2011 Outer Banks Taste of the Beach - March 17th - 20th

Taste of the Beach, www.obxtasteofthebeach.com, is 4 exciting days of culinary bliss on the Outer Banks.  The 2011 Taste of the Beach is being held from March 17th - 20th.  Tickets and event information can be found on their website.

2011 OBX Taste of the Beach Video

Here is some great information from the OBX Taste of the Beach website.

This grand food festival event on The Outer Banks of North Carolina will ...feature wine tastings, cooking classes, special menu presentations, celebrity guest chef appearances, brewery tours, tapas crawls and many more events with exciting array of
creative combinations of culinary delights and fun activities on the Outer Banks.

The OBX Grand Tasting, the Grand Finale Event, on Sunday, March 20th will be the hottest ticket in town with over 20 area restaurants getting together and some of the best beverage vendors. Restaurants will be competing for the 2nd Annual TOBY Awards; Best Booth Presentation, Best In Show, Best Outer Banks Cuisine, and the two top award, the Chefs Award and Peoples Choice".

The Outer Banks Taste of The Beach Weekend is a fantastic way to sample the fare of several fine restaurants on the Outer Banks in one fun-filled, food-centric weekend! Casual chefs to full-on foodie fanatics will revel in innovative culinary opportunities offered up by members of the Outer Banks Restaurant Association. You can indulge in a fancy wine dinner one night and mix with the masses in an organic farm to fork experience the next. Or maybe an intimate cooking class with one of the area's world class chefs is more your speed.

Freshness is the hallmark of dining on the Outer Banks of North Carolina. Offering much more than just seafood, the barrier islands are home to over 160 locally owned and operated restaurants. You'll be delighted by a diverse offering of culinary delights in unique settings....."