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A Rich History

49TH ANNUAL COOKS' TOUR
IS FRIDAY, NOVEMBER 1, 9AM-3PM

Proceeds benefit worthy organizations both local and worldwide.

 

 

Complimentary tea table

LOCATED ON OUR CHAPEL PATIO

Stop by for a complimentary cookie and tea outside of Kitchen Treasures. Our Tea Table is a great place to find new friends, chat it up with your chums, and enjoy the comfort of our beautiful Sanctuary home.

HOLIDAY SHoppe

LOCATED IN CROSSING 101

Visit our Holiday Shoppe to find treasures of all sorts! Ornaments, books, linens, decorations, and fun items galore!

Home Tours

INFO COMING SOON
Cost: $20

A description from our realtor:

kitchen treasures

LOCATED IN FIRESIDE ROOM

Come tempt your taste buds with homemade jams, pickles, snacks and baked goods - all lovingly made for your holiday table. There is also a wonderful selection of cookbooks, antiques, aprons, and kitchen fun. Come check us out!

luncheon

LOCATED IN LANDES CENTER PATIO
Cost: $20

This year's lunch boasts a Southwestern flair. Enjoy .... Vegetarian option available.

SILENT AUCTION

LOCATED IN LANDES CENTER

Shop fine items of china, silverware, artwork, and furniture - on display at the Silent Auction. This is also where you’ll find theater and sporting event tickets, resort and cabin stays, and assorted gift certificates. Contact Carmel Putnam: 602-400-3983, if you would like to donate to the silent auction. 

TIFFANY WEST costume jewelry

LOCATED IN ROOM 409

This department is filled with beautiful treasures and trinkets including jewelry and jewelry boxes. You’ll find something here for any age and occasion.

WATCH DOG

LOCATED IN ROOM 409

These famous dogs made from watches, jewelry and chains take about 5 months to make. They have been a popular item for the past 17 years at the Cooks' tour. A picture of one of these famous dogs can be seen below.  This years watch dog is accepting donations, black small faced watches and black jewelry. If you have donations please leave at the front desk for Mirian Green.

WHITE ELEPHANT SPRING SALE 2020

WHITE ELEPHANT DROP-OFF Dates Coming Soon! 
Beginning 
DROP-OFF CLOSED: 
Contact: Jan Cooper

Due to the popularity of this event - WHITE ELEPHANT (NOW KNOWN AS WHITE ELEPHANT SPRING SALE) - takes place in spring. Our committee is accepting your treasures - clothing, household goods, books, linens, small appliances - now and up to the date of the event. Please contact Jan Cooper with any questions.

 

Upcoming Event

STUDENT MINISTRY INVITE NIGHT

Wednesday, August 21, 2019, 6:00 PM - 10:00 PM

WELCOME BACK COOKS' TOUR ATTENDEES! I HOPE YOU ARE AS EXCITED AS WE ARE FOR OUR 2018 EVENT TO BE HELD ON FRIDAY, NOVEMBER 2, 9AM-3PM

TICKET INFORMATION
Costs: $20 Lunch; $20 Home Tours

Ticket sales begin Sunday, September 7 and can be purchased online.
Each year, Cooks' Tour partners with local and global mission causes to help meet the needs of others. Proceeds collected during the annual event are distributed to ministries through an application process. Visit "A Rich History" for more information.

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LUNCHEON|11AM- 2PM

Menu Coming Soon
Location: Landes Center Patio
Cost: $20

After a long and fulfilling morning, join hundreds of others for our annual Luncheon. This is a great opportunity to meet new people, catch up with old friends. Beautiful centerpieces for the luncheon are created and available for purchase.

HOME TOUR|8:40-11:40AM

The Blue Bird House
Cost: $20

Nestled behind private gates sits this finely crafted European Estate on a quiet Paradise Valley street. Designed for intimate living, the 6800 square foot main house also opens for perfect and lavish entertaining. Great room is open to a Chef's Kitchen featuring six burner Wolf Range and ovens, Miehle coffee system, two pantries and an adjoining breakfast area. 

A lavish outdoor garden boasts a new blue tile lap pool and spa framed by outdoor Ramada with fireplace and views of Mummy Mountain. 6800 square foot Main house includes intimate Master Suite, office and three guest bedrooms plus Theater, Billiard, and Exercise Rooms. Guest Casita in the front courtyard with living & bedroom and an attached garage. 900 square foot separate Guest house include living and dining room, full kitchen and bedroom.  Five car garage and solar heated pool!

   

            

 

 

Upcoming Event

STUDENT MINISTRY INVITE NIGHT

Wednesday, August 21, 2019, 6:00 PM - 10:00 PM

 You can be a part of this ongoing effort! 
It's an opportunity to give your time, talents, and treasures.
We would love to share your gifts during the event; no donation is too great or too small!

 

SILENT AUCTION

Items needed for the Silent Auction include china, crystal, antiques, furniture, gift baskets, tickets to sporting or theater, restaurant certificates, etc. 

