Read what Fodor’s Travel Guide says about the Marana Gastronomy Tours. Discover Marana’s two different Marana Gastronomy Tours will run February 2020 through early April 2020.
Click here for A Taste of the Wild: The Marana Wild Foods Gastronomy Tour, Friday, March 13 reservations. $65 per person. This car caravan tour features a guided wild foods walk about with the renowned wild foods cookbook author and speaker, Carolyn Niethammer, who shares her knowledge on the 450 edible wild foods in the Sonoran Desert. Expert guide Allen Denoyer, preservation archaeologist at Southwest Archaeology, interprets and illuminates ancient life at a preserved Hohokam village and farm site. The adventures are capped off with a tasting of prepared wildcrafted foods and microbrewed craft beer at Button Brew House.
Click here for The Marana Gastronomy Tour for Friday, February 28; Friday, March 20; and Friday, April 10 reservations. $109 per person. This chartered van tour (for up to 12 people only) features a multicourse tasting of Sonoran haute cuisine small plates at the Forbes Five Star-rated The Ritz Carlton, Dove Mountain, presented by Executive Chef Emily Dillport. Expert guide Allen Denoyer, preservation archaeologist at Southwest Archaeology, interprets and illuminates two significant archaeology sites. The adventures also includes a tasting of prepared wildcrafted foods and microbrewed craft beer at Catalina Brewing Company.
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