The event brings energetic food competitions, live music and enthusiastic festival-goers ready to try mouthwatering favorites from Alpharetta’s talented chefs.
(PRWEB) April 18, 2013
Taste buds should prepare for the Taste of Alpharetta on May 9 in Downtown Alpharetta, 2 South Main Street, from 5-10 p.m. With 50,000 families, food lovers and festival-goers in attendance, over 50 gourmet food options, live music, and food competitions, the Taste of Alpharetta is the Southeast’s most anticipated dining festival.
Attendees can sample delicious appetizers, entrees and desserts from the top menus in town; enjoy culinary demonstrations, activities and entertainment to please every palette; and stroll through the streets and stop in to shop with local merchants. Admission is free and food tickets are $.50 each and participating restaurants will charge $1-3 per food sample.
“Alpharetta is known as a premiere dining destination in the Southeast and the Taste of Alpharetta is an anticipated event throughout the entire year,” said Janet Rodgers, President and CEO of the Alpharetta Convention and Visitors Bureau. “The event brings energetic food competitions, live music and enthusiastic festival-goers ready to try mouthwatering favorites from Alpharetta’s talented chefs. Those who attend are in for a treat. We are excited to welcome those who are coming in from out of town and we invite them to stay the weekend and experience everything awesome Alpharetta has to offer!”
The music Stage will have harmonic rock/folk/R&B bands. A separate Culinary Stage will pair top area chefs against one another in contests and Atlanta radio stations will be ready to party with everyone. Kids will have a blast playing at the Fun Zones.
After filling up on delicious appetizers, entrees and desserts at the festival, attendees can plan to spend an event-packed weekend enjoying some of the awesome things Alpharetta has to offer its visitors. Anyone who is interested in learning more about new favorite dishes can learn from cooking celebrities and renowned restaurant chefs at Georgia’s only Publix Apron’s Cooking school. For more information on Taste of Alpharetta or Alpharetta hotels, events and restaurants, visit http://www.awesomealpharetta.com.
Alpharetta Convention and Visitors Bureau
The Alpharetta Convention and Visitors Bureau serves as the official destination marketing organization for the city of Alpharetta, promoting tourism and attracting visitors to all 23 of Alpharetta’s upscale and modern hotels. Visit awesomealpharetta.com for more information.