In the Field
Atlanta Food & Wine Festival
Buckle up Atlanta…It’s time for the city’s most anticipated food and wine festival of the year, Atlanta Food & Wine Festival (AFWF)! Returning for its 11th year, the greatest chefs of the South will descend to Atlanta from September 13 to 18 for a culinary extravaganza like no other.
You’ll see several new events added to this year’s menu, including Cluck’d A Chicken & Cocktail Soirée and intimate dinners with chef Scott Conant, Talat Market’s Parnass Sarvang, and more!
Here’s our ultimate guide of our must-try events available for every appetite and budget. Best of all? All ticket prices are all inclusive of food, drinks, live entertainment and more!
SLICED: Thursday, September 15
Kick off festival weekend at AFWF’s brand new night event, SLICED, a cut of Atlanta’s best bites served by the slice. From pizza, brisket, desserts, truffles and everything in between, indulge on a smorgasbord of slices created by some of the Atlanta's most popular local chefs that will tantalize your taste buds. Tickets are $95.
CLUCK’D: Friday, September 16
But the fun doesn’t end there! Bring on your chicken dance and appetite on at Cluck’d: a Chicken & Cocktail Soirée on Friday, September 16. From fried, spatchcocked, to barbecued, you’ll get to enjoy classic recipes and unique twists on everyone’s favorite bird from nearly twenty chefs. Participating talent including The Usual's Nick Leahy, Che Butter Jonez Malik Rhasaan, and Seoul Chikin's Stephie Bender, will compete it out for the best dish of the evening. Tickets are $110.
From award-winning chefs to up and coming talent changing today’s culinary landscape, don’t miss AFWF’s unparalleled chef-driven dinners. These close-knit dining experience are the best way to engage with some of your favorite chefs.
New on this year’s roster include A Night at The Americano with Celebrity Chefs Scott Conant, Jernard Wills and David Rose, Talat Market’s collaboration with Food & Wine Magazine’s 2021 Best New Chef Lucas Sin (Junzi Kitchen), Straight From the Source: A Veggie Forward Soirée at Redbird with chef Zen Stevenson, and American Cuisine with A Spanish Lens with chefs Josue Peña, Liron Eisenberg and Jon Sinecki at Iberian Pig: Buckhead.
For the full line up, visit atlfoodandwinefestival.com/intimatedinners.com .
TASTING TENTS: Saturday, September 17 - Sunday, September 18
As the festival continues to evolve, you can always count on their Tasting Tents to anchor your weekend. Returning to Historic Fourth Ward Park from Saturday through Sunday, sample food and drink from the finest chefs, wine enthusiasts and mixologists from around the South. Open from 1 to 5 p.m., you will have plenty of time to explore this indulgent adult playground. In addition to a bevy of culinary offerings, get educated and entertained from your favorite chefs as they hit Publix's Demo Stage at Atlanta Food & Wine Festival's signature tasting tents.
Pro Tip: Beat the lines and enjoy a special hour preview of the tasting tents with VIP tickets. Less people, early access. Cannot be beat.
For more details and to purchase tickets, visit atlfoodandwinefestival.com
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