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This year, we’re adding even more flavor!

This year’s Delicious Destinations will feature a brand new heart-healthy event that showcases how clean eating can be downright delicious. Join us Wednesday, September 3rd at Epping Forest Yacht Club, as celebrity chefs prepare an exquisite ...

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Join us September 3rd-6th for Delicious Destinations

The 13th Annual Delicious Destinations returns September 3-6, 2014. Delicious Destinations is Jacksonville’s premier gourmet food and wine event. Each year, we celebrate the diverse foods and rich flavors of our region with a gala weekend ...

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A Spirited Tasting of the Finest Wines

Thanks to the generous sponsorship of Sourthern Wine & Spirits of North Florida, Delicious Destinations has developed a reputation for serving exceptional wines that are beautifully paired with the diverse dishes ...



A Cause to Celebrate

One hundred percent of the net proceeds from Delicious Destinations benefit the St. Vincent’s Mobile Health ...

Food and Philanthropy Taste Great!

Delicious Destinations, the gourmet food and wine event that brings some of ...

Southern Classics and Deep Flavors

For the past five years, Chef Darin Sehnert of Savannah’s Mansion On ...

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Couldn’t make it last year? See what you missed!

Delicious Destinations 2013 was a truly wonderful weekend of great food and wine. Thank you to our many patrons for your enthusiastic support of this event, and thank you to our terrific sponsors for helping us to raise critical funds for a great cause.

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Special lodging & event package offered for Delicious Destinations

Our friends at the prestigious Ponte Vedra Inn & Club are offering guests a wonderful two or three-night lodging package that includes two tickets each to two of Delicious Destinations‘ premier events–the special Sponsor’s Preview Party on Friday, September 5th, and the Gala Food & Wine Tasting on Saturday, September 6th. Oceanfront and Golf/Lagoon View […]

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Auction Highlight: Dinner Party of a Lifetime

Hermann Muller, Executive Chef of the Ponte Vedra Inn & Club, is known for his innovative New American Fusion cuisine. His professional career has taken him from Austria to the Bahamas to New Orleans to Washington. D.C., and finally to Ponte Vedra Beach, where he supervises a staff of 52 chefs preparing food for six […]

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Delicious Destinations 2012 Another Smashing Success!

Thank you to eveyone–the chefs, the club staff, the dozens of volunteers, and, of course, the guests!–who helped make this year’s Delicious Destinations weekend such a fabulous success. The event attracted over 300 guests at the Celebrity Chef by the Sea Luncheon, 181 guests at the Sponsor’s Preview Party, and nearly 450 guests at the […]

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Delicious Destinations 2013 Headlined by Norman Van Aken

Delicious Destinations is thrilled to announce that renowned chef and culinary genius Norman Van Aken, owner of the award-winning restaurant NORMAN’S, will be the Celebrity Chef for Delicious Destinations 2013. Norman Van Aken is the Director of Restaurants at the Miami Culinary Institute as well as the Chef-Owner of NORMAN’S at the Ritz-Carlton, Orlando. He […]

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