Addison's Fork & Cork, 2015

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Real Estate Agent with United Real Estate TX #0552717

Do you remember Taste Addison? The weekend event was an annual ritual, with local restaurants providing bite-size samples of some of their special dishes. Taste Addison is gone, but not forgotten.Fork & Cork, Addison TX

In its place is Fork & Cork, a two-day gourmet gathering that brings together celebrated chefs and unique breweries, wineries and spirit makers. Touted as a destination for those who enjoy food as entertainment, F&C spotlights regional chef-driven establishments and guests who enjoy other special culinary-minded endeavors.

This year's Fork & Cork is slated for May 15-16, 2015 in Addison Circle Park. 

Tickets for Friday evening (6:00 pm - 11:00 pm) are $65 per person and give you an all-inclusive pass for food and beverage pairing samples (see list of participating restaurants below in the Saturday section). Full size beverages are available for purchase. Included in this Epicurious Ticket are:

  • Access to The Marketplace - with specialty food vendors and local artisans from the area:
    • Curbside 513
    • Mistura TImepieces
    • Reviere Bakery
    • All Natural Healthy Cookie
    • The Painted Pot
    • Henry's Homemade Ice Cream
    • Bitter Sisters Brewery
    • Whole Food Market
    • Texas Hill Country Olive Company
    • Opo Starts Hand Crafted Popsicles
    • South Austin Gallery
    • Cultivar Coffee
    • Shaow Box Inspirations
    • Csirti0n-Ali Cuisine
    • Miss Naughty Brownie
    • Sawdust and Bullets
    • Addison Sustainablility Program
    • Ceramic Goddess
    • Jazzy Fat's Cajun Classic
    • Sweet Arleen's
    • Leal Enterprises
    • Sogno Toscano Olive Oil Boutique
  • Live music at the Bowl Stage:
    •  Kelsey Lewis Music - 6:00 pm
    • Dallas Sting Quartet - 8:00 pm
    • Rainey Qualley 10:00 pm
  • Access to the Addison Draft House Beer Garden
  • Access to the Live Fire Pit with Chef Tim Byres
  • Access to seminar tents featuring food and beverage demonstrations:
    • 6:30 pm seminar @ the Sip Tent
    • 7:00 pm cooking demo with Iron Chef Cat Cora @ the Savor Tent
    • 7:30 pm spirits seminar @ Goody Goody Pavillion
    • 8:00 pm Bourbon County stout tasting @ the Sip Tent
    • 9:00 pm cooking demo with Chef Esayas B. Estifanos of Addison's InterContinental Hotel @ the Savor Tent
    • 9:00 pm seminar on throwing a house party with mixologist Eddie "Lucky" Campbell of Parliament @ Goody Goody Pavillion
    • 9:30 seminar @ the Sip Tent
  • Free admission for Saturday with the purchase of the Epicurious Ticket

Tickets for Saturday (noon - 11:00 pm) are $15 per person, general admission. You'll be able to purchase food and beverage samples a-la-carte ($6 or less per sample). In addition to The Marketplace access (see above), general admission also gets you in to the Addison Draft House Beer Garden, the Live Fire Pit with Chef Tim Byres, and:

  • Live music at the Bowl Stage:
    •  Denise Lee - noon
    • The O's - 1:00 pm
    • Warehouse - 3:00 pm
    • Breaking Southwest - 5:30 pm
    • Northern National - 7:00 pm
    • Gin Blossoms - 9:30 pm
  • Access to seminar tents featuring food and beverage demonstrations:
    • 12:30 pm beverage seminar @ the Sip Tent
    • 1:30 pm cooking demo with Chef John Tesar @ the Savor Tent
    • 2:00 pm Fork & Cork Mixology Championship @ Goody Goody Pavillion
    • 2:00 pm Origins & Consumption of Coffee with Cultivar Coffee @ the Sip Tent
    • 4:00 pm Culinary lecture with Chef Tim Byres @ the Savor Tent
    • 4:00 pm seminar @ the Sip Tent
    • 4:30 pm seminar @ Goody Goody Pavillion
    • 6:00 pm seminar @ Goody Goody Pavillion
    • 6:00 pm seminar @ the Sip Tent
    • 6:30 pm cooking demo with Chef Hugh Stewart@ the Savor Tent
    • 7:30 pm seminar @ Goody Goody Pavillion
    • 8:00 pm seminar @ the Sip Tent
    • 8:30 pm cooking demo with Chef Eddie Chairuangdej @ the Savor Tent

The list of participating restaurants include:

  • Baboush and Souk
  • BJ's Restaurant
  • Blue Mesa
  • Cantina Laredo
  • Chamberlains Steak & Chop House
  • Chamberlains Fish Market Grill
  • Flavors
  • Kampai Shushi and Grill
  • Lazaranda
  • Nate's Seafood and Steakhouse
  • Table 13
  • Taste of Cuba at the Draft House
  • Texas de Brazil
  • Thai Orchid
  • The Hub Sports Grill
  • The Melting Pot
  • Vernon's Gastropub
  • RA Sushi

You must be 21+ to attend.

I hope to see you there! I'll be volunteering at the gate on Friday for the first shift. Stop by and say "hi."

 

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Lorrie Semler, e-PRO, GRI, SRES, CPRES, CRS
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