Saturday Afternoon Grand Tasting

Saturday Afternoon Grand Tasting

August 25, 2018

VIP: 12:00PM $229

GA: 12:45PM $129

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

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All food, drink, and culinary programs are included in the price of your ticket.
General Admission Tickets: $129
VIP Tickets: $229
Event time is 12:00 PM – 3:30 PM | VIP entry begins at 12:00 PM | GA entry is at 12:45 PM
Check out our other Grand Tastings: Friday Evening, Saturday Evening, and Sunday Afternoon!

The Experience

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 the Bay Area’s top restaurants and enjoy unlimited pours of over 70 different beers, wine, and cocktails.

Play lawn games, hang out in the Backyard Bites zone, 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.


Participating Restaurants Include:

August 1 Five, Capo's Coletta Gelato, Dirty Habit, Dragon Beaux, E&O, Emmy's Spaghetti Shack, Emporio Rulli, Ladle & Leaf, Left Bank Brasserie, Limewood, Luce, M.Y. China, Palio, Puesto, Ristobar, Roka Akor, Souvla, Spruce, Teazo, The Bear & Monarch, The Italian Homemade, ThirstyBear, Tony's Pizza, Trader Vic's, Vive La Tarte

Enjoy Sips From:

Codorniu Raventos, Chalk Hill, Gassier, Emmolo, Mer Soleil, La Crema, Napa, Rodney Strong, Ruffino, Argonaut, Basil Hayden, Brew Dr Kombucha, DBD, House Spirits Distillery, Hangar 1, Infinium, Jim Beam, Junipero Gin, KeVita, Knob Creek, Lillet, Mr. Espresso, Mule, Purity Organic, Stella Artois, Woodford Reserve

Treat Yourself to V.I.P.

For a more curated experience, VIP ticket holders will enjoy early access to all the bites and sips of a regular ticket (45 minutes ahead of General Admission), plus caviar, foie gras, premium chocolates, top-shelf spirits, and a cigar lounge in an exclusive VIP area. To top it all off, you’ll have access to private bathrooms.

Our VIP Showcase Includes:

EighTables, International Smoke, Caymus Vineyards, Graham's, Bonhams, Maker's Mark, Argonaut, Stella Artois, Valrhona, Ginger Elizabeth, Hudson Valley, Olivia

Main Stage Programming

Time Emcee Chef/Libation
1:10-1:40 Joel Riddell, Radio Host, Dining Around Basil Hayden + The Saratoga
2:00-2:30 Joel Riddell
2:50-3:20 Joel Riddell World Pizza Champion Tony Gemignani, Tony’s Pizza Napoletana

1:10-1:40 /// Makers Wanted:

Led by Maker’s Mark’s Megan Breier and the team at Hardwater, it’s up to YOU to choose the ingredients featured in this cocktail and cooking demonstration. This participatory demo promises to offer a captivating spectacle while providing unique educational and applicable takeaways!

2:00 – 2:30 /// It’s a Top Chef Reunion!:

Come eat and celebrate with the top chefs from Season 15: Tu David Phu, Melissa Perfit, and Rogelio Garcia as they show you how real cooking masters work their magic.  

2:50 – 3:20 /// Look at the flicka da wrist:

Watch as 12-time World Pizza Champion Tony Gemignani demonstrates the proper way to toss the perfect pizza pie and more.

Picture Yourself There

Check out the gallery from last year’s Saturday Afternoon Grand Tasting to get a taste of what’s in store.

We can’t wait to celebrate with you on August 25th!



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