2016 Forks & Corks’ Grand Tasting Tickets Go On Sale November 9th
Sarasota, Florida ~ On Monday November 9th, at 7:00 p.m., tickets are going on sale for the very popular Forks & Corks Grand Tasting presented by the Sarasota-Manatee Originals. Be warned that last year all 1,500 tickets were sold out in less than three minutes.
The Grand Tasting will be held on January 31st, 2016 and is the anchor event of the four-day festival by The Sarasota-Manatee Originals. General admission is $125, or for a more exclusive experience you can purchase VIP tickets for $300. VIP tickets include valet parking, early admission, $100 wine voucher for the retail tent, champagne reception, a private tour of the art museum, covered seating, and an invitation to the kick-off party.
Although there are many events throughout the festival, which include celebrated chefs and wineries; The Grand Tasting is by far the most popular. To increase your chances of purchasing a ticket follow these easy steps:
1. Decide whether you want General Admission or VIP tickets.
2. On November 9th, log on to www.dineoriginal.com/forksandcorks at 6:45 p.m.
3. Hit “refresh” at precisely 7:00 p.m.
Patron and Corporate Sponsorships are currently available for the entire festival. The Patron Sponsorship was created so that serious Grand Tasting fans could be assured of tickets before the sale opens to the public. Other benefits include tickets to the 2016 Forks and Corks kick-off party, early admittance to The Grand Tasting, a champagne reception at the event, covered seating, a private tour of the museum, and recognition as a festival patron.
For more information about The Grand Tasting, corporate or patron sponsorship opportunities, contact Kate Atkin at 941-365-2800; [email protected].
About the Sarasota-Manatee Originals
The Sarasota-Manatee Originals is a group of locally owned restaurants who share a passion for dining excellence and commitment to our community. With more than 50 restaurants the group has become the go-to resource for an “Eat Like a Local” experience. For more information, call 941-365-2800 or visit www.dineoriginal.com.