The

Progressive

Cocktail

Party

Event Details

Sunday, February 27 | 1:00 – 5:00 PM
Midtown Tallahassee

Single Ticket: $150 | Pair of Tickets: $250

Due to popular demand, we will be hosting the Progressive Cocktail Party this year in advance of welcoming Chef Aarón Sánchez to Tallahassee. Tickle your taste buds with carefully curated cuisine from five local restaurants. Admission to the party includes a food tour of each restaurant, who will offer a different course and wine pairing. Each stop on the tour includes a unique spin on Aarón Sánchez’s recipes.

A list of participating restaurants to come.

Event Details

Thursday, March 3 | 6:00 – 7:30 PM
Turner Auditorium at Tallahassee Community College

Single Ticket: $45 | Virtual Option: $25 | Chef Meet and Greet: $100

The Toast and Talk will be the first event featuring James Beard Award winner, Chef Aarón Sánchez – a personal culinary experience perfect for foodie fanatics and home-cooking connoisseurs. Attendees will have the opportunity to hear Chef Sánchez speak to local restaurant owner Drew McLeod of Savour, about Chef’s journey in the culinary industry and share stories about the people and dishes that helped define his passion for food. Chef Sánchez will enlist Savour Executive Chef Brian Knepper to help him cook up recipes live from his cookbooks including, La Comida del Barrio and Simple Food, Big Flavor. The event is open seating and a reception with small bites influenced by Chef Sanchez’s recipes to follow.

There will be an exclusive meet and greet with Chef from 5:15 – 5:45 PM. Additional purchase necessary, only 25 tickets available for the meet and greet.

The Toast

and Talk

The

Signature

Dinner

Event Details

Friday, March 4 | 6:00 – 9:30 PM
Lifetime Sports Complex at Tallahassee Community College

Single Ticket: $300 | Pair of Tickets: $500 | Table of 8: $2,500

The Signature Dinner is our original exclusive dinner experience – and will feature a four-course meal curated by Chef Aarón Sánchez with each course paired with sommelier-selected wines from around the world.

The event features a silent auction where guests are invited to bid on items that offer extraordinary experiences from across the country and one-of-a-kind items. Additionally, with a $100 contribution, guests can blind draw from the pull-down offerings of this year’s highly-rated collection, featuring bottles of Bourbon and bottles of red and white wines and champagne.

Event Details

Saturday, March 5 | 11:00 – 3:00 PM
Tallahassee Community College

BLUE Ticket Holders: $50 | GOLD Ticket Holders: $75
VIP Tickets | $300
ADD ON (for Blue and Gold Ticket Holders Only): $25 per Master Class

Unwind and uncork with us on campus for a combination of food, wine, and good company. The festival will include local food vendors and spirit tastings, and feature Master Classes and Cooking Demonstrations by local chefs. Chef Aarón Sánchez will kick off the event by greeting guests and meeting with VIP ticket holders.

The Food and

Wine Festival