Friday, August 1, 6:30-10:00PM — My Big Obsession: Can’t Stop. Won’t Stop. Eatin’. For the Grand Opening celebration, the Bay Area will do what it does best as chefs showoff their latest culinary obsessions. What can you expect? An evening of unforgettably unique dishes and cocktails. Grab a glass and help us kick off another year of San Francisco’s premiere food, wine, and spirits festival! A portion of the evening’s proceeds will go to the Golden Gate Restaurant’s Scholarship Fund. Save 15% on tickets with discount code OPEN. Purchase now.
Saturday, August 2, 12:30-4:00PM — Meet My Mentor: An Homage. On Saturday afternoon, each chef will pay homage to their roots with a signature dish inspired by their culinary mentor. While you nosh on 36+ unique dishes, you will enjoy wine, beer ,and spirits from more than 50 vendors and take in the panoramic views of the Golden Gate Bridge and the Bay. Throughout the afternoon, we will cook, mix, and play on the main stage with emcee Thirsty Girl Leslie Sbrocco and demos from some of the City’s best chefs and beverage experts. A portion of the afternoon’s proceeds will go to Share Our Strength. Save 15% on tickets with discount code OPEN. Purchase now.
Saturday, August 2, 7:00-10:30PM — A Night of Classics: Bay Area Originals. On Saturday evening, each restaurant in the Lexus Grand Tasting will serve a classic or signature dish from their restaurant. Mixologists will be shaking cocktails, winemakers will be popping corks and brewers will be tapping the kegs. Join us for the party of the year and dance your pants off! A portion of the evening’s proceeds will go to the Center for Urban Education about Sustainable Agriculture (CUESA). Save 15% on tickets with discount code OPEN. Purchase now.
Sunday, August 3, 12:30-4:00PM — Made in SF: Celebrating the Bay Area’s Tastemakers. On Sunday at the Lexus Grand Tasting, Eat Drink SF has it all! They’re shining a light on the incredible tastemakers that make the Bay Area the best dining scene in the country – artisans, farmers, brewers, winemakers, distillers, chefs, mixologists, and sommeliers. It’s all the best parts of a casual Sunday afternoon – food, drink, music, and friends – without any of the dishes! Dining Around host Joel Riddell and Brown Sugar Kitchen Chef Tanya Holland will emcee the demo stage. A portion of the afternoon’s proceeds will go to Slow Food San Francisco’s NOMADgardens project. Save 15% on tickets with discount code OPEN. Purchase now.
Please note that the above events are limited to attendees 21 years of age and over. Learn more about Eat Drink SF here.