George Temores, owner of Prodigy Fitness, has a simple philosophy: train your mind, and work your body.
It is this philosophy that allows people to achieve results, and has made Prodigy a favorite among locals since its opening in October.
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At one point or another, most children, and even adults, make monthly trips to the orthodontist. It's no doubt that people not only choose their orthodontist because of their exceptional dental skills, but because of their stellar customer service.
Team Orthodontics gives their customers just that, and maybe even more; so it's no surprise that this orthodontics office would win in the "Best Customer Service" category.
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When speaking with Lori Allen, one can immediately recognize how much Ahwatukee means to her.
Having lived in the area since 1992, she wanted to open Mixtures Pharmacy so that she could serve her community while still living close to home.
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When you go to a restaurant, the quality of the food is equally as important as the person who's serving it. While some restaurants may have amazing food, if the staff doesn't seem excited to do their job, the food might as well be horrible.
Luckily, the balance between good food and good service is easily achieved between Sakana Sushi and Grill and Ramon Rodriguez, the winner in the "Best Waiter" category.
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"I think I can, I think I can."
This famous phrase forms the basis of Watty Piper's classic children's book, "The Little Engine That Could."
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|Best New Business||Naked Pizza, Phoenix Dance Cooperative|
|Best Customer Service||Biscuits, Eye Priority|
|Best "Mom And Pop"||Barefoot Organic Carpet Care, Curbside Cyclery|
|Best Waiter/ Waitress/Bartender|| Heather Hess CK's Tavern & Grill,
Chuck Sheets Ruffino Italian Cuisine
|Best Teacher||Donna Morrissey Kyrene de la Estrella,
Katie Edgecombe Desert GardenMontessori
|Best Italian food||Va Bene Italian Cuisine and Wine Bar, Caffe Boa|
|Best Asian Food/Sushi||Sushi Ken, RA Sushi|
|Best Mexican Food||Secreto, The Original Burrito & Co|
|Best Dessert||Caffe Boa, Cupz n' Crepes|
|Best Pizza||Bell' Italia Pizzeria, Barro's Pizza|
|Best Wings||Loco Patron, Barro's Pizza|
|Best Place To Watch The Game||Tukee's, Loco Patron|
|Best Happy Hour||Bleachers Sports Grill, Arrivederci Trattoria|
|Best Restaurant||Bell' Italia Pizzeria, Caffe Boa, Native New Yorker|
|Best Pet Training||PetSmart|
|Best Pet Grooming||Shampooch, Pet Stylist|
|Best Pet Services||Joy to the Pets, Wiggles and Wags|
|Best Veterinarian||Ahwatukee Animal Care Hospital, Family VetCare|
|Best Pool Services||VIP Pool Services, Clear Diamond Pool Care|
|Best Place To Get Your Car Fixed||Greulich's Automotive Services,
Advanced Auto Service and Tire Centers
|Best Preschool||God's Garden Child Development Center,
Primrose School of Ahwatukee
|Best Bicycle Shop||Performance Bicycle, Landis Cyclery|
|Best Real Estate Agent/Agency||Pam and Jon Eagan Realty Executives,
Geno Ross and Rebekah Liperote West USA Realty
|Best Financial Advisor||Jack Mettham, John Symmes Merrill Lynch|
|Best Attorney/Law Office||Ken Royer Royer Law Office, Christian Henrichsen CKGH Law|
|Best Dry Cleaners||Vardhan Brothers, Joy Cleaners & Shoe Repair|
|Best Golf Course||Whirlwind Golf Club at Wild Horse Pass, Arizona Grand Resort|
|Best Dance Studio||Phoenix Dance Cooperative, Dance Depot|
|Best Insurance Agent||Randy Leydecker Sentry Insurance, Mark Deitchman R. P. Ryan Insurance, Jim Hunt Farmers Insurance Henderson-Hunt Insurance Agency|
|Best Medical Doctor||Dr Janet L. Mullins KACHINA family practice,
Michael Carlton Accredited Internal Medicine
|Best Medical Specialist||Team Orthodontics, Desert Valley Pediatric Therapy|
|Best Dentist||Ahwatukee Family Dentistry, Desert Dentistry|
|Best Orthodontist||Dr. Janet Jordan Ahwatukee Orthodontics, Dental by Design|
|Best Eye Care||Primary Eye Care|
|Best Chiropractor||Dr. Camaran Khavari COLBY AZ Spine & Disc, Dr. Peter Nemanic|
|Best Nurse Practitioner||Maura Tarden at Dr. Coldman's office,
Brenda Vogl Arizona Premier Dermatology
|Best Pediatrician||Mesa Pediatrics, Pueblo Pediatrics|
|Best Place To Work Out||Prodigy Training Center, LA Fitness|
|Best Personal Trainer||Revonne Matulis Rehab Plus, Sandy Johnson The Body Firm, Shannon Sorrels Physix|
|Best Physical Therapy/Rehab||Mountainside Wellness Center, Spooner Physical Therapy|
|Best Hair Salon/Barber Shop||Dragonfly Hair Salon, Sports Clips|
|Best Nail Salon||Sabrina Keene, Madison Avenue Salon and Day Spa|
|Best Massage/Reflexology||Mountainside Wellness Center, Massage Envy|
|Best Skin Care||Ahwatukee Skin and Laser, Cloud 9 Salon and Spa|
|Best Grocery Store||Bashas', AJ's Fine Foods|
The Ahwatukee Foothills News reserves the right to qualify all entries for eligibility. Voters will be required to enter their name, phone number and a valid email address in order to submit their vote. Voter information will not be used for publication; it is necessary for the AFN’s internal records only. Limit one vote per person per day. Any names we determine to be duplicated within a 24-hour period or any email addresses that are false will be disqualified. If a business is going to set up a voting station, it must have official approval from the AFN and register its IP address for tracking purposes at www.ahwatukee.com/best_of/registration. The station must be located at the place of business and votes must be cast during regular business hours. As we audit our votes, if we determine a business is unfairly padding the vote, they will receive one warning. Upon the second infraction, they will be disqualified from the Best of contest entirely. For questions regarding Best of Ahwatukee voting, please contact Kent Johnson, Ahwatukee Foothills News publisher, at firstname.lastname@example.org.
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