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Grand Tasting

  • The Barkley House 10 South Florida Blanca Street Pensacola, FL, 32502 United States (map)
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Sunday’s Grand Tasting will be hosted at the Barkley House — a picturesque, 19th century estate located on the waterfront in Downtown Pensacola.

Guests will mingle with more than two dozen oyster farmers & celebrity chefs from across the Southeast as they enjoy a variety of naked, cooked & composed oyster dishes.

Festivities will include:

  • Oyster Showcase — Presented by Ameripure Oysters, featuring more than a dozen varietals of rare, premium oysters, along with cooked and composed oyster dishes prepared by our guest celebrity chefs

  • Storytelling Salon — Featuring interviews with chefs, farmers & craftsmen. Presented by the Pensacola News Journal.

  • Cigar Garden — Featuring cigar giveaways & educational programming presented by Cigar Aficionado, My Father Cigars & Cordova Cigars

  • Wine & Scotch Tastings — Featuring whiskey programming by Glenfiddich & sparkling wines from the portfolio of Treasury Wine Estates

  • Cocktail Program — Presented by Old Hickory Whiskey Bar


  • Chef Dan Causgrove, Seaworthy, New Orleans

  • Chef Jeffrey Compton, Acre, Auburn, AL

  • Chef Eric Rivera, Vintage Year, Montgomery, AL

  • Chef Sara Bradley, Freighthouse, Paducah, KY

  • Chef Kelsey Barnard Clark, Eat KBC, Dothan, AL

  • Chef Josh Quick, Odette, Florence, AL

  • Chef Chris Rainosek, The Noble South, Mobile, AL

  • Chef Brody Olive, Voyager's, Orange Beach, AL

  • Chef Landon Benton, SALT, Gulf Shores, AL

  • Chef Drew Dzejak, Caliza, Alys Beach, FL

  • Chef Jeffrey Hansell, Oxlot 9, Covington, LA

  • Chef Miles Landrem, Johnny Sanchez, New Orleans

  • Chef Tim Hensley, The Royal Oyster, Orange Beach, AL

Earlier Event: October 6
VIESpeaks: Women & Whiskey