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Thanksgiving Celebrations at T.Cook's in Phoenix, Arizona

Thanksgiving, like all great holidays, is all about coming together.  So gather your loved ones and join us in T.Cook's for a Thanksgiving to remember. Celebrate Thanksgiving Day at Royal Palms!

Explore our two popular holiday dining experiences and reserve your table soon for either our three-course prix fixe option or our holiday buffet.

Visit us at to make reservations or call 602.808.0766

New Power Lunch Hour at T. Cook’s

Chef Paul McCabe brings you a new twist on lunch in Phoenix, Arizona with “Power Hour” at T. Cook’s.     

Chef McCabe's September Newsletter Highlights

For the second year, the James Beard Foundation's Taste America: "Local Flavor from Coast to Coast" tour made a stop in the Valley for a benefit dinner of epic proportions. The A Night of Culinary Stars dinner, held here at the Royal Palms Resort and Spa and featured picture-perfect plates from top local chefs.

James Beard Foundation Taste American Event at Royal Palms Resort and Spa in Phoenix, Arizona

James Beard Foundation's Taste America: "Local Flavor from Coast to Coast" tour made a stop in the Valley hosted at Royal Palms Resort and Spa.

Morning stroll through the gardens at Royal Palms Resort and Spa in Phoenix, Arizona

Nothing better than taking a morning stroll through Royal Palms Resort and Spa, where winding, cobblestone pathways lead to romantic nooks with crackling fireplaces and tranquil fountains.  

Chef McCabe's September Highlights

T. Cook's and The Mix up Bar have enjoyed a great summer and we are very much anticipating what the fall season has to offer.

Arizona resorts participate in the ALS Ice Bucket Challenge

The General Managers at Tempe Mission Palms Hotel, Royal Palms Resort, and Scottsdale Resort and Conference Center all participated in the ALS Ice Bucket Challenge.  The Ice Bucket Challenge has raised over 90 million dollars to date for funding scientific research, providing care and counseling for ALS patients and their families, and advocacy for those affected by ALS. 

Labor Day Staycation Activities at Royal Palms Resort and Spa

If you are looking for a great Labor Day staycation in Arizona, Royal Palms Resort and Spa in the Phoenix/Scottsdale area is the perfect choice!  Refresh with our weekend full of events starting on August 29th with delicious food and drink specials, live music, and more: 

A Note from Chef McCabe August 2014

Hello from T. Cook’s!


We hope that you are having a great summer.  It has been a great season here at T. Cook’s.  As we head into August we are gearing up to celebrate the end of summer - which for us Phoenicians means a break from the summer heat is right around the corner! 

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