Tucson is Getting Some Major Culinary Coverage

An article in the New York Times another is USAToday and now this press release-Tucson has hit the culinary map big time.



Tucson, Ariz—- Chef Ryan Clark, one of Tucson’s top chefs, has been invited to appear on NBC’s Today Show on Friday morning, September 9th in a Tailgate Battle of the Chefs.  Representing the AZ Cardinals with a Southwest Tailgate feast, Chef Clark’s menu will include signature Guacamole (from his cookbook Modern Southwest Cooking), his rendition of southwest signature Sonoran Hotdogs, as well as Pork Tacos braised in AZ craft beer.

His challenger will be a chef representing the New England Patriots and traditional northeast coast tailgate dishes.   The segment will air during the regular broadcast of the Today Show on KVOA, Channel 4 in Tucson, and KPRC, Channel 12 in the Phoenix area.

Chef Clark is currently the Executive Chef at PY Steakhouse at Casino del Sol Resort in Tucson. He is a three- time Iron Chef Tucson winner, author of Modern Southwest Cooking, and a popular guest speaker/chef instructor at various venues throughout Arizona.


Watch Ryan this Friday on the Today Show!