Sandestin Announces Extraordinary Taste of the Beach After Dark Event on Saturday, November 5

Oct 14, 2011, 10:00 ET from Sandestin Golf and Beach Resort

Special Overnight Accommodation Rates Also Available for Popular Taste of the Beach Event Series

DESTIN, FL, Oct. 14, 2011 /PRNewswire/ - Sandestin Golf and Beach Resort and its acclaimed culinary team today announced that they will host the "Taste of the Beach After Dark" event at Finz Beachside Grille as part of the popular Taste of the Beach Event Series. Guests and local residents are invited to celebrate the best in food, cocktails and wine at Sandestin's poolside party under the stars on Saturday, November 5 from 7 to 10 p.m.

A collaboration between the Walton Area Chamber of Commerce and Destin Charity Wine Auction Foundation (DCWAF), the Taste of The Beach events combine new and established food, wine and artistic events featuring prized vintners and renowned chefs. Proceeds from ticket sales and the charity auction benefit local charities that work to improve the physical, emotional and educational lives of underprivileged and at-risk children in Northwest Florida.

Guests at the November 5 Taste of The Beach After Dark event will enjoy an unprecedented combination of food, wine, signature cocktails and show beverage mixology. Finz at Sandestin will provide a beautiful and stunning setting for this new special event. Guests can stroll poolside, beachside and inside with beautiful gulf views while enjoying cocktails, cuisine and desserts.

Delicious culinary items specially prepared by Sandestin's expert culinary team will include: Seared Foie Gras with Bartlett Pear Marmalade, Lobster and Monk Fish Croquette, Charred Angus Steak with Butternut Squash Puree, Lump Crab, Ricotta Gnocchi with Preserved Lemon and Mustard Sauce, Cajun Low Country Seafood Jambalaya, Grilled Diver Scallop, Blue Corn Cake and tomato Relish, and Charcoal Grilled Bacon wrapped Shrimp and Wild Salmon Yakitori.

In addition, an extraordinary dessert and coffee station will provide a sweet finale including a White Chocolate Fountain with Fresh Tropical Fruits, Caramel Brazed Apples, Strawberry and Lemon Cream filled Italian Meringue, and a Banana Beignets station.

For tickets and additional information about Taste of the Beach After Dark, visit http://tasteofthebeachfl.com/events.

Sandestin also announced it is offering special rates on accommodations for all of the Taste of the Beach events, beginning at $119. Visit www.Sandestin.com or call 1-866-91-BEACH and use Code: TASTE.

Taste of The Beach is a four-day culinary and cultural celebration benefiting children's' charities, returns to Northwest Florida's Gulf Coast November 3-6, 2011. Set along the scenic backdrop of 27 miles of white sand coastline and charming seaside towns, the annual festival is comprised of six events ranging from wine and food tastings to a winemaker dinner and charity auction.

About Sandestin Golf and Beach Resort
Sandestin Golf and Beach Resort was named the #1 resort on Florida's Emerald Coast. The resort invites guests to a world of 2,400 acres and 30 charming neighborhoods featuring 1,400 vacation rentals, condominiums, villas, town homes and hotel accommodations. As a member of Visit South Walton, the resort features more than seven miles of beaches and pristine bay front, four championship golf courses, 15 world-class tennis courts, 19 swimming pools, a 98-slip marina, a fitness center and spa, meeting space and The Village of Baytowne Wharf, a pedestrian village with shopping, dining and nightlife.

SOURCE Sandestin Golf and Beach Resort