Charleen’s not one of those chefs that just pops in and out of the dining room to shake hands. She’s almost always back in the kitchen at her restaurant working
Charleen Badman, chef and owner of Scottsdale restaurant FnB, broke the state’s 12-year award drought when she won the honor for Best Chef: Southwest
Chef Charleen Badman is a superhero.
Few restaurants have done as much as FnB in Old Town to illuminate the agricultural bounty of Arizona.
[Charleen Badman] gave me the trip’s most accurate and evocative sense of Arizona’s growing cycles.
Outstanding Wine Program Nominee 2017
Best Chef Southwest Nominee2014 + 2015 + 2016 + 2017 + 2018 + 2019
Best New Restaurant
Best Chef 2013
Restaurateur of the Year 2013
Local Hero 2011, 2014: Chef and Restaurant
This is the epicenter of creative Arizona Cuisine.
Pavle Milic championed Arizona wine long before it was hip to do so.
Big Brain Awards: Culinary Arts
Charleen is one of my favorite chefs.
Best Vegetables - December 2014
Top 15 dishes in the Country
Best Stories About Wine and Food Phoenix 2014 - Stay True Radio
Top Ten Dishes in the Country: Braised Leeks
This is the kind of place that creates daydreams about a second visit while you’re still enjoying your first.
FnB is simply a code word for culinary obsession.
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