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Nourish The Soul | A Hospitality Industry Benefit with Wine & Food Foundation of Texas benefiting Southern Smoke
10/22/2020 – 10/23/2020
6:00pm – 7:30pm

VIRTUAL EVENT: Nourish The Soul | A Hospitality Industry Benefit

  • Thursday, October 22nd & Friday, October 23rd
  • Tickets and ticket packages from $150 - $400
  • VIP packages from $2,500 - $5,000 available upon request. Email events@winefoodfoundation.org to learn more.
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Nourish The Soul is a two-day, interactive, virtual fundraising event to support the hospitality community which has been deeply affected by the COVID-19 pandemic. Proceeds from the event will benefit Southern Smoke, a crisis relief organization for people in the food and beverage industry. The program will feature appearances by and interactive segments with well-known winemakers, chefs and sommeliers. WFFT has partnered with Austin Shift Meal to provide attendees with food & wine from some of Austin’s most beloved restaurants including: Parkside, L’Oca d’Oro, Emmer & Rye and McGuire Moorman Hospitality. (Clark's, Jeffrey's, Perla's and Swedish Hill)

NIGHT ONE | OCTOBER 22ND | 6PM: VIRTUAL COCKTAIL HOUR | 6:30 - 7:30: PROGRAM

Programming will include a chef demo by a well-known local chef, sommelier-led wine tasting, and a conversation with Chris Shepherd, founder of Southern Smoke, a crisis relief organization for people in the hospitality industry. Guests will also have the opportunity to bid on amazing wine and luxury packages in a silent auction... all from the comfort of their homes. Don your ballgown, tuxedo or comfy loungewear! No mask required! This event is open to the public and free of charge (with options to upgrade to include meals/wine). All are welcome to enjoy this event and learn more about WFFT as we raise money for the hospitality industry.

TICKETS

ESTATE: $200 (Non-members: $225)

  • Chef-prepared, three-course meal from award-winning restaurant, Emmer & Rye
  • A highly rated, sommelier selected bottle of red wine with pairing notes.
  • Access to the virtual event and silent auction

RESERVE: $150 (Non-members: $175)

  • Cook-at-home meal kit from Assembly Kitchen and Comedor as well as a highly rated, sommelier selected bottle of red wine with pairing notes.
  • A sommelier selected bottle of red wine with pairing notes.
  • Access to the virtual event and silent auction

MERITAGE: Free!

  • Access to the virtual event and silent auction

NIGHT TWO | OCTOBER 23RD | 6PM: VIRTUAL COCKTAIL HOUR | 6:30 - 7:30: PROGRAM

The highlight of night two will be an electrifying live auction in which spirited bidders will compete for rare/fine wines and other luxury packages, all in support of the event's beneficiary, Southern Smoke. Guests will also be delighted by a celebrity winemaker cameo appearance. Raise your paddle from the comfort of your couch!

TICKETS

ESTATE: $200 (Non-members: $225)

  • Chef-prepared, four-course meal from the iconic restaurants of McGuire Moorman Hospitality featuring: Clark's, Perla's, Jeffrey's, and Swedish Hill.
  • A highly rated, sommelier selected bottle of red wine with pairing notes.
  • Access to the virtual event and live auction

RESERVE: $150 (Non-members:$175)

  • Chef-prepared, three-course meal from Parkside
  • A sommelier selected bottle of red wine with pairing notes.
  • Access to the virtual event and live auction

MAKE IT A DOUBLE

Join us for both nights of amazing food, wine & fundraising!

  • Estate: $350 (Non-members: $400)
  • Reserve: $250 (Non-members: $300)

Registration deadline is October 9th!

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