The Bay Area’s favorite palate-pleasing experience is back!
Join KQED and Leslie Sbrocco for this year’s Check, Please! Taste & Sip. Sample gourmet food from restaurants featured on the show and taste wines around the Bay Area – more than 50 local culinary creators all under one roof!
The evening will feature live jazz by the Nomad Band and an opportunity to audition for KQED producers for a chance to appear as a reviewer in the next season of Check, Please! Bay Area.
VIP Experience with early entry from 5:45pm-6:30pm will feature special bites from a select group of restaurants, artisanal caviar, and sips from some of our favorite winemakers.
Main Event: $95 General Public / $85 Member
VIP Experience + Main Event: $135
All food and beverages included in the ticket price. Must be 21 years or older to attend.
Use the code EARLYBIRD for 15% off (main event tickets only).
Featured Restaurants: ADEGA, Angeline’s Kitchen, Bar Crudo, Bistro Boudin, BackDoor Bistro and Wine Bar, Basque Cultural Center, Bobo’s Steak House, Bull Valley Roadhouse, Canela Bistro & Wine Bar, Cliff House, Dad’s Luncheonette, Dishdash Restaurant, Duende, Dragon Beaux, Golden Lotus Vegan Restaurant, Hana Japanese Restaurant, Juanita & Maude, Jupiter, Lers Ros, LillieMae’s House of Soul Food Catering, Los Moles, Lovejoy’s Tea Room, M.Y. China, Marnee Thai, Maybeck’s, Moss Beach Distillery, Noodle Theory Provisions, Old Jerusalem Restaurant, Old Skool Café, Pausa Bar & Cookery, Pläj, Poesia, Picante, RÊVE, Rocker Oysterfeller’s Kitchen + Saloon, Sapore Italiano Ristorante, Slow Hand BBQ, Smoke Berkeley LLC, Tay Ho Oakland Restaurant & Bar, The Hummingbird, The Little Chihuahua Mexican Restaurant, ThirstyBear Brewing Company, Valette, Z & Y Restaurant, and more!
Sample Wines: Alara Cellars, Berryessa Gap Vineyards, Camlow Cellars, Charles Krug Winery, Eberle Winery, Furthermore Wines, Gratus Vineyards, J. Lohr, Jason-Stephens Winery, Long Meadow Ranch, New Zealand Winegrowers, Notre Vue Estate, Ponzi Vineyards, Smith-Madrone Vineyards & Winery, Steele Wines, The Larsen Projekt, and more!
Special thanks to our wonderful Check, Please! Bay Area Season 14 sponsors: Integrated Resources Group, Oakland International Airport, Oceania Cruises, Redwood Credit Union, Sutter CPMC, Total Wine & More.
Thanks also to our Taste & Sip event partner Tsar Nicoulai Caviar and Brava.
Additional thanks to Abbey Party Rents SF, McCalls, San Francisco Design Center, KQED Volunteers.