Antiques and collectibles Dolls, toys, games, china, unique glassware, jewelry, books
Gift certificates Movies, restaurants, spa and beauty salons
Event items Theater and symphony tickets, sporting event tickets: football, baseball, hockey; museum passes (art museum, science center, children's museum, etc.), weekend rentals, hotel or resort stays, trolley tours
Misc Art (no huge pieces), sports memorabilia
Extras Please see Tiffany West, Kitchen Treasures (please donate cookbooks before October 29), and Christmas Shoppe

HOLIDAY SHOPPE
Donate your Christmas Decor
Sue Salter: 480-483-3934 

Just in time for the Christmas season! Your treasures will find a new home!

KITCHEN TREASURES
Kathy Arner: 602-992-3454
Edie Kelsall: 602-505-9045

Would you be interested in baking for the Kitchen Treasures sale at Cooks' Tour? We are looking for pies, cakes, breads, jams, jellies, candies, etc. We will also gladly take any of your old cookbooks. Cookbook donations needed before October 29

TIFFANY WEST
Wonderful Costume Jewelry at Cooks' Tour
Drop off at church office marked "Julie"
Julie Swanson: 602-377-0949 | C: 602-502-9431

We are in need of jewelry boxes, trinkets, and costume jewelry. Also, if you have any small-faced black watches, let us know!


SPECIAL FRIENDS

Mary Berkely: 480-451-2258
Ann Kolar: 602-482-6407

Special Friends make financial contributions to cover the costs. This ensures money raised at Cooks' Tour will go directly to mission causes.

Donate Money

TEA TABLE
Cookie drop-off begins October 29
Dottie Rhoades: 480-991-3981
Diane Coulter: 602-228-9877

We provide complimentary tea and cookies throughout this event. We need cookies. Bake or purchase favorite treats.

 

WHITE ELEPHANT
Spring Sale Date TBD
Kathy Arner: 602-992-3454

Jan Cooper: 602-741-1717

Donations closed until further notice. 
Accepting your treasures: clothing, household goods, books, linens, small appliances. 

 

 

 

Upcoming Event

STUDENT MINISTRY INVITE NIGHT

Wednesday, August 21, 2019, 6:00 PM - 10:00 PM

Give your time, talents, and treasures! Cooks' Tour hosts hundreds at this annual event, so we need your help. Donate or volunteer; no gift is too great or small.  

CRAFTERS
Tuesdays, 9AM Calvin Center
Margaret Wheeler: 480-483-2609
Jan Cooper: 602-741-1717

If you enjoy using your skills to create things to help others, then Crafters is for you. Come join in the fellowship, fun, and creativity of this long-standing group of dedicated people.

 

SPECIAL FRIENDS
Mary Berkley: 480-451-2258
Ann Kolar: 602-482-6407

Special Friends make financial contributions to cover the costs. This ensures money raised at Cooks' Tour will go directly to mission causes.

TEA TABLE
Dottie Rhoades: 480-991-3981
Diane Coulter: 602-228-9877

We need courteous and warm greeters to provide complimentary tea and cookies throughout this event. 

 

VOLUNTEER
Sandra Gonzales: 602-616-0458
Beve Lane: 480-761-7896
  

VOLUNTEER

 

Co-chairs: Sandra Gonzales, 602-616-0458 | Beve Lane: 480-761-7896

Upcoming Event

STUDENT MINISTRY INVITE NIGHT

Wednesday, August 21, 2019, 6:00 PM - 10:00 PM

Over the past 48 years Cooks' Tour has raised over $1 million to support a wide variety of needs! 

Each year Cooks' Tour partners with local and global mission causes to help meet the needs of others. Monies collected during the annual event are distributed to ministries through an application process.

Ministry of Hope, Malawi
Educational scholarships for girls
Mesa Presbyterian Ministries
Assist working poor with basic needs
Sky Harbor International Chaplaincy
Valley Day School
Scholarships and assistance
VPC Children's Ministry
Mobile centers & worship badges
Menaul School, Albuquerque, New Mexico
Renovation of on-campus cottage for new chaplain
Medical Benevolence Foundation, Haiti
Surgeries for women and children at Hospital Sainte Croix
Helping Hands for Single Moms, Phoenix
AAA Towing for 20 single mom college students
Audrey's Angels, Phoenix
Enrich the lives of the elderly in small group homes
Coronado High School Student Government, Scottsdale
Scholarships for leadership development
MentorKids, Phoenix
South Phoenix summer enrichment program
Over $1 million has been raised over the past 46 years to support missions in our community,and around the world.  

If you would love to learn more about the history of Cooks' Tour we have highlighted the rich history of this annual event. Please click the buttons below to read more. 

 

HISTORY 

LISTING OF COOKS' TOUR

DISTRIBUTION LIST 

Upcoming Event

STUDENT MINISTRY INVITE NIGHT

Wednesday, August 21, 2019, 6:00 PM - 10:00 PM