Taste of Atlanta
Oct
19
to Oct 21

Taste of Atlanta

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Taste of Atlanta is the city's must-do food, wine, beer and cocktail festival that showcases the diversity of Atlanta restaurants and attracts food lovers from Atlanta, the Southeast and beyond. Over three days, more than 90 neighborhood favorites will show off their most crave-able dishes, the hottest local chefs will strut their stuff on four live demo stages, and VIP patrons will hit boozy nirvana sampling craft beers, wine and creative cocktails.

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5th Annual Atlanta Ramen Fest
Oct
14
4:00 PM16:00

5th Annual Atlanta Ramen Fest

Taiyo Ramen, Ramen Station and Giving Kitchen are excited to present the 5th Annual Atlanta Ramen Fest. This fun slurpfest and beer-drinking party celebrating the beloved noodle soup will take place at Monday Night Brewing's Garage.

This event will feature 20+ local restaurants and chefs from around the city showcasing their culinary interpretations of the classic Japanese comfort food.  

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Pop-up Doc
Sep
17
8:00 AM08:00

Pop-up Doc

Hey restaurant workers: when was the last time you went to the doctor for a general health check-up? That long pause just gave you away...

Come get physical with Giving Kitchen as we host our first pop-up where restaurant workers can receive FREE medical attention and health screenings as well as information about affordable services.

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Fancy Fried Chicken Dinner
Aug
29
to Aug 30

Fancy Fried Chicken Dinner

Buttermilk Kitchen has partnered up with Giving Kitchen to show support of restaurant workers facing an unanticipated crisis. For the Fancy Fried Chicken Dinner, 15% of ticket sales will go directly to benefit Giving Kitchen. To continue with the theme, the four-course menu will be a tribute to the late Chef Ryan Hidinger.

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Dining with Gratitude Kick-off
Aug
26
6:00 PM18:00

Dining with Gratitude Kick-off

9 Mile Station will be hosting the Dining with Gratitude Kick-off Party! Admission is FREE for all industry workers - simply show your card or pay stub! Creature Comforts will buy you your first beer and will have an amazing lineup on hand! 9 Mile Station's kitchen will be serving up grilled and smoked Springer Mountain Chicken specials to reward the hard-working service industry with a fantastic, affordable event! Come treat yo' self!

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Food Fanatics Live
Aug
14
10:00 AM10:00

Food Fanatics Live

Food Fanatics Live™ brings food service professionals together with premier chefs, culinary experts and business operations consultants for the most innovative and informative local food event around. It’s the perfect way to uncover all the ways that US Foods® helps their customers make it.

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Columbus Restaurant Week
Jul
23
to Jul 29

Columbus Restaurant Week

U.S. Foods presents Columbus, GA Restaurant Week featuring local restaurants July 23–29, 2018. New this year, restaurants have the opportunity to offer lunch and/or brunch options! It’s a celebration of Columbus, GA dining where food lovers can indulge in the city’s culinary scene as local restaurants offer prix fixe, signature menus at exceptional prices.

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BB&T Atlanta Open Kick-off
Jul
21
5:00 PM17:00

BB&T Atlanta Open Kick-off

Restaurants and Tennis. Two Atlanta Favorites. This summer, they are coming together in a premier event in honor of the BB&T Atlanta Open for business and civic leaders to celebrate restaurants and tennis in Atlanta, with the purpose of raising money to benefit two charities who “serve the underserved” in our city.

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Waiters' Race Atlanta
Jul
15
3:00 PM15:00

Waiters' Race Atlanta

The Waiters' Race is a century old French tradition that tests the skills a waiter uses every day to provide quality service in a timely manner. The first Waiters' Race, organized to celebrate the excellence and dedication of the waiter’s profession, started in Paris and takes place in over 52 countries today. The concept of the race is very simple: waiters have to race as fast as possible holding a loaded tray without spilling its contents. The best waiter or waitress wins!

