St. Simons Island, Georgia
December 10, 2016
SSI FOOD + SPIRITS After"MATTH" Blow-Out Party
A BLOW-OUT PARTY FOR THE AGES...ST. SIMONS ISLAND STYLE!
St. Simons Island will transform into a coastal food and drink celebration on December 10th with the ultimate make-good celebration that combines all of the "best of the best" festival events, in one huge, blow-out party.
The St. Simons Food + Spirits Festival is a non-profit 501(c)3 organization that highlights the best of the Golden Isles’ culinary bounty, scenic beauty and history – while raising funds and awareness for its charity of choice, Hospice of the Golden Isles.
Join us in Gascoigne Bluff on December 10th. Featuring the Elegant Island Living VIP Lounge with early event access at 11 am. Enjoy music, VIP celebrity meet & greets, private bar and fully catered food offerings! The main event with expanded Tasting Tents, takes place from 12 - 3 pm with a wide variety of gourmet and beverage tastings, local artistry and family fun - all under the canopy of oaks and Spanish moss. You won’t want to miss the final rounds of the chefs competing in the Chefs Showdown!
Also featured will be the brand NEW Coastal Stir Cocktail Competition, presented by Atlanta Magazine, taking place throughout the event – you get to decide the best festival cocktail winner in this people’s choice competition!
The free Artisan and Farmers Market will open at 11 am, with arts, crafts, farmer's stands, and the best offerings from local retailers and artisans, all happening just outside the tasting tents.
Elegant Island Living VIP Lounge
$79 per person through December 4th
$95 per person December 5th through event date
$49 per person through December 4th
$65 per person December 5th through event date
Saturday, December 10, 2016
Gascoigne Bluff, St. Simons Island
NOTE: If you are the holder of an existing ticket for the canceled St. Simons Food & Spirits Festival, purchased either through our web site or GroupOn, your ticket will be valid at this event, regardless of which event you purchased your ticket to. If you are an existing VIP, BBQ Pro-Am or Friday Festival Feast ticket holder, your existing ticket will be redeemed for the VIP Lounge.
Food Network TV Personality
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Celebrity Touring Chef & TV Personality
Chef Jernard Wells aka “The Chef of Love” believes food and love go hand in hand and wants everyone to know how easy cooking can be — and how much excitement it can add to your life. As an executive chef, Jernard has traveled all over the world, including cooking on tour for Tyler Perry, and has even published three cookbooks.
He has won Food Networks' "Cutthroat Kitchen" twice in the last couple of seasons and he was runner-up for this season of "Food Network Star". Chef Jernard loves to infuse any dish with his Southern flavors and a Cajun twist and has his own line of sauces called Haute Cuisine which are sold in Whole Foods.
He stays busy traveling around the country catering corporate events and doing high profile cooking demos at various festivals. Chef Jernard his lovely a wife of 16 years have 9 wonderful children and they live in Atlanta.
THANKS TO OUR SPONSORS!
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ABOUT HOSPICE OF THE GOLDEN ISLES
For over 30 years, Hospice of the Golden Isles has provided the highest quality, compassionate care to patients and families living in Glynn, Camden, McIntosh, Charlton and Brantley counties. When you or a loved one has been diagnosed with a life-limiting illness, that’s the time to consider hospice care. The special care that hospice provides is a holistic care - of the mind, body and spirit – that allows patients to live life to the fullest. For more information, click here.
Join us for a brand NEW upscale and fun culinary event taking place on Friday, November 18 at the St. Simons Island Pier Village. Enjoy small plate tasting stations from the Golden Isles’ top chefs and restaurants, while mingling with PGA TOUR Professionals and other celebrity guests. Sip and savor your way through exceptional wines, spirits, and beers - and be sure you remember to take your souvenir crystal wine glass!
The Golden Isles
For the past 4 years St. Simons Island has turned into a full-fledged culinary fall party to be enjoyed by locals and visitors alike! St. Simons Island and the surrounding areas offer an array of great hotels and resorts to fit your budget. For more information about the Golden Isles, please visit their web site by clicking the logo below.
ADVANCE TICKET SPECIALS FOR After"MATTH END DECEMBER 4th.
DON'T MISS OUT!
St. Simons Food & Spirits Festival
60 Cinema Lane, Suite 230
St. Simons Island, GA 31522
The St. Simons Food & Spirits Festival is a 501-(c)3 non-profit organization. The festival engages and promotes annual events with the mission to increase awareness of the Golden Isles region as a tourism destination and to raise funds for the benefit of local charities. The primary beneficiary for the festival is the Hospice of the Golden Isles.
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