The Apalachicola Bay Chamber of Commerce will host the 17th Annual Forgotten Coast Chefs Sampler on Sunday, Feb. 10 from 6 to 9 p.m. Chefs from all over the Forgotten Coast will prepare their most creative dishes at the historic Fort Coombs Armory located on 4th Street and Avenue D in Apalachicola.

Sample an array from our area restaurants. Our talented shopkeepers and local designers give the event an extraordinary touch and add creative flair by decorating each table individually. The tables range from elegant to artistic and funky. Tickets are $45-$50. For more information, call the Apalachicola Bay Chamber at 653-9419 or email us at

Participating restaurants include and exciting array of chefs and area food purveyors: Apalachicola Seafood Grill, Blue Parrot Oceanfront Café, the chef from The Bridge At Bay St Joe, Café con Leche, Caroline’s Dining on the River, Crooked River Grill, the culinary program at the Franklin County Schools, Eddy Teach’s Raw Bar, Food Network “Chopped “ Champion Joe Rego with The Front Porch Restaurant, Ira’s at the Gibson Inn, Owl Café, Tamara’s Café Floridita, The Tap Room, Up the Creek Raw Bar.

Beverages will be provided by Lewis Bear Company, Southern Wine & Spirits and Republic National Distributing Company.

Tables will be decorated by Oystercatcher, Andrea Duval, The Funky Fiddler, The Green Door, Bayside Gallery and Florist, Panache Tent & Events, Karen Andrews, Mandy Andrews, Bonnie Fulmer, Party Rental Company, Butler Insurance Agency, Pro Steel Buildings, At Your Service Concierge, Apalachicola Library, Petunia’s, and Anna Carmichael