THANK YOU…

for participating in the Fountain Hills Theater 2019-2020 Fall Fundraiser, CURTAIN CALL CUISINE

Reserve Your Space(s) SEPTEMBER 6 — OCTOBER 20 here, or in person at any performance of Mamma Mia!, and Disney’s Frozen Jr.,
or during the first weekend of Agnes of God—or call 480.837.9661 x3

Proceeds support youth classes, productions, and workshops.
NOTE: Each host reserves the right to change the date of an event if necessary.


High Tea at Crowning Glory Tea Room

Date: Thurs., Sept. 19, 2019 (NEW DATE!) at 1:30pm | 15 Guests
Hosted By: Sherry Boas, Crowning Glory Tea Room
Location: 16733 E Palisades Blvd., Suite 101, Fountain Hills
$50 per person

A tea party at Fountain Hills beloved Crowning Glory Tea Room and you’re invited! Enjoy this beautifully appointed world-class tearoom featuring finger sandwiches, salad, dessert and all the tea you can drink!


An Evening of Love — Italian Style

Date: Sun., Oct. 6, 2019 at 6 pm | 8 Guests
Hosted By: Fred & Barb Hansen
Location: The Hansen Home: 16929 E. Salida Dr., Fountain Hills
$ 65 per person

Barb and Fred will welcome you to partake of Adult beverages and appetizers on their patio. Then come inside for an Italian feast with a starter of green salad, followed by the entrée of spaghetti and meatballs, garlic bread and seasonal vegetables. A delightful dessert from Sapori D’Italia with coffee will finish off the meal. Come share stories of adventures in Italy with the Hansens as they create a real Italian culinary experience for your enjoyment. Molto Bene!


An Intimate Evening of Art & Culture

Date: Sun. Oct. 26, 2019 from 5pm to 8pm | 21 Guests
Hosted By: Madiha Ali-Schader & Brian Schader, Carol & Richard Carroll
Location: Sunset Patio Dining at the Schader Residence: 16607 N Paradox Dr., Fountains Hills
$90 per person

Reviving a hugely successful event from 2 years ago at the Carroll residence, Chef Madiha will again be preparing a culinary experience made up of some of her country’s favorite dishes. The dinner will include Appetizers, Dahi Badha and Chaat. The main course will include Kachoomar (finely chopped salad), Daal (lentils), Aloo Curry (potatoes), Dumm Kebob (beef), Chicken Karahi, Naan Bread and a variety of desserts. Wine selection to complement your meal. Come and mingle with friends & enjoy a relaxing evening.


Blind Wine Tasting Class at Grapeables

Date: Sun., Oct. 27, 2019 at 6:30 pm | 20 Guests
Hosted By: Jo & Bill McKellips
Location: Grapeables Fine Wines, 12645 N Saguaro Blvd., Suite 9, Fountain Hills
$ 50 per person

Grapeables will be hosting a blind wine tasting class. We will taste through 5 different wines. Each person will have a sheet with descriptions of the wines, and we will try to figure out the smells, flavors and varietals of the wines together. These tastings really help to overcome preconceived notions about wine and help the participants to understand and enjoy wine more fully. We will be using black Riedel glass ware so it’s impossible to even see the color of the wine that is being served. This will be a fun way to test your wine knowledge and expand your understanding of wine. Join us as we learn to read the wine, not the label.


Mac’s Shack

Date: Sat., Nov. 9, 2019 at 6 pm | 10 Guests
Hosted By: Robert & Lisa Munzer
Location: To be held in a private residence in Fountain Hills. Location & contact details will be sent to confirmed guests.
$ 120 per person

Experience exceptional service and food at Mac’s Shack, our version of the high-end Steak Houses found around Scottsdale. Start off in our garden patio with Prosecco and enticing hors d’oeuvres. After moving inside, you’ll begin dinner with a special house salad. For the main feature we will once again be smoking a whole Prime Beef Tenderloin, serving it sliced, and this year presented with grilled lobster tails. Appropriate sides will include roasted veggies and house mac and cheese. Wine and beer will be served along with a special dessert and coffee.

PLEASE NOTE: We are unable to accommodate any food allergies or special requests. Thank you for understanding.


An Evening at The Oberg Prime Steakhouse

Date: Sat., Nov. 9, 2019 at 6 pm | 10 Guests
Hosted By: Michael & Margaret Oberg and Carol Coates
Location: The Michael & Margaret (Murf) Oberg Home: 15324 E. Quick Draw Place, Fountain Hills
$ 70 per person

Enjoy an expertly prepared white tablecloth dinner of prime steaks, perfectly cooked vegetables, rosemary potatoes and everybody’s favorite – Pillsbury Crescent Rolls! Good wine served in an elegant setting enjoying the sounds of Yo Yo Ma, Yiroma, Ludovico Einaudi and others to complement the conversations.

Sous Vide Prepared Filet Mignon with Blue Cheese (optional) and a Cabernet-Raspberry-Fig Reduction
• Rosemary Garlic Potatoes
• Grilled Asparagus
• Balsamic Glazed Brussels Sprouts
• Georgia’s Famous Salad
• And everybody’s favorite – Pillsbury Crescent Rolls
• Chocolate Chip Cookie Crocks


Girls Just Wanna Have Fun!

