APRIL 16, 2020

Taste of the Republic is the culinary VIP party as part of the Fiesta® 2020 kickoff, Fiesta Fiesta at Hemisfair. VIP passes are $90 before the event. $120 at the door (if passes remain!)

Join Chef Brian West and 15 talented local chefs as they explore the culinary expressions of the six regional flavors of Texas. Established and up-and-coming San Antonio talent, each taste will be paired with wine and beer to maximize your Fiesta VIP experience! VIP passes are limited due to space, so purchase early to join Chef West and friends.

This culinary event is in its fourth year and is supported by the flavors of our sponsors. Entertainment and music provided by DJ Donni. Taste of the Republic will begin on Thursday April 16, 2020 at 5 pm at the Marriott Plaza San Antonio, and wraps up at 9 pm with a view of Fiesta fireworks!

Pass includes exclusive food, wine, and spirit tastings. Beer available.

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It’s the place to see San Antonio’s best chefs all in one place and all you pay is the price of admission to rub elbows with some of the brightest stars in our city. Not to mention, taste, taste and taste some more of the culinary creations they’ve designed. Add to the flavors your choice of wine, beer or cocktail and the setting of the Texas Hill Country and your weekend is complete at this year’s Culinaria Festival.