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Sloss Furnaces National Historic Landmark (Open Air Casting Shed adjacent to the Spray Pond)
20 32nd Street North
Birmingham, AL 35222
(205) 595-6306
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Date & Time

Saturday, April 29 & Sunday, April 30, 2023 | 1 Tasting Session each day | 12:00pm - 3:00pm

Important Info

All Corks & Chefs tickets include 3-day Admission to the Magic City Art Connection festival. Last day to purchase advance tickets: Friday, April 28. After that, tickets may be purchased at the door if not sold out. Adults Only: Due to limited space. Rain Policy: Covered Event. Open Rain or Shine. Refund Policy: No refunds are offered due to severe weather cancellation. If you wish to receive a donation form for any ticket revenue due to cancellation, please contact us directly at magiccityartconnection@gmail.com or 205-595-6306. Thank you.

More Event Information

The 26th annual Corks & Chefs: A Taste of Birmingham will be held April 29 & 30 at Sloss Furnaces National Historic Landmark, presented by Kinetic Communications and the Greater Birmingham Convention & Visitors Bureau.

Taste. Sip. Repeat.

Corks & Chefs is an explosion of flavors, and the place where the culinary arts are paired with wine, craft beer, spirits, cocktails, and tasting seminars at the FAB 40th Magic City Art Connection festival at Sloss Furnaces National Historic Landmark in Birmingham, Alabama. This popular outdoor tasting event was the first of its kind to hit the Birmingham scene. It's covered, and teeming with patrons sampling delicious dishes from Birmingham restaurants, pop ups, food trucks, and caterers. 7-9 Talented chefs will be showcased each day alongside vintners, brewers, distillers, and bartenders. Get more information and the most up to date lineups at www.CorksandChefs.com. NOTE: C&C wristbands allow for patrons to move between the tasting venue Casting Shed and finding art and more around Sloss Furnaces.

$50 Advance

a 26th annual commemorative glass (15oz stemless wine glass), One (1) Taste @ each Featured Restaurant (8-9 chefs featured each day), Unlimited Wine & Beer Sampling, Cocktail tastes from Participating Bars, access to one (1) of the seated tasting seminars (limited seating, sign up at the event), plus 3-day Admission to Magic City Art Connection.

CULINARY & CHEF FEATURES (to date. More to come!)
Arrington @ Pursell Farms
Chez Lulu and Continental Bakery
El Barrio Restaurante y Bar
Elizabeth Moore Chocolates
la fête
Sol y Luna
Southern Graze
Tasty Town
The Essential
The Lumbar
The Son of A Butcher

International Wines
Vineyard Brands

Cocktail Bars
Continental Drift
Paper Doll
Queen's Park
The Lumbar

Alabev will be presenting a selection of craft beers from local and Alabama breweries. List TBA soon.

2-3 Seated Tasting Seminar Features each day.
Open to all. Limited Seating.
Sign up at the event.
Seminars are first come first serve.
See the lineup at www.corksandchefs.com

Proceeds Benefit:
MCAC is a 501c3 non-profit festival and sole recipient of all funds received through grants, donations, fees, ticket revenues and in-kind support. Corks & Chefs profits help support Imagination Festival, which serves 3rd & 4th grade students from visiting schools on Friday plus families and children over the 3 day weekend through interactive workshops and art experiences that engage their creativity, imaginations, and cognitive skills.

Don't miss out on this wonderful event celebrating its 26th year at the Festival. Grab your tickets today!