Saturday, May 6, 2017 Hammond Park, Sandy Springs

More than 20 Favorite Sandy Springs Restaurants

Food, Wine, Beer and Cocktail Tastes

Live Music from Local Musicians

Food That Rocks - A Celebration of Sandy Springs

It's time to eat, drink and party with a purpose. The second annual "Food That Rocks, a Celebration of Sandy Springs" is set for:

Saturday, May 6th, 2017 from 6:30pm to 11:00pm

Tickets on sale now!

Food That Rocks is a rain or shine event. You must be 21 or older! No refunds. No exchanges.

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Know Before You Go

  • This is an Outdoor Event!
    Food that Rocks is in Hammond Park on the beautiful turf of the soccer field. We know you want to look your best, but please, no spikey heels on the turf. Remember, it is an outdoor event - dress comfortably and come to enjoy the food and music.

    For the comfort and enjoyment of all all guests, smoking is not permitted.

  • Take Uber!
    If you opt to drive, parking is available in three nearby lots:
    » Apostles Church of Sandy Springs at 6025 Glendridge Drive
    » Perimeter Ridge Office Park at 750 Hammond Drive
    » Plaza 400 at 5887 Glenridge Drive

2016 Restaurants

For one night only, more than 20 of Sandy Springs' favorite restaurants will be rocking the big tent in Hammond Park, in the heart of Sandy Springs. This all-inclusive event will provide you with food, wine, beer and cocktail tastes from local mixologists, local musicians and benefit Sandy Springs-based charities Second Helpings, Ian's Friends Foundation and the Georgia Ovarian Cancer Alliance.

three sheets
5 Seasons
Battle & Brew
Buttermilk Sky
Cafe Posh Atlanta
Chef Rob's Caribbean Cafe
Cibo E Beve
Dantanna's Tavern
Food 101
Hammock's Trading Co
Hudson Grille
il Giallo
Osteria & Bar
Steaks & Seafood
Public House
Nancy G's
Nothing Bundt Cakes
Rock 'N' Taco
Taziki's Mediterranean Cafe
Teela Taqueria
Tin Can
Fish House & Oyster Bar
Under the Cork Tree

Hotel Packages

Enjoy a one-night stay at one of these great Sandy Springs hotels. Packages include two tickets, transportation to the event, and breakfast on Sunday morning.

About Our 2017 Beneficiaries

The Georgia Ovarian Cancer Alliance

The Georgia Ovarian Cancer Alliance (GOCA) is a community based organization led by those touched by ovarian cancer whose mission is to increase awareness and educate women, their families, and the health care community about risks, symptoms, and treatment of ovarian cancer leading to earlier detection.

Ian's Friends Foundation

Ian's Friends Foundation is committed to funding the support of pediatric brain tumor research.Their mission is to undertake and support initiatives at research institutions around the country that focus on developing new therapeutic methodologies for the treatment of pediatric brain tumors.

Second Helpings Atlanta

Second Helpings Atlanta's vision is to eliminate hunger in the Metropolitan Atlanta area by rescuing surplus food and delivering it to those in need. With a team of over 400 volunteer drivers, SHA serves as the link between a network of over 50 donors and the front-line agencies who feed the hungry on a daily basis.

2016 Sponsors

In partnership with the Sandy Springs Restaurant Council and Sandy Springs/Perimeter Chamber of Commerce, Food That Rocks is presented by Taste of Atlanta, the award-winning bites and bevs festival that showcases the diversity of Atlanta restaurants.

UBER First time riders only: Save $20 on your first UBER ride with promo code SSFoodThatRocks

New to UberEATS? Download the new app and use code FOODTHATROCKS for 50% Off Your First Two Orders ($10 Max).

Host Committee

Thank you to our Food That Rocks Host Committee!

Julie and David Abes

Karen and Jared Blass

Paige and Brian Castor

Susan and Dr. Chip Cole

Jessica Dauler

Jessica Eachus

Jody and Cary Goldstein

Jennifer and Eddie Gonzalez

Keri and Keith Greenwald

Jennifer and Reed Haggard

Daniel Holzberger

Lauren Toporek Hulsebos

Kimberly Kennedy

Jeremy Leveson

Liesl and Jeff Merkel

Marci Miller

Susan and Harry Minsk

Lori and Allan Peljovich

Michaeline and Ed Roland

Robanne and Dr. Troy Schulman

Rachel Seltzer

Andrea Settles

Veronica and Dan Shaughnessy

Jesenia and Brian Swinsberg

Cheryl Yagoda

Location & Parking

Under the Big Top Tents in Hammond Park

705 Hammond Dr. NE
Sandy Springs, GA 30328

Limited parking is available in the Hammond Park lot off of Hammond Drive. Parking is also available in the following lots: Plaza 400 at 5887 Glenridge Drive Perimter Ridge Office Park at 750 Hammond Drive

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Contact Us

Founder and President

Dale Gordon DeSena

Event Manager

Stacy Weenick

Sponsorship Sales

April Zimmer

Public Relations / Media Inquiries

Meg Reggie


Skye Estroff


Madeline Sims

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