Eight’s Check, Please! Arizona Tasting Tour takes viewers on the road

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Photo: The Check, Please! Arizona Tasting Tour begins with appetizers at Betty’s Nosh

PHOENIX — (Nov. 26, 2014) Fans of the Eight, Arizona PBS Emmy Award-winning “Check, Please! Arizona” will have a unique way to bring the show’s onscreen experiences to life when Eight’s “Check, Please! Arizona” Tasting Tour returns Jan. 20. The tasting tour takes viewers on a five-stop tour around the Valley to experience several of the local restaurants featured on “Check, Please! Arizona” firsthand. From the authentic cuisine of various countries to American classics, the “Check, Please! Arizona” Tasting Tour has something for everyone. A private motor coach will transport guests to five of the show’s memorable dining destinations, where they can sample a variety of food and beverages and mingle with other local foodies. The tour’s first stop is Betty’s Nosh, and also includes Thee Pitts “Again,” Haus Murphy, Bella Luna and Irish Wolfhound. Members of the Arizona Wine Growers Association will provide complimentary wine tastings, and Haus Murphy and Thee Pitts “Again” will offer beer tastings. “Check, Please! Arizona” is a three-time Emmy Award-winning show with James Beard Award-winning chef Robert McGrath as host. The show airs Thursdays at 7 p.m. and Saturdays at 3 p.m. with culinary insights by McGrath and roundtable discussion by show guests. Season 5 of “Check, Please! Arizona” premieres on Jan. 8 at 7 p.m. on Eight. Viewers can expect the fifth season of Eight’s highest-rated locally produced series to feature a diverse lineup of destinations around and outside the Valley.

Seating for the “Check, Please! Arizona” Tasting Tour is limited. Two groups will depart on the tour at 5 and 5:30 p.m., respectively. A donation of $125 per person supports future productions of “Check, Please! Arizona” on Eight.

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