Mark Tarbell (the only winning competitor on the 5th season of "Iron Chef America") opened Tarbell's in 1994.
Previously he had studied in Paris at the l'Academie du Vin and earned a Grande Diplôme d'Etude Culinaire from Ecole du Cuisine La Varenne.
Mark and his restaurants (he also owns The Oven in Denver) have earned more than 50 city and industry awards, including a "Best Restaurant" from Food and Wine magazine and a nomination as "Best Chef - Southwest" by the James Beard Foundation.
Mark traveled up to Maynard Keenan's vineyard so the two of them could prepare a dinner for the winning bidder of the Arizona Wine Grower's Association's 2011 fundraiser. The seven course menu included this...
It's the perfect month for Mark to demonstrate making his Summer Corn & Sweet Red Pepper Soup! ...