Culinaria Festival Week gets underway May 14, starting with back-to-back upscale evenings of winemaker dinners, plus the affordably popular Food Truck extravaganza at the H-E-B Alon Market on Thursday, May 15.
Festival Week continues with a host of delicious events on the must-do lists of every San Antonio food fan: The Best of Mexico, Friday, May 16 at The Shops at La Cantera: It’s a little bit spicy, a little bit saucy and a whole lot of flavor! Local and visiting chefs take you on a culinary tour of Mexico. Price: $50 in advance, $65 at the door
Taste Test Education, Saturday, May 17 at Bar TBA: Get ready for an all-encompassing hour of wine, wine, and – can you believe it? – more wine. Price: $30 each, Advance Purchase Only.
Grand Tasting Bubble Room and Grand Tasting, Saturday, May 17at Lonesome Dove at Henry B. Gonzalez Convention Center: Taste all of the best and the greatest of San Antonio and beyond. This year our highlighted chef’s include: Michael Sohocki (Restaurant Gwendolyn), Steven McHugh (Cured), Jason Dady (Jason Dady Restaurant Group), Jesse Perez (Arcade midtown Kitchen), Jeff White (Boiler House), John Brand, (Las Canarias, Ostra) Johnny Hernandez, (La Gloria) James Moore(Bar TBA), Geronimo Lopez (Nao), David Gilbert (Tuk Tuk Tap Room), Brian West, (CIA) Bruce Auden (Biga on the Banks) and more. Price: Bubble Room: $150 advance sales only- Grand Tasting: $100 advanced sales only).
Burgers BBQ & Beer, Sunday May 18 at The Pearl Brewery and Stables: The saying goes, “Don’t Mess with Texas,” and that includes our Burgers, BBQ, and Beer. Follow the sights and smells – to your favorite chefs grilling up their specialty. This is so much more than your backyard barbecue. Price: $45 ($55 at the door) $10 – Under 21, 5-under – free
Proudly Sponsored By: H-E-B, Silver Eagle, American Airlines, Bud Light, Texas Monthly, Diageo, Gunn Infiniti, Sysco, Fresh Point, Republic, The Shops at La Cantera, Savor SA, Glazer’s, H-E-B Water, Aztec, Fisher Creative, J12 Designs, SA Current, Ben E. Keith, True Flavors
Culinaria is an independent, not-for-profit organization committed to promoting San Antonio as a premier wine and food destination while fostering community growth and enrichment. Culinaria is a registered 501 c (3)tax-exempt organization. A volunteer board of directors who represent the community and guide the organization in its mission.
Eat. Drink. Give. Culinaria is a not-for-profit organization dedicated to benefiting the San Antonio community and promoting San Antonio as an ideal wine and food destination. By way of providing culinary scholarships and aid to San Antonio’s chefs enduring personal hardships through our Chefs 4 Chefs programs, Culinaria has long promoted its support of the community. Culinaria is ever-growing and trying to find new ways to enrich San Antonio, and its next big endeavor in aiding the San Antonio community will take form in the Culinaria Urban Farm. The purpose of the Urban Farm will be to hone in on true nutritional values and education to promote a farm-to-table diet.
Visit www.culinariasa.org to purchase tickets and learn about all of Culinaria’s wine, food and community events.