Halperns' to Host South's Largest Food & Wine Event at Georgia Aquarium

Food, Wine and Spirits Show to include nation's top vendors and 1,400 attendees

ATLANTA (August 3, 2012) - Halperns' Purveyors of Steak and Seafood, in conjunction with Prime Wine & Spirits, will host its second annual Food, Wine and Spirits Show at the exquisite Georgia Aquarium on Tuesday, August 21, from 1 to 6 p.m. with a media preview from noon to 1 p.m. More than 1,400 of the region's chefs, restaurateurs, hospitality industry leaders and food service providers will sample and discover new, unique and beloved products from the country's finest farmers, meat and seafood purveyors, wineries and more.

Fifty-six farmers, fishermen and producers from national farms and companies, including Chicago Meat Authority, White Oak Pastures, Chicken of the Sea and Southeast Family Farms, will exhibit the "cream of the crop" to educate guests on their distinctive products and set themselves apart from competitors. In addition to tasting fresh product, guests are invited to sample wine, spirits and beer from more than 80 of the finest wineries and distilleries from across the country that will showcase up-to 500 different products. Unique and notable vendors include Frozen Pints that produces beer-infused ice creams and Clearwater Farms, a sustainable seafood company that made headlines for its stress-free lobster living and uses innovative technology to remove raw, whole lobster meat.

"We are honored to showcase such an impressive group of the country's wineries, purveyors, farmers and businesses, said Howard Halpern, chairman of Halperns' Steak and Seafood. "This event is a celebration of excellence for all involved and a great opportunity to present the nation's best in this educational, epicurean affair."

This is an invitation only event and is not open to the public. For more information, please visit halperns.com. For press passes please contact The Reynolds Group at 404.888.9348.

About Halperns' Purveyors of Steaks and Seafood

Based in Atlanta, Halperns' operates throughout the Southeast U.S., providing custom cut meat and fresh and frozen seafood to some of the country's most prestigious restaurants, hotels, resorts, steakhouses, casinos and country clubs. Halperns' also operates production facilities in New Jersey, serving New York and Atlantic City, and Pompano, Florida serving South Florida and the Caribbean. The Halpern family started in the distribution business over 40 years ago and today, employs more than 300 people in three locations.

About Prime Wine & Spirits

Prime Wine & Spirits is a renowned wine, spirit and beer distributor based in Doraville, Ga., that represents more than 450 brands, including boutique products from around the world. For more information and a list of all the products Prime Wine & Spirits carries please visit primewineandspirits.com.

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