Taste Around Town in Chamblee debuts Sept. 23

Mark your calendars and get ready to sip, savor, mix and mingle your way through DeKalb County’s culinary diverse and impressively-unique food scene at Taste of Atlanta’s next food and beverage tasting experience–Taste Around Town in Chamblee.

Debuting Sept. 23 and 24, Taste Around Town in Chamblee will entice foodies from all around Atlanta to experience the vast gastronomic offerings of the area, highlighting restaurants from Chamblee, Brookhaven, Doraville and the Buford Highway corridor.

The two-day event features three, three-hour-long sessions and will be held at the city of Chamblee’s new City Hall. The all-inclusive ticket cost $70 per person, excluding taxes and fees, for foodies 21+ provides an unbeatable array of the area’s best restaurants presenting delicious tastes, along with a boozy bevy of beer, wine and cocktail tastings to pair.

Tickets are now available and can be purchased at www.Chamblee.TasteofAtlanta.com 

TASTE AROUND TOWN IN CHAMBLEE SESSION DATES AND TIMES 

Friday, Sept. 23 from 7-10 pm 

Saturday, Sept. 24 from 12-3 pm 

Saturday, Sept. 24 from 7-10 pm

Taste Around Town in Chamblee is presented by Taste of Atlanta in partnership with the City of Chamblee and Discover Chamblee.

“On behalf of the city of Chamblee, we are excited to partner with Taste of Atlanta’s Taste Around Town in Chamblee as they shine a light on the local restaurant community all around us. We have many international flavors here and we want the world to come discover all the flavors for themselves,” said Chamblee Mayor Brian Mock.  

Each restaurant is bringing a “taste” of its delicious cuisine prepared by top chefs from the neighborhood. Every session will allow event-goers to vote for the “Best Taste” award and deem that Chef’s bite as the greatest. Cooking demonstrations during the day and live music each evening will keep attendees entertained and dancing all night. 

TASTE AROUND TOWN IN CHAMBLEE HIGHLIGHTS 

  • Three, three-hour-long sessions over two days 
  • An all-inclusive ticket for unlimited tastes from top-rated restaurants in Chamblee, Brookhaven, Doraville and the Buford Highway corridor 
  • Signature bites from the community’s top chefs 
  • Refreshing beer, wine and cocktail tastes to satisfy your thirst 
  • Watch local chefs cook and serve your favorite bites at cooking demos during the day and rock on to live music at night  
  • Support your community and learn more about working in the restaurant industry via the Taste of Atlanta Culinary Job Bank 

Taste Around Town in Chamblee is a hyper-local event created by Taste of Atlanta Founder, Dale DeSena, who is committed to providing a top-notch food & beverage tasting event while supporting the local hospitality community. “We’re thrilled to showcase the many delicious restaurants from Brookhaven, Doraville, and Chamblee communities who offer unrivaled culinary experiences.  

Taste Around Town is the only all-inclusive tasting experience for adults 21 and older where foodies will discover fantastic tried and true neighborhood favorites and new ones too” said DeSena. 

Taste of Atlanta is committed to building greater awareness and support for the chefs, their restaurants and staff who work tirelessly to provide patrons with delicious food and drink experiences that we all cherish. To aid in the hospitality industry’s current staffing crisis, DeSena and her team have created a Culinary Job Bank for restaurants and culinary partners of Taste of Atlanta to help fill open positions with job-eligible candidates.

“When we talk with chefs and restaurants, finding good employees is always at the top of their list of challenges. With an immense number of job opportunities available, Taste of Atlanta is committed to projects that inspire and encourage people to pursue meaningful careers in food service to help our restaurant communities be successful,” says DeSena. 

Community is at the heart of Taste Around Town and giving back is one of the key reasons it was established. Taste Around Town is proud to showcase local charities including The Giving Kitchen and Second Helpings Atlanta. 


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