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Chef/Owner Tarbell’s, Catering, Tavern & Wine Store. Host of PBS “Plate & Pour” and Iron Chef America Winner
Director of Operations and Goddess of Giving
Chef Adrian De Leon
Restaurants and Wine Store Director
Operations Assistant and Assistant to Anne Ballman
Fresh, simple, good since 1994
Chef Mark Tarbell immediately elevated fine dining in Phoenix when he opened Tarbell’s in 1994. Hundreds of accolades later, the Tarbell’s team continues to serve contemporary dishes and classic comfort food in the elegant, art-filled space.
Chef Tarbell began his culinary studies in Amsterdam with an apprenticeship at Sonesta Hotel in Amsterdam. He then moved to Paris to study at the Ecole du Cuisine La Varenne where he earned a Grande Diplôme d’Etude Culinaire. While in Paris, he also studied wine at Steven Spurrier’s l’Academie du Vin. Tarbell’s frequent television and radio appearances include winning “Iron Chef America” on The Food Network and serving as the Valley’s food liaison for Arizona PBS on the upcoming show Plate & Pour.
The Chef brings his passion, curiosity and deep knowledge to his menu, his wine list and his staff. His mission—a moment, a meal, and a night you’ll remember.
Food & Wine Magazine
Best Place to Dine Solo
Citysearch.com : Editor’s Choice & People’s Choice
Best New-American Restaurant