What makes Greater Phoenix so great: Katherine Sorensen

Published: 06/22/2023

Tell us a little about yourself:

I am a born and raised Phoenix native, and even after leaving Phoenix to explore other opportunities (and am glad I did), I still chose to come home to the desert. It’s home, it’s always getting better, and there is no other place like it.

What city or town do you live in?


Where do you currently work and what is your job title?

Greater Phoenix Economic Council, Social + Content Specialist

What’s your favorite thing to do in Greater Phoenix on the weekends?

When the weather is cool, hiking + patio cocktails. When it’s hot, exploring locally owned shops and lounging by the pool.

What’s your favorite local restaurant?

The Parlor, Sottise, and Across the Pond

What’s something that has surprised you about Arizona?

The powerhouse of celebrity chefs that keep the food scene here incredible.

Please include anything else you would like to add:

The weather and natural scenery are also one of the reasons I love it here, it’s always sunny, making me happy, and it’s easy to access mountains and hiking trails.

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