Taste of Atlanta kicks off today from October 20 – 22, 2017 in Historic Fourth Ward Park! This is the ultimate food, wine, beer and cocktail festival for the city of Atlanta…An exciting event that highlights immense diversity of Atlanta’s best restaurants attracting local food lovers, travelers from the Southeast and beyond. The event takes place over span of three days. Where more than 90 neighborhood best restaurants show off favorite dishes, featuring hottest local chefs on four live demo stages, and Grand Tasting Experience VIP access for patrons to enjoy including also sampling craft beers, wine and creative cocktails!
Taste of Atlanta
Countdown to five best things to do and experience at Taste of Atlanta:
1. Good Eats
Experience the best places to eat in Atlanta, select dishes from best restaurants in the city. This exceptional food moment brings neighborhood favorites, under-the-radar eats, international cuisines and white tablecloth fine dining all in one place.
2. Live Cooking Demos
Watch Atlanta’s very best local chefs in live action as they take to the stage. Join the conversation and see how top dishes are served for superior table dining. Atlanta’s rock star chefs lay their cards on The Chef’s Table. Each will share their culinary journeys…you will have the opportunity to learn and be entertained. Come also hear what tunes the chefs are playing in their kitchen! There will be live cooking demos and tons of good conversations.
3. Cooking Classes
Don’t just sit on the sidelines, participate in hands on cooking classes in The Kitchen Workshop!
The Cooks Warehouse invites you to join them for hands on free cooking classes by Atlanta’s favorite chefs. Even if you’ve been cooking for years or needing intensive help, local Atlanta chefs will give you step-by-step instructions in The Kitchen Workshop.
4. Interactive Cooking Demonstration
Interactive cooking demonstrations and hands on activities for the whole family take place on the Home Plate Stage! Home cooks and chefs of all ages inspire festival-goers to tie on an apron, gather around the kitchen counter and stir up some fun with local Georgia products and healthy recipes.
5. Grand Tasting Experience VIP Access
New for 2017, Grand Tasting Experience tickets include 20 Taste Points pre-loaded onto your wristband! Grand Tasting Experience restaurants will charge 1, 2 or 3 Taste Points for their tastes. Sip and savor what some of Atlanta’s best restaurants, chefs and bartenders have to offer. Sample more than 100 of the best craft beers, along with an amazing selection of wine from around the world and bites from restaurants not found in the main festival. The city’s hottest bartenders will also be shaking and mixing craft cocktails under the Grand Tasting Experience tents.
Also new this year, the first 300 Grand Tasting Experience ticket-buyers will receive a gift bag filled with savory and sweet samples and goodies from our sponsors. That’s 300 bags for Saturday ticket-buyers and 300 bags for Sunday ticket-buyers.