2019 Grand Taste Experience & Beer Garden
Wednesday, June 26, 2019
6pm VIP, 6:30pm General Admission 
The Durham Armory

"The culinary experience of the year,” as one guest described Grand Taste Experience, now appearing on two nights this year! You will taste 30+ dishes of the best chefs and food artisans in the area.  And, new this year, enjoy Wednesday night’s Beer Garden Tent with craft beers. Plus, inside The Armory, enjoy wine and spirits that you’ve come to expect with a live DJ and entertainment!
Limited VIP tickets available for early entry, VIP commemorative glass and a specialty pour.
Participating

La Recette Patisserie
Counter Culture Coffee
Bedlam Vodka
City Barbeque
Durham Distillery
The Northern Spy & Stem Ciders
House at Gatewood
Ponysaurus Brewing
Sadie's Southern
Oakleaf
Alley Twenty-Six
Brewery Bhavana
Burger Bach
Crossroads Chapel Hill
COPA
Counting House
Crook's Corner
Gibbs Hundred
Gonza Tacos y Tequila
Hi-Wire Brewing
It's A Southern Thing
Local 22
Neomonde Mediterranean
Papa Shogun
Pittsboro Roadhouse
39 West Catering
Radius Pizzeria & Pub
Saltbox Seafood Joint
Societa
Unscripted
Viceroy
Vimala's Curryblossom Cafe
Harvest 18
Earth To Us Kitchen
Flair Restaurant
Tarantini Italian Restaurant
Kingfisher
Starrlight Mead

SOLD OUT: 2019 Grand Taste Experience & Wine Garden
Thursday, June 27, 2019
6pm VIP, 6:30pm General Admission 
Durham Armory

Grand Taste Experience is a sell-out every year, but we are making the experience even better! Thursday night will feature a Wine Garden Tent with varieties from all over the world! Inside, you will taste 30+ dishes from the best chefs and food artisans in the area. Plus, enjoy beer and spirits that you’ve come to expect with a live DJ and entertainment!
Limited VIP tickets available for early entry, VIP commemorative glass and a specialty pour.
Participating

House at Gatewood
Fearrington House Restaurant
Oakleaf
Bleu Olive Bistro
Fusion Fish
Bedlam Vodka
Dashi
Parizade
Acme Food & Beverage Co.
City Barbeque
TOPO Organic Spirits
O-Ku Sushi
NanaSteak
Counter Culture Coffee
Mandolin
Clouds Brewing
Durham Distillery
Plates Neighborhood Kitchen
Oak Steakhouse
Whiskey Kitchen
Toast
Sadie's Southern
Jack Tar and The Colonel’s Daughter
Syrus Lune - Vegan Culinary Artist
Ponysaurus Brewing

... more to come!

SOLD OUT: 1920s Speakeasy Nightclub
Friday, June 28, 2019 
8pm
Located at the Carolina Theatre - enter through the stage door

Prepare to sneak your way into this 1920s speakeasy and sip on cocktails, mingle with bootleggers, snack on hors d’oeuvres and dance the night away to a jazz band. Mum's the word. After you purchase your ticket, you'll be notified of the secret location and password 48-hours before the event by email. Shhh. 

Participating

Durham Catering
Alley Twenty-Six
Duck Donuts
Counter Culture Coffee
Don Julio
Ketel One
Ketel One Botanicals
Tanqueray
Bulleit

7-Course Southern Feast Dinner
An edible exploration of the global influences that now define Southern Cuisine
Saturday, June 29, 2019 
6:30pm
Washington Duke Inn & Golf Club

All seven courses will highlight the different ethnic elements that define our Southern food flavors. Expect a diverse menu from a variety of chefs and cultures, signature cocktails by Kingfisher and Durham Distillery, five courses of wine pairings, feasting tables, a historic overview and entertainment by ShaLeigh Dance Works that will make this an evening to remember.

Event Sponsored by Whole Foods Market

Participating

Counter Culture Coffee
Goorsha
Littler
The Parlour
Washington Duke Inn & Golf Club
Whole Foods
Saltbox Seafood Joint
Vimala's Curryblossom Cafe
Durham Distillery
Kingfisher
Old North Meats & Provisions

SOLD OUT: Let There Be Brunch!
Sunday, June 30, 2019
11am 
Clouds Brewing

It's the Taste Brunch Event you've been waiting for! 

Join Clouds Brewing, Loaf, It's A Southern Thing, Duck Donuts, Counter Culture Coffee and Bedlam Vodka for the Brunch event of the year.

Enjoy sweet and savory brunch favorites by five different chefs at five different food stations. Plus an over-the-top Bloody Mary and Screwdriver Bar by Bedlam Vodka and locally crafted beer selections from Cloud’s Brewing.

There will also be an exclusive performance by the American Dance Festival!

Participating

Counter Culture Coffee
Loaf
It's A Southern Thing
Clouds Brewing
Bedlam Vodka
Amalie(a)
Duck Donuts

Thank you to our 2019 Sponsors