For over the past 20 years, we’ve celebrated the Valley’s best. From the top businesses and professionals to the people who make it all happen, Arizona Foothills Magazine’s annual Best of Our Valley contest recognizes Arizona’s crème de la crème across more than 400 categories. From the best doctors and best resort down to the best cup of coffee you can find around town, each Best of titleholder is chosen by those who know the city best – our readers.
Each week, we’ll be highlighting individual winners from Best of Our Valley 2019, who share their advice, insights and thoughts on what it means to be a part of this exclusive list. Winners will be featured in the April 2019 issue of Arizona Foothills Magazine, a tell-all guide to the best people and places in the Valley of the Sun, as chosen by its residents.
The Best of spotlight is on Flower Bar who claimed Best Florist. Congrats, Flower Bar!
AFM: In a brief 2-3 sentences, please tell us a little bit about Flower Bar —
Flower Bar: Flower Bar, simply put is a modern day flower shop! We have a beautiful studio filled with elevated floral designs, eclectic houseplants, curated Arizona objects, and botanical inspired products. We always have fresh flowers and arrangements available, we host workshops, or we can design and create the florals for your upcoming event.
AFM: What does it mean to you to be a Best of Our Valley winner?
Flower Bar: It is a huge honor! We are absolutely humbled to be part of such an amazing community that showed all of their support for us. Winning gives us the opportunity to share our passion and dedication to the floral industry with more residents and visitors of Scottsdale.
AFM: What’s your favorite part about being the Best of Our Valley’s Best Florist?
Flower Bar: Being part of the Best of Our Valley has been great because of all of the new and exciting companies and people we have been introduced to! It’s such a great way to learn about the best of the best in Arizona.
AFM: Have you seen any benefits as a result of being a BOOV winner?
Flower Bar: This is our first year ever participating so this is all very new to us, but we are excited to be joining a community of such talent and success.
AFM: How do you put your “best” foot forward every day?
Flower Bar: We aim to meet, if not exceed, expectations every single time. We believe that the best way to do this is to understand our clients, so we take the time to understand what they are looking for and wanting. This means we are constantly sourcing better products, the freshest flower sources, expanding our product knowledge, or adjusting our workshops to fit our clientele and their needs. We are proud to say that we aren’t afraid of change and the studio will always be an evolution of what our clients want and like.