by Steven Doyle
The 2017 version of Savor Dallas begins this week and the line up looks exception this year. The first event opens like a lion tomorrow, April 6th and is completely sold out as are most of the events. This has left more than a few pining for tickets. At this late date you will need to check the web site for what is available.
The good news is that there are still a handful of tickets for Saturday’s events and we encourage all to check into the website to secure yours now. Here is a link to follow to do just that.
Check out the week’s line-up:
Opening Night: SOLD OUT ‘Cue It Up!, Thursday, April 6 (5:30-8:30pm) at Marie Gabrielle Gardens
Playing with fire and featuring smoked flavors—both savory and sweet!
The ultimate opening night kickoff to Savor Dallas is a new event that puts a whole different spin on everyone’s favorite— barbecue! Host chefs Katherine Clapner, Matt Dallman and Nathan Tate along with other culinary innovators put a fresh taste on all that smoke and fire.
Shaken + Stirred, SOLD OUT Friday, April 7 (7-10pm) at Happiest Hour
The ultimate cocktail party with mixology and chef-paired tastes
Where the cocktail is king and the mixologist reigns supreme… Savor Dallas’s signature spirits and mixology-driven event, Shaken + Stirred is at a new home this year—Happiest Hour. In addition to those creative drinks, host chefs Graham Dodds, Misti Norris, and David Uygur curate a charcuterie experience like no other with additional food pairings from additional chefs and restaurants.
Reserve Tasting, Saturday, April 8 (6-8pm) at Centennial Hall at Fair Park
The premier wine and spirits tasting experience for the fine drink aficionado
Savor Dallas’s most exclusive tasting experience, The Reserve Tasting is hosted in conjunction with the Grand Tasting and features the most premier wines including reserve and limited edition labels along with an exclusive spirits tasting lounge.
Grand Tasting, Saturday, April 8 (7-10pm) at Centennial Hall at Fair Park
The culinary centerpiece of Savor Dallas featuring 50+ chefs, hundreds of wines, and countless spirits
Savor Dallas’s delicious main event, the Grand Tasting continues its reign as the ultimate epicurean destination featuring endless sampling opportunities. Hosted by Chad Houser along with Chefs Kirstyn Brewer, Omar Flores, Brian Luscher and Stephen Rogers it’s a can’t-miss evening with some of Dallas’s favorite culinary talent along with wines and spirits purveyors from across the world—plus, an outdoor grill lounge, live music and so much more.
Community Brunch: Farmer’s Market Edition, Sunday, April 9 (10:30am-1:30pm) at Dallas Farmer’s Market
A walk-around tasting of the freshest farm-to-plate fare
This installment of Savor Dallas’s signature Community Brunch wraps up the weekend of Indulgences on a fresh note with a delicious walk-around tasting featuring the Dallas Farmer’s Market’s chefs and the local farmers whose ingredients inspire them. Of course, bubbly, cocktails, and mocktails are all on the menu, too, along with entertainment that’s perfect for an easy Sunday morning.
Tickets are available now at www.SavorDallas.com. Prices range between $55 to $400, with à la carte options and all-inclusive packages available.