2016 G&G Preview Party at Synovus Toast of the Town

A Celebration of The Southerner’s Cookbook presented by Aflac

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    Left to right: Daniel Thomas, Phillip Rhodes, Roderick Weaver, and Adam Evans celebrate The Southerner’s Cookbook at the G&G Preview Party before Synovus Toast of the Town in Columbus, GA.

    John David Helms and Katie Parker

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    Salt-Baked Shrimp featured in The Southerner’s Cookbook prepared by chef Adam Evans of Brezza Cucina in Atlanta, Georgia.

    John David Helms and Katie Parker

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    Left to right: Peyton Farrer, Samantha Eastman, and Katie Parker enjoy the G&G Preview Party before Synovus Toast of the Town.

    John David Helms and Katie Parker

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    Celli, an eclectic cello quartet performs throughout the evening.

    John David Helms and Katie Parker

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    Clay Dunnan (left) and Cameron Bean, executive director of the Columbus Symphony Orchestra, the beneficiary of the special event.

    John David Helms and Katie Parker

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    Left to right: Melissa Thomas, Gail Galuppo, and Mary Varner pose inside the G&G Preview Party tent.

    John David Helms and Katie Parker

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    Charleston Brown Water Society Punch from mixologist Roderick Weaver of the Bar at Husk in Charleston, South Carolina.

    John David Helms and Katie Parker

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    Jeramy Tipton (left) smiles with Phillip Rhodes before heading to the Synovus Toast of the Town silent auction.

    John David Helms and Katie Parker

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    Left to right: Kenny Fuller, Kendrick David, Julianne David, and Virginia Fuller.

    John David Helms and Katie Parker

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    Darrel and Brendra Wright enjoy the all-female cello performance by Celli.

    John David Helms and Katie Parker

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    Left to right: Laurie Waldrop, Leah Foley, and Cathryn Pease in between tastes of recipes from The Southerner’s Cookbook.

    John David Helms and Katie Parker

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    The G&G Preview Party presented by Aflac is held at the RiverMill Event Centre for the fourth year in a row.

    John David Helms and Katie Parker

On Friday, March 11, 2016, Garden & Gun partnered with Aflac to host a celebration of its latest award-winning book, The Southerner’s Cookbook, in Columbus, Georgia, prior to the Grand Tasting at Synovus Toast of the Town. The menu featured recipes from the book, including Salt-Baked Shrimp with Comeback Sauce prepared by chef Adam Evans of Brezza Cucina in Atlanta, and Charleston Brown Water Society Punch from mixologist Roderick Weaver of the Bar at Husk in Charleston, South Carolina. Guests enjoyed a musical performance by Celli, and all event proceeds benefited the Columbus Symphony Orchestra.

Special thanks to:
Aflac
Cathead Vodka
Outdoor Events
Quality Wine & Spirits
RiverMill Event Centre

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