November 4-10, 2019

Friends of James Beard Dinner

  • Wednesday, November 6, 2019
  • Time: 6:00 pm Reception; 7:00 pm Dinner

Location: The Perry Lane Hotel

Tickets: $195 per person. $179 Summer Advance, Limited Availability

Event Type: Indoors banquet. All inclusive food & beverage

Attire & Information: Cocktail/business attire. 21 years & over

Hosted By:


With some of the country’s best chefs, award-winning and nominated James Beard Foundation chefs coming together for one night, in one place, coupled with a selection of local Savannah chefs. These celebrated local and national chefs will take you on a truly exquisite dinging adventure where you will enjoy six courses served with six wine pairings. Perfectly curated with every flavor in mind, this event is a must attend for foodies and wine lovers alike.


You’ll have the ultimate experience as your ticket also includes a Champagne Reception with talent in town for the festival, joining us for the evening. Get up close and personal with some of the true experts in the culinary and beverage world.


Your Ticket Includes: Champagne Reception at 6:00, followed by a six-course seated dinner and wine pairings with each course, at 7:00 pm


This event is an annual sell out and has very limited ticket availability.

Reception Chefs

(Our featured participants are being finalized and will be updated as we confirm their participation)

Nicholas Wilber

Savannah, GA

Dinner Chefs

(Our featured participants are being finalized and will be updated as we confirm their participation)

Wine Professionals & Beverage Experts

(Our featured participants are being finalized and will be updated as we confirm their participation)

Eric Crane


Empire Distributors

Featured Beverages


The Savannah Food & Wine Festival is presented by the Tourism Leadership Council, a 501-(c) 6 organization, and The AdFish Group, with proceeds benefiting the TLC Scholarship Fund, with educational opportunities for hospitality program students in colleges and universities in the Coastal Empire and many local charitable organizations.
NOTE: All persons must be of legal drinking age or older No dogs or pets are allowed at any event venues All advance discount tickets are released in limited quantities and can sell out at any time without notice All tickets sales are final & non-refundable All events are rain or shine & event programs are subject to change without notice The festival may at its sole discretion change venue locations for an event. Ticket holders should confirm event locations prior to attendance of any event.
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