Calling all sweethearts and single ladies! Do you have plans this Valentine’s Day? No? How about a nice evening out, enjoying a lovely meal, soaking up the romantic atmosphere the holiday brings. If that feels a bit too cliché for your taste, why not consider a cooking class or a night of music and laughter? We guarantee that whatever you choose to do, it’s sure to be memorable. Check out our picks on the best places to go this Valentine’s Day!
Cupid’s Three-Course Meal (Feb 4-5) | Melting Pot | 12PM-4PM
Let’s spread the love to those in need this Valentine’s Day! All 4 Atlanta-area Melting Pot locations offer a delicious meal consisting of Forget-Me-Not Cheese Fondue, a Sweetheart’s Entree, and a Melt Your Heart Chocolate Fondue. Adults are $29.99 per person, and children are each $15.99. If you do have little ones, though, know that kids eat free when you bring a valentine for a patient at Children’s Healthcare of Atlanta. Space is limited!
Bubbles and All That Sparkles (Feb 15) | Vino Venue | 7PM-9PM
Learn more about the wine you’re drinking at Vino Venue! Learn how to find quality wine without breaking the bank, the culture and the history behind the bubbly favourite, and experience the flavours of these celebratory wines. The class includes the tasting of 6-7 classic bubbly wines served alongside light finger food–such as cheeses, salami, olives, nuts. Tickets are available now for $50.
Valentine’s Day Dinner (Feb 14) | Rumi’s Kitchen | Dinner
Known for their delectable, fresh, and healthy Persian cuisine, Rumi’s Kitchen will be offering a special menu this Valentine’s Day. Ranging from hummus to lamb ribs and carrot cumin soup to baklava, it is sure to excite the palate. It will be a 5 course prix fixe meal for $68 with an optional wine pairing for an additional $30/guest.
Valentine’s Day Dinner (Feb 14) | Davio’s | Weekend
That’s amore! Davio’s Italian cuisine is offering a Valentine’s Day weekend special. It is a 3 course dinner for $65 per person; however, their regular dinner menu is available for those who wish to stick to their favorites. The special runs from February 10 at 5PM-February 14 at 10PM.
Sweethearts and Singles Valentine’s Day | McCray’s Tavern on the Square | 5PM-10PM
Whether you are alone or with another on Valentine’s Day, McCray’s Tavern on the Square is offering specials for everyone—along with roses and complimentary champagne! Known for being Lawrenceville’s premier bar & grill, this American classic sports bar is the perfect setting for those looking for a more casual dining experience this Valentine’s Day.
An Evening of Silly Love Songs with Yacht Rock Schooner (Feb 10) | Park Tavern | 7PM
Grab a beer and get ready to laugh at Park Tavern. Set the mood for the romantic week ahead with some silly love songs. This smooth dance party music brings in the sounds of the 70’s and 80’s with some of the top players in Atlanta. The event starts at 7PM with music beginning at 8PM. Tickets are $15 online and $20 at the door. This is a 21+ event.
Italian Dessert Making Class | Bellina Alimentari | 4PM-6PM
Have a sweet evening with your sweetheart at Bellina Alimentari. On February 12th, learn to make the sweet desserts to impress the loved ones in your life. For $54, you will learn to make 3 famous Italian desserts: tiramisu, panna cotta, and chocolate truffles. Additionally, they offer tastings of all three sweets with wine pairings.
Cooking Class and Wine Tasting (Feb 11& 14) | Hal’s Kitchen | 7PM-10PM
Enjoy an evening of cooking with a partner. Chef and owner Cyndy Sterne will oversee the class and make sure that everyone is on the right track to making a delicious meal. Wine will be paired with the meal. Tickets are $140 a person and include a Roasted Visalia Soup, Oysters on the Half, Beef Tenderloin “Porchetta”, and Dark Chocolate Ganache and Hazelnut Tart.
Chocolate and Wine Bash (Feb 11) | Tiger Mountain Vineyards | 12PM
Tiger Mountain Vineyards will host a Chocolate and Wine Bash with strawberries and fondue. Marie Dunkle and Margie Swint will entertain the crowd with a guitar and violin duo. The vineyard will be releasing their newest Mountain Cyn vintage, a blend of Cabernet Franc and Norton.
Valentine’s Wine & Chocolate Pairing (Feb 9) | Johns Creek Wine & Crystal | 6PM-8PM
Looking for more chocolate fun? Start Valentine’s weekend early with a wine and chocolate pairing. The event features a special guest, Jocelyn Gragg, Chef and Founder, of JARDÍ chocolates. She will present her new line of chocolates to be served with perfectly paired wines.
Valentine’s Month Chef’s Dinner for Two | Establishment
With this Valentine’s Day pairing made for you, you will enjoy a four course dinner beginning with shared small starters of selected cheeses and charcuterie, followed by a salad, and entree. A shared desert is paired with a bottle of Cooper and Thief. The wine chosen for your meal will be one of Establishments finest, and will enhance each bite of your meal.
Valentine’s Themed Cooking Class (Feb 13) | That Simple Cooking | 6:30PM
Join Chef Ashanti Toi to learn how to cook a beautiful and healthy meal to recreate on Valentine’s Day. The evening full of laughter and friendly competition will feature caprese chicken, basmati rice, and asparagus. Complimentary wine is available to accompany the food.
Micro-factory Tour and Tasting for 2 | Xocolatl Small Batch Chocolate
Learn about the agriculture of cacao and experience a guided tour of the small batch factory. You taste along with the chocolate-making process. End the tour with chocolate tasting and wine.
Have more to do on Valentine’s Day in Atlanta that should be on our list? Event organizers can submit an event to the Marketplace for free.
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