Taste of Tucson is a Certified Tucson City of Gastronomy Recommended Cookbook

On 15 December 2015, Tucson, Arizona, became the first UNESCO City of Gastronomy designated in the United States, joining the UNESCO Creative Cities Network (UCCN).

The Tucson City of Gastronomy (TCoG) is a non-profit 501(c)(3) organization with a board of directors formed in December 2016 to manage the UNESCO City of Gastronomy designation of Tucson and its southern Arizona foodshed. Its mission is “Growing a sustainable desert community by supporting our creative food cultures.” Board members represent key stakeholders in the community and the local food system. Major funding support for operations and programs is provided by the City of Tucson, Pima County, Visit Tucson, University of Arizona Southwest Center, and Pima Community College.

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cover of The Unofficial Elf Cookbook by Jackie Alpers.
Jackie Alpers is an American Photography 39 Selected Winner for the Unofficial Yellowstone Cookbook photography
Taste Photography Award Winner Jackie Alpers 2024
The Unofficial Elf Cookbook by Jackie Alpers is a 2024 Muse Photography Awards gold winner.
Muse photography award gold winner Jackie Alpers