Category Archives: Chef’s Dish


Shrimp Ceviche

By Enchantment Resort (August 4, 2013)

Executive Chef David Schmidt shares this easy and delicious recipe for ceviche.  The lime juice “cooks” the shrimp, making this a perfect choice for hot summer days. 3 pounds shrimp, diced Fresh lime juice, to cover shrimp 1 cup red … Continue reading

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Sedona is gaining wider acclaim as a wine and food lovers’ destination, as chronicled in a recent story in the Arizona Daily Star, “Add fine food, wine to red-rock site vibe.”    Not only does this artsy town have its share … Continue reading

Posted in: Chef's Dish,Libations

Red wine and chocolate is a classic pairing, and Enchantment Resort’s Sedona culinary team has given it a deliciously fresh and regional spin. First the dessert: Chocolate Guajillo Cornet, created by Pastry Chef Leonardo Ramirez.  A rich guajillo chocolate sauce … Continue reading

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Chef David Schmidt’s Valentine menu in Che-Ah Chi  is intended to cause some excitement.  After all, each course features at least one food item thought to be an aphrodisiac, named for Aphrodite, the Greek Goddess of love. Can you identify … Continue reading

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Local ingredients from Arizona take a leading role in each of the three courses of Che-Ah-Chi’s “Local for Locals” tasting menu, created especially for Arizonans as part of our winter appreciation deal.* Chef David Schmidt highlights winter fruits, herbs, vegetables … Continue reading


Executive Chef David Schmidt and Director of Food and Beverage Kevin Macquire are redefining the culinary scene at award-winning Enchantment Resort with new authentic dining experiences. The new signature restaurant CHE-AH-CHI compliments its environment with finely appointed wood finishes, tile, … Continue reading


There are big changes going on in Boynton Canyon, and none bigger than the new dining experiences unveiled in the newly renovated Clubhouse. With the new signature restaurant Che Ah Chi, and the re-opening of the Tii Gavo, Enchantment has … Continue reading

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Treat your sweetheart to the Enchantment Resort Valentine’s Suite Romance Package throughout February. You’ll delight in your choice of luxurious Southwestern suite accommodations for a rewarding two or three nights in the heart of red rock country, plus these amazing … Continue reading


I have been doing a lot of wedding cakes lately so I am going to share with you the typical life cycle of a wedding cake at Enchantment Resort. Stage One, Planning:  this stage can vary anywhere between “do whatever … Continue reading

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