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Savor the Boulevard
Jun
10
6:30 PM18:30

Savor the Boulevard

You're invited to Avalon's largest outdoor dinner party! Join us for the first annual Savor the Boulevard inviting guests from the community to enjoy an exquisite evening of dining al fresco on the Boulevard. This inaugural event will showcase prix fixe four-course menus with beverage pairings from Avalon’s curated collection of restaurants.

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Negroni Week
Jun
4
to Jun 10

Negroni Week

Negroni Week launched in 2013 as a celebration of one of the world’s great cocktails and an effort to raise money for charities around the world. For one week every June, bar and restaurants mix classic Negronis and Negroni variations for a great cause. To participate, each venue signs up at negroniweek.com, chooses from our list of official charity partners, and makes an immediate donation to that charity. Then they can return during and after Negroni Week to make additional donations to their chosen charity. After Negroni Week is complete, they tally up how much was raised collectively by all participating bars, restaurants and partners.

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GK Open House
Jun
1
11:00 AM11:00

GK Open House

We've got new digs! Come see GK's new office, a mere 85 steps from Staplehouse, and meet our staff anytime between 11am and 4pm on June 1--just look for our neon signs to know you're in the right place. We'll have Montane fizzy water, Revolution donuts and King of Pops sicles, and you can pick up our new posters to hang in your BOH and cards to hand out to restaurant workers you know (or leave a card for your server when you dine out). 

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Zero Proof: CANCELLED
May
20
4:00 PM16:00

Zero Proof: CANCELLED

Unfortunately, Zero Proof on May 20 has been cancelled due to unforeseen circumstances. Thank you to everyone who supported the creation of this event to draw attention to mental health and substance abuse issues within the service industry in honor of Mental Health Awareness Month. We encourage you to learn more about the work that the Giving KitchenBen’s Friends and Metropolitan Counseling Services are doing for restaurant workers and to reach out to them if you are in need of assistance.

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 Lowcountry Reboot 2018
May
6
1:00 PM13:00

 Lowcountry Reboot 2018

Mark your calendars for Sunday, May 6, for the family-friendly Lowcountry Food Fest, with tickets covering all-you-can sample food bites and live music all day from our Waits & Co. and Caleb and the Gents. Beer, wine and cocktails are optional purchases. And this event benefits The Giving Kitchen and at Woodlands Garden of Decatur. 

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Best Restaurants Party
Apr
19
6:00 PM18:00

Best Restaurants Party

Join Atlanta Magazine on Thursday, April 19, 2018 for a perfect, intimate night for foodies and tastemakers in the Mason Fine Art gallery space. Sample signature dishes from Atlanta-area restaurants that have been featured in our magazine and on our 50 Best Restaurants list. Live music, cocktails and mingling make for an epicurean experience.

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Adult Field Day
Apr
14
12:00 PM12:00

Adult Field Day

Adult Field Day at Live! at The Battery will be April 14, aka: the closest you'll get to summer camp since 1986. Bring your A game to compete along side 30 teams for a day of dodge ball, tug of war, water balloon volleyball, giant pong, obstacle courses and more.

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PAC the Rooftop
Apr
11
5:00 PM17:00

PAC the Rooftop

Come one, come all for an evening on the rooftop at Ponce City Market as a great way to network with others in the restaurant industry. ake in the skyline views of Atlanta, enjoy carnival style games, the rooftop slide, putt putt course, food, drinks and more! 

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Peter Mulvey
Mar
31
7:00 PM19:00

Peter Mulvey

Peter Mulvey performs to benefit the Giving Kitchen. Peter Mulvey is a veteran singer and songwriter from Milwaukee, Wisconsin. He began his career on the streets of Dublin, Ireland, as a busker and from there moved on to performing in the subways and streets of Boston, Massachusetts. This led to his first record deal and a leap to full-time national and international touring, beginning in the early Nineties.

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Smoke and Glory Cookoff
Mar
25
1:00 PM13:00

Smoke and Glory Cookoff

Smoke & Glory pits an all-star lineup of Atlanta's finest in a Battle of the Beasts cook-off. This year, we're challenging the chefs with SPRINGER MOUNTAIN FARMS CHICKEN, and there's only one rule: they have to smoke the meat. From then on, it's anybody's game.

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