Thursday, April 3, 2014

Fish to Fork Culinary Weekend at Omni Amelia Island Plantation

Fish to Fork Culinary Weekend at Omni Amelia Island Plantation

Fish to Forl Culinary Weekend

I'm sure you all are accustomed to me sharing news about local Nashville food events, but I have an exciting one to share with you that is happening in Florida next month! So, to any of my readers in Florida or those from Nashville looking to take a vacation to to Florida, here's a great opportunity for you to do just that!!

Nashville's own, Richard Jones of the Green Door Gourmet, is one of the featured Celebrity Chefs!

Fish To Fork

Date: May 15-17, 2014

           Omni Amelia Island Plantation is thrilled to host its first annual “Fish to Fork” culinary weekend in collaboration with the James Beard Foundation on May 15 – 17, 2014, benefitting the James Beard Foundation scholarship program. The resort is excited to partner with Jackson Family Fine Wines, Bacardi USA and Amelia Angler Outfitters as official sponsors of the event.

           Offering an unmatched “foodie” experience, including true farm-to-table and dock-to-dish specialties, one-of-a-kind dining opportunities and an interactive atmosphere, the resort will welcome six renowned Chefs from across the country to showcase their skills with a fishing excursion and exciting culinary challenges. The Chefs will ultimately be tested with a live vote from event guests on their favorite prepared dishes at the final Chef showdown on Saturday, May 17, 2014 from 6 – 10 pm.

Event tickets are available to purchase for $75 by calling the hotel concierge at 904-432-1467.

Featured Chefs:

Daven Wardynski
Omni Amelia Island Plantation, Amelia Island, FL

Eric Frischkorn
Jackson Family Fine Wines, Santa Rosa, CA

Zeke Mears
Bistro Aix, Jacksonville, FL

Bruce Moffett
Moffett Restaurant Group, Charlotte, SC

Richard Jones
Green Door Gourmet, Nashville, TN

Tom Catherall
Here to Serve, Atlanta, GA

A Fish to Fork package is available for purchase, offering everything from oceanfront accommodations with lunch and wine pairings to tickets to the main event. The package will be available for purchase from now through May 15, 2014.

Fish to Fork Culinary Weekend

VIP Package
Fish to Fork VIP Package

-- Dr. April

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