Iron Fork 2015 is coming up soon, and tickets are officially on sale. This year's event is April 2 at the Union Station Hotel (1 St. Louis Union Station; 314-621-5262), with dozens of local restaurants and a chef competition sponsored by Whole Foods. The past two years have sold out, so you should hop to it.
General admission tickets are $40 each and include unlimited restaurant samples and three complimentary drinks. VIP tickets are $80 each and include unlimited restaurant samples, five complimentary drinks, early entry, a VIP area with a private bar and a gift bag.
Restaurants include Athlete Eats, Cielo, Cleveland-Heath, Element, Evangeline's, Fork & Stix, Grapeseed, Grove East Provisions/Red Fox Bakery, Juniper, Kakao Chocolate, Layla, Lona's Lil Eats, Mission Taco Joint, Pappy's Smoke House, Quincy Street Bistro, Salume Beddu, Seoul Taco, Strange Donuts and Three Flags Tavern. The chef competition, sponsored by Whole Foods, will be judged by our own restaurant critic Cheryl Baehr, Whole Foods' Jessica Seratti and St. Louis FoodBank's Frank Finnegan. Last year's winner was John Perkins of Juniper.
Get your 2015 tickets HERE.
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