Culinaria 5K Wine and Beer Run


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The Shops at La Cantera
Saturday, March 21, 2015
8:00 AM – 10:00 AM

Get your race results here!

RUN. WINE. BEER. CHEFS. FUN. Okay, there’s more to it than that. Come enjoy the race in a beautiful setting geared for your senses and your taste buds. Gather your friends for a team or meet new ones at the race. There’s a race expo to get you equipped for all your race day needs and a reception like none other. Run. Drink. Give at the tastiest run in town. #EatDrinkGive. Online registration opens December 8, 2014!

For more details, visit our 5k Wine & Beer Run page here!

WHAT TO WEAR: Your best and most comfortable running gear OR your race shirt!

ADDRESS:  15900 La Cantera Pkwy, San Antonio, TX 78256

HOW TO CONNECT: Facebook: facebook.com/CulinariaSanAntonio Twitter: @culinariasa and Instagram: @culinariasa

 

CULINARIA FESTIVAL WEEK MAY – May 13-17, 2015

THE DINNERS


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May 13 and 14 
Prices & Restaurants TBD 
San Antonio’s finest chefs craft exquisite menus perfectly paired with wine for an intimate dinner out on the town. Seize the opportunity to gather and dine with these esteemed guests. This dining experience is one you won’t want to miss. We’ll post the menus on our website for these dinners as we receive them.

 

FOOD TRUCK EVENT  PRESENTED BY H-E-B


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H-E-B Alon Market
May 14, 2015
6:00 PM – 9:00 PM
$10 – for 21 and older ($20 at the door)
$5 – for under 21, 5-under – free

Ticket price includes entry into the event and beverages. Food from the trucks is sold separately.

Enjoy an evening under the stars with your family and friends – and – food trucks of course! San Antonio’s most popular food trucks gather to cook up some local favorite dishes. With any great cuisine comes great beverages; the H-E-B Wine Garden and a selection of beers will be available to accompany your gourmet cuisine. Bring your own lawn chairs and grab a friend – or five – to devour some of SA’s favorite eats!

Participating Food Trucks:
B Daddy’s BBQ
Cheesy Janes
Crepe Nation
Duk Truck
Sabor Colombiano
Saweet Cupcakes
Say She Ate
Sir-Wacha
Slider Provider
Tailgate Bistro
Wheelie Gourmet
Where Y’at

TICKETS:  Ticket price includes entry into the event and beverages. Food from the trucks is sold separately. To purchase tickets to this event click here!

WHAT TO WEAR: Casual attire reigns supreme!

WHAT TO EXPECT:  Food Trucks galore, H-E-B Wine Garden & Kid’s Zone and so much more!

ADDRESS:  10003 NW Military Hwy

HOW TO CONNECT: Facebook: facebook.com/CulinariaSanAntonio Twitter: @culinariasa and Instagram: @culinariasa

 

BECKER LUNCHEON


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Becker Vineyards Lavender Haus Reception Hall
May 15, 2015
11:30 AM
$75 Advance Purchase Only

Friday may mark the end of the work week; for Culinaria, it signals the start of a weekend of fun, beginning with the popular Luncheon at Becker Vineyards. The Beckers host four local chefs and guest winemakers to prepare a flawless meal paired with a delicate wine. The result is an afternoon ever so tasty, informative, and the ideal way to start the weekend.

Featured Chefs: Chef Jayson Cox, High-End Catering – Becker Vineyards Bistro. Chef Ryan Littman, JW Marriott Hill Country Resort. Chef Jesse Perez, Arcade Midtown Kitchen. Chef Dave Rapozo, Magnolia Pancake Haus.

TICKETS:  To purchase tickets for this amazing event click here!

WHAT TO WEAR: Casual Winery Wear! 

WHAT TO EXPECT:  A fabulous luncheon hosted by Dr. Richard and Mrs. Bunny Becker at a beautiful vineyard. 

