By Mae Velasco, Custom Content Editor
When you think of Phoenix, Ariz., you might think of the word “desert,” but when you’re at Phoenix restaurant Beckett’s Table, you’ll be thinking “dessert.” (Seriously, this Foodable Top 25-ranked restaurant featured on an episode of Table 42 whips up a succulent, build-your-own s’mores plate with house-made marshmallow, caramel-whipped peanut butter, and chocolate-dipped bacon.) Of course, with signature dishes like the Beckett’s Table fork tender short ribs, the menu caters to more than the sweet tooth.
At the helm is chef Justin Beckett, who also steers the kitchen at Southern Rail. From a dishwasher staring longingly at the hotline to finding himself in culinary school just days after graduating high school, he went on to become the youngest sous chef at Roy’s Hawaiian Fusion and being heralded as the “Social Media Chef” when he began blogging recipes from home — and this was back before he had a restaurant to call his own. Building a following before even having a building? Talk about impressive.
Beckett’s style is all about the classics and comfort. This culinary mastermind dabbles in New American fare with a deliciously Southern twist. Curious to learn more about what makes this chef tick? Here's what Beckett had to say when we asked him six, quick questions.Read More