Sandestin announces extraordinary Taste of the Beach: Finz After Dark Event on Friday, November 2

Oct 23, 2012, 12:20 ET from Sandestin Golf and Beach Resort

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

DESTIN, FL, Oct. 23, 2012 /PRNewswire/ - Sandestin Golf and Beach Resort and its acclaimed culinary team today announced that they will host "Taste of the Beach: Finz 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 Friday, November 2 from 7 to 11 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 2 Taste of The Beach: Finz After Dark event will enjoy the sounds of the ocean while sipping on cocktails dreamed up by the world's premier mixologists and taste the freshly prepared bites created with the world's most indulgent ingredients. Finz at Sandestin will provide a beautiful and stunning setting for this 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: Foie Gras Truffle Cognac infused Mousse, Moroccan Spiced Grouper Ceviche with flavors of citrus, Sake-Lemongrass Seared Sea Scallops with pickled cucumber noodles and enoki mushrooms, Risotto with Braised Beef, Balsamic Agro dolce and Parmesan Tuille, Sautéed Hawaiian Blue Prawns with a citrus-smoked paprika glaze and a full service sushi bar with a wide range of sake.

In addition, an extraordinary dessert and coffee station will provide a sweet finale including a White Chocolate Fountain with Fresh Tropical Fruits, assorted parfaits, petit fours, candies and truffles and a Banana Foster's station with delicious vanilla bean ice cream.

For tickets and additional information about Taste of the Beach After Dark, visit

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

Taste of The Beach is a three-day culinary and cultural celebration benefiting children's' charities and returns to Northwest Florida's Gulf Coast November 2-4, 2012. Set along the scenic backdrop of 27 miles of white sand coastline and charming seaside towns, the annual festival is comprised of five memorable events.

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 1,300 Destin vacation rentals, condominiums, villas, town homes and the best in Destin 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 113-slip marina, a fitness center and spa, meeting space and The Village of Baytowne Wharf, a pedestrian village with shopping, dining and nightlife. Guests can follow Sandestin on Facebook and Twitter for the latest news and events.

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