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Published on August 14th, 2015 |

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17 restaurants, spirits vendors to dish up a ‘Taste of Buckhead’ Sept. 24

Seventeen restaurants have already confirmed they will be dishing up food samples at the 2015 Taste of Buckhead event to be held Sept. 24 from 6:30 – 9:30 p.m. at the historic Buckhead Theatre. Taste of Buckhead is an annual event of the Buckhead Business Association (BBA).

This is a photo from last year's Taste of Buckead, which was the first time it was held at Buckhead Theatre.

This is a photo from last year’s Taste of Buckead, which was the first time it was held at Buckhead Theatre.

As part of the admission price to the event, attendees can taste dishes from some of Buckhead’s premier restaurants and sample more than 50 wines, beers and spirits.

TasteofBuckheadLogov2General admission tickets to Taste of Buckhead are $50 and there are a limited number of VIP tickets available at $75, which add a few more perks. Tickets can be purchased online by clicking here or by calling the BBA office at (404) 467-7607.

“The Taste of Buckhead is one of the foremost opportunities to experience the best that Buckhead has to offer,” said Smita Solanki, executive director of the BBA. “Atlanta has arrived as a food destination, and this event is the perfect place for locals and visitors alike to meet and greet some of the city’s best chefs.”

One of the chefs participating in this year's Taste of Buckhead is Brian Lee, executive chef at the J.W. Marriott Hotel in Buckhead.

One of the chefs participating in this year’s Taste of Buckhead is Brian Lee, executive chef at the J.W. Marriott Hotel in Buckhead.

Already confirmed restaurants participating in the Taste of Buckhead are: Davio’s, Nancy G’s Cafe & Neighborhood Bistro, Seasons 52, Buckhead Diner, Holeman & Finch Public House, Bhojanic, F&B Atlanta, Rock’s Chicken & Fries, Doraku Sushi, Coast Seafood & Raw Bar, Twist Atlanta, Le Bilboquet, Del Frisco’s Grille, Ocean Prime Restaurant, Georgetown Cupcake, Gypsy Kitchen Atlanta and Nox Creek Lounge Hotel Bar.

In addition, breweries and distributors offering attendees samples include Red White & Blue Distributors, Monday Night Brewing, SweetWater

One of the food tastings from last year's event.

One of the food tastings from last year’s event.

Brewing Co., Bombay Sapphire, Speakeasy Liquors and IPV Trading that will be featured during the event.

The $75 VIP tickets, only a limited number of which are available, afford event-goers the opportunity to attend a VIP reception at 7:30 p.m. where they can enjoy chef demonstrations, sip special cocktails and try exclusive food items. They will also receive a gift bag chock-full of surprises.

Gas South is the presenting sponsor of this year’s Taste of Buckhead. Other sponsors include Bank of North Georgia and Georgia Primary Bank as gold sponsors and Metcalf Davis and Private Bank of Buckhead as silver sponsors. Just Add Wine is an in-kind sponsor of this year’s event.

There will be tastings of 50 beers and wines and bars for other alcoholic beverages as well like last year.

There will be tastings of 50 beers and wines and bars for other alcoholic beverages as well like last year.

For more information about the event—including how to sign up as a vendor or for sponsorship opportunities—contact the Buckhead Business Association at (404) 467-7607. But to purchase tickets, visit http://www.buckheadbusiness.org/taste-of-buckhead.

Since 1951, The Buckhead Business Association has brought together leadership that unites all aspects of business, government and community with a common vision for ensuring the future vitality of the greater Buckhead community.

For more information on the BBA, visit www.buckheadbusiness.org.

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