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Searching for a cannabis chef in Phoenix, AZ? If you want to hire a cannabis chef for your next private cannabis dinner party or corporate event, you found the right place! Cannabis Chef Derek Upton and the Elevationsss catering team provide the elegance of a fine dining restaurant while you enjoy tasty THC-infused food 2.5mg.

Who would have ever thought that chefs would be using marijuana to cook with? Well, it’s 2021 and times are changing! You can now hire a cannabis chef to come to your home or business and cook THC-infused food for you and your guests.

Enjoy the finest cannabis cuisine on the Skydeck of The Clarendon Hotel and Spa. Enjoy a delicious cannabis-infused meal while gazing at an amazing view of Downtown Phoenix, Arizona. We’ve been listed as “one of the best things about Phoenix,” “Best Hang Out,” “Best Date Spot” and “Best Rooftop for Events.”

Private cannabis-infused dinner parties are perfect for celebrating anniversaries, vacations, holidays, birthdays, and more. Derek Upton’s expertise and experience in the cannabis cooking industry receive high praises from corporate executives, major sports athletes, famous actors, and more. Make reservations for private parties by filling out our contact form.

Hosting a dinner party for a corporate event such as a team-building retreat, employee rewards ceremony, conference, or stakeholder event? It would be our pleasure to provide your staff with a cannabis-infused meal that recognizes their accomplishments. Elevationsss is #1 for cannabis-infused dinner parties.

Cannabis Chef Derek Upton

Cannabis Chef Derek Upton

Cannabis Chef Derek Upton

Cannabis Chef Derek Upton has worked for some of the best culinary names in Phoenix and has created a name for himself. Alongside working in PHX known kitchens like EVO, Café Monarch, and the James Beard Semifinalist The Breadfruit & Rum Bar, he has cooked for David Spade, Kelis, Michael Rappaport, and many others. Being featured on the city’s top morning news shows, in the top food magazines, countless food blogs, and on radio, he has gained national attention.

Cannabis Chef Definition

What is a Cannabis Chef?

Cannabis Chef Phoenix

Cannabis chefs, also known as marijuana edibles chefs, marijuana cooks, or weed chef, infused different types of food and drinks with THC, the main chemical compound found in cannabis. Cannabis chefs find creative ways to use THC-infused oils and butter, along with other concentrates, to create consumable food and drink for recreational and medical use.

According to AZCentral, “When Arizona legalized medical marijuana in 2010, it opened up a way to introduce his cannabis cooking to a wider circle.”

PhoenixNewTimes says, “Guests at cannabis dinners are given medicated tinctures they can add to their dishes at the events, which are hosted by the chefs, who talk about the different strains in the infusions, the dosages, and different ways to use them for wellness.”

Cannabis kitchens are starting to pop up in Arizona according to ABC15. The only disadvantages of a cannabis kitchen is that its not mobile. Chef Derek Upton and the Elevationsss catering team are the only mobile ready cannabis kitchen in the state of Arizona offering private dining at our location(s) in Phoenix or your home, event space, or anywhere else.

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Hire a Cannabis Chef in Phoenix

Cannabis Food Catering Phoenix

Elevations’ Chef Derek Upton and The Clarendon Hotel and Spa are going to provide a magical journey through a 6 course infused-cannabis dinner, in which you will have the opportunity to elevate your senses with Chef Derek’s guidance with cannabis being donated by an individual consistent with AZ law.  You will have the option to infuse your own delicacies or not infuse.

Redefining what it means to be a chef, artist, cannabis food pioneer and food content creator, Chef Derek Upton has paved a path of his own. As a pioneer of the cannabis food movement Chef Derek took the opportunity to be a featured chef on the Netflix original cooking show “Cooked with Cannabis” released April 20, 2020 and most recently Food Network.

These features have led to numerous amazing friendships, business opportunities and sponsorships from Chef Works, Stargazer Cast Iron, HOLOH Extracts and Hhemp. Chef Derek is a force to be reckoned with and sees no end in sight. He is always working on new ideas and always looking to the future which led him to The Clarendon Hotel and Spa.

Book the Chef Derek Upton and the Elevationsss catering team for a private dinner or attend one of our indused cannabis dinner events.

Cannabis Chef Cost

How Much Does it Cost to Hire a Cannabis Chef in Phoenix?

Cannabis Chef Cost

According to ChefDerekAZ, the cost to hire a cannabis chef in Phoenix is about $200 per person with average prices ranging from $170 to $250 for a 6-course meal depending on several factors. Cannabis chefs charge anywhere from $100 to $500 per person according to CannabizMedia.

Cannabis Chef Menu

Charred Endive and heirloom salad + Sweet Miso Vinaigrette

Charred Endive and heirloom salad + Sweet Miso Vinaigrette

Rose Poached Pear + Lemon Custard + Candied Walnut

Rose Poached Pear + Lemon Custard + Candied Walnuts

Smoked Vadalia Onion Jam Bruchetta

Smoked Vadalia Onion Jam Bruchetta

Seared Sea Bass + Forbidden Purple Sticky Rice + Saffron Coconut Cream
Seared Sea Bass + Forbidden Purple Sticky Rice + Saffron Coconut Cream