an exclusive first look at restaurant innovator sam fox’s first luxury hotel concept

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This week Sam Fox, the Phoenix-based restaurateur who has been nominated 11 times for the James Beard Award as Outstanding Restaurateur, unveiled the much-anticipated plans for his first-ever hotel property, The Global Ambassador. In 2019, Fox sold his wildly successful Fox Restaurant Concepts to the Cheesecake Factory for a tidy $353 million. His nose for […]

more details released on sam fox’s proposed phoenix hotel

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Sam Fox, one of Phoenix’s most well-known restaurateurs, has released more information on his proposed hotel in Phoenix’s Arcadia neighborhood. Fox, along with master developer RED Development, received approval from Phoenix City Council to build the hotel back in November 2019, but until now there hasn’t been much word on the project. In 2020, the […]

sam fox is building a luxury hotel in phoenix. what we know about the global ambassador

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For years, renowned Arizona restaurateur Sam Fox said he has envisioned pivoting his passion for hospitality into the hotel industry. Now, the 11-time James Beard Award semifinalist is bringing that vision to life by starting construction on an internationally inspired luxury hotel concept in Phoenix. Called the Global Ambassador, Fox said the hotel will be […]

sneek peek into postino winecafe tucson, opening today

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Phoenix-based restaurant Postino WineCafe will officially open their Tucson location at 11 a.m. on Monday, March 2 at 2500 E. Grant Rd., in the same building as Snooze and across the street from Culinary Dropout. “We loved the proximity, that it had to so many things so it was close to the university, but it was nestled in this really […]

colorado breakfast chain “snooze” to open tucson location at grant rd. & tucson blvd.

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Colorado-based breakfast chain “Snooze” quietly announced plans to open a Tucson location in 2020. Although the company has kept fairly hushed with details, the restaurant sign is now up on the southeast corner of East Grant Road and North Tucson Boulevard a few doors down from Postino WineCafe. Additionally, the website lists operating hours as 6:30 […]

construction begins on ‘the city of the future’ – city north

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Phoenix’s Ultimate “Live, Work, Play and Excel Environment” will offer retail, office and residential communities on superb freeway frontage PHOENIX, ARIZ. – Crown Realty & Developmentis pleased to announce the onset of construction activity today on the nearly 100-acre property that surrounds the existing High Street retail, office and residential community adjacent to the Loop 101 in […]

postino winecafé opening midtown location

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Prepare your palate for Tucson’s newest restaurant concept, Postino WineCafe, set to open its doors early next year in midtown. Located on the southeast corner of West Grant Road and North Tucson Boulevard, Postino will partner with longtime Tucsonans to introduce the first-ever Southern Arizona location. “Postino has always been focused on serving our surrounding […]

Sam Fox sets opening date for Gilbert Culinary Dropout

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Fox Restaurant Concepts has set an opening date of April 3 for its Culinary Dropout at the Yard location in downtown Gilbert. The project, which was announced more than two years ago, is highly anticipated and will be the latest expansion of Sam Fox’s empire in his home state. It will be the seventh Culinary Dropout location. […]