Date: Thurs., Nov. 14, 2019 at 5:00 pm | 8 guests
Hosted By: Peggy Fiandaca & Curt Dunham, owners LDV Winery
Location: LDV Winery Tasting Room, 7134 E. Stetson Drive, #100; Old Town Scottsdale, AZ 85251 (South Bridge at the Canal Waterfront)
$ 50 per person

Join winery owner Peggy Fiandaca as she hosts a “Girls Night Out” at LDV Winery Tasting Room in Old Town Scottsdale. Savor the flavor of five of LDV’s award-winning wines paired with gourmet cheeses. Educate your palate as Peggy shares her amazing knowledge with each delectable tasting! The event will include a fun evening of laughs and great times. Each gal will receive a Scottsdale Wine Trail Passport and Wine Glass which provides discounts at each of the other great wineries in Old Town Scottsdale. Start the Girls Night Out with your passport stamp at LDV, visit the other three wineries or make plans for dinner at one of the area’s fabulous restaurants.


Fans of Julia Child!

Date: Sat., Nov. 16, 2019 at 6 pm | 8 guests
Hosted By: Kathy & Mark Phillips, Pat Druckman and Terry Gadaire
Location: The Phillips Home: 12558 N. Fountain Hills Blvd. Fountain Hills
$ 95 per person

Terry Gadaire, one of our most popular and talented FH Theater actors, and a graduate of the Classic Cooking Culinary Institute, will prepare this French inspired meal. For starters Pate and a variety of French cheeses and fruit served with champagne, the entrée will be Boeuf Bourguignon, served over hearty celery root mashed potatoes, minted peas, freshly baked French bread, and a variety of French wines. French themed dessert with coffee and after dinner libations will be served on the patio. The setting is a beautiful custom home designed and built by Mark Phillips, with a Chef’s dream kitchen and spectacular panoramic views of Fountain Hills.


Le’ale’a, ‘Ohana, ‘Ai (Fun, Family, Food)

Date: Sat., Nov. 16, 2019 at 7 pm | 8 Guests
Hosted By: Val Stasik & Randy Beard
Location: The Stasik & Beard Home: 11015 Inca Dr., Fountain Hills
$ 85 per person

Prepare for a night in Hawaii complete with slow roasted Hawaiian Pork, savory Hawaiian style rice, pineapple and many other regional favorites. You will even get a “Lei”, to adorn the colorful Hawaiian outfit you are encouraged to wear. In addition, there will be a full bar for your favorite beverage of choice, we may even mix up some cocktails straight from the islands. Oh “Poi” this will be fun!


A Charles Dickens Christmas

Date: Sat., Dec. 7, 2019 at 6:30 pm | 10 guests
Hosted By: Connie Scholl, Lisa Young and Donna Beers
Location: Lisa Young’s Home, 10150 N 105th Way, Scottsdale
$ 65 per person

Join your hosts for sunset views on the patio with some interesting wines and Champagne. Then enter the dining room for a feast of standing rib of beef with Yorkshire pudding, seasonal vegetables and cabbage salad. An original dessert of plum pudding will harken you back to yesteryear. Choose, if you like, to wear attire suitable for a party in Dickens time circa 1845 or a character from the book. Mrs. Dickens has already been cast!


The Mediterranean Table

Date: Sat., Jan. 25, 2020 at 6:30 pm | 12 Guests
Hosted By: Linda Tornabene and Debbie Elder
Location: The Tornabene Home: 15045 E Sunburst Dr., Fountain Hills
$ 125 per person

Join us for a night of deliciousness at the gorgeous Tuscan-style home of Chuck and Linda Tornabene. Guests will dine on a menu of sumptuous tastes from the delightful cuisines of the Mediterranean. From Turkey to Greece to Italy and Spain, the menu reflects the fresh ingredients tied to the seasons that Mediterraneans enjoy around their daily tables.

All courses will also be paired with tastes from the Boisset Collection of wines. The meal will be prepared by co-hosts Debbie Elder and John Weimer. Debbie currently works as an Assistant Inn Keeper at one of the most romantic inns in the country, Cedar Crest Lodge.

