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Giveaway! Free Taste of Atlanta tickets

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UPDATE: I’m going to notify the winner this morning. Thanks all who entered. By the way some comments did end up in the spam filter for some reason (no clue why) but I retrieved all comments before drawing.

Free Taste of Atlanta Tickets! Free Taste of Atlanta Tickets! Hey, who wants free Taste of Atlanta tickets?

You’re in luck.

Look what we have here in our hot little oven mitts, fresh out of the oven: a pair of general admission tickets good for this Sunday. Each ticket grants you admission plus 10 tasting tickets. That’s a lot of free food, friends.

To enter simply leave a comment below this blog. We’ll select a winner at random and will contact you via the email address you use when you post your comment.

Taste of Atlanta will be held Friday through Sunday in Tech Square in Midtown. Here’s a rundown of events courtesy of Team T of A:

· Barcraft Competition – Sample cocktails from Atlanta’s best bartenders as they compete for the top spot. Open to VIP ticket holders only.

· Family Food Zone – Demos and cooking lessons from national and local chefs in an interactive environment. The Top Chef Kids Competition offers hands-on experience for chefs in training.

· Inside the Food Studio – Experience the fascinating world of the professional chef to discover secrets of the craft. Hosted by Tom Sullivan. Patrons can enjoy beverages and bites while learning valuable cooking skills and insight into the Atlanta restaurant scene. Whether highlighting the most unique condiments or Atlanta’s top spots for midnight munchies, this behind-the-scenes look offers unrivaled insight into the professional kitchen.

· Grill Dome  - With demonstrations throughout the day, local grill-masters can watch as chefs cook up their specialties on these amazing ceramic grills.

· The Kitchen Workshop – Hosted by Mara Davis, The Kitchen Workshop is a hands-on cooking experience offering patrons a unique and enriching opportunity to learn how to create delicious dishes in their own kitchen. A wide range of classes and instructors provide the ideal interaction for patrons to enjoy themselves and learn interesting twists on basic cooking concepts and techniques. Open to VIP ticket holders only.

· Home Plate Main Stage – Chefs battle it out on the main stage. These culinary craftsmen tackle secret ingredients, themed challenges, unique recipes and more.

· Barnes & Noble Bookstore – Stroll through this tent to pick up the latest copies of today’s most popular cookbooks and other food-related titles. Chefs including Adam Roberts and Kathleen Flinn are scheduled to sign.

“We are so proud to serve the city in this capacity and to show the world the amazing restaurants and chefs that help define Atlanta,” Taste of Atlanta founder Dale DeSena said in a statement. “We can’t wait to transform Tech Square into foodie heaven once again this year!”

General admission tickets are $25 in advance; $35 at the gate, and come with 10 taste tickets. Kids ages 13 and under get in free but will need a taste ticket to sample the eats.

VIP tickets (includes 15 taste coupons and access to Wine+Beer+Cocktail Experience) are $75 in advance; $85 at the gate. The first 300 ticket holders each day receive a festival gift bag.

Once you’re in, you use the taste tickets to “buy” a sample of whatever you want to try. If you run out you can buy more once you’re inside.

For full details see the web site.

577 comments Add your comment

Kirk

October 4th, 2012
10:11 am

I want to marry Jennifer Brett!!

Doris Marshall

October 4th, 2012
10:12 am

Since my child will be away from home and the chores will once again be done, this will be a great chance to experience the Taste of Atlanta.

Laraleigh Forester

October 4th, 2012
10:12 am

Tickets!! And Food!!! And Free!!! My favorite things!

kenneth cook

October 4th, 2012
10:12 am

Raquel

October 4th, 2012
10:13 am

I would LOVE to be able to take my kids!!!

Iris Strickland

October 4th, 2012
10:14 am

Please bless me with some tickets to Taste of Atlanta.

Morgan Lepley Edger

October 4th, 2012
10:14 am

This would be perfect for my husband’s upcoming birthday! :)

Rica

October 4th, 2012
10:14 am

I always wanted to go to the taste of Atlanta it would mean a lot if I would win the tickets.

kia

October 4th, 2012
10:15 am

FREE FOOD…I’m there!

Kyle

October 4th, 2012
10:16 am

Former Good Day Fan!!!!!

