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A Special Culinary Event with Author Jackie Alpers and Chef Maria Mazon!

Festival Staff / August 5, 2020

Check out the latest Authors In Conversation with Tucson's own author Jackie Alpers and Chef Maria Mazon of Boca Tacos y Tequila. Jackie's new cookbook is "Taste of Tucson: Sonoran-Style Recipes Inspired by the Rich Culture of Southern Arizona." You can view this event on our Crowdcast channel here! First priority for these events goes to Friends of the Festival and Sponsors. Become a Friend of the Festival today.

Jackie and Maria explore their recipe collaboration in "Taste of Tucson" followed up by a Q&A. Download the recipe here.

Jackie Alpers is an award-winning professional food photographer and the author of two cookbooks; "Taste of Tucson: Sonoran-Style Recipes Inspired by the Rich Culture of Southern Arizona" and "Sprinkles!: Recipes and Ideas for Rainbowlicious Desserts." Buy "Taste of Tucson" today!

Maria Mazon is founder, owner and executive chef of Boca Tacos y Tequila in Tucson, AZ. She is also a 2020 James Beard Award Semifinalist.

Named Sponsors

Arizona Daily Star
University of Arizona

Presenting Sponsors

Tucson Medical Center

Major Sponsors

Friends of the Festival
Pima County Public Library
Stocker Foundation
University of Arizona BookStores
University of Arizona - Facilities Management
William & Mary Ross Foundation

Key Sponsors

Early Childhood Learning is Essential
Marshall Foundation

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