ADDRESS:  464 Becker Farms Road, Stonewall Texas, 78671

HOW TO CONNECT: Facebook: facebook.com/CulinariaSanAntonio Twitter: @culinariasa and Instagram: @culinariasa

 

TEQUILA HAPPY HOUR


Experience Agave
Details coming soon!
May 15, 2015
5:30 PM – 6:30 PM
$35 Per Person

Culinaria invites you to prepare for Best of Mexico in the only way we know how – with tequila. Join us for a delicious and relaxing happy hour complete with tequila tastings, interesting tequila tidbits, and so much more. Make the most of your Friday evening, and sip away at Tequila Happy Hour.

TICKETS:  To purchase tickets for this amazing event click here!

WHAT TO EXPECT: A fun, relaxed, and informative happy hour.

ADDRESS:  TBD.

HOW TO CONNECT: Facebook: facebook.com/CulinariaSanAntonio Twitter: @culinariasa and Instagram: @culinariasa

BEST OF MEXICO


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The Shops at La Cantera
May 15, 2015
7:00 PM – 10:00 PM
$50 in advance, $65 at the door

It’s a little bit spicy, a little bit saucy and a whole lot of flavor. Local and visiting chefs take you on a culinary tour of Mexico – right in the heart of San Antonio. Talented chefs prepare their own spin on their favorite Mexican dishes and you get the opportunity to pair it with a sample of tequila, a specialty beer or wine. This tasty adventure brings you an evening of flavor, live entertainment from Colao and a silent auction.

TICKETS:  To purchase tickets for this amazing event click here!

WHAT TO EXPECT: An escape from San Antonio and a journey through Mexico as you are treated to an explosion of flavor and flare!

WHAT TO WEAR:  This event is a fun and spicy indoor-outdoor event!
Sombreros are welcomed – although cocktail attire seems most prevalent.

ADDRESS:  The Shops at La Cantera, 15900 La Cantera Pkwy, the event is near The Falls.

HOW TO CONNECT: Facebook: facebook.com/CulinariaSanAntonio Twitter: @culinariasa and Instagram: @culinariasa

 

TASTING ROOMS AT THE GROTTO


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The Henry B. Gonzalez Convention Center
Ballrooms 007
May 16, 2015
1:00 PM – 4:00 PM
$50 each ($65 at the door) – Ages 21 & older

Experiential, hands on exploration through the rooms that bring it all together. Interactive cocktail demonstrations, Chef deconstructions, wine panels and even a cinema room bring all of the elements together for districts of deliciousness.   Explore Culinaria with one ticket as your passport to all of the districts, breeze in and out to learn your favorite processes from chefs and winemakers.  Learn a new technique or make your own bitters at home with our how to cocktail district.  Surprises are in store, you never know what will happen in the Tasting Rooms at The Grotto.

TICKETS:  To purchase tickets for this amazing event click here!

ADDRESS:  The Henry B. Gonzalez Convention Center, 200 E Market St.  San Antonio, Texas 78205

HOW TO CONNECT: Facebook: facebook.com/CulinariaSanAntonio Twitter: @culinariasa and Instagram: @culinariasa

 

 

GRAND TASTING BUBBLE ROOM


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Grand Tasting Bubble Room
Lonesome Dove at the Henry B. Gonzalez Convention Center
May 16, 2015
6:00 PM – 9:00 PM
$150 Advance Purchase Only

Only the elite have all exclusive access to the whimsical grand tasting, and there will be Bubbles- lots of bubbles. The VIP treatment for our grandest of events gives you early entrance, chef prepared small bites and plenty of high-end champagne and spirits to quench your thirst. We recognize your VIP status – and your red carpet treatment also opens the door for your entrance into the Grand Tasting.

Discounts do not apply for the Grand Tasting Bubble Room and tickets are advance purchase only. With the limited number of tickets, this VIP access is sure to sell out fast!

TICKETS:  To purchase tickets for this amazing event click here!

WHAT TO EXPECT:  Exclusive Access

WHAT TO WEAR:   After all the previous laidback festival events, this is THE event to break-in those fabulous heels and gentlemen can wear their favorite tie!

