Enter into the Atlanta Marriott Buckhead on Monday, May 23 and you’ve found the Taste of Buckhead Business. Each year, a dedicated team of the Buckhead Business Association (BBA) volunteers puts on their party planning hats to coordinate a massive mix of food and something they do best – business. The result is an eclectic mix of networking made more delicious with the help of 20 local restaurants.

Tickets are $10 and available in advance online, with proceeds benefiting BBA, an organization whose mission “is to bring together and promote business in Buckhead, as well as participation in the Buckhead community.”

Here’s a sample of what you will find:

  • Trays of the elegantly displayed desserts by the popular Seasons 52. These are ‘mini indulgences,’ like Key Lime Pie and Rocky Road. These little parfaits have become a Taste of Buckhead tradition. seasons52.com
  • Buckhead residents are likely already fans of Pizzeria Venti and their famous Bocce Balls, Italian meatballs and cheese wrapped in crust and topped with marina. BBA can always count on Pizzeria Venti to support the event and to serve-up something special. Let’s hope for some Bocce! pizzeriaventi-atlanta.com
  • And, Johnny Rockets will be serving something off of their feel-good menu. From burgers to shakes, attendees can look forward to something special.  johnnyrockets.com

More than 50 businesses will have booth space at this year’s event. Some are offering drawings for prizes and some will have giveaways. Bring your business cards because this is, after all, about making connections.

For more information and to purchase tickets, visit buckheadbusiness.org.

Collin Kelley

Collin Kelley has been the editor of Atlanta Intown for two decades and has been a journalist and freelance writer for 35 years. He’s also an award-winning poet and novelist.