VENUE: Different Pointe of View

Different Pointe of View is a distinct and unforgettable Phoenix dining destination that over its 25 year history has evolved into a culinary experience just as memorable as its stunning views atop North Mountain in Phoenix.
The genius of Different Pointe of View is its aptitude to make fine dining an enjoyable and relaxed experience.
Guests of this renowned, mountaintop restaurant are treated to an innovative an bold menu in an atmosphere that is as sophisticated as it is approachable.
Floor-to-ceiling windows showcase the dramatic panoramas of the Valley’s desert landscape, the city’s twinkling lights and Arizona’s breathtaking sunsets. Whether seated indoor or out, the sense of dining on top of the world cannot be ignored.
Different Pointe of View’s breathtaking views of the Valley landscape, magnificent worldly flavors and skilled staff create a fine dining experience like no other.

Plan your exclusive Phoenix event or grand wedding utilizing the ample and versatile spaces of Different Pointe of View. Reserve a Complete Exclusive event where the entire facility is reserved for your gathering or plan semi-private events in our dining room, Terrace Room or on one of our sun-dappled terraces. Dancing, dining, drinking and more are available for your perfectly customized event.
Enjoy a romantic dinner for two or plan a stylish, mountaintop event at Different Pointe of View, well known as one of the best Phoenix restaurants for both guests and locals.

DJ:  James from Exceptional Events Productions

Born and raised in Arizona, James has been in the DJ industry for more than 10 years. At 30 years old, it is ironic to call him an ‘old pro’ or a ‘seasoned veteran’, but his performance resume and industry credentials rivals many DJs that are 10 years or more his senior. His performance background originated when he began choral and vocal training at the age of 8. As he grew, he branched out in to the realms of acting, public speaking, and musical theater.

His professional DJ career began in 1998 when he was hired just weeks after graduating high school. James has worked for some of the most reputable and award-winning companies in Arizona. As a result of his involvement with such great organizations, James has performed at well over 700 weddings as either a Disc Jockey or Master of Ceremonies and has been a part of more than 1000 events as some form of entertainment.

His style, talent, and attention to detail have caused clients all over North America to hire him to perform far from his normal Arizona territories. James has traveled to perform in cities such as Chicago, Dallas, El Paso, Las Vegas, Salt Lake City, Seattle, San Francisco, Pittsburgh and Southern California. He as also had the good fortune to entertain in places like Jamaica, Canada, and Mexico. James has performed for professional athletes from the NFL, MLB, NBA, and NHL as well as other famous musicians and entertainers. He has also had the opportunity to perform with and for organizations such as Disney, Make a Wish, the American Heart Association, The American Cancer Society, many Fortune 500 companies, and local, state, and national government agencies. He has performed at events with media coverage and one of the couples that requested his services as a DJ and MC, were the subject of a ‘reality TV’ wedding episode.

In addition to his performances, James is also active within the DJ industry and attends industry events on an annual basis. He is also an advocate for Professionalism, Quality, and Education within the Disc Jockey world. As a result, he has pursued certification as an Instructor for the Florida Academy of Mobile Entertainment. FAME is one of the few nationally and industry recognized training and education programs for Mobile Disc Jockeys. James is one of 8 instructors for FAME.

James is an active Disc Jockey and entertainer, performing at over 100 events per year. He can be seen regularly at Sandbar Mexican Grill and Cantina in Scottsdale where he is the Thursday Night house DJ.


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