$55 – $80

The Foodie Experience-Kickoff to Taste of Dallas Friday at Gilley's Dallas

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The Foodie Experience “Best Bites of Big D” is the kick-off to Taste of Dallas and will be held Friday, June 9th at Gilley’s Dallas! This exclusive culinary event will highlight the very best food and drinks that Dallas has to offer.

This year’s all-inclusive new format will provide an immersive, interactive evening experience for culinary enthusiasts with celebrity chefs, like Dean Fearing of Fearing’s at The Ritz Carlton, and Tom Parlo of the renowned Rosewood Mansion on Turtle Creek, just to name a few. Guests will be able to sip and sample from some of the very best restaurants, gourmet brands, local artisans, and will enjoy hands-on food and beverage pairings and demonstrations in the relaxed atmosphere of Gilley’s Dallas.

You’ll want to purchase tickets early, as tickets are limited for this all-inclusive event and will sell out again.

(on sale Friday, April 28th)

tickets include the following
($55 + tax):

  • Access to the event on Friday from 7:30pm to 10:30pm
  • Commemorative Foodie Experience tasting glass
  • Unlimited food samples and tastings
  • Craft beer, wine, and spirits sampling
  • Chef demos, Live Music and more

tickets include the following ($80 + tax):

  • Dedicated VIP Entrance to Event on Friday at 7pm before general public
  • Tickets will be pre-scanned to allow VIP's full early access. Show up early!
  • Commemorative Stella Chalice AND Foodie Experience tasting glass
  • First access to Unlimited food samples and tastings
  • First access to Craft beer, wine, and spirits sampling
  • Chef demos, Live Music and more
  • Limited amount of VIP tickets will be sold


1) When and where is The Foodie Experience?
Friday, June 9th, 2017 from 7:30-10:30pm (VIP 7:00pm)
Gilley's Dallas located in Dallas at 1135 S. Lamar St. Dallas, TX 75215

2) Can I bring my child?
Please make arrangements for all children prior to attending the event. No one under the age of 21 will be permitted entrance to the event. This include infants. Anyone with a child will not be admitted, no exceptions.

3) I can't find my emailed tickets, where are they?
Your tickets are generally delivered shortly after purchase to the email address you provide. If you didn’t receive them, it may have been a typo of your email address during your purchase. If it’s been more than a few hours and you can’t find them, contact Eventbrite via email at support@eventbrite.com and request a re-sent ticket confirmation, OR view the Eventbrite Help Center article “Where are my Tickets?” for additional steps.

4) What are the advantages of purchasing VIP tickets?
VIP patrons gain access to the event 30 minutes prior to general admission attendees and we pre-scan all VIP tickets so that they can take advantage of as much of the extra time as possible. VIP attendees will have wristbands and a dedicated entrance at least 2 hours into the event. VIPs receive both a commemorative Stella Chalice AND Foodie Experience tasting glass. Please note: we are unable to replace dropped/broken glasses so please be careful with your glasses and cups.

5) What items are not allowed in the event?
Weapons (knives, pepper spray, any concealed weapons or firearms, etc.)
Illegal drugs, chemicals, fireworks
Backpacks, suitcases, coolers, or other large bags
Unapproved marketing material of any kind (pamphlets, handouts, advertisements)
All bags are subject to search upon entry to the event. Security reserves the right to request patrons to return prohibited items to their vehicle, or dispose of these items; non-cooperation may lead to ejection from the facility.

6) Can I bring my dog or pet?
Sorry, no animals are allowed at The Foodie Experience.

Photography and Marketing Policy
We encourage you to take still photographs at the event! In fact, we hope after the event that you’ll post some photos to our Facebook page and tag us. Video recording equipment will require media credentials and requires pre-approval by event staff.

Intoxicated Patrons
All event attendees are expected to drink responsibly. Any guest who is believed to be intoxicated when entering the event will be denied entry, and a refund for your admission will not be provided. We’ll have plenty to go around, so please don’t pre-party!

Any attendee who is found intoxicated or causing general disturbance will be asked to leave the facility without a refund.

Refund Policy
All sales are Final. We are not responsible for lost, stolen, damaged, or destroyed tickets and do not issue refunds once tickets are purchased. If the event gets canceled, you more than likely won’t need to do a thing: provided you entered a valid email address, we’ll inform you of the cancellation by email, and refund the amount you paid for your tickets on the same payment method used for purchase. If you did not provide a valid email address upon checkout, it is your responsibility to check whether the event is going ahead at the scheduled date, time and venue.

Terms and Conditions
By accessing our website, you agree to be bound by these Terms and Conditions of Use, all applicable laws and regulations, and you agree that you are responsible for compliance with any applicable local laws. If you do not agree with any of these terms, you are prohibited from using or accessing this site. The materials contained in this website are protected by applicable copyright and trademark law.

Entry to The Foodie Experience is solely at the discretion of security and/or the Event Organizers at the time of the event. No persons under the age of 21 will be permitted entry to the festival. We may conduct security searches upon entry at our discretion to ensure the safety of all festival goers.

The Foodie Experience and/or Taste of Dallas LLC cannot accept responsibility or liability for any personal property or belongings that is lost, stolen or damaged, and cannot accept responsibility or liability for any personal injury, accident or illness.

Ticket holders or attendees of the event consent to being filmed, photographed, and recorded as members of the audience. The resulting film footage, images and recordings may be used to promote The Foodie Experience in print, various forms of media, and on websites. You consent that the footage remains our property and we may use it in conjunction with promotion of our event however we choose.

The ticket holder must comply with all relevant statutes, laws, safety announcements, and regulations while attending the event. Breach of any of these conditions or any unacceptable behavior likely to cause damage, nuisance or injury shall enable The Foodie Experience, its security personnel, volunteers, staff, Gilley's Dallas staff, or festival organizers to eject the ticket holder from the festival site without a refund.

These Terms and Conditions are subject to change without notice. Any changes to the Terms and Conditions will be posted in the FAQ section of our website.

Shipping Policy
All tickets will be delivered electronically via e-mail. It is the responsibility of the buyer to print tickets out prior to arrival at the festival and present tickets at the gate for entry. Lost tickets can be re-printed via the EventBrite website.

If you choose not to print out your ticket, smartphones capable of opening PDF documents can open the original email that is sent to you at the time of purchase, and we can scan your barcode via your phone.

Smartphone users also have the option to download the EventBrite application to pull up your tickets for scanning at the door.

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