Phoenix Food Day 2018



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​Food Day is celebrated to inspire people to change the way we look at food, personally and collectively.  Phoenix Food Day brings education and entertainment together to help the valley move towards a healthier future.

Eating healthy is good for you, the economy and the environment!

2017 Cooking Demonstrations Featured:

Chef Melanie Albert, Experience Nutrition

Founder and CEO Experience Nutrition, intuitive cooking expert, author, and speaker, has been a leader in wellness, integrative medicine, and nutrition for over 15 years. She is the author of cookbook “A New View of Healthy Eating” and offers cooking classes, events, and retreats.  Chef Albert made a wonderful Tomato Gazpacho.

"Cooking with Kate" & Chef Chris Lenza, MIM

Phoenix City Councilwoman Kate Gallego cooked with Executive Chef Chris Lenza.   Chef Lenza's daily menus are inspired by Arizona farmers, ranchers, and artisans. Chef Lenza creates dishes utilizing the highest quality ingredients picked at peak season for the most nutritious and wholesome flavors combing them with Global influences and spices. He is inspired to cook food that is good for your health and fun for the whole family to enjoy at the most extraordinary museum, MIM.

Chef Krystal Harris

Chef Krystal made delicious Fried Rice and Pumpkin.  Chef Krystal  has loved and worked in the restaurant business for the past 17 years and now owns and operates a vegan catering company.  She is passionate life, fitness, health and wellness and shares her passion with those around her by the food she prepare or the classes she teaches. Born and raised in Phoenix AZ but has roots in Thai, Indian, and Chinese cuisine from her mother and american soul food from her father.  Preparing food  is one of the gifts God has placed in her heart and will continue on this path all the days of her life!  

Get Growing, Get Healthy, Get Real!

Phoenix Food Day logo

October 13, 2018

 Cartwright Community Garden

51st Avenue and Glenrosa

The free event will feature:  

Food and health exhibitors

Cooking Demonstrations

FitPHX Apple Crunch

Fantastic Food Fitness Challenge

Food-themed games and activities

Fitness Activities

Gardening Demonstrations

Health Screenings

Live music


​Food Day Fun! 


 2018 Event Sponsors


 2018 Event Partners

          Maricopa County Public Health logo      keep phoenix beautiful      PHX renews     St. Mary's Food Bank Alliance   Green on Purpose logo