Atlantic City's culinary scene continues to evolve with an influx of new restaurants, high-profile culinary events, wine tastings, cooking classes, and much more. Atlantic City is becoming one of the East Coast's burgeoning "foodie" locales and has a robust schedule of "foodie" events coming up.
Visitors can sample the city's abundant gastronomic offerings during Atlantic City Restaurant Week from March 4 to 10. More than 65 of Atlantic County's finest restaurants will serve fixed price, three-course meals.
More than 80 breweries from across the country will showcase their unique libations at the Atlantic City Beer and Music Festival on March 30 and 31. Additionally, musicians from the Tri-State area will perform.
The inaugural Atlantic City Beer vs Wine event on May 19 brings together 15 American craft breweries and 15 American wineries, all complementing dishes from 20 of Atlantic City's top restaurants. Event attendees will have a chance to sample each beer, wine and paired dish, to decide once and for all which libation is better shared with dinner. Throughout the evening there will be chef demos, sommelier seminars, beer debates and much more.
The ninth annual Chefs at the Shore benefit will take place at the Atlantic City Aquarium on June 21. The event will feature live cooking demonstrations of signature dishes from area restaurants. All ticket proceeds will benefit the Atlantic City Aquarium and the Professional Chefs Association (PCA).
Visitors to the fourth annual Atlantic City Food and Wine Festival from July 26 to 29 will enjoy four days of events, tastings and celebrity chef appearances that showcase the city's abundant culinary offerings.
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