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Presented by:
Greater Birmingham Convention & Visitors Bureau
Kinetic Communications

Taste. Sip. Repeat.

At C&C’s 25th year, tickets will offer guests entry into 2 hour tasting session, one of two presented each day with limited capacity.  In 2022, C&C will be showcasing 4-6 Birmingham restaurants, chefs, and caterers each day alongside wine, craft beer, spirits, cocktails, and the return of the seated tasting seminars. Check out the 2022 lineup.

As part of the silver anniversary, C&C looks forward to honoring the Birmingham Chapter of Les Dames d’ Escoffier International, a diverse professional organization of women leaders in food, beverage and hospitality whose mission is education, advocacy, mentoring and philanthropy.

Saturday, April 23, 2022
Sunday, April 24, 2022

2 Sessions each day
11:30am – 1:30pm
2:00pm – 4:00pm

under the main Casting Shed at Sloss Furnaces National Historic Landmark
An iconic spot to toast C&C’s 25th anniversary milestone!
(20 32nd Street North, Birmingham, AL 35222)

$45 Advance
$55 Door
C&C TICKET INCLUDES: a 15 oz stemless 25th annual commemorative wine glass, One (1) Plate @ each Culinary Tasting Table (4-6 features each day), Unlimited Wine & Beer Sampling, Cocktail tastes from each Participating Bar, access to one (1) of the seated tasting seminars (limited seating, sign up at the event), plus Admission to Magic City Art Connection.

Purchase Deadlines
Advance tickets (online only): 
Friday, April 22nd @ midnight
Door tickets:
Limited Availability. We recommend ordering in advance.

Ask at the door about this feature.

All ticket holders must present InstaGift redeemable ticket – printed on paper, or a mobile ticket presented on a smart phone using your InstaGift app or link. Please do not self redeem mobile tickets ahead of time. Thank you.

Please bring a valid picture ID or driver’s license. All patrons will be carded at door.

We love furry family members, but NO PETS are allowed at Corks & Chefs. Thank you.

Adults Only please
Due to limited space.

Rain Policy
Rain or Shine (covered event)

Refund Policy
No refunds are offered due to severe weather cancellations. If you wish to receive a donation form for any ticket revenue due to cancellation, please contact us directly at or 205-595-6306. MCAC is a 501c3 non profit festival. Thank you!

Proceeds Benefit:
Magic City Art Connection is a 501c3 non-profit festival and sole recipient of all funds received through grants, donations, fees, ticket revenues and in-kind support. MCAC shares a connection and pride with our supporters in creating Birmingham’s largest spring art festival, a nexus for art, artists, cultural organizations, schools, and culinary stalwarts. Generous supporters generate these rich artistic connections, and in turn, create a solid arts legacy for our community while keeping our non-profit stable and part of the arts and cultural landscape of Birmingham and the region. It never gets old remembering this meaningful achievement.  Thank you!

Special Thanks!
Five Loaves / Urban Avenues for providing a great team of culinary-driven student volunteers to help make the Corks & Chefs experience seamless. Five Loaves is an Urban Avenues venture designed to unite disconnected communities by inspiring people through food. This team of young adults is passionate about expanding their perspective and forming bonds with their Birmingham neighbors they may not ordinarily meet. Together, they learn valuable culinary and leadership techniques that equip them for success hosting community-bridging events and beyond.

Birmingham Mountain Radio 107.3fm, Homewood Life MagazineHoover’s MagazineIron City Ink, Over the Mountain Journal, Mountain Brook MagazineShelby Living, Starnes Media, The Birmingham Times, Vestavia Hills Magazine, and WBHM 90.3fm for announcing Corks & Chefs 2022!