November is a ways away, but that doesn’t mean you can’t mark your calendars now! Coming November 2-3 is Savor St. Pete! If you haven’t already heard, Savor St. Pete is a showcase open to the public with delicious food, wine, and beer in the Downtown St. Pete area! The best part is: tickets are already on sale now! Check it out!
Savor St. Pete is entering its 8th year and is known as Central Florida’s ‘hippest food event’! This event will be in collaboration with its sister event, Cocoa Beach Uncorked which also brings in thousands of foodies! This year, check out the new theme: “Arts. Eats. Beats”. Check out delicious food and drink from incredible brewmasters, chefs, and culinary personalities throughout the whole entire weekend!
Take a look at what festival founder, Tammy Gail has to say: “We look forward to creating an extraordinary level of excitement in the ‘Burg. We are bringing elements that will ramp-up the cool factor that SAVOR ST. PETE will feature.”
Of course, Savor St. Pete is full of mini-events throughout the main event such as the Best Chef Competition. This competition allows culinary professionals local to the Tampa Bay area to showcase their talents along with popular restaurants on a mission to outcook one another! Those in participation will create a featured dish for judging that will take place on November 2nd.
Also coming to this year’s Savor St. Pete is “Cooking with Rock Stars”. This event is a new television series featuring 80’s rockers. They will prepare their recipes while they spill all of the juicy gossips from their celebrity lives. One of the two special episodes of Season One will be filmed right there at Savor St. Pete and will feature Brian Howe from Bad Company on Saturday, November 2nd and Martha Davis from The Motels on Nov. 3rd. You won’t want to miss this!
As previously mentioned, tickets are now on sale for general admission and VIP admission on Saturday and Sunday. Be aware that VIP tickets are limited and allow guests early access to the entire event as well as the Private VIP Spirits Lounge. Those with VIP Ticketing can also enjoy seating in the VIP Spirits Lounge. These tickets are $100 per person daily.
General Admission guests are welcome from 1 p.m. to 4 p.m. and start at $75 per person per day. All those in attendance will receive a limited-edition wine glass, custom tote bag, and access to the Grand Tasting Village! All tickets may be purchased online.
A portion of all proceeds from Savor St. Pete will benefit students at the Art Institute of Tampa! Sponsors in support of the event include City of St. Petersburg, Publix, and Visit St. Petersburg/Clearwater.