Summertime, When the Menu’s Easy

We know it’s occurred to you. On your way to the gym, the only thing you can think is: “I’m too tired to go the gym, this could be a big mistake.” But then leaving the gym, all you can think … Read More


German Sega of Roka Akor on Working with Peter Kasperski and How He Defines a "Foodie"

German Sega Roka Akor 7299 North Scottsdale Road www.rokaakor.com This is part one of our interview with German Sega, the newly appointed executive chef of Roka Akor in Scottsdale. Today, he dishes about the long road from culinary school to … Read More


Interview with Executive Chef German Sega for Roka Akor Scottsdale


Highlights from Night with Nobuo Roka Scottsdale

The one-night-only event featured dishes cooked, at the chef’s discretion, on the restaurant’s giant charcoal grill. The robata serves as the restaurant’s centerpiece and inspired the eatery’s name. “Roka” is a combination of two Japanese words: “ro,” which means a … Read More


Roka Akor Scottsdale: happy hour report card

The Spot: Roka Akor The Hours: Happy Hour is offered 4:30 p.m. until close through the end of August. The Interior: We’ve stopped by Roka Akor’s happy hour before, but were so excited that they’ve extended deals until close during the summer … Read More


Arizona’s 50 Best Restaurants 2012

Roka Akor Whether diners are digging into one of the Roka Akor’s award-winning sushi selections, the melt-in-your-mouth black cod or a rice hotpot, they are consistently impressed by the Scottsdale restaurant’s unique flavors and modern presentation. Roka Akor’s shochu and cocktail list … Read More


Nobuo Fukuda Teaming Up with Roka Akor's Chef, German Sega, for One-Night Omakase Event

Trusting diners who love grilled Japanese cuisine have a new event to look forward to this summer and that’s the one-night event that will bring Chef Nobuo Fukuda to Scottsdale’sRoka Akor to collaborate with its new executive chef, German Sega.   See … Read More


ROKA AKOR CHEF JASON ALFORD NAMED TO BEST CHEFS AMERICA

SCOTTSDALE, Ariz. (April 1, 2013) – Chef Jason Alford, Executive Chef for Roka Akor in Scottsdale, has been honored as one of the country’s top culinary talents in the inaugural edition of Best Chefs America. This is the first-ever peer … Read More


Restaurants, resorts competing for Easter diner; rabbit on menu in Scottsdale

Phoenix Business Journal gave Roka Akor Scottsdale notice on their Easter Dinner menu which includes rabbit, bison and duck dishes at $55 per person on Easter Sunday. Read more here


Roka Akor Scottsdale, Seafood fraud a nationwide concern

SCOTTSDALE, Ariz — Jason Alford is an executive chef here in the Valley, and is one of many chefs who claim consumers are falling for bait and switch when it comes to ordering seafood. One woman told 3 On Your … Read More