Things to Do in Austin: Cooking with Jack and Two Tastings!


November 29: Jack at the SFC Chef’s Table Cooking Series

One of the most popular things to do in austin is to focus on sustainability.

Photo Courtesy of Salt Traders Coastal Cooking

Where: Sustainable Food Center, 2921 E 17th St, Bldg C, Austin, TX 78702

When: Tuesday, November 29, 6:30 p.m.

How Much: $125 per person. Grab a ticket here!

Join Jack Gilmore of Salt Traders Coastal Cooking and Jack Allen’s Kitchen for a unique and personal dining experience at the Sustainable Food Center test kitchen.

Jack will be whipping up a multi-course, sustainably-sourced meal before your very eyes. Enjoy this home cooked meal with drink pairings from Driftwood Estate Winery and St Arnold’s Brewing Company.

December 3: Riedel Tasting at William Chris Vineyards

One of our favorite things to do in austin is to travel out to the country

Photo Courtesy of William Chris Wines

Where: William Chris Vineyards, 10352 U.S. Highway 290, Hye, TX 78635

When: Saturday, December 3, 2 p.m.

How Much: $50 per person. Reserve your ticket here!

There are always a lot of great things to do in Austin, but sometimes it’s nice to step just outside of the city limits for a bit.

Head out to William Chris Vineyards in Hye, Texas, this Saturday to experience the difference a glass can make on the flavor and feel of wine. Join the William Chris team for a tasting featuring William Chris wines paired with Riedel glasses. The Riedel Wine Glass Company has been known for their exquisite glass for over 250 years. Guests get to keep their glass after the event to ensure a perfect wine tasting experience at home as well!

December 4: Champagne Class at Backbeat

One of our favorite things to do in Austin is to listen to Jessica Sanders give her expertise

Photo Courtesy of Backbeat

Where: Backbeat, 1300 South Lamar Blvd, Austin, TX 78704

When: Sunday, December 4, 5:30-7 p.m.

How Much: $50 per person. Get a ticket here!

The things to do in Austin are getting especially festive.

Bone up on your knowledge of Champagne and sparkling wines at Backbeat this Sunday in preparation for the holiday season. Led by expert barkeep Jessica Sanders, guests can enjoy a guided tasting of four Champagnes and some light bites. Those wanting to stick around after the class will find some special pricing on bubbles by the glass and Champagne cocktails.

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