Presidio District Gastronomy Tour (GREEN VALLEY) - Nov. 7, 11:30 am - 5:00 pm

Gastronomy Tour, Food TourTHIS TOUR INCLUDES TRANSPORTATION FROM GREEN VALLEY!! This is a WALKING TOUR, so once participants have arrived at the Presidio Museum, they will be walking from location to location.

Celebrating Tucson's UNESCO City of Gastronomy designation, the tour includes stops at four locations in the historic Presidio District of Downtown Tucson.  Participants will learn from knowledgeable ethnobotanist tour guides and experience Tucson's complex food heritage and the fusion of Old and New World ingredients.  You'll also hear great stories of Tucson's history in some of it's more historic locations.  

Beginning at the Presidio Museum, participants learn about Tucson’s origins and the food fusions that occurred when the Spanish and Tohono O’Odham were first learning from each other through tastings of Old and New World foods.

The next stop is  El Charro, where participants enjoy some of their most popular menu items and a margarita.  While sitting in their flagship restaurant, tour participants will learn the rich history of the Flores family from members of the family and hear stories such as how the chimichanga was created.

Gastronomy Tour, Food TourNext up is La Cocina Restaurant/Old Town Artisans, located in the longest-inhabited block in Arizona.  Participants will enjoy an appetizer portion of menu items made with both Old and New World ingredients and Three Wells Distillery’s Silver and Copper spirits made from prickly pear fruits. The stories told here are about the residents and businesses the building has hosted in the past.  Time for shopping at the many quaint shops in Old Town Artisans is also included.

The final stop on the tour is Café a la C’art, housed in the historic Fish-Stevens home at the Tucson Museum of Art.  Here, participants will enjoy a one of their many famous desserts made with historic regional ingredients and learn about the Fish and Stevens families that inhabited the home.

GREEN VALLEY TRANSPORTATION INFORMATION:
Luxury motorcoach transportation is included in the price of this tour.  The bus will depart from the Sprouts store at 18755 S. Nogales Highway at 11:30 am and will return to the same location around 5 pm. 

Cancellation Policy:  Cancellations received more than 24 hours in advance will receive a refund minus a small transaction fee.  Cancellations received less than 24 hours in advance will not receive a refund.

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When
November 7th, 2019 11:30 AM   through   5:00 PM
Location
196 N. Court Ave.
Tucson, AZ-85701
United States
Contact
Phone: 520-837-8119
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Event Fee(s)
Non-Member Participant $ 120.00
Presidio Museum Member Participants $ 105.00

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