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Inaugural Atlanta Wing Fest Set for September 25th

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Southeast’s Best Chefs Go Wing-to-Wing to Benefit Atlanta Charities

Tickets are now on sale for the inaugural Springer Mountain Farms Atlanta Wing Fest on Sunday, September 25, a day full of wings, beer, Southern spirits and local music to benefit Angel Flight Soars and Second Helpings Atlanta. Produced by Taste of Atlanta, this party for a purpose with some of the Southeast’s best chefs takes place at The Foundry at Puritan Mill at 916 Joseph E. Lowery Blvd. NW.

General admission tickets ($20) include entry to the event beginning at 1:30 p.m., endless wing tastes from 25 great local and regional restaurants, eat-and-greet with the chefs, live entertainment and a cash bar. A VIP First Taster option ($45) includes early entry at 1 p.m. and admission into the Southern Spirits Lounge featuring open bar tastes of spirits and craft beer. Prices increase to $25 for general admission and $50 for VIP First Tasters on Saturday, September 3. Tickets can be purchased here. Children 10 and under get free general admission with a paid adult; must be 21 or older for VIP entry.

Participating restaurants include Atlanta favorites such as Canoe (click here for chef Matt Basford’s wing recipe!), Foundation Social Eatery, Saltyard, Southern Bistro and Table & Main alongside regional stars like Stagioni and Mimosa Grill in Charlotte, North Carolina; The Farm House and Urban Grub out of Nashville, Tennessee; and Poogan’s Smokehouse in Charleston, South Carolina.

“Atlanta Wing Fest is going to be a poultry party to remember,” says Taste of Atlanta co-founder Dale DeSena. “It’s a community of chefs coming together to show off their unique take on a crowd favorite and raise money for two great causes. It’s also a great warm-up to our Taste of Atlanta event coming up in October.” (press release courtesy of Emily at Melissa Libby & Associates)

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