Experience Southern hospitality at the Atlanta Food and Wine Festival, May 10-13, 2012. Sip, savour and linger with the top Southern Chefs, Sommeliers and Mixologists as they ascend upon Midtown for the 2nd annual Atlanta Food and Wine Festival. There will be three days of Atlanta food events including dinners, tasting and learning experiences at the Atlanta Food and Wine Festival. These amazing Southern chefs are the heart and soul of southern cooking. This one of a kind Atlanta event will inspire you to try and recreate some of our wonderful regional dishes that you will experience at the Atlanta Food and Wine Festival.
Atlanta Food and Wine Festival foodies will have the opportunity to see over 100 chefs and mixologists teaming up for live cooking demos, tasting seminars and panel discussions at the Atlanta Food and Wine Festival. A couple of my favorite Southern chefs, Nathalie Dupree, Virginia Willis along with Cynthia Graubart and Elizabeth Heiskell are hosting a cooking demo on Biscuits, Grits and Cornbread. Learn how to Master the craft of Southern comfort food from the experts. I have several of Nathalie Dupree and Virginia Willis cookbooks that I use at our Atlanta Bed and Breakfast.
Brewpubs and microbreweries are one of the South’s fastest growing industries. Meet some of our Southern brewers as you sip and sample world class Southern brews at Southern Craft Beers – Spill It at the Atlanta Food and Wine Festival on Saturday from 10:30 to 11:15 a.m.
All coffee connoisseurs don’t miss the Coffee Cupping Demo and learn how to make extraordinary coffee and experience the difference between French Press, Pour Overs and Chemex.
If you have never cooked with Cast Iron, then don’t miss the Technique Lab on Cast Iron Cooking at the Atlanta Food and Wine Festival. Cast Iron skillets are treasured in the south and passed down from generation to generation. The more they are used and seasoned the better they become. Learn the tricks on cooking with cast iron as well as how to season, care and preserve your cast iron for the next generation
If you can’t make the Atlanta Food and Wine Festival, be sure and mark your calendar for October 5-7, 2012 for another one of my favorite Atlanta food festivals, Taste of Atlanta. Hope to see you next weekend lingering over great food, sipping your favorite cocktail with your foodie friends at the Atlanta Food and Wine Festival.