Beckett's Table: A Culinary Legacy Rooted in Friendship and Passion
In the heart of Phoenix's Arcadia neighborhood, there's a culinary gem that has been serving sophisticated comfort food since 2010. But the story of Beckett's Table started much earlier, around a table where old friends shared food, wine, and dreams.
The Birth of a Culinary Dream
Chef Justin Beckett, along with his wife Michelle, found kindred spirits in sommeliers Katie and Scott Stephens. Their shared passion for food and wine, cultivated since their meeting in 2002, led to countless family-style dinners. One fateful night, over glasses of wine and a notebook, they envisioned a restaurant that would encapsulate their cherished moments. By dawn, Beckett's Table was born in spirit, and it would soon become a reality.
A Commitment to Local Excellence
Beckett's Table isn't just a restaurant; it's a testament to the love for local produce and community. Ingredients are sourced from farms within a 30-mile radius, ensuring freshness and supporting local farmers. Their wine list, curated with passion, has earned them the Wine Spectator Award of Excellence for eleven consecutive years.
Chef Justin Beckett: A Culinary Maestro
Born to a pastry chef, Justin Beckett's culinary journey began early. His diverse experiences, from New Hampshire to Guatemala, have enriched his culinary style. Today, he stands as a pillar in Phoenix's culinary scene, not just as a chef but as a community leader. His accolades include a nomination for Food & Wine magazine's People's Best New Chef award in 2012 and an invitation to cook for Condé Nast publications in 2014.
Awards and Recognitions
Beckett's Table's commitment to excellence hasn't gone unnoticed. Their accolades include:
- Foodist Top Chef in 2014
- Diners' Choice Award from 2010 to 2019
- Recognition as one of the
- Top 50 Restaurants in AZ by Phoenix Magazine
- Wine Spectator Awards of Excellence from 2012 to 2022
- Phoenix New Times Spotlight for Sommelier Katie Stephens in 2019
- Ripe Award in 2014
- Best Local Chef by The Arizona Republic
- Nominee for
- Best New Chef by Food & Wine Magazine
Special HoursWed, Thurs, Sun 5 pm - 9pmFri, Sat 5 pm - 10pmAnswering phones between 3 pm - 10 pm
Closed Annually for Select HolidaysNew Year’s Day, Super Bowl Sunday, July 4th, Thanksgiving, and Christmas
Beckett's Table is more than a dining destination; it's a story of friendship, passion, and commitment to the community. Whether you're a local or a visitor, a meal here is not just about food; it's about experiencing the legacy of friends who turned their culinary dreams into reality. So, the next time you're in Phoenix, make sure to reserve a spot at Beckett's Table and be a part of their continuing story.