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Owner & Executive Chef
Chef Adrian De Leon
Culinary Director Tarbell’s Group
Wine and Service Director
Director of Operations and Goddess of Giving
Asst. of Operations and Assistant to Anne Ballman
Executive Chef Tarbell’s
Executive Chef The Tavern
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