15 Chefs from Atlanta + 15 Chefs from the Southeast = 30 Unique Flavors

Springer Mountain Farms®

Southern Wing Showdown

at The Fairmont, 1429 Fairmont Ave NW, Atlanta

Sunday, August 5th, 2018

• VIP First Taster: 1pm - 5pm

• General Admission: 2pm - 5pm

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Atlanta, Chattanooga, Athens, Charlotte, Nashville, Charleston and Mobile at the Springer Mountain Farms' Southern Wing Showdown at The Fairmont on Sunday, August 5, 2018. For one day only, this all-inclusive "Party With A Purpose" event will serve up the 30 unique wing flavors, craft beer, Southern spirits and local music by Alex Gutherie. Charity partners are Angel Flight Soars and Second Helpings Atlanta. Southern Wing Showdown is produced by Taste of Atlanta.

NEW THIS YEAR:

All-Inclusive Tickets - food, beer, wine, cocktail samples and wings ALL included in the ticket price!

2018 Entertainment

Alex Guthrie

Alex Guthrie is a singer-songwriter based in Atlanta. With the infusion of different genres such as soul, folk and rock, Guthrie brings audiences together through brilliant lyrics and an expressive voice.

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Most recently, Guthrie has been noted as “the guy from the Jennifer Hudson commercial.” The now-infamous American Family Insurance commercial features him playing in Atlanta’s Woodruff Park when the Grammy Award-Winning singer and performer Jennifer Hudson surprises Guthrie and sings along to Bill Wither’s beloved “Lovely Day.” The commercial has played on national television and radio, resulting in new opportunities and heightened awareness for Alex Guthrie, his band and his music.

Guthrie and his band have performed events including Milwaukee’s Summerfest - which was also featured on Jimmy Kimmel Live! Music - as well as the 30A Songwriter’s Festival in Florida, Wire and Wood Songwriter Festival in Alpharetta, GA, Jammin’ Java Listening Room in Vienna, VA, the Elbo Room in Chicago, IL and Eddie’s Attic in Atlanta, GA.

In the early stages of his career, Guthrie released his first album, Lessons Learned, and also scored the Atlanta Braves Band of the Year in 2014. In 2015, Guthrie and his band were awarded the Georgia Americana Artist of the Year - another astounding achievement bringing his music much-deserved attention and recognition. Within a short span of time, Guthrie was opening up for national touring artists including renowned BMLG Records recording Artist Drake White, RCA recording artist Bleachers, and famous Atlantic Records recording Artist Kelly Clarkson.

Singer-songwriter Alex Guthrie continues to impress and defy conventional expectations, making waves as he makes great music. A new album is currently being recorded and is expected to be released in Spring 2018.

More at alexguthriemusic.com.

Benjamin Getz

Benjamin Getz is the producer and host of The Atlanta Foodcast — An Atlanta-based food podcast. He has called Atlanta home since 2013 and has spent the bulk of his career around telling the stories of people who make the world a beautiful and delicious place. Check out all of the Atlanta chefs, culinary entrepreneurs, and amazing people in season 1 of the podcast at www.atlfoodcast.com

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Tickets

The Fairmont, Atlanta

General admission tickets to include 2:00pm entry to the event, All Inclusive wing tastes from 25 great local and Southeastern restaurants, tastes of beer, wine and cocktails, live entertainment, and eat and greet with the chefs. You'll also be able to dip into some tasty southern sides to go along with your wings.

Ready to go all in? Choose the VIP First Taster Ticket get early entrance at 1:00pm to have exclusive access to Southern Wing Showdown. Tickets are All Inclusive with wing tastes from 25 great local and Southeastern restaurants, tastes of beer, wine and cocktails, live entertainment, and eat and greet with the chefs. You'll also be able to dip into some tasty southern sides to go along with your wings.

* Must be 21 or older for VIP First Taster ticket.
* Children 10 and under are free with a paid adult.
* Southern Wing Showdown is a rain or shine event.
* No refunds.
* No exchanges.

