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 ...
What a 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.
In celebration of this year’s theme, La Florida, our wonderful Delicious Destinations chefs have designed a spectacular menu that features the flavors of Florida–with a decidedly fusion twist. It’s going to be a truly memorable night, so if you haven’t yet made plans to join us, please be sure to purchase your tickets online–they are […]
Chef Norman Van Aken has devised a fantastic menu for the Celebrity Chef By The Sea Luncheon, to be held Thursday, September 5th, and we can’t wait to dig in! With expert wine pairings by wine educator Luis Torres, the luncheon promises to be a special one. Reception Ruffino Proseco To Start Rhum and Pepper […]
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 6th, and the Gala Food & Wine Tasting on Saturday, September 7th. Oceanfront and Golf/Lagoon View […]
If you’re a fan of basketball, you’ve undoubtedly seen Christian Laettner on the court. He had a starring role on Duke University’s 1991 and 1992 NCAA Championship teams, was the only college player selected for the fabled 1992 US Olympic “Dream” team, and also played 13 seasons in the NBA. But we bet you’ve never seen […]
The Local Palate magazine has organized a culinary adventure in its home city fit for the most discerning foodies out there! Enjoy the historic elegance and incredible beauty of The Holy City as you eat up a satisfying portion of her most delicious options. The carefully curated package, valued at $2,500, includes: A two night stay at The […]
Cashiers, North Carolina has long been a favorite summer destination for Jacksonville’s finest families, and Greenwood Cottage, with its endless views of Lake Glenville and the surrounding mountains, is one of the area’s most charming homes. Located in the heart of the Blue Ridge Mountains, and just a short distance from Signal Ridge Marina, the […]
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 […]
Delicious Destinations, the gourmet food and wine event that brings some of the culinary world’s biggest names to Jacksonville, returns this September to the Ponte Vedra Inn and Club. Over the past decade, renowned chefs from Paul Prudhomme and John Ash to White House chefs Walter Scheib and Neil Connonly have joined executive chefs from exclusive […]
For the past five years, Chef Darin Sehnert of Savannah’s Mansion On Forsyth Park, has been a gracious and enthusiastic participant in our Delicious Destinations event, and he never fails to blog about it! At the 2011 Gala, he prepared fantastic Fried Green Tomatoes with Crab Salad and Chow Chow Relish, and we’re still being asked for […]