So Many Neighborhoods, One Incredible Festival

October 24, 25, & 26, 2014

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90+Restaurants

90+ Restaurants

This is your chance to sample them all! From the most innovative concepts to your favorite haunts, from international cuisine to under-the-radar eats.

4 Live Cooking Stages

4 Live Cooking Stages

Experience interactive seminars and cooking demos across two days on four stages. Each demo or class offers valuable cooking tips for attendees of all appetites.

The VIP Experience

The VIP Experience

The Food, Wine, Beer & Cocktail Experience. Enjoy samples of cocktails, more than 40 of the best craft beers and a selection of delicious wines from around the world.

2014 Schedule

Saturday, Oct 25
Sunday, Oct 26
Pre-Events

Meat Brawl

12:00Throwdown Tent

Sandwich Smackdown

3:30Throwdown Tent

Bourbon Around the World

3:30VIP Speaker's Corner

Four Roses Bourbon

Palmetto Cheese

4:30VIP Speaker's Corner

Give Kids the World

12:30Family Food Zone

Ice Cream for Breakfast with Emily Ellyn

Sweet Retreats

1:45Family Food Zone

Marvel at sugar, spice and everything nice, as a local gingerbread-making maven shows you how to make an edible abode.

Ravishing Radishes

3:00Family Food Zone

Celebrate Farm to School Month by taking a bite out of this ruddy root vegetable.

Southern Peanut Growers

4:00Family Food Zone

Iron Chef Kids Competition

4:45Family Food Zone

Three young chefs-in-training will square off against each other to create delish dishes for a panel of kid judges.

TBA

5:45Family Food Zone

Grate Expectations

12:30Big Green Egg

"Food Network Star" contestant Linkie Marais is taking the kitchen outside to show you the flexibility and versatility of cooking methods that make the Big Green Egg truly sizzle.

Good For You Grilling

1:30Big Green Egg

Leave your waistline worries behind, as one local chef pumps up the flavor of food with fire, not fat.

Thanksgiving on the Grill

2:30Big Green Egg

Talk - and taste - turkey with a top grilling guru!

Sweet on Sausage

3:30Big Green Egg

Satisfy both your sweet and savory sides with homemade chicken sausage and juicy grilled fruit.

Firebud Brands

4:30Big Green Egg

Get grilling with Firebud Brands' all-natural, gluten-free succulent sauces.

TBA

5:30Big Green Egg

Battle of the Burbs

12:30The Chef's Table

There's a clash across kitchens as restaurants from two of Atlanta's northern burbs gather for a friendly neighborhood rivalry.

From the Ground Up

1:45The Chef's Table

Whether you take it with cream or steam, this segment is sure to perk you up as expert Atlanta coffee fiends spill the beans on at-home brewing.

Life after "Top Chef"

3:00The Chef's Table

Meet "Top Chef" alumni who are still igniting the local culinary scene even after the quickfire challenges have been extinguished.

New and Noteworthy

4:15The Chef's Table

Rub elbows and clink glasses with the chefs behind Atlanta's newest dining destinations. No reservation needed.

Shop Like a Chef

5:30The Chef's Table

Explore local culinary haunts through the eyes of the chefs who frequent them, as you gather insider tips to stock your home kitchen with seafood, meats, produce and more.

Wok Shop

12:45The Kitchen Workshop

Learn the right way to wok and get dinner on the table in a flash with this high-heat, quick cooking method.

Hook, Line and Sinker

2:00The Kitchen Workshop

Reel in a fresh shellfish supper and get schooled on sustainable seafood with this former "Chopped" champion.

Crescent City Classics

3:30The Kitchen Workshop

Laissez les bons temps rouler, as one local chef adds some spice to your life with his traditional jambalaya.

The Basics to Bon Appetit

5:00The Kitchen Workshop

Pepper your kitchen with a taste of France as you learn to prepare the crème de la crème version of the bistro classic, French onion soup.

Taco Takedown

12:00Throwdown Tent

Fried Chicken Face-Off

3:30Throwdown Tent

TBA

1:00VIP Speaker's Corner

Harrah's Cherokee Casino Resort

3:00VIP Speaker's Corner

Rethinking your pretzel, a healthier way to snack.

4:00VIP Speaker's Corner

Scales Cocktails

5:00VIP Speaker's Corner

Healthy Cooking with Georgia SHAPE

12:30Family Food Zone

The Slim Down South Cookbook: Eating Well and Living Healthy in the Land of Biscuits and Bacon

1:45Family Food Zone

As a registered dietician, cookbook author and culinary savant, Carolyn O'Neil will guide you through preparing her savory Sweet Pea Crostini.

Cooking with Lizzie Marie

3:00Family Food Zone

Fun and Fresh Foods. Gather the whole family in the kitchen as teenage chef sensation Lizzie Marie inspires you to make a fun, fresh meal!

