Countdown to Taste of Atlanta! Once again, Atlanta gets to experience the best Food, Beer, Wine, and Cocktails from 80 participating restaurants! Located in Tech Square in Midtown Atlanta, the event site encompasses 5th Street from Techwood to West Peachtree Street and Spring Street from Biltmore Place to Armstead Avenue.
Get started with The Big Grill Friday night party! This all inclusive event gets you dinner, cold beer, wine, and American Spirit Whiskey cocktails. 20 Atlanta restaurants will be whipping up their favorites! A feast for the finest!
If you’re laying low until Saturday or Sunday, then you’ll want to hit all of the awesome attractions! Be sure to check out Home Plate Main Stage! Here, top Atlanta chefs will show you how to create their famous recipes and demos will feature 2 chefs going head to head on cooking challenges.
VIP ticket holders will have a chance to do some cooking classes with industry professionals. The Kitchen Workshop is a hands-on cooking experience offering patrons an opportunity to craft delicious dishes that they can recreate in their own kitchens. Mara Davis will be hosting the Saturday sessions.
Consider yourself a Mixologist or one in training? Then you’ll fancy The Bar Craft Competition. Atlanta’s top bartenders will compete for the title of Taste of Atlanta’s Best Bartender. The semi-finals will take place on Saturday, October 6, 2012 in the VIP Tasting Tents from 12:30 – 2:00. The Barcraft Finals will take place on Sunday, October 7, 2012 in the Inside the Food Studio tent.
Foodies will not want to miss Inside the Food Studio with host Tom Sullivan. This year’s topics include Cheers to Craft Beers, Breakfast Around the World, The Offal Truth, and From Garden to Groceries.
If you’re bringing the kiddos then you’ll definitely want to stop by the Family Food Zone! Three young chefs-in-training will compete to cook up the yummiest treats! Other kid-friendly activities will be taking place here all weekend too.
While those are just a few of the highlights, be sure to visit www.tasteofatlanta.com for full details, schedules, and event information!