October 4th, 2012
10:17 am

I would love to go to Taste of Atlanta. I hope I’m selected.

Angel

October 4th, 2012
10:17 am

Me, Me, I want those tickets! Please? :)

Marc S.

October 4th, 2012
10:17 am

I’m new to Atlanta and would love to go to see whats good to eat!

John

October 4th, 2012
10:18 am

Free food you say?

Michelle

October 4th, 2012
10:18 am

I love food!!

Mike Tolbert

October 4th, 2012
10:20 am

Have always wanted to go to this event, but could not afford it

Thank you!

October 4th, 2012
10:20 am

Thanks so much for picking me!! ;)

Nee

October 4th, 2012
10:24 am

To All: Have a great day! Getting those tickets would make my day great as well. :-)

Kelly

October 4th, 2012
10:26 am

Mmmmmm . . . free tickets would be lovely!

Tee

October 4th, 2012
10:27 am

It’s crazy that I live here in Atlanta but have never been to the Taste of Atlanta but have been to the Taste of Chicago on two occasions. This would be a great opportunity to compare the two. Give me the tickets!!!!!

Brian

October 4th, 2012
10:28 am

I want to go.

norcrossgapeach

October 4th, 2012
10:28 am

It’s been YEARS since I went to this annual event…would love to go!

jacob

October 4th, 2012
10:29 am

I would love those tickets

Crichee

October 4th, 2012
10:31 am

Please!!!!! I have a sixteen year old budding chef that I would love to introduce to different foods, techniques, and methods of cooking! This would be awesome for her!!

Tracy L Walker

October 4th, 2012
10:31 am

Taste of Atlanta! Id love to finally go to this event!

Kim

October 4th, 2012
10:34 am

mmm Atlanta has such delicious food! Pick me!

GeeGUMBO

October 4th, 2012
10:34 am

GOT TO LOVE THE TASTE, TASTE THE FOOD, TASTE THE LUV!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

Angela

October 4th, 2012
10:34 am

My husband and I would love to go. We have not been on a date in six months because of his work schedule. This would be an awesome opportunity to spend some quality time together.

Felecia Simpson

October 4th, 2012
10:34 am

I have never attended the Taste of Atlanta, so I would love to win tickets.

KA

October 4th, 2012
10:36 am

Would squeeze it in with the football games

FA

October 4th, 2012
10:37 am

Enter your comments here

D Bruce

October 4th, 2012
10:39 am

These tickets are mine…I’m claiming them :)

FAdk

October 4th, 2012
10:39 am

I guess I need to comment huh!! In the words of the immortal Rick James, “Give it to me”

D Bruce

October 4th, 2012
10:39 am

Enter your comments here

Keytra

October 4th, 2012
10:40 am

Yum Yum …. !!!

DSAnderson

October 4th, 2012
10:41 am

So Hungry~! : ))

A

October 4th, 2012
10:41 am

Trina

October 4th, 2012
10:41 am

I’ve never been and would love to experience the diverse flavors offered.

Kevin

October 4th, 2012
10:41 am

luv me some french fried potatders umhu!!

Kenn

October 4th, 2012
10:42 am

Cheryl

October 4th, 2012
10:43 am

I want tickets!!!!!

Walter

October 4th, 2012
10:44 am

would’t this be fun in the sun

Mike

October 4th, 2012
10:45 am

Heather

October 4th, 2012
10:45 am

I love random! Luck don’t fail me now!

Brian McCormick

October 4th, 2012
10:47 am

Ryan

October 4th, 2012
10:49 am

As a new student at Gatech from Los Angeles, I want to see how the culinary scene in Atlanta compares to LA’s. I do not have many opportunities or funds to explore Atlanta as a student, so I hope I can get a chance to try and contribute to the growing food movement here

Charlotte

October 4th, 2012
10:50 am

I have always wanted to go. I would love the tickets! Thanks.

jim

October 4th, 2012
10:50 am

Mary C

October 4th, 2012
10:52 am

me too – me too!!

Conterry

October 4th, 2012
10:54 am

I would love to go. I hope to see those food trucks that are on Food Network shows. I am soooo hungry! I am exited to try anything once! Help me out….I WANT TO GO…smiles.