FringeArts announces the fourth annual Audi FEASTIVAL will be held on Thursday, September 12, 2013. The 2013 Audi FEASTIVAL will expose the region’s most influential business leaders and tastemakers to FringeArts by uniting dynamic and cutting edge artistic performances with world-class restaurants. This year’s event will be held at Pier 9, located at 121 North Columbus Boulevard from 7:00-10:00 PM. More than eight hundred attendees are expected for what promises to be the cultural event of the year. Tickets will be on sale at www.phillyfeastival.com
The 2013 Audi FEASTIVAL, presented by Philadelphia Magazine/Foobooz, PECO and the Delaware River Waterfront Corporation, will once again be co-hosted by three culinary luminaries: Stephen Starr, Michael Solomonov and Audrey Claire Taichman. Event co-chairs are Denise Di Simone of PNC Bank; Real Estate Attorney, Tony Forte, of Saul Ewing LLP, and Jesse & Beka Rendell. Crystal and Truffle level sponsors include: Amstel, Arway Linen & Uniform Rental Service, Expert Events LLC, Franklin Square Capital Partners, Fury Design, Hersha Hospitality and The Rittenhouse and Susquehanna Bank. Industry partners include: Mediacopy, Siembra Azul Tequila, Southern Wine & Spirits, Verterra, Vintage Imports and the Wine Merchant.
“World-class cities need world-class culture. FEASTIVAL celebrates both our artistic and culinary scenes, two great economic engines that push Philadelphia forward,” said FringeArts Board President Richard Vague. This year’s eventwill feature live performances by critically-acclaimed artists, a culinary feast from over 75 of the city’s top restaurants and bars, and silent and live auctions. All proceeds will benefit FringeArts. For more information and tickets please visit www.phillyfeastival.com.
Early participants include: 10 Arts Bistro & Lounge, Audrey Claire, Bar Ferdinand, Barclay Prime, Belle Cakery, Bistrot La Minette, Brauhaus Schmitz, Buddakan, Capogiro Gelato Artisans, Charcoal BYOB, Continental Restaurant & Martini Bar, D’Angelo’sRistoranteItaliano and Lounge, Éclat Chocolate, El Vez, Ela, Farmer’s Road Drive Thru, Federal Donuts, Fergie’s Pub,FetteSau, Fond, Fork, Fountain Restaurant, The Franklin Mortgage & Investment Co., Healthy Bites, Izumi, Jones, La CalacaFeliz, La ColombeTorrefaction, Lacroix at the Rittenhouse, Le Bar at Le Bec Fin, Le Bec Fin, Le Virtu, Lotus Farm to Table, The Lounge at the Four Seasons, Matyson, Metropolitan Café, Miss Rachel’s Pantry,Modo Mio, Morimoto, Nectar,Noord, OIC, Opa, Oyster House, Paradiso, Parc, Percy Street Barbecue, Pizzeria Vetri, Pod, Pumpkin, Ranstead Room, ReadingTerminal Market, Revolution House, Ristorante Panorama, Rouge, Route 6, Russet, Sampan, Sbraga, Shake Shack, South Philly Tap Room, Square 1682, Stateside, Talula’s Garden, Tashan, Tria, Twenty Manning Grill, Verdad, Vernick Food & Drink, Vintage Wine Bar & Bistro, Will, World Café Live, Zahav, Zama.