Culinary Experiences

Experience culinary tourism in Alpharetta! Whether learning how to create mouthwatering dishes at one of the area’s distinguished cooking schools, picking up some fresh produce at the farmer’s market or checking out the Taste of Alpharetta, you’ll see why Alpharetta is at the top every “foodie’s” list!

Organic Options
Alpharetta is going organic! Wander the aisles of several organic and whole foods stores whose shelves are stocked with delicious choices.  Hormone-free, pesticide-free, antibiotic-free, or meat-free…you’ll find what you need at these unique grocery stores.  Organic Alpharetta

Farmer's Market
Located in the charming downtown district, the Alpharetta Farmer’s market offers homegrown fruits and vegetables, fresh flowers and plants, and all sorts of edible home goods from yummy desserts to local raw honey and homemade sauces and jellies. This delightful attraction is seasonal, so please visit Alpharetta Farmer’s Market for more details.

Cooking Schools
Feed your need for new cooking adventures at one of Alpharetta’s cooking schools, where experienced chefs offer hands-on and demonstration classes in traditional, regional and gourmet cuisines.  Cook up your own recipe for weekend adventure - book your stay with a culinary package at one of Alpharetta’s 23 hotels.  Alpharetta's Cooking Schools  Cook up your own recipe for weekend adventure.  
Awesome Recipes
With these delicious recipes from a few of Alpharetta’s best restaurants and cooking schools, you can sample the local flavor in the comfort of your own kitchen. We warn you—once you’ve tried these irresistible salads, appetizers, entrees, and even desserts, you’ll be booking dinner reservations or a cooking class time before you get to that last bite! To view the recipes: Click here!
Taste of Alpharetta
Each May, the largest “Taste of” festival in the South explodes on the scene in Alpharetta. Dine at over 60 restaurants in one unforgettable night that’s become an annual tradition for 50,000 families, foodies and festival-goers. Sample delicious appetizers, entrees and desserts, experience the new Culinary Arts area featuring chef’s competition, cooking demonstrations and exhibits. Bring a blanket to the new concert lawn for live jazz, rock and contemporary music. Play at the Kids Zone or Fun Zone for older kids. After dinner, stroll the Artist Market for one of a kind finds or visit the new Community Corner. Please visit our Taste of Alpharetta page for more details.

Please Your Palate
For more culinary adventures, check out our Please Your Palate itinerary!

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