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Tampa Bay Wine & Food Festival announces dining experience lineup

This year’s Tampa Bay Wine & Food Festival aims to set the local food scene on fire and outshine last year’s events.

2024 brings a new set of dining experiences to Tampa Bay Wine & Food Festival guests and attendees. The separate ticketed events take place starting April 9 with the private, invite-only experience “An Evening at Tampa Club” and ends April 13 with the Grand Tasting at Curtis Hixon Park:

  • An Evening at the Tampa Club: An exclusive, invite-only event overlooking downtown Tampa. (April 9)
  • Experience Water Street: Guests can enjoy a four-course pairing dinners at restaurants including Boulon Brasserie, Predalina, Rooster & the Till (with Chef Brad Kilgore from Miami’s Marygold’s Brasserie helping chef/owner Ferrell Alvarez and exec chef Martin DeJesus). $225-$350/person. (April 10)
  • Experience Hyde Park: Enjoy buzzing Hyde Park hotspots with multi-course pairing dinners. This year, enjoy newbies Bouzy, RO Hyde Park, and Sur La Table. (April 11, $135-$350/person)
  • Breaking Bread with Heroes/Chef Showdown: A morning meal with 200 veterans, helping those at-need and first responder in various ways then watch op chefs get ready for a night of cook-offs hosted by Chef Robert Irvine and Java Ingram. (April 12, $150 or $225 weekend pass)
  • Grand Tasting: The afternoon promises a spread of delicious bites and refreshing drinks from an array of restaurants including American Social, Authentic Jerk Chicken, Bouzy , Brick Street Farms, Caddy’s, Casa Cami, Cru Cellars, Gather TPA, Grove Soho, Haiku, JW Marriott Tampa Water Street, King of the Coop, Mad Beach Cantina, MacDinton’s Irish Pub & Restaurant, Mata’s, Meat Market, Meats by Linz, Mighty Quinns BBQ, Oddfellows Ice Cream, Palazzo Pizza, Publix, Rusty Pelican, Sculley’s Seafood, Small Giant , Soulfull Biscuit, Sushi EatStation, Tampa Burger, Tanya & Matt’s, Tartufo Prestige, The Birchwood, The Dan, The Liberty Smokehouse, The Tides Seafood Market & Provisions, and Vela Italian Tavern. (April 13, $150 or $225 weekend pass)
For more information and purchase tickets to the Tampa Bay Food & Wine Festival, visit Follow the festival on Instagram at @tampabaywff and on Facebook at @tampabaywff.