Taste of Buckhead Launches Inaugural ‘Best Blogger Contest’

Taste of Buckhead Launches Inagural ‘Best Blogger Contest’
Food, Wine, Spirits & Travel Bloggers Invited to Participate for Chance to Win
VIP Experience.


Atlanta, Ga. –  August 8, 2017
–  Taste of Buckhead, hosted by the Buckhead Business Association (BBA), is seeking bloggers and social media influencers to share their love of food and wine (or spirits), travel and fabulous lifestyles as part of the first-ever Taste of Buckhead Best Blogger Contest.

To enter, participants must share a social post (or posts) highlighting the upcoming Taste of Buckhead event anytime from Monday, August 7 until Friday, September 1, 2017. Not required, but highly encouraged, contestants can tag Taste of Buckhead on Facebook and Instagram.

The influencer with the highest engagement on all social media posts sharing Taste of Buckhead during the contest timeline will receive two VIP tickets to Taste of Buckhead and a complimentary stay the night of the event at the InterContinental in Buckhead ($400 value). Participants with the second and third highest engagements on dedicated Taste of Buckhead social posts will each receive two VIP tickets to Taste of Buckhead and a gift certificate to a participating restaurant.

“We know that Atlantans, and our neighbors, love hearing about the best new restaurant in town or secret hidden gems,” said Smita Solanki, executive director of the BBA. “Taste of Buckhead showcases the hottest, most popular dining and beverage opportunities around, all conveniently located in one place. We look forward to working with bloggers and influencers who have a talent for immersing others in their favorite dishes and experiences, helping spread word about this exciting event.”

Taste of Buckhead 2017 takes place Thursday, September 14, at The Stave Room at American Spirit Works, bringing together more than 20 chefs and representatives from the city’s most popular and trendsetting restaurants for a one-of-a-kind, upscale experience.  Participating restaurants this year include American Cut, Bold American, The Capital Grille, Eclipse Di Luna, Gusto!, Meehan’s Buckhead, Seasons 52, Smokebelly, Southern Art, Southern Bistro, Southern Gentleman, The Big Ketch and more. Participating beverage vendors include J.R. Revelry Bourbon Whiskey, SweetWater Brewing Company, Stoli, Red Hare Brewing and Wine Sellers LTD. Additional participants will continue to be announced as they are confirmed.

To participate, bloggers should begin sharing dedicated Taste of Buckhead social posts with fans and on Friday, September 1, submit post links to Amanda Parham at amanda@hemsworthcommunications.com. Winners will be notified Tuesday, September 5. For additional contest information, email Amanda Parham, including Taste of Buckhead Best Blogger Contest in the subject line.

For more information or to purchase tickets, visit www.TasteOfBuckhead.org. Follow the event on Facebook at www.facebook.com/ATOBB or Instagram @TasteofBuckhead for real-time participant additions and announcements.

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