Published on August 9th, 2016 |


Four Buckhead culinary events begin Aug. 11 with 5th Annual ‘Eats & Beats’

Atlanta’s best restaurants and bands are teaming up for an evening of food, drinks, music and more, donating all of their services to raise money for two Atlanta nonprofits. The fifth annual Eats & Beats event will take place Thursday, Aug. 11, from 7 to 10 p.m. at the Buckhead Theatre, with 100 percent of the proceeds benefiting Children of Conservation and The Giving Kitchen.

Guests will enjoy an open bar, live entertainment and tastings from 30 of Atlanta’s top restaurants. Participating restaurants include Local Three, Davio’s, Cibo e Beve, Common Quarter, Paces & Vine, Doraku Sushi, Gypsy Kitchen, The Southern Gentleman, Dennis Dean Catering, The Big Ketch, Epic Events, Farm Burger, Venkman’s, Wrecking Bar Brewpub, Cook Hall, Horseradish Grill and more. Yacht Rock Revue will keep the party sailing along with performances from local chefs and their bands. Tickets, which range from $55 to $135 are available thrDSC_0363ough xorbia.com.

Buckhead Business Assn. Signature Luncheon

The “State of Public Safety” will be the timely topic for the Buckhead Business Association’s 2016 Signature Luncheon event Aug. 18, with Atlanta Police Foundation President Dave Wilkinson leading a discussion with Atlanta Police Chief George Turner and other public safety leaders. Wilkinson, a special agent in charge of the U.S. Secret Service, will lead the discussion on the issues facing the public, law enforcement and the community.

During the event, the BBA will also bestow its annual Public Safety Awards to members of the Atlanta Police Department (Zone 2), Fulton County Sheriff’s Office and Atlanta Fire Rescue Department.

Thursday, Aug.18 at 103 West from 11:30 am – 1:00 pm. Individual tickets for the luncheon event are $65 for BBA members and $75 for non-members. Ticket price includes three-course luncheon, program, tax and gratuity and valet service. Click here for registration

The Farmer Fund 2017 Calendar FundraiserFarmers Fund Logo

The Farmer Fund, an Atlanta nonprofit founded in 2015 to serve metro Atlanta farmers in the face of natural disaster, will host the release party for its much-anticipated 2017 calendar on Aug. 22 at The Cathedral of St. Philip, 2744 Peachtree Road. Beginning at 5:30 p.m., festivities will include lots of local food and beer, courtesy of the Atlanta chefs and breweries, a chance to meet and mingle with local farmers, and live music. The organization will reveal The Farmer Fund 2017 Calendar at the event, featuring Atlanta chefs in nothing but Hedley & Bennett aprons with the farmers who grow their food. For tickets visit 2017calendar.bpt.me.

2016 Taste of Buckhead a culinary experience

Buckhead’s most popular restaurants, a boutique of to-die-for cupcakes and six distillers of liquors and beer are early commitments to be part of the 2016 Taste of Buckhead, to be held Sept. 15 at TasteofBuckheadLogov2the Stave Room at American Spirit Works in the Sweetwater Design District on Armour Circle in South Buckhead and hosted by the Buckhead Business Association.

Some of the restaurants that have signed on include: 1Kept, 521 Kitchen & Que, A Piece of Cake, Bhojanic, Davio’s, Del Frisco’s, Doraku Sushi, Eclipse di Luna, Georgia Grille, JW’s Nox Creek, Maggiano’s Little Italy, Meehan’s Public House Buckhead, Smokebelly BBQ, St Cecilia and The Big Ketch. And for sweets, it’s Georgetown Cupcake. Participating beverage vendors are Anheuser-Busch, Bombay Sapphire, J.R. Revelry Bourbon Whiskey, Stoli Vodka, Urban Tree Hard Cider and Virgil Kaine Whiskey.

General admission tickets for the event are $50. VIP tickets, which include an exclusive tour of the distillery, specialty cocktails and exclusive food samples, are available for $75. For more information or to purchase tickets, visit the newly re-launched online website tasteofbuckhead.org.

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