The Gasparilla Inn & Club invites gourmands and wine enthusiasts to the most anticipated culinary event of the season, the Annual Food & Wine Weekend, every January. During this exciting weekend, guests learn the cooking techniques of leading chefs, taste wines from the world’s most famous regions, and experience delectable cuisine. Held at The Inn each January, the weekend begins Friday evening with a welcome reception, where guests embark on a virtual tour of the world’s most famous culinary regions. Samplings of distinguished wines are paired with flavorful food. Attendees also meet Gasparilla Inn’s Executive Chef of The Inn, as well as guest chefs and vintners. On Saturday, guests attend culinary events throughout the day, including culinary demonstrations and wine tastings, a final night reception, and the Master Chef’s Dinner.