Saturday, June 9, 2018 City Green at City Springs

More than 20 Favorite Sandy Springs Restaurants

Food, Wine, Beer and Cocktail Tastes

Live Music from Local Musicians

Food That Rocks

A Celebration of Sandy Springs

It's time to eat, drink and party with a purpose. The third annual "Food That Rocks, a Celebration of Sandy Springs" is set for:

Saturday, June 9, 2018


6:30pm - 11:00pm

Food That Rocks is a rain or shine event.
Food & desserts will be served 6:30pm - 9:30pm.
You must be 21 or older! No refunds. No exchanges.

Tickets On Sale Now!

A great Mother's Day gift!

General Admission
  • $50 April 24 to May 10
  • $55 May 11 to June 9
  • $65 At the Door (if available)
VIP First Taster
  • $60 April 24 to May 10
  • $65 May 11 to June 9
  • $75 At the Door (if available)

Sales tax and ticket fee not included

Food That Rocks

In the News

  • Northside Neighbor »"A Celebration of Sandy Springs is back for its second year and has already proven how strong the city’s restaurant scene is."
  • Atlanta Jewish Times »"Food That Rocks was a great way to meet new neighbors, sample the great food in our area, and find out about charities doing amazing work — all in our back yard"
  • GAFollowers »"Food That Rocks will also feature wine, beer, cocktail tastes and benefit Sandy Springs-based charities Second Helpings, Ian’s Friends Foundation and the Georgia Ovarian Cancer Alliance"
  • Roamilicious »"Music, Mixology and Magnificent Food at Food That Rocks Festival on May 6th benefiting several Atlanta Charities"

Know Before You Go

  • This is an Outdoor Event!
    Food that Rocks is in City Green at City Springs. Remember, it is an outdoor event - dress comfortably and come to enjoy the food and music.

    For the comfort and enjoyment of all all guests, smoking is not permitted.

  • Take Uber or Lyft!
    However, if you opt to drive, we'll have parking information coming up soon.

2018 Restaurants

More to come!

Breadwinner Café & Bakery
Buttermilk Sky Pie Shop
CalyRoad Creamery
Chef Rob's Caribbean Café
Hammocks Trading Company
il Giallo Osteria & Bar
Kaiser's Chophouse
Kale Me Crazy
Mandolin Kitchen
Southern Bistro
Sub Zero Nitrogen Ice Cream
Taqueria Tsunami
Taziki's Mediterranean Cafe
Under the Cork Tree

2018 Entertainment

Coming Soon!

Hotel Packages

Coming Soon!

Charity Partners

Community Assistance Center

CAC brings together the Sandy Springs and Dunwoody communities to provide compassionate assistance to neighbors in need by providing financial support, helping to meet basic needs and promoting self-reliance.

The Drake House

The Drake House provides housing programs for homeless single mothers and their children in North Metro Atlanta. Our educational, empowerment, and mentoring programs assist these families in becoming financially self-sufficient and contributing members of the community. The Drake House is the only agency in the area offering an emergency residential program with private housing, serving approximately 50 families with 100 children per year.

Second Helpings Atlanta

Second Helpings Atlanta's vision is to eliminate hunger in the Metropolitan Atlanta area by rescuing surplus food and delivering it to those in need. With a team of over 400 volunteer drivers, SHA serves as the link between a network of over 50 donors and the front-line agencies who feed the hungry on a daily basis.

2018 Sponsors

In partnership with Visit Sandy Springs and City Springs, Food That Rocks is presented by Taste of Atlanta, the award-winning bites and bevs festival that showcases the diversity of Atlanta restaurants.

City Green logo Taste of Atlanta logo
Emory Saint Joseph's Hospital Logo
Visit Sandy Springs logo Oxygen Financial logo Northside Hospital logo
Dixie Vodka logo

Location & Parking

City Springs at City Green in Sandy Springs

1 Galambos Way Sandy Springs, GA 30328

Parking coming soon!

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Contact Us

Founder and President

Dale Gordon DeSena

404.875.4434 x1

Event Manager

Wendy Allen

404.875.4434 x2

Main Office

6400 Powers Ferry Rd NW
Suite 390

Atlanta, Ga 30339

Sponsorship Sales

David Clapper


PR & Media Inquiries

Meg Reggie


Marketing & Media Manager

Skye Estroff

404.875.4434 x4

Restaurant Participation Manager

Valerie Failla


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