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General Admission
  • $50 June 19 to July 1
  • $55 July 2 to August 4
  • $60 At the Door (if available)
VIP First Taster
  • $60 June 19 to July 1
  • $65 July 2 to August 4
  • $70 At the Door (if available)

Sales tax and ticket fee not included

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2018 Participating

Restaurants

1Kept

1Kept

Atlanta,GA

Bhojanic

Bhojanic

Atlanta,GA

Canoe

Canoe

Atlanta,GA

Chicken and the Egg

Chicken and the Egg

Marietta,GA

Chicken+Beer

Chicken+Beer

Atlanta,GA

City Pharmacy

City Pharmacy

Covington,GA

The Expat

The Expat

Athens,GA

High Road Craft Ice Cream

High Road Craft Ice Cream

Marietta,GA

Kitchen Six

Kitchen Six

Decatur, GA

Ladybird

Ladybird

Atlanta,GA

Local Republic

Local Republic

Atlanta,GA

One Flew South

One Flew South

Atlanta,GA

Seven Lamps

Seven Lamps

Atlanta,GA

The Southern Gentleman

The Southern Gentleman

Atlanta,GA

Taco Mac

Taco Mac

Atlanta,GA

Twisted Soul Cookhouse & Pours

Twisted Soul Cookhouse & Pours

Atlanta,GA

The White Bull

The White Bull

Decatur,GA

White Oak Kitchen and Cocktails

White Oak Kitchen and Cocktails

Atlanta,GA

Bonterra Dining & Wine Room

Bonterra Dining & Wine Room

Charlotte,NC

Delta Supper Club

Delta Supper Club

Mississippi

The Feed Co. Table & Tavern

The Feed Co. Table & Tavern

Chattanooga, TN

Funk Seoul Brother!

Funk Seoul Brother!

Franklin, TN

Hemingway's Bar & Hideaway

Hemingway's Bar & Hideaway

Nashville,TN

HoneyFire Barbeque Co.

HoneyFire Barbeque Co.

Nashville, TN

Midwood Smokehouse

Midwood Smokehouse

North Carolina

Mimosa Grill

Mimosa Grill

Charlotte NC

New Realm Brewing

New Realm Brewing

Georgia

Poogan's Smokehouse

Poogan's Smokehouse

Charleston SC

The Read House Hotel / Bridgeman's Chophouse

The Read House Hotel / Bridgeman's Chophouse

North Carolina

Southern National

Southern National

Mobile, AL

Stagioni

Stagioni

Charlotte,NC

Stoke

Stoke

Charlotte NC

*restaurant list subject to change

Southern Wing Showdown

Sponsors

Springer Mountain Farms

Springer Mountain Farms is proud to present the South's leading chefs.

Big Green Egg

Official culinary sponsor

Power Home Remodeling Dixie Topo Chico Second Helpings Three Tavern Craft Beer Burnt Hickory
92.9 The Game
AtlantaPlanIt Yelp Atlanta Tribune James Magazine Atlanta Homes & Lifestyles Restaurant Informer WOWNOW Atlanta Sport & Social Club Encore Atlanta Dining Out Rival Entertainment Simply Buckhead Creative Loafing Cinemoms Zagat Smooth Jazz 101.1 Atlanta Business Radio X Goliath Peach Atl Georgia Voice 17th South Magazine Atlanta INtown INsite

Brought to you by

Springer Mountain Farms

Produced by

Taste of Atlanta

Where

The Fairmont
1429 Fairmont Ave NW, Atlanta, GA 30318

The Fairmont

Beneficiaries

The Southern Wing Showdown is proud to help support the following charities:


Angel Flight Soars

Angle Flight logoIllness isn't stopped by boundaries and cures shouldn't be, either. Whether boundaries are geographic or financial, Angel Flight Soars helps by arranging free non-emergency flights to medical treatment. This nonprofit helps families get to the hope of lifesaving medical treatments, surgeries and clinical programs as often and as long as necessary to ensure that no one has to go without the care they need simply because they can't get there. Angel Flight Soars is located at the DeKalb-Peachtree Airport in Atlanta and arranges free air transportation with volunteer pilots on private aircraft for medically stable and ambulatory patients.

Second Helpings Atlanta, Inc

Second Hellpings LogoSecond Helpings Atlanta (SHA) is a non-profit food rescue organization whose mission is to fight hunger and reduce food waste in metro Atlanta by rescuing surplus food and delivering it to those in need. With a team of nearly 500 Volunteer drivers, SHA serves as the link between our network of 59 Food Donors and the 31 front-line Partner Agencies that feed the hungry on a daily basis. Throughout the year, our Volunteers rescue nutritious food from our Food Donors, transport it to one of our Partner Agencies and return home in 90 minutes or less. Since our first food pick-up in 2004, SHA has collected and distributed over 5 million pounds of food, enough food to provide over 4.16 million meals.

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