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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

Margaret

October 4th, 2012
12:01 pm

I would love to go!!

TBrooks

October 4th, 2012
12:03 pm

oohhhh…pick me, pick me!!

Andy B

October 4th, 2012
12:04 pm

I love FOOD!!!! I need to be there!!!!!!

Natasha

October 4th, 2012
12:05 pm

Taste of Atlanta sounds like fun! I would love to go.

Betsy

October 4th, 2012
12:05 pm

I would love to go to The Taste of Atlanta this weekend with my family :)

Tammy

October 4th, 2012
12:07 pm

Awesome event!! I cannot wait:)

Renita

October 4th, 2012
12:08 pm

I want to bring my daughter! Pick Us!

Holly

October 4th, 2012
12:09 pm

I would like tickets, sounds like fun!

Carlee

October 4th, 2012
12:10 pm

** I would like tickets**

WDE

October 4th, 2012
12:11 pm

It would be a HOOT !

DEE DEE

October 4th, 2012
12:11 pm

Just waiting for your call/email Jennifer on where to pick-up those tickets HAHA HAHA HAHA… livelaughlove

Carol Denning

October 4th, 2012
12:12 pm

What a yummy way to spend the day!

Sonia

October 4th, 2012
12:13 pm

I moved last weekend, I AM BROKE till next weekend…PICK ME!!!!! PLEASE!!!!!!

Tamika

October 4th, 2012
12:14 pm

I love taste of Atlanta it really gives you a chance to experience so much atlanta has to offer I would love to go.

Michael

October 4th, 2012
12:14 pm

I’m an amatuer foodie! Let me win!

K. Wilson

October 4th, 2012
12:15 pm

I want to go!!!!!!! I’m originally from Chicago where we have The Taste Of Chicago I would love to sample what the ATL is working with……..

melinda

October 4th, 2012
12:17 pm

Oh what a taste it will be!!! Would love to attend!

Craig Hall

October 4th, 2012
12:18 pm

would love to go!

elissa

October 4th, 2012
12:19 pm

I love the taste of atlanta gives you great places to choose from in the future without taking chances that the food sucks and is a waste of money and time…

Nina

October 4th, 2012
12:20 pm

I’d love to go to Taste of Atlanta!!!

Janet Thomas

October 4th, 2012
12:20 pm

Tracey Harris

October 4th, 2012
12:20 pm

Taste of Atlanta tickets??? Heck yeah!!!

Bernadette

October 4th, 2012
12:20 pm

I’m so excited about the Taste of Atlanta. I want to go.

Safensound45

October 4th, 2012
12:21 pm

I would love to go simply because I have been working so hard being at being a single parent and working on a stressful job, I need to go somewhere, lol!!

Jon

October 4th, 2012
12:23 pm

I want to go!

Chad

October 4th, 2012
12:24 pm

I’ve been wanting to check out the Taste of Atlanta for a couple years now but something always comes up. This year, I can’t find it in my budget to attend. I would love to go though!

Andrew

October 4th, 2012
12:24 pm

This will be a great birthday gift!!
Thanks

Renarda Harden-Burke

October 4th, 2012
12:28 pm

I’m feeling lucky……..looking forward to attending!!!!

Renarda Harden-Burke

October 4th, 2012
12:31 pm

I’ve never been…..not doing anything this weekend after a return from Houston, Tx

hairet67

October 4th, 2012
12:31 pm

I have gas, you have tickets, I need 3 for me and the family, make it happen!!!!

vitality08

October 4th, 2012
12:33 pm

This would be a great family outing!!!

William Barnes

October 4th, 2012
12:36 pm

Yeah, food!!

ToddL

October 4th, 2012
12:36 pm

William Barnes

October 4th, 2012
12:37 pm

Harry

October 4th, 2012
12:38 pm

Ticky Ticky YEA a couple of tickets would make me and my new friend who just moved here SO HAPPY!

Jessica Tatum

October 4th, 2012
12:40 pm

I would love to experience this event!

Bil Barnes

October 4th, 2012
12:40 pm

Shon

October 4th, 2012
12:42 pm

I have wanted to attend one of the local “Taste Of” events since moving to GA but have never been…..it would really be a fun weekend outing for my family….PLEASE PICK ME :-)

Chuck W

October 4th, 2012
12:43 pm

New baby here and need an excuse to get out of the house. PLEASE need Tix for me and the wife. Diapers are expensive!!!!!!!

Charles B.

October 4th, 2012
12:44 pm

I want these tickets!!!!!

Kisha

October 4th, 2012
12:46 pm

What a great way to spend my Saturday!

Donna Mills

October 4th, 2012
12:46 pm

I would love to have some free tickets. My girlfriends and I wanted to have a girls day and this would be perfect. Please, pretty please!!

Chinnette

October 4th, 2012
12:47 pm

I don’t want Taste of Atlanta…said NO ONE ever! :-) Tickets? Yes. Please.

JM Horowitz

October 4th, 2012
12:49 pm

I’ve been in Atlanta for 8 years and have never been able to go. I would love the opportunity to experience Taste of Atlanta. I appreciate accessAtlanta because I use this site to plan my leisure time activities! Thank you!

Brandi

October 4th, 2012
12:52 pm

My finance’ and I have gone the last few years. We enjoy going and will miss this next year after we move to Minnesota once we get married…sure hope that Minnesota has something similar.

Amanda

October 4th, 2012
12:52 pm

Tickets to the TOA would definitely make my husband happy! Ok, I won’t lie – it’ll make me happy. Fine, you got it out of me.

Frankie

October 4th, 2012
12:55 pm

I love this festival so much, I bring tupperware to buy and stock my refrigerator with all the great eats!

michael

October 4th, 2012
12:57 pm

Excellent comments. I’d love to go!

Tanya

October 4th, 2012
12:59 pm

I would love to go….my first time!

Shana Briggs

October 4th, 2012
1:00 pm

I have never been and I would SO appreciate these tickets! It’s time I broaden my horizons :)