made out to "Slow Food Southern Arizona" to Don Luria at the address below. If you are paying for more than one person please give their names with the payment. 


Don Luria
6002 Placita Pajaro
Tucson, AZ 85718

Monday Mixers


Slow Food Swap - a food bartering

Date: April 13, 2015 - Mercado San Agustin

Time: 5:30PM - 7:00PM


Share your homemade culinary creations with attendees of Slow Foods very first Food Swap - a community gathering to exchange artistic food. Here's the deal: 

       • By participating in this event, you assume all liability; specifically, you agree to not hold liable food swap hosts, swap venue              owners/providers, or other swap participants.

Interested in hosting a Slow Food Southern Arizona Monday Mixer? Email inquiries at


For events that require payment, tickets may be purchased online by clicking

on "Purchase Events" under the "Events" tab.


You may also purchase your tickets by mailing a check, payable to Slow Food Southern Arizona.

Include the name of the event and the names of attendees.

Mail at least 5 days in advance of the event, to:​

Slow Food Southern Arizona

PO Box 30156

Tucson, AZ 85751