ADDRESS:  “The Lonesome Dove” 200 E Market St.  San Antonio, Texas 78205

HOW TO CONNECT: Facebook: facebook.com/CulinariaSanAntonio Twitter: @culinariasa and Instagram: @culinariasa

 

GRAND TASTING


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The Grotto at the Henry B. Gonzalez Convention Center
May 16, 2015
7:00 PM – 10:00 PM
$100 ($125 at the door) – Ages 21 & Older

The Grand Tasting: a display of the very finest food, wine and spirits brought to you at one spectacular event. This night of elegance will prove itself once you walk through the door. The limited access to the tasting will give you the opportunity to personally engage with some of the top and carefully selected local chefs who bring their premium cuisine. Amazing food, dazzling wine, a silent auction and great entertainment is to be expected from this famed event. Taste until you can taste no more.

TICKETS:  This event now has limited tickets available… Due to the exclusivity of the event, we are now preparing for a quick sell out!  Don’t wait on these tickets, they won’t be here long! To purchase tickets for this amazing event click here!

WHAT TO EXPECT:  An elegant night in a unique venue with exquisite chefs makes for a night to remember!

WHAT TO WEAR:   After all the previous laidback festival events, this is THE event to break-in those fabulous heels and gentlemen can wear their favorite tie!

ADDRESS:  “The Grotto” (Riverwalk Level) of the Henry B. Gonzalez Convention Center, 200 E Market St., San Antonio, TX 78205

HOW TO CONNECT: Facebook: facebook.com/CulinariaSanAntonio Twitter: @culinariasa and Instagram: @culinariasa

GRAND TASTING VIP AFTER-PARTY


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The Shuck Shack
May 16, 2015
10:00 PM

Let the splendor continue once the Grand Tasting ends by sipping and savoring the night away. Chef Jason Dady hosts this private after party at The Shuck Shack, exclusively open to chefs, and VIP ticket holders, including those who purchase tickets to The Bubble Room. Make sure to purchase your VIP Bubble Room tickets early as they are limited and you won’t want to miss out on rubbing elbows with some of the best chefs and premier guests in San Antonio.

TICKETS:  Your All-Access VIP Pass for Two, The Weekender VIP Pass for Two, or your Bubble Room ticket gets you entrance into this event!

ADDRESS: The Shuck Shack, 520 East Grayson, San Antonio, TX

WHAT TO EXPECT:  A special VIP only offering at the newest venture from The Jason Dady Restaurant Group.

HOW TO CONNECT: Facebook: facebook.com/CulinariaSanAntonio Twitter: @culinariasa and Instagram: @culinariasa

BURGERS & BEER


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The Pearl
May 17, 2015
1:00 PM – 4:00 PM
$45 ($55 at the door)
$25 – Student, $10 – Under 21, 5-under – free

Does anything pair better than a big, juicy burger and an ice cold brew? This casual event provides guests an assortment of local chefs’ twists to old fashioned burgers. Pair them with a craft beer, cocktail, or glass of wine and you have a perfect match- all you have to do is pick your favorite amongst the most delicious creations. Grills fire up at 1 pm along with some great music and good times.

TICKETS:  To purchase tickets for this amazing event click here!

ADDRESS: The Pearl, 200 East Grayson Street, San Antonio, TX 78215

WHAT TO WEAR: This is an outdoor event with room for the kids to play!

WHAT TO EXPECT:  An afternoon of fun and burgers!

HOW TO CONNECT: Facebook: facebook.com/CulinariaSanAntonio Twitter: @culinariasa and Instagram: @culinariasa

BURGERS & BEER VIP AFTER-PARTY


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Arcade Midtown Kitchen
May 17, 2015
4:00 PM – 6:00 PM

Don’t let your fun end when the festival does! Stop by to help Culinaria celebrate another fabulous festival come and gone with the Chefs that helped to make it happen. As we wrap up the 2015 Culinaria Festival Week, we want to share it with you, but beware – if you are not a chef or a VIP, you will be denied access, so make sure your friends purchase VIP tickets too!

TICKETS:  Your All-Access VIP Pass for Two or The Weekender VIP Pass for Two gets you entrance into this event!

ADDRESS: Arcade Midtown Kitchen, 303 Pearl Parkway, San Antonio, TX 78215

WHAT TO EXPECT:  A special VIP only offering with small bites prepared by Arcade’s Jesse Perez and delicious beverage offerings to satisfy your taste buds.

HOW TO CONNECT: Facebook: facebook.com/CulinariaSanAntonio Twitter: @culinariasa and Instagram: @culinariasa

TEQUILA DINNER


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Casa Hernan
May 17, 2015
6:00 PM – 9:00 PM
$125 (Advance purchase only)
The food, the booze and the company will all have at least one thing in common – love of agave. Prepare yourself to sample tequila galore while sending your taste buds on a journey through Mexico one course at a time with San Antonio favorite, Chef Johnny Hernandez. Buckle up! It’s going to be a delicious ride.

TICKETS:  To purchase tickets for this amazing event click here.

ADDRESS: Casa Hernan. 411 East Cevallos Street, San Antonio, TX 78204

WHAT TO WEAR: Casual, relaxed attire is perfect for this indoor-outdoor event

WHAT TO EXPECT:  Tequila, tequila, tequila!

HOW TO CONNECT: Facebook: facebook.com/CulinariaSanAntonio Twitter: @culinariasa and Instagram: @culinariasa

 

RAMBLING ROSÉ


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Becker Vineyards
August 8, 2015
Two sessions: 1:00 PM and 3:00 PM
$25 per person

Becker Vineyards, the nationally recognized winery, sets the stage for an afternoon that’s perfect for the end of the summer. Rambling Rosé attendees are given the opportunity to sample some wonderful rosé wines, including one from Becker Vineyards. Experience the wines through a blind tasting with a panel of experts that will help guide you through a palate of flavors. Chef John Brand, Executive Chef of Hotel Emma (opening Spring 2015), will prepare tasty bites to savor with the wines.

TICKETS:  Visit our Ticket page to buy tickets for this amazing event!

WHAT TO WEAR: Casual Winery Attire

WHAT TO EXPECT:  A blind tasting panel led by industry greats!

ADDRESS:  464 Becker Farms Road, Stonewall Texas, 78671

HOW TO CONNECT: Facebook: facebook.com/CulinariaSanAntonio Twitter: @culinariasa and Instagram: @culinariasa

 

RESTAURANT WEEKS


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August 15-29, 2015
Various Restaurants
Tier 1: $15 Lunch and $35 Dinner 
Tier 2: $10 Lunch and $25 Dinner

Restaurant Week celebrates food at all of our local restaurants! It is a cross section of the San Antonio culinary scene that encompasses a diverse range of cuisines and includes some of our most time-honored restaurants and buzz-worthy newcomers. The experience gives visitors and residents the opportunity to experience the quality, variety and hospitality that embody the San Antonio dining experience. Bon appétit San Antonio! (Reservations aren’t required but are a good idea!  Call restaurants directly to book reservations.)

For more details, including the list of participating restaurants and available menus, visit our San Antonio Restaurant Week page here!

HOW TO CONNECT: Facebook: facebook.com/CulinariaSanAntonio Twitter: @culinariasa and Instagram: @culinariasa

 

CHEFS & CELLARS


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Culinary Institute of America, San Antonio – Skills Kitchen
Sunday, September 13, 2015
5:00 PM
$300 per person (VERY limited seating)

This exclusive evening will take place once again inside the Culinary Institute of America’s San Antonio kitchen while five chefs dazzle 12 guests each with a multi-course menu paired with rare and fine wines from private cellar owners. It’s truly a unique event and one that highlights the culinary talent in San Antonio.

TICKETS:  Seats are limited for this event! Please contact the Culinaria office at 210-822-9555 or email info@culinariasa.org for seats!

WHAT TO WEAR:  While the event might be exclusive, leave the ties and cocktail dresses at home. Business Casual is the attire for the evening.

WHAT TO EXPECT:  Interaction with chefs, wine donors and other guests with an amazing menu and flight of wines.

HOW TO CONNECT: Facebook: facebook.com/CulinariaSanAntonio Twitter: @culinariasa and Instagram: @culinariasa