PGA National to Host Labor Day Weekend ‘Gourmet Food Truck Expo’

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PGA National Resort & Spa announces its “Gourmet Food Truck Expo” featuring the finest culinary fare from select area food trucks on Sunday, Sept. 1 (noon – 4 p.m.). The family-friendly afternoon additionally features a custom car display, vendor village, slow-roasted pork from Whole Foods Markets, and live music from Big Vince and The Phat Cats. General admission tickets ($30 in advance, $35 at the door) include tastings from all the trucks. V.I.P. tickets ($40 in advance, $35 at the door) include all tastings as well as access to the Heineken V.I.P. Beer Tent. For more information and tickets visit: www.pgapigout.eventbrite.com. A portion of the proceeds benