RFT Iron Fork 2014
6:30 to 10 PM • Thursday, March 20
As one of the largest food events in town, the Riverfront Times' Iron Fork event showcases our city's finest food!
A portion of the proceeds from the event, now in its 8th consecutive year, are donated to the St. Louis Area Foodbank.
- General Admission Tickets
$35 w/ promo code: FOODBANK
$40 in Advance | $45 at the Door
GA tickets include tastings from 40 restaurants, 3 free sponsored drinks, wine tastings, and entertainment.
- VIP Tickets $80 in Advance | $100 at the Door
$75 w/ promo code: FOODBANK
VIP tickets include early access at 6:00 pm, tastings from 40 restaurants, wine tastings, and 5 free sponsored drinks redeemable in 2 private lounges.
Q: Do I need to be 21 to attend?
Q: What do the tickets include?
A: The general admission tickets ($40 in advance, $45 at the door) include tastings from 40 restaurants, 3 free sponsored drinks, wine tastings, and entertainment.
The VIP tickets ($80 in advance, $100 at the door) include early access at 6:00 pm, tastings from 40 restaurants, wine tastings, and 5 free sponsored drinks redeemable in 2 private lounges.
Q: Where do I park? Does it cost to park?
A: For hotel directions and parking, visit: http://doubletree3.hilton.com/en/hotels/missouri/st-louis-union-station-a-doubletree-by-hilton-hotel-STLUSDT/maps-directions/index.html. Guests of Iron Fork will be charged a discounted rate of $7 per car for self park or $9 per car for valet.
Q: Will there be seating?
A: No. Seating is provided in the VIP area only. There are a few seats in the hotel lobby, but the ballroom itself does not have sit-down tables.
Q: Where is the ballroom in the hotel?
A: Look for the "Grand Ballroom" inside the hotel. People will be there to direct you.
Q: Do I need to stand-in line for the restaurant samples?
A: No. There is no formal line for samples. Guests can visit restaurant booths upon the order they prefer.
Q: Is there a coat check?
A: Yes, but it is not included in your ticket price.
Q: Can I purchase tickets the night of the event?
A: We recommend getting tickets in advance, just in case the event sells out.
Q: Where do I purchase tickets in advance?
A: Buy your tickets in advance by visiting: http://www.ticketfly.com/purchase/event/462563
Enter code FOODBANK to receive a $5 discount on general admission and VIP tickets.
Q: What restaurants are participating?
A: Find a list of participating restaurants here: http://microapp.riverfronttimes.com/ironfork/2014/
Q: Do I need to bring cash?
A: Yes. Cash is needed for parking and the bar after your complimentary drink tickets are used.
Q: Is there a limit to what I can sample at each restaurant?
A: The idea is to take one sample per restaurant.
Q: What time should I arrive?
A: Please arrive no earlier than 6:15 p.m. The restaurants will not be ready to sample until 6:30 pm. You are welcome to have a drink in the Grand Hall before 6 p.m.
Q: If I have questions, who should I call?
A: Bethany Prange, St. Louis Area Foodbank, 314-227-3728 or email email@example.com.