Peanut Butter with a Purpose

4:15Family Food Zone

Join local organization STOP SAM to spread the word on peanut butter's kitchen potential and how you can help save lives, one jar at a time.

Grate Expectations

12:30Big Green Egg

"Food Network Star" contestant Linkie Marais is taking the kitchen outside to show you the flexibility and versatility of cooking methods that make the Big Green Egg truly sizzle.

Stick to Your Ribs

1:30Big Green Egg

Master making classic spare ribs with one of Atlanta's best BBQ joints.

Eggceptional Egging - More Than Just Steaks and the Egg

2:30Big Green Egg

Take the Big Green Egg grilling and beyond, as Chef and the Fatman whip up a savory tart featuring Duke's Mayonnaise.

Cooking Georgia Fall Vegetables

3:30Big Green Egg

Tell the meat to move over, as you learn to grill craveable, Georgia-grown vegetables.

TBA

4:30Big Green Egg

Hungry for Success: Atlanta Chefs to Watch

12:15The Chef's Table

Meet three local chefs cooking up a storm just under the radar who we predict will soon be in Atlanta's vibrant culinary limelight.

Gospel Brunch

1:30The Chef's Table

Raise your hands as legendary blues singer Francine Reed raises her voice alongside Taste of Atlanta chefs for a joyous brunch. Hallelujah!

Barcraft Competition Finals

2:30The Chef's Table

Join us for the final shakeup, as top bartenders compete for the title of Taste of Atlanta's Best Bartender.

Southern Comfort

4:30The Chef's Table

Y'all listen up and make room for a meal like mama used to make, as our chefs whip up some good old southern cooking.

TBA

12:30The Kitchen Workshop

The Cook's Warehouse

1:45The Kitchen Workshop

Cooking with Craft

3:00The Kitchen Workshop

Drink your craft brews and eat them too, as one local chef reveals a unique recipe ideal for the beer-loving bunch.

Le Cordon Bleu

4:15The Kitchen Workshop

Coming Soon!

After successfully serving up the city's best fare for more than a decade, Taste of Atlanta is back with bigger features and bolder flavors in its 13th year! The legendary three-day food festival returns to Midtown at Tech Square Friday, October 24 – Sunday, October 26, 2014.

This year's event takes festival-goers on a culinary adventure through the city's many diverse neighborhoods by featuring the chefs and restaurants that give these communities their true personality and flavor.

Food lovers of all ages are invited to join Taste of Atlanta this October in celebrating the dynamic energy and variety of the local restaurant scene while savoring what makes the city the food capital of the South! Festival tickets go on sale Friday, July 11.

Friday Night Kick-Off Party

Friday, Oct. 24, 2014

Friday Night Kick-Off Party Fire up the weekend with Taste of Atlanta's renowned chefs including Chef Host Ron Eyester, Ford Fry, Kevin Rathbun and many others for Atlanta's most celebrated Salute to Atlanta Chefs Kick-off Party! Enjoy live music, cold beer, wine, cocktails and the best bites in the city.

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Ford Fry

Ford Fry

Owner & Executive Chef

JCT. Kitchen

DREW van Leuvan

DREW van Leuvan

Owner & Executive Chef

Seven Lamps

HOLLY Firfer

HOLLY Firfer

Emmy Nominated

Journalist

MARA Davis

MARA Davis

Host

Atlanta Eats

RON Eyester

RON Eyester

Owner & Executive Chef

Rosebud & The Family Dog

TOM Sullivan

TOM Sullivan

Host & Emcee

The Chef's Table

Meherwan Irani

Meherwan Irani

Owner & Executive Chef

Chai Pani

SUZANNE Vizethann

SUZANNE Vizethann

Owner & Executive Chef

Buttermilk Kitchen

Jay Swift

Jay Swift

Owner & Executive Chef

4th & Swift

1:11 PM 18 Sep 2014

Taste of Atlanta

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11:02 AM 18 Sep 2014

Taste of Atlanta

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5:09 PM 16 Sep 2014

Taste of Atlanta

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#MammaMiaMusiacal @thefoxtheatre next week. My my, how can I resist you? #ABBA #That70sMusic http://t.co/irmaAKHAKo

2:20 PM 16 Sep 2014

Taste of Atlanta

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With that fab ABBA soundtrack, who doesn't want to see @MammaMiaMusical @TheFoxTheatre next week? Toe tapping fun! http://t.co/hAB1LfIQmg

10:19 AM 15 Sep 2014

Taste of Atlanta

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Congrats to @ciboatlanta @Timonespizza and @no_246 - #ATLMeatballFest winners go on to #TasteATL to compete in the Meat Brawl on 10/25.

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