Celebrate Oktoberfest With Tom’s Thumb Beer 101

Chef Tudie’s Pulled Pork Sandwich


Tom’s Thumb Fresh Market will host its first Beer 101 Dinner on Thursday, October 18 featuring Grand Canyon Brewing Company from Williams, and the bistro’s own barbecue dishes. Brian Udvardi, beer guru from Cresent Crown Distributing, will lead the pairings of Grand Canyon’s  beers accompanied by Chef Tudie’s (Tudi Frank Johnson) smoky barbecues and Southwestern dishes.


Artichoke-Parmesan stuffed Jalapeño wrapped in Prosciutto
Grand Canyon Pilsner

Butternut Squash Soup with Smoked Pulled Pork, Chipotle Crema an Pepitas 
Grand Canyon Sunset Amber

Sliced Smoked Brisket over Black Beans served with Fiesta Slaw and Jalapeño Cornbread 
Grand Canyon IPA

Harvest Pumpkin Cake with Pumpkin Porter-Agave reduction 
Grand Canyon Pumpkin Porter

The four-course meal is $36 per person and a great way to celebrate fall and Oktoberfest. The event will be held from 6:30-8pm; pre-paid reservations are required.

Tom’s Thumb Fresh Market, located at 9393 East Bell Road in North Scottsdale, may look like a gas station from the corner, but inside it is a chef-run bistro, specialty coffee shop and market filled with local products, craft beers and affordable wines. For more information, call 480.513.8186 or www.tomsthumbfreshmarket.com.

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