March 30, 2022
6:00pm - 9:00pm – Kickoff Dinner at Ratio ***SOLD OUT***
A collaborative 3 course dinner hosted at Ratio in Columbia’s Northeast. Menu curated by Ratio’s Javier Uriarte, Black Rooster’s Alex Strickland, and Boca Grande’s David Grillo. Specialty cocktails will be offered courtesy of Ratio’s Grant McCloskey and Coa Agaveria Y Cocina’s Gerardo Gomez, along with wine pairings with each course.
March 31, 2022
6:00pm - 8:00pm – Mixer on Main ***SOLD OUT***
Featuring a cocktail competition between the best and brightest talents in Columbia’s Main Street District. Mixologists will present their concoctions to judges and attendees vote to on who has the most innovative and tasty cocktail. Small bites provided by neighboring restaurants along with live entertainment. Event sponsored by Main Street District and benefiting the Columbia Museum of Art Contemporaries.
April 1, 2022
6:00pm - 9:00pm – Dinner On The Green ***SOLD OUT***
Join South Carolina’s Chef Ambassadors for an organic dining experience inspired by the brand new Boyd Foundation Horticultural Center at the Hampton-Preston Mansion. Guests will enjoy welcome cocktails and hors d’oeuvres while exploring the Greenhouse and surrounding gardens. A four-course meal will follow featuring ingredients influenced by the horticultural center and sourced fresh from South Carolina farms. Event sponsored by Discover SC.
April 2, 2022
10:00am - 12:00pm – Kids Can Cook Too!
It’s time for the kids to get in on the fun! Event offers a kids cooking class at EdVenture taught by a local chef where they can learn how to shop for ingredients and create a delicious dish for the family. Coffee lounge provided for parents/guardians. Ages 10 and below, 1 ticket per participating child. Event sponsored by Publix.
12:00pm - 2:00pm – Sake & Sushi
Learn about the history and technique behind sushi making and Asian cuisine. Featuring 3 local chefs, lunch will include a demonstration of each dish along with beverage pairings from Mike Wine-Guy and sake sommelier Andrew Sowers.
1:00pm - 4:00pm – Flights & Bites ***SOLD OUT***
Hop on the bus for flights and bites from Columbia’s best breweries! Meet at Steel Hands and continue to 3 other downtown brewery locations, enjoying a flight, specialty bites, along with meet and greets with the amazing brew masters and chefs. Ride shares encouraged, transportation to breweries will be provided. Event sponsored by NAI Columbia.
4:00pm - 7:00pm – CAE --> LEX: Passport to Main Street
Venture to downtown Lexington for a progressive walk through Main Street spotlighting their extensive restaurant scene. Pick up your passport from the check in desk at Icehouse Pavilion, then travel to each stop along your route for a specialty bite or cocktail. Once your trip is complete, return your passport at the end of the evening for a chance to win two airlines tickets to one of CAE’s nonstop destinations. Live music and talent meet and greet included. Event sponsored by Columbia Metropolitan Airport.
April 3, 2022
12:00-4:00PM (Sneak Peek** & VIP**); 1:00-4:00PM (General Admission) – 2022 Columbia Food and Wine Festival Finale
Spoil yourself with the sights, sounds, and signature flavors that make Columbia the best kept secret in the South. The Columbia Food and Wine Festival is a one-of-a-kind gastronomical journey through Columbia’s finest plates and pours. Join us at the historic Robert Mills House and Gardens along with over 40 of your favorite restaurants, breweries, wines, and more!
**VIP and Sneak Peek Tickets SOLD OUT