Appetizers: Baked Goat Cheese in Filo Triangles, Fresh Tuna Pate with Capers on Crackers, Baba Ganoush with Crudites and Pita Brea

Salad: Greek Salad with Oregano Garlic Vinaigrette

Intermezzo: Limon Sorbet

Main: Moroccan Chicken Tagine with Lemon & Castelvetrano Olives, Couscous

Dessert: Turkish Bread Pudding with Fresh Fruit


Persian Valentine’s Day

Date: Fri., Feb. 14, 2020 at 7 pm – Dress: Formal to Cocktail | 16 Guests
Hosted By: Dr. Amir & Hengameh Sadeghi
Location: The Sadeghi Home: 15033 E. Sunburst Dr. Fountain Hills
$ 125 per person

Please join us to celebrate an evening of love with Persian hospitality on Valentine’s Day for a memorable experience of culture, cuisine, and live music. You will be greeted at the door with a red rose and a glass of red wine from Shiraz, Persia’s ancient capital. Our delicious dinner will begin with flowing appetizers of eggplant, lamb, herbs and feta cheese. Be sure to save room for the mouthwatering skewers of Persian kabob cooked on an open flame and served on a bed of saffron basmati rice and exotic grilled vegetables. Our classical Persian dinner will be topped off by our heavenly saffron ice-cream and Persian tea. This will be a Valentine’s Day to remember and we look forward to hosting you! Dress formal in black & red. *Special surprise bouquets for your loved ones can be pre-ordered upon request. Please text (210) 279-9899 to place your order.


All You Need Is Love

Date: Fri., Feb. 14, 2020 from 7:00-9:00 pm | 16 Guests
Hosted By: Deborah & Jon Murray
Location: The Murray Home: 14426 East Shadow Canyon, Fountain Hills
$ 60 per person

Get your hearts pumping at a romantically themed evening of all things associated with a Valentine’s Celebration. Your heart will be enjoying chocolates, strawberries, sweet treats, sparkling wine, special cocktails, wine, appetizers, music, candlelight and flowers. A few surprises including a Valentine favor. Roses are red, violets are blue, we so look forward to meeting you.


Sweetheart Feast!

Date: Sat., Feb. 15, 2020 at 6:00 pm | 6 Guests
Hosted By: Former Town Council Member Henry Leger & his wife Janet Leger
Location: The Leger Home: 16302 E. Saguaro Blvd., Fountain Hills
$ 65 per person

Enjoy an evening of wining and dining on an elegant fare of Salmon grilled to perfection, tasty veggies, and wines pared to the occasion. Bring your Valentine Sweetheart to this evening made for fun and good cheer.


St. Patrick’s Day Brunch with Fountain Views!

Date: Saturday, Mar. 14, 2020 from 11:30 am – 2 pm | 18 Guests
Hosted By: Sandi O’Donahue McGee, and Carol O’Carroll, plus our Leprechaun for the day, Donna O’Beers
Location: Sandi O’Donahue McGee’s Home: 17216 E. Alta Loma Dr. Fountain Hills
$ 65 per person

Start St. Patrick’s Day with 11:30 am appetizers, Irish coffee and other libations for firsthand viewing at noon of the Green Fountain from the patio. Music and Limericks to get us in the mood; wear your green and come party with us. “The whole world’s a stage and most of us are desperately unrehearsed”. We will be very well rehearsed for your main dishes from 12:30 -2 pm. Good ole home cooked Irish party food with Irish stew made with Guinness, Corned Beef and Cabbage with potatoes and carrots. Can’t have an Irish meal without soda bread and Brown Bread with Irish butter just like grandma used to make. Then you can’t leave before desserts with our featured Bread Pudding with Irish Whiskey Sauce and other delights. “A best friend is like a four-leaf clover; hard to find & lucky to have.” Come and play with us.


¡Tapas, Paella, Vino!

Date: Sat., Mar. 28, 2020 at 6pm| 6 Guests
Hosted By: Linda & Chuck Tornabene and Robert & Lisa Munzer
Location: The Tornabene Home: 15045 Sunburst Drive Fountain Hills, AZ 85268
$ 80 per person

Experience Spain while never leaving Fountain Hills! You’ll begin by enjoying the typical pre-dinner starters of Cava and Tapas on the outdoor patio overlooking a gorgeous mountain vista. After moving inside, you’ll begin dinner with cold gazpacho. We’ll then move on to the evening’s highlight: Paella! As the sizzling pan is brought to the table, you’ll enjoy the fragrant aromas of Saffron and Smoked Paprika. The beauty of this dish is in the presentation of the Paella Pan filled with rice, Shrimp, Chicken and Chorizo. Guests will serve themselves from the turntable. Be sure to scrape down to get the crusty “socarrat”! Fabulous Spanish Wines will be served along with a special dessert and coffee.

PLEASE NOTE: We are unable to accommodate any food allergies or special requests. Thank you for understanding.


Mad Hatter Tea in the Garden

Date: Sun., Apr. 5, 2020 from 2:00 pm – 4:00 pm | 80 Guests
Hosted By: Dori Wittrig, Chris Marchell, Michele McGuinness and the Tea Party Posse
Location: Fountain Hills Community Garden, Fountain Hills
$ 75 per person

Ladies, find your favorite Spring hat and enjoy a lovely afternoon in the Fountain Hills Community Garden!  We’ll sample teas from around the world, finger sandwiches, savories, scones, petit fours and all the wonderful traditions of an afternoon tea set amidst the beauty of Arizona’s finest Community Garden.  Your ticket will entitle you to a raffle for fun trips, gift certificates and pampering you won’t want to miss!  There will be prizes for the best hat and other contests.  Limit:  80 Lucky Ladies (Be sure to invite your Girlfriends, this is the party to beat all parties!)