The Food & Wine Festival

Saturday, March 2

11:00am – 3:00pm

The Food and Wine Festival

This year’s Cleaver and Cork event series ends with our popular Food & Wine Festival.  The 2024 event includes a live cooking demo by Chef Andrew Zimmern, 65+ tasting tents, a beer garden, and live music!

Saturday, March 2, 2024 | 11:00 AM – 3:00 PM
Intramural Fields at Tallahassee Community College
444 Appleyard Dr.
Tallahassee, FL

Presenting Sponsor:

Tasting tents featuring restaurants and food vendors will serve up delicious bites and libations from across North Florida. Cooking and culinary education lovers will learn from local chefs recognized on regional, statewide, and national levels. The festival will also feature master classes from spirit experts from across the world.

This event is rain or shine.

What you get

General Admission


  • Access to all Food and Spirit Tasting Tents
  • Access to all cooking demonstrations
  • A Cleaver and Cork wine glass

VIP Tickets


  • Access to VIP Tent
  • $100 Gift Certificate to spend on our on-site retail store
  • Priority seating at all cooking demonstrations
  • Access to the Cleaver and Cork Cocktail Master Class
  • Priority access to a meet-and-greet with Chef Andrew Zimmern in the VIP Tent (note: Chef will only be available for one hour during a specified time which is to be announced)
  • Access to all Food and Spirit Tasting Tents
  • A Cleaver and Cork wine glass

Tasting Tents

Offerings & Schedule

Cooking demonstrations

Open to all ticket holders

Priority seating for VIP ticket holders

11:30 AM
Chef Andrew Zimmern

1:00 PM
Chef Leon Brunson
Leon’s at Lake Ella

2:00 PM
Amanda Morrison
Poco Vino Wine Bar & Market

Crafting the Perfect Cleaver and Cork Cocktail (VIP Only)

The VIP Tent