Saturday Afternoon Grand Tasting

Saturday Afternoon Grand Tasting

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August 26, 2017

VIP: 12:00PM $189 - $209

GA: 12:45PM $99 - $119

2 Marina Boulevard, San Francisco, CA 94123, United States (View Map)

***UPDATE 8/26 9:00 AM***

The rally has been called off at Crissy Field and SFMTA has restored all Muni service to the Marina and all public transit options are open, the latest update from MUNI As an additional precaution, we will still be checking bags as attendees enter Grand Tastings.  


All food, drink and culinary programs are included in the price of your ticket.

General Admission Tickets: Early Bird – $99 | Intermediate – $109 | Regular – $119
VIP Tickets: Early Bird – $189 | Intermediate – $199 | Regular – $209

Event time is 12:00 PM – 3:30 PM | VIP entry begins at 12:00 PM | GA entry is at 12:45 PM

Eat Drink SF’s signature Grand Tastings are a food lover’s paradise. They feature amazing flavors and one-of-a-kind experiences enjoyed under one roof on San Francisco Bay’s waterfront. Your ticket gets you in the door and no wallet is needed inside. Make your way through tastes from top Bay Area restaurants, enjoy unlimited pours of over 70 different beer, wine, and cocktails:

Restaurants & Chefs:

  • Alioto’s, John Caravez
  • Anzu Restaurant & Bar, Thuy Tran
  • Azúcar Lounge, Jaime Hernandez
  • CatHead’s BBQ, Pamela Schafer
  • China Live, George Chen
  • contrasto, Alessandro Campitelli
  • Credo, Larry Finn
  • Delfina,  Bradley Ceynowa
  • Dragon Beaux, Jeffrey Yu
  • Dumpling Time, Edgar Agbayani
  • E&O Kitchen and Bar, Sharon Nahm
  • Gaspar Brasserie, Michael Reyes
  • Humphry Slocombe, Jake Godby
  • Huxley, Manfred Wrembel
  • “Hola” Pop-Up by Oola Restaurant & Bar, Ola Fendert
  • InterContinental Mark Hopkins San Francisco , Michael  Wong
  • Luce Restaurant, Daniel Corey
  • Meritage, Joey Hattendorf
  • MKT Restaurant-Bar, Cyrille Pannier
  • Provender Coffee & Provisions, Tony Ferrari
  • Roka Akor, Roman Petry
  • Scoma’s Restaurant, Efren Sandoval
  • Shades of Sugar Bakeshop, Eric Szeto
  • SweetnessSF, Raees Ebrahim
  • TRACE, Jason Rea
  • Tratto,  Robert Birnschein
  • Zingari Ristorante + Jazz Bar, Eliza Martin

Watch renown chefs & bartenders do demonstrations on the main stage.

Main Stage Programming:

  • 1:10-1:40 p.m. It’s All That and Dim Sum: How to fold dumplings and various dim sum like a pro. Take a quack at carving a whole duck and pairings with one of Duggan’s signature Scotchtails. Presented by China Live
  • 2:00-2:30 p.m. The Martini: With Love from London. Taste through time as we tell stories of famous Martini moments. Discover the elusive history of the Martini, the techniques and recipes to mix three classic variations and learn how to drink like a spy and order like a boss. Presented by Sipsmith Gin
  • 2:50-3:20 p.m. Say CHEESE: The Cheese Twins, Winners of Food Network’s Great Food Truck Race, guide you through 4 cheese and charcuterie pairings that you can create at home! Presented by Michael and Charlie Kalish

Learn about wine in the San Francisco Wine School Beverage Classroom.

SF Wine School Beverage Classroom:

  • 1:00 – 1:20 p.m.  Riesling Rules with David Glancy, MS, CWE
  • 1:45 – 2:15 p.m. All About Aperitifs: the LoFi Lowdown with Nicolas Torres, presented by LoFi Aperitifs
  • 2:30 – 2:50 p.m. Chardonnay: Burgundy, Butter & Beyond with Gordana Josovic, AS

Enjoy more wine from Eco Terreno Wines, Grgich Estates, Guarachi Wine Partners, Hertelendy Vineyards, J. Lohr Vineyards, Kendall Jackson, Korbel, La Crema, and Meiomi.

Play lawn games & hang out in Backyard Bites zone. And meet the chefs and personalities that make the Bay Area a world-class dining destination. Eat Drink SF is San Francisco’s premier food and drink festival, be part of this unparalleled and delicious experience.

For a more curated experience, our VIP ticket holders will enjoy early entry (45 minutes prior), access to a special area within the festival to relax (with additional seating and private restrooms), and a selection of exclusive food and beverage offerings.

Exclusive VIP Lounge:

  • Hudson Valley Foie Gras, Jack Mancino
  • Onsen Bathhouse  and  Restaurant, George Meza
  • The Riddler,  Zoe Deeg
  • Twenty Five Lusk, Matthew Dolan
  • Valrhona Chocolates with Ginger Elizabeth Hahn, Ginger Elizabeth
  • Don Julio 1942, Tequila Don Julio Higher Marques, Don Julio Anejo
  • Oban Single Malt Whisky
  • Monkey 47 Gin
  • Kevita
  • Hertelendy Vineyards presented by Wine Spectator
  • Barebottle Brewing Co. presented by San Francisco Brewers Guild

Picture yourself there, check out the gallery from last year’s Saturday Afternoon Grand Tasting to get a taste of what’s in store.



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