Gourmet Hot Air Balloon Flights in Phoenix, AZ



Rainbow Ryders Announces Gourmet Flights in Phoenix, AZ


logoBeginning November 20th, Rainbow Ryders Hot Air Balloon Ride Company, the nation’s largest hot air balloon ride company, will add Gourmet Flights to its list of Bucket List experiences in Phoenix, AZ. With both sunrise and sunset rides, Rainbow Ryders will feature two options, the Sonoran Sunrise Gourmet Breakfast and the Saguaro Sunset Charcuterie, both prepared by Arizona’s highly esteemed chef, Bruce Brown.

rainbow-ryders2“The hot air balloon rides we offer are one-of-a-kind bucket list experiences,” said Scott Appelman, President of Rainbow Ryders Hot Air Balloon Ride Company. “We strive to give our riders a memorable experience unavailable anywhere else. We’ve teamed up with Chef Bruce Brown to make that experience even more extraordinary.”

Following sunrise rides, the Sonoran Sunrise Gourmet Breakfast offers a celebratory toast with signature Prickly Pear Cactus Nectar Mimosas and locally crafted favorite snacks.  Passengers can choose from a  medley of offerings with Arizona mesquite turkey breast, assorted fine cheeses, seasonal fresh fruit, local Hickman eggs, and uniquely crafted jalapeno croissants. The experience is set amidst the scenic backdrop of the Sonoran Desert with spectacular orange sunrise skies.

rainbow-rydersFor sunset rides, Rainbow Ryders will be offering the Saguaro Sunset Charcuterie. The expeirence will feature a toast with Prickly Pear Cactus Nectar Mimosas and locally selected Schreiner’s fine artisan sausages, meats and select cheeses. There also will be uniquley crafted candied jalepeno bacon, local Queen Creak olive oil medley, gourmet mushroom-walnut pate, fresh grape clusters and chocolate-dipped strawberries.The locally supported Southwestern afternoon dining experience will put the finishing touches to the purple and pink swirled sunset sky.


About Rainbow Ryders Hot Air Balloon Ride Company


In business for over 34 years, the Rainbow Ryders team of certified pilots has flown in 45 states and managed events in Chihuahua and Guadalajara, Mexico. Rainbow Ryders’ pilots have over 180 years combined experience. To date, Rainbow Ryders has flown over 250,000 passengers. For more information, go to www.rainbowryders.com.

About Bruce Brown


Bruce has been catering in the Valley of the Sun since 1997 for some of Arizona’s most prestigious companies including Arizona Public Service, Salt River Project, Central Arizona Project, Waste Management, Young Presidents Organization and three Arizona governors. The company employs 30 people during the busy season. For more information go to brucebrowncatering.com