Saturday Savor ~ Georgia Food + Wine Festival
Saturday, March 25
• 1:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Location: JIM R. MILLER PARK ~ 2245 CALLAWAY ROAD
An unbelievable afternoon of sumptuous food and drink, with some of Georgia’s best chefs, restaurants and more offering a variety of delicious bites. Tickets include a souvenir wine glass for unlimited beverage tastings of wine, beer and spirits, along with 10 culinary credits (5 Tokens) good towards purchase of gourmet bites and plates from a variety of restaurants, food trucks and specialty food companies. Samples from the culinary and beverage tasting stages will be available for the first 50 people seated in attendance at the Georgia Celebrity Chef Cooking Demo Stage. Several live music stages will be located throughout the festival. Check out the Audi Marietta display tent, stroll the artisan market with an assortment of unique items showcasing food products, handmade gifts, artwork, and more.
Tickets per person: $79 Winter Rate (Jan/Feb) | $99 March/Gate
- Your ticket includes an exclusive GF+WF souvenir glass, access to our artisan market, live music, celebrity chef demonstrations and 400+ beverage tastings from our spirits, wine and beer participants, as well as the Bubbles & Brews.
Event Type: Indoor/Outdoor, Rain or shine.
Attire & Info: Casual attire, 21 years and over.
“Georgia Celebrity Chef Stage”
Sponsored by Publix
Georgia’s most celebrated chefs will present cooking demonstrations throughout the day, with demo recipe tasting bites for the first 50 people in attendance.
SATURDAY SCHEDULE: **2023 schedule tbd**
Henry’s first instructor was his Nanny Castell, who taught him the makings of down-home southern cooking. Henry’s interest in cooking grew when he moved to French-influenced Lafayette, Louisiana, where he learned the art of Cajun cooking while attending the University of Southern Louisiana. While living in England, Henry earned his degree in French Culinary Arts and gained experience in fine London restaurants. Henry opened Henry’s Louisiana Grill on Main Street in downtown Acworth in 2000, where it was an immediate hit. Henry’s Louisiana Grill is an award-winning community gathering place with local and national acclaim. In 2010, Chef Henry won the ABC Nightline’s People’s Platelist Award and was featured in a segment on Nightline. In 2017, he was featured on Food Network’s Ginormous Food and in 2018 was featured on BuzzFeed Bring Me. The Georgia Business Journal recently listed Henry’s Louisiana Grill as Best of Georgia winner, Cajun Restaurant, 2022.
2nd Demo: 2:15 pm – 3:00 pm ~ Chef Jernard Wells
Jernard Wells is an Award Winning TV Host/Celebrity Chef/Bestselling Cookbook Author. He is the host of “New Soul Kitchen” & “New Soul Kitchen Remix” on CLEO TV and is well known from appearing on numerous cooking shows on Food Network & Cooking Channel over the last decade. Wells has worked with Tyler Perry, NBA Allstar Brandon Ingram, Lady Antebellum, New Edition & BBD. He has been featured on “Today Show“, “Good Morning America”, “Steve Harvey Morning Show“, ESSENCE, “Daily Blast Live”, USA Today, Lifetime, Oprah Winfrey Network & HLN to name a few. The James Beard House Honored Chef is affectionately called “The Family Chef” because he loves using food to promote positive family images. He and his wife of 24 years have 9 children. Follow him on all his verified social media pages at @ChefJernard
3rd Demo: 3:15 pm – 4:00 pm
Publix Apron’s Cooking School Cooking Demonstration
Live Music Stages, presented by Superior Plumbing
Main Stage, 1:00-4:00 Scott Thompson & The Lowdown Band
Get ready to have the time of your life! Scott Thompson and his band “The Lowdown”, will have you moving and grooving all night long. This 8 man band knows all of your favorites; from Jazz to Funk, Blues to Soul and Rock and Roll; these guys love to have a good time. Scott’s smooth, textured vocals combine with guitars, horns and a rhythm section to create an unparalleled Big Band sound that will have you out of your seat and hoping the night never ends.
Big Oak Tree, 1:00-4:00
Incorporating a variety of styles and influences from every genre of music from rock and blues to country, Lance Price has been bringing his signature guitar and vocal sounds to the Atlanta music scene for the past ten years. Whether playing dazzling melodic lines on his electric guitar with a band or delivering a powerful solo performance on his acoustic guitar, Lance brings a blend of sonic alchemy to a gig that commands attention.