Party with a Purpose!
3 sessions over 2 days
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A tasting event like no other, celebrating Sandy Springs Restaurants
Food + Beer + Wine + Cocktail Tastes + Live Music

2022 Restaurants

Coming soon!

Sandy Springs has a diverse and unique restaurant scene and the best way to try them all is at this year’s Food That Rocks! Even better, you get to be a “Best Taste” judge. Get your forks ready!

For Restaurant Participation information, contact

* Restaurant list subject to change.

The Party continues after Food That Rocks

at these Official After Party locations until midnight with a huge selection of incredible cocktails.

Tickets on sale soon!


August 19, 2022

  • Evening Session
  • VIP: 7-10pm

This is a rain or shine event. Must be 21 to attend.
No refunds. No exchanges.

Tickets On Sale Soon!

Experience the Eagles – Songs that Live Forever


August 20, 2022

  • Day Session
  • VIP: Noon-3pm

This is a rain or shine event. Must be 21 to attend.
No refunds. No exchanges.

Tickets On Sale Soon!
Restaurant Chef Demonstrations


August 20, 2022

  • Evening Session
  • VIP: 7-10pm

This is a rain or shine event. Must be 21 to attend.
No refunds. No exchanges.

Tickets On Sale Soon!
The Geek Squad

You've never experienced a party until you've had some geeks throw it for you! The Geek Squad Band has the ability to take you from Motown and Jazz to Funk, Hip Hop and today’s Top 40 hits

2022 Sponsors

A Special Thank You to Our Sponsors.

Food That Rocks is presented by Taste of Atlanta in partnership with City of Sandy Springs and Visit Sandy Springs.

The Ultimate Pairing

Register to Win a Culinary Adventure

Now is the time to experience the unrivaled performance of The Ultimate Driving Machine®

Your adventure will include:

Entry & Official Rules coming soon!

Charity Partners

Community Assistance Center Needs Your Help!

Food That Rocks is committed to helping replenish the Community Assistance Center (CAC) food bank, which has been making a difference in the lives of Atlanta area families in need since 1987.

All ticket holders who bring non-perishable food items will be entered to win a culinary prize package.

  • Boxed Meals
  • Cereal and Oatmeal
  • Dried Beans
  • Macaroni and Cheese
  • Pastas
  • Peanut Butter
  • Rice

For more information about CAC, visit

Giving Kitchen

Giving Kitchen provides emergency assistance for food service workers through financial support and a network of community resources.

Donate Today »

Driving Out Hunger in Atlanta, One Mile at a Time

Second Helpings Atlanta is seeing a significant surge in need as more Atlanta families are experiencing food insecurity. The most vulnerable among us need Second Helpings Atlanta more than ever. We are stepping up — diverting over 80,000 pounds of fresh, surplus food from landfills each week AND delivering thousands of prepared meals weekly through our new Full Plate Project. Join us as we meet the needs of Atlanta’s hungry.

Donate Today »

Solidarity Sandy Springs

This little pantry started with the idea to help food-insecure school families during COVID shutdowns. That small act grew into a community movement, serving the people of Sandy Springs

Donate Today »

Location & Parking

City Springs in Sandy Springs

1 Galambos Way Sandy Springs, GA 30328

Ride Sharing

Ride share is preferred.
Drop off and pick up at Johnson Ferry Rd and Blue Stone Road.


Parking is very limited. If available, deck parking is $10.

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Contact Us

Founder & CEO

Dale Gordon DeSena


Director of Events

Wendy Bohannon


Sponsorship Sales

Faith Goldberg


PR & Media Inquiries

Kempten Taylor

Restaurant Participation

Jill Hayes


Taste of Atlanta Inc.

1000 Johnson Ferry Rd, C-100

Atlanta, Ga 30068


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