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Attack of the Killer Tomato Festival
July 16, 2017 @ 1:00 pm - 5:00 pm
It’s baaaaack! Chef Ford Fry’s ninth annual Attack of the Killer Tomato Festival returns to Park Tavern on Sunday, July 16, from 1 to 5 p.m. The south’s top chefs, most-skilled mixologists and local farmers are teaming up once again to create tomato-based delights in support of Georgia Organics. Live music by the B-53s and a special appearance from Ford Fry’s band will entertain as you enjoy creative libations, inspired tomato treats and cold cans of SweetWater beer.
Acclaimed guest chefs from across the country are joining in on the festivities! Food truck pioneer and one of TIME magazine’s 100 Most Influential People in the World in 2016, chef and co-founder of Kogi BBQ and several other L.A. hotspots Roy Choi will join us alongside James Beard Award Best Chef Southeast semifinalist Micheal Hudman of Hog & Hominy and Andrew Michael Italian Kitchen in Memphis, and Eater New Orleans’ 2016 “Chef of the Year” Kelly Fields of Willa Jean.
Current participating local restaurants include the Ford Fry family of chefs and mixologists in addition to 8Arm, Amer, Aria, Atlas, Bellina Alimentari, Better Half, Biltong Bar, Bocado, Bon Ton, 5 Church, Cast Iron, Colletta, Cooks & Soldiers, Delia’s Chicken Sausage Stand, Donetto, Double Zero, Eclipse di Luna Buckhead, Eight Sushi, Farm Burger, Foundation Social Eatery, FreshPoint, Garnish & Gather, the General Muir, Grain Cocktail Bar, Gunshow, Holeman & Finch, Jeni’s Ice Cream, King of Pops, Kitchen Six/Homespun ATL, Kyma, La Tavola, the Lawrence, Leon’s Full Service, Local Three, Midtown Takorea & Ssam Bar, Milton’s Cuisine & Cocktails, Murphy’s/Morningside Kitchen/Paces & Vine, Oak, Octopus Bar, O-Ku, One Eared Stag, Ormsby’s, Saltyard, Serpas True Food, Seven Lamps, Sound Table, Southern Gentleman, Ticonderoga Club and Venkman’s. Stay tuned as more participants come on board. Taste your way through all of them and cast your vote for the coveted People’s Choice award!
General Admission: Includes tomato cocktails and dishes, and SweetWater and Wild Heaven beer
$49.99 through Saturday, July 15
$75 at the door
Georgia Organics Members: $40
Lexus VIP: $125 through Saturday, July 15, or until sold out
*VIP tickets/upgrades will not be available at the door
– One hour early entry to the event (12 p.m.)
– Meet and greet with chef Ford Fry
– Access to a designated Lexus VIP area with exclusive chefs and mixologists
– Specialty beer and wine
– Indoor restrooms
– Swag bag
Children under 12 receive complimentary admission to the event.