Eat Drink SF presented by JetBlue, San Francisco’s Premier Food & Drink Festival, is Back at a New Venue, The Midway Food enthusiasts will line up for San Francisco’s quintessential ​culinary experience.

Each year, more than 60 restaurants and 70+ beverage purveyors participate in Eat Drink SF’s two signature Grand Tasting sessions at this year’s dynamic venue space, The Midway. With more than 8,500 attendees, Eat Drink SF provides an opportunity for top area chefs to connect directly with enthusiastic food lovers. Guest tickets include all food and beverage tastes from more than 30 different restaurants featured at each Grand Tasting (restaurants change at every session) as well as bars, distilleries, breweries, and wineries. Interactive activations, a main culinary stage, and wine education programming enhance the indulgent experience.

Two signature Grand Tasting sessions—one evening and one afternoon session—on August 24 at The Midway.

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Saturday Afternoon Grand Tasting​ (August 24 from 12:00-3:30pm)

Each Grand Tasting features more than 25 top Bay Area restaurants rotating by session. Saturday Afternoon Grand Tasting will showcase bites from fan-favorites such as August (1) Five, China Live, ALX, Charlie Palmer Steak Napa, Credo, Trader Vic’s, Thirstybear Brewing, E&O Kitchen and Bar, Dirty Habit and more. In VIP, guests will get to taste from Ozumo, Valrhona Chocolate, Anton SV Pâtisserie, Fairmont San Francisco, Caviar Fix, and more.

Saturday Evening Grand Tasting (August 24 from 7:00-10:30pm)

Saturday Evening talent includes Ayala, M.Y. China​, Absinthe Brasserie & Bar, Barcino, Black Cat, Hazel Southern Bar & Kitchen, Serpentine, Le Colonial, Mission Bowling Club, San Francisco’s Hometown Creamery and more​. In VIP, guests may snack on premium bites from Tsar Nicolai Caviar, Pabu, Perbacco, Alexander’s Steakhouse, and more. ● James Beard Award winner Chef Charlie Palmer along with Top Chef Alumni Rogelio Garcia, and executive pastry chef of Bacchus Management Grou​p Janina O’Leary ​ will be taking center stage to lead a series of enticing cooking demos. Escape to a beach oasis with ros​é​ pairings with Wines of Provence.

Sponsors for this year’s event include: Bulleit Frontier Whiskey, Don Julio,  Don Julio 1942, Fernet, Guinness, iheart Media, ​JetBlue, K​etel One, Lillet, ​Maker’s Mark, Oban, Tailisker, Wines of Germany and Bordeaux and Wine Spectator.

 Tickets can be purchased via Eventbrite. (Link is live: Grand Tasti​ng: ​https://bit.ly/2Gvugic​)