Wednesday, November 6, 2013

Palm Bay Chamber To Host Food & Wine Extravaganza

PALM BAY, Florida – – The Great Gatsby is the theme for the Celebrate Brevard Food & Wine Tasting Extravaganza hosted each year by the Greater Palm Bay Chamber of Commerce. 

Scheduled for December 14, 2013 from 5:30pm to 9:00pm at the Unity Center on Agora Road off Babcock Street south of Malabar Road, the event will host cuisines from around the world, wine tasting, music, d├ęcor reminiscent of the 1920’s film including automobiles, streetlights, entertainment and poker tables. 

Guests are asked to dress in Gatsby or black The annual fundraiser will include over twenty-five food, wine and merchant vendors. Event organizers are also planning raffles and door prizes, along with entertainment including dancers and a “The Palm Bay Chamber has raised the bar this year with the Gatsby theme,” stated Cynthia Dale marketing manager. “Our members are excited to participate in a retro style evening.” 

Any Brevard County restaurant can offer samplings and promote their cuisine, wine and beer free of charge. Merchant tables are available for $50 for Palm Bay chamber members and $75 for non- members. This is an opportunity for local food and wine businesses to showcase their products to a whole new audience of consumers. 

Health-First is the major sponsor for the event this year and additional sponsors include PIP Printing and 98.5 The Beach, Victory Cruise Lines and Glad Eyecare and Surgery Center. 

Tickets are $20 in advance and can be purchased on the chamber website or at their offices at 4100 Dixie Highway in Palm Bay. Entry fee is $25 at the door the night of the event. 

Interested vendors or sponsors for the Celebrate Brevard Food & Wine Tasting Extravaganza are encouraged to contact the Palm Bay Chamber to complete an application to secure their spot for this year’s event. Contact Monday through Friday 9am to 5pm or please call (321) 951-9998 or visit