(March 15, 2019 – Tampa, Fla.) – Creative Loafing’s Tampa Bay Restaurant Week is back for its 12th year from Thurs., June 13th, through Sun., June 23rd, with multiple-course prix fixe menus at participating restaurants throughout Tampa Bay. To kick off the annual foodie week, Creative Loafing will host the fifth annual Meet The Chefs on Wed., June 12th, from 7 p.m. to 10 p.m. at The Vault (611 N. Franklin St. in downtown Tampa).
Meet the Chefs provides attendees an exclusive opportunity to participate in a meet and greet and sampling opportunity with more than 10 of the chefs behind favorite local Tampa Bay area restaurants and menu items. Each of the chefs will be sampling a soup, appetizer, main course, or dessert option to make up a small plates, cocktail-style meal. This event sells out every year.
Tickets for Meet The Chefs are on sale now with flash sale pricing, featuring a $15 savings off door prices through March 22nd. This is a cocktail-style event with a limited number of tickets available.
This year, an exclusive VIP-only hour has been added to the event from 6 p.m. to 7 p.m. VIP Admission includes early entry for an extra hour of sampling from 6 p.m. to 7 p.m. while mixing and mingling with the chefs among an intimate crowd, passed apps and open bar by CW’s Gin Joint during VIP-only hour, a VIP lanyard, small plates by each chef, + more. General Admission includes small plates by each chef + more.
More information on Tampa Bay Restaurant Week 2019 at tampabayrestaurantweek.com
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