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SAVOR THE SOUTHWEST FIESTA
MARCH 5 AT NOON
EIGHT, ARIZONA PBS

To kick-off the re-release of the Savor the Southwest 13-part series, Eight/KAET Phoenix is bringing together many of the original participants for a live 3-hour cooking show, Savor the Southwest Fiesta.  The new special is hosted by cookbook author and cooking teacher Barbara Fenzl, host of the original series. Each participating chef will prepare one new recipe and talk about the origins of the culinary heritage that is unique to the American Southwest. Savor the Southwest Fiesta airs Saturday, Mar. 5, 2011 at noon on Eight.

Chefs scheduled to appear include:  Chuck Wiley (Hotel Valley Ho, Scottsdale, Ariz.),  Lenard Rubin (The Vig and The Vig Uptown, Phoenix, Ariz.), Donna Nordin (cooking teacher in Arizona and California), Janos Wilder (Westin La Paloma Resort & Spa, Tucson, Ariz.),  Robert McGrath (Renegade Canteen, Scottsdale, Ariz.), Roxsand Scocos McCreary, Vincent Guerithault (Vincent’s on Camelback in Scottsdale, Ariz.), and Loretta Barrett Oden (PBS series, Seasoned with Spirit). Savor the Southwest debuted in 1999.

Savor the Southwest Fiesta is distributed by National Educational Telecommunications Association (NETA) to public television stations nationwide.

 

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About Eight, Arizona PBS

Eight, Arizona PBS specializes in the education of children, in-depth news and public affairs, lifelong learning, and the celebration of arts and culture -- utilizing the power of noncommercial television, the Internet, educational outreach services, and community-based initiatives. The PBS station began broadcasting from the campus of Arizona State University on January 30, 1961. Now more than 80 percent of Arizonans receive the signal through a network of translators, cable and satellite systems. With more than 1 million viewers each week, Eight consistently ranks among the most-viewed public television stations per capita in the country. Arizonans provide more than 60 percent of the station's annual budget.

Eight is a member-supported service of Arizona State University.