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Southern Smoke Festival 2024

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Southern Smoke Festival presented by Alaska Seafood returns in 2024. Join us on Saturday, October 5 as we host some of the F+B industry’s most talented chefs and personalities and throw a party to support F+B in crisis nationwide. You’ll eat your share in big and bold bites; have your choice of superb wine, beer, and spirits; and enjoy outstanding live music to enhance the experience. 

General admission tickets: Your ticket includes all of the food, drinks, and live music you can handle starting at 4:00 p.m. GA ticket holders can experience the new Yeti Culinary Stage, get cookbooks signed by their favorite chefs and meet the 2024 Food & Wine Best New Chefs. 

Lexus VIP tickets: Lexus VIP tickets include all of the food, drinks, and live music you can handle starting at 3:00 p.m. (early admission). VIP tickets also include access to the exclusive air conditioned Lexus VIP area inside The Grove and gifts from the Southern Smoke Foundation gift wheel. VIP chefs Billy Durney, Kate McLean, and Paola Velez will be serving bites inside The Grove, and Alba Huerta will be behind the bar. 

Chef Sponsorships: Become a chef sponsor and experience SSF24 like an industry pro–early admission before VIP, exclusive events, and more! 

Proceeds will benefit Southern Smoke Foundation, which has distributed more than $12.3 million to F+B workers nationwide and more than 5,400 no cost counseling sessions. Help our cause and rock out with us this October!

**Please note, this is a rain or shine fundraising event! We move inside the George R. Brown Convention Center if it rains.**

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