Local expert guides to Phoenix

Food and coffee guides to Phoenix

Local expert guides to Phoenix

Stay.com local experts in Phoenix

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Michael Bouwens


Michael Bouwens is the Executive Chef at Roaring Fork in Scottsdale, Arizona. He hails from 5th & Wine restaurant in Scottsdale where he held the same title. In his role, Bouwens supervises a kitchen staff of 30, creates all seasonal/holiday and daily menu specials, and oversees all restaurant operations. A fourteen year culinary veteran, Bouwens holds a degree in Culinary Arts and Sciences and Restaurant Management.

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I’m the owner of MICHKA Unique Trends. My boutique offers trends in women’s fashions and accessories from all over the world. I was born in the United States but left after 5 years old to Sydney, Australia and then moved to Haifa Isreal at the age of 10 before coming back to the States. I started my career working for the family business selling ladies swimwear in Israel. My favorite quote is “Some people were born to dream, others make dreams happen.”

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Cartel Coffee Lab

Coffee Experts

We’re on a mission to create unique and fulfilling coffee experiences.

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Delia Gavrilescu

Travel Writer

I am passionate about everything travel, and I write on hospitality topics, travel resources, announcements, awards and much more for Argophilia Travel News. I am happy to share my travel experiences and favorites with you on Stay.com.

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Molly Hale

Senior Nutrition Coach

I’m a Senior Nutrition Coach in Arizona and I work for My Fit Foods. I’ve a Dietetics degree from Arizona State University. My Fit Foods offers fresh, healthy, pre-portioned meals and snacks. My Fit Foods is dedicated to making sure every meal you eat is not only healthy, but also balanced. My Fit Foods was designed to help people look and feel great!

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Adelante Gallery

Gallery Owner

Adelante Gallery is known for its distinctive selection of art and jewelry. A featured gallery on CNN International’s program “Art Club”, Adelante showcases paintings, sculptures, and jewelry by local and international folk and fine artists, whose work runs the gamut from the devotional to the irreverent.

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Steven Koeppel

Fashion professional

After selling the last of his car dealerships in 2005, he moved from New York to Arizona and founded Scottsdale Jean Company shortly thereafter. Within months, Scottsdale Jean Company grew to become the largest independently owned retailer of designer jeans and clothing in Arizona. Scottsdale Jean Company features the largest selection you’ll find anywhere for men and women.

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Oliver Smith

Jewelry Designer

Oliver Smith got his start in the jewelry industry after graduating from Lock Haven University with a BA in Economics. His brand carries a diverse selection of designer jewelry and fine timepieces, as well as the exclusive Oliver Smith Collection.

Oliver enjoys being outdoors, playing golf, hiking, horseback riding, surfing, doing yoga, and barbequing.

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