Tuesday, September 29, 2009

Taste of the Beach

Exciting news for all you food lovers out there! Our very own Chef Allan Hass will be featured at the Taste of the Harbor on November 5th at the Emerald Grande!


Festival events include wine tastings, cooking demonstrations,
a charity auction, film screenings and more!

THE Beach, FL (July 8, 2009) - Taste of THE Beach - Wine. Dine. Donate., a four-day culinary and cultural celebration benefiting children's charities, returns to Northwest Florida's Gulf Coast November 5 - 8, 2009. Set along the scenic backdrop of THE Beach's 227 miles of white sand coastline and charming seaside towns, the second annual festival is comprised of seven events ranging from wine tastings and film screenings to winemaker dinners and a charity auction.

A collaboration between the Walton Area Chamber of Commerce, Destin Charity Wine Auction Foundation (DCWAF) and Coastal Vision 3000, Taste of THE Beach combines new and established food, wine, and artistic events featuring prized vintners, renowned chefs and independent filmmakers. Almost all proceeds from ticket sales and the charity auction will benefit local charities that work to improve the physical , emotional, and educational lives of underprivileged and at-risk children in Northwest Florida.

This year's exciting schedule of events includes: Taste of THE Harbor, Taste of Bay Wine & Food Experience, Al Fresco Reserve Tasting at Ruskin Place, Telluride MountainFilm on Tour, Seeing Red Wine Festival, a series of wine maker dinners at area restaurants, and the Taste of THE Beach & Charity Auction.

For tickets to all events call (850) 267-0683 or visit

November 5, Taste of THE Harbor
Emerald Grand, Destin
5pm - 8pm $50 per person

The Embassy Suites Destin - Miramar Beach Florida proudly presents Chef Allan Haas as a featured chef at the Taste of THE Harbor on November 5th. Chef Haas is the executive chef at the Embassy Suites Hotel, running the Calypso Cafe within the hotel as well as being the creator behind all the catering and banquet menus and events.