One of Atlanta’s favorite food festivals returns this fall for a triumphant 10th year – and to celebrate, Taste of Atlanta invites foodies to chill with the city’s top tastemakers. Guests can enjoy laidback lounging at The Big Grill – A Midtown Block Party presented by Amstel Light on Friday, October 21, at Tech Square to kick off the weekend’s festivities,
From 6:30 p.m. to 9:00 p.m., an entourage of Atlanta’s favorite chefs will showcase their best grilled grub as they fire up the Friday night party. The Big Grill – A Midtown Block Party presented by Amstel Lightparticipating chefs include:
- Kevin Rathbun, Rathbun’s Steak
- Scott Serpas, Serpas Restaurant
- Ford Fry, JCT Kitchen
- Joe Truex, Watershed
- Joshua Hopkins, Abattoir
- Janine Falvo, Briza
- Andrew Smith, Atkins Park & Ormsby’s
- Todd Annis, Bold American Events & Catering
- Brian Lyman, Jim N’ Nick’s Bar-B-Q
To further heat things up, Food Network’s own Aarón Sánchezwill be hanging out and welcoming guests all night. Libbie Summers, culinary producer for Paula Deen and author of The Whole Hog Cookbook, joins to wow crowds with her porcine expertise. Guests can also enjoy live music from Yacht Rock Schooner, bountiful booze and more at this all-inclusive kickoff event.
Tickets are all-inclusive and are available exclusively through Living Social. General admission tickets are $50. VIP tickets are $65 and offer early, priority access to the party. For more information, visit www.tasteofatlanta.com/biggrill.php.
About Taste of Atlanta:
Taste of Atlanta is a 2-day festival that attracts food lovers from throughout Atlanta, the Southeast and beyond to enjoy tastes from more than 80 restaurants from all over the Atlanta Metropolitan area. Guests can sample delicious dishes, sip robust wines and beers, be entertained by demos from local and celebrity chefs, and enjoy interactive sponsor experiences and family-friendly entertainment, while uncovering the incredible dining treasures the city has to offer. Join us Saturday and Sunday, October 22-23 in Technology Square. Stay connected to Taste of Atlanta 2011: