ARTISPHERE ANNOUNCES CULINARY ARTS AND WINE & CRAFT BEER EXPERIENCE
New Downtown Restaurant Brazwell’s Joins 2016 Culinary Experience
CULINARY ARTS CAFE
Some of Greenville’s favorite restaurants will participate in our community’s signature cultural arts celebration May 13-15 in the Culinary Arts Cafe on Broad Street.
First time Artisphere culinary arts vendor and new Greenville restaurant Brazwell’s Premium Pub will be serving unique specialities like Sesame Seared Tuna Chips, Mathewy Burger Sliders and Chorizo and Potato Tacos. Marketing Director Morgan Conroy said, “At Brazwell’s Premium Pub, we strive to build a strong relationship with the community. We are dedicted to being involved in the Greenville community and providing support to local charities and organizations. We are pleased to participate in Artisphere and look forward to joining many of the neighborhood and community events organized by our guests.”
Babaziki Mediterranean Grill will offer Falafel Pitas topped with Tahini, Chicken and Falafel Pitas, Hummus and Baklava for patrons craving something with a mediterranean flair. The Trappe Door tasty menu includes Mussels Marinara, Bison Sliders, Beet Salad with Goat Cheese and Basil Vinaigrette. The Artisphere Culinary Arts Café also welcomes newcomer Sticky Fingers and returning restaurants Mimi’s Steakhouse of Japan, Barley’s, Larkin’s on the River and Gringo’s to the eclectic mix of culinary delights during the festival. Sit back and enjoy food and beverage bistro style at table with umbrellas while listening to live music on the RealOp Investments Culinary Arts Cafe stage while taking a break from Artist Row.
The Suntrust Wine & Craft Beer Experience will be located on the Peace Center Plaza and will be open from 1:00 PM to 6:00 PM Friday and Saturday and 1:00 PM to 5:00 PM on Sunday. Patrons can purchase a tasting of five different beers and/or wines for ten dollars. Sample some of the region’s top craft brews like Lonerider Hoppy Ki Yay, New Belgium Fat Tire, and Greenville’s own Brewary 85’s Quittin Time. Sample varietals like Pinot Grigio, Pinot Noir, Sparkling Wine, Gewurztraminer Chenin Blanc and others from some of your favorite wineries. Whole Foods will provide accoutrements to enhance the tasting experience.
For more information about this year’s event visit www.artisphere.org.
Artisphere is presented by TD Bank
Artists Row sponsor: GE, Artists Demonstration Row sponsor: Michelin, STEAM Exhibit sponsor: Clemson University, Art in Action Stage sponsors: Berkshire Hathaway Home Services/C. Dan Joyner Realtors and Wells Fargo, Art Lab sponsor: Furman University, Greenville County High School Juried Exhibition sponsor: Current Tools, Artists of the Upstate Juried Exhibition sponsor: Greenville Health System and The Greenville Journal, The Main Stage sponsor: WYFF-4, Local Performing Arts Showcase sponsor: The Fred Collins Foundation, Culinary Arts Café Stage sponsor: Real Op Investments, Wine and Craft Beer Experience sponsor: SunTrust Bank, Social Media Listening Center sponsor: Windstream, VIP Hospitality sponsor: McKinney Dodge and Rick’s Deli & Market, Artist Hospitality sponsor: Aloft Greenville Hotel,Kidsphere sponsor: ScanSource, Opening Night Gala sponsor: The Capital Corporation, Coldwell Banker Caine and Synnex, Mayor’s Choice Award sponsor: Haynsworth Sinkler Boyd, P.A., People’s Choice Award sponsor: Cherry Bekaert, Sneak Peek Poster Unveiling Reception sponsors: TALK Magazine and Realty Link, Communal Sculpture sponsor: Metromont.
Aficionado Sponsors: The Capital Corporation, Engenius, iHEARTMedia, TOWN Magazine, The Greenville News, Indexx, Metromont, The Peace Center for the Performing Arts, Triangle Construction, VisitGreenvilleSC, and ZWO. Connoisseur Sponsors: Bank of America, Blue Ridge Electrical Cooperative, Bon Secours St. Francis Health System, Centennial American Properties, Crawford Strategy, Daniel Realty Corporation, Duke Energy, Elliott Davis Decosimo, Gallivan White & Boyd P.A., Garfield Signs & Graphics, Hughes Development, Charlie & Rachelle Mickel, Nexsen Pruet, Professional Party Rentals, Sealevel Systems Inc., Whole Foods, World Acceptance Corporation, Wyche, Wynit andYeargin Potter Smith. Collector Sponsors: Aerodyne Alloys, LLC, American Security, Blue Cross Blue Shield of South Carolina, BNC Bank, Breakthru Beverage, BMW Manufacturing Co, Canal Insurance, Daper Ink, Design Strategies, Eastern Trading, Entegra, Fete, First Citizens Bank, Godsey & Gibb Wealth Management, Graphic Cow, Henry & Jamie Horowitz, KW Beverage, Larkin’s on the River, Link Apartments West End, Main + Stone, Pacolet Milliken, Pepsi, Resurgent Capital Services, Rosenfeld Einstein, Roylco, Southern First Bank,Table 301, The Hughes Agency, LLC, TPM, United Community Bank, Womble Carlyle, and Young Office Supply. Artisphere is funded by grants from The City of Greenville, Greenville County, Daniel-Mickel Foundation, Graham Foundation, Jolley Foundation, Mary Alice Ingram Charitable Lead Unitrust, Metropolitan Arts Council, South Carolina Arts Commission, Jean T and Heyward G Pelham Foundation, Roe Foundation,South Carolina Parks Recreation Tourism, and The Community Foundation of Greenville.