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Food and Travel Festival 2016
Sun, May 1, 2016, 11:00 AM – 5:00 PM EDT
Be a part of an exciting International Food and Travel Festival
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Take a Culinary Journey Around The World to help All Faiths Food Bank Summer Hunger Campaign
Due to overwhelming demand, we have opened up the festival to families and individuals wanting to explore hydroponic farming, travel, international travel and marketplace, culinary demonstrations, a challenging Iron Chef Competiton and the most amazing Scavenger Heart (puts Amazing Race to shame). Lower cost tickets are now available for adults for everything except the food and wine tent and craft beer. Food samples are available and ice cream, cheeses, fine italian breads and cannoli are avaialble for purchase.
Restaurants Participating in this international journey
Check out this fun schedule!
Your Passport Includes:
Casal Garcia Champagne Entrance from Michael's on East
12pm - 3 pm International Food Samples from Top Restaurants
All day - Wines from Around the World
All Day - Craft Beer from Big Top Brewery
1:00 Paul Mattison Culinary Demostration
3:00 World Food Competitor Josee Lanzi Culinary Demo
4:00 pm Iron Chef Throwdown - India vs Italy, Narendra Singh Saud vs Alessandro Silvestro
1:30 Salsa Lessons from Sara Dance
All Day Travel Destination Companies
2:00 pm - 5:00 pm Live Music from Ta Buena
12:00 - All Day Secret Scavenger Hunt
FREE Trip Giveaways
International Marketplace with Fine Italian Imports including food, clothing and handmade pottery
Ice Cream by Sub Zero
Wines Provided Exclusively by:
Casal Garcia Champagne from Michaels on East
CSM Distributing (multiple selections)
Republic National (Multiple selections)
What To Wear
Wear your favorite tacky tourist outfit or anything orange in support of the event and receive a free All Faiths Food Bank wristband.
What to Bring
Bring some extra coin (cash) as there will be lots of fun raffles, great items to buy and opportunties to raise money for Summer Hunger.
Bring your own chairs. (No coolers or alcohol allowed in the venue).
We will have food donation boxes set up for canned goods and non-perishable food items for All Faiths Food Bank if you wish to donate.
Destination Cuisine is hosting the 1st Annual Destination Cuisine International Food & Travel Festival.
Join us May 1, 2016 at Sweetgrass Farms, an amazing and beautiful hydroponic farm near Sarasota Airport. We promise to deliver the best experience in food, drink and music from around the world.
We anticipate an early sell out so don't delay in purchasing tickets for this exciting event on a beautiful hydroponic farm.
$15 - Festival Includes everythig except food and wine tent and craft beer which all inclusive may be purchased separately. Skip the line and pre-purchase the General Admission for fast entrance into the festival.
$60 - Includes all activities listed above AND and the chance to win a FREE trip to South Africa
This is a non-refundable TICKETED Event and will sell out early. Pre-purchased tickets are highly recommended however, if not sold out, tickets available at the door for $75.00.
Ciao. See you there!!!
Are there items for purchase at the festival?
Vendors will be selling international products such as olive oils, fresh Italian breads, cheese and clothing to name a few with a portion of proceeds donated back to All Faiths Food Bank. Extra CASH is recommended but most take credit cards.
Are there ID requirements or an age limit to enter the event?
21 years of age to enter food and wine tent or craft beer.
What are my transport/parking options getting to the event?
Overflow Parking will be located at the Medical Plaza at 8451 Shade Ave, Sarasota off of the north side of University Pkwy.
What can/can't I bring to the event?
No alcohol or coolers are allowed. You may bring chairs. Water and non alcoholic drinks will be sold. All food, craft Beer and wine is included in the ticket purchase.
Where can I contact the organizer with any questions?
Is my registration/ticket transferrable or refundable?
This is a non-refundable ticket however, your Ticket(s) are transferrable if you are unable to attend. Please reassign your ticket in your EventBrite Account to the new individual so we have a record of it.
Where Else Can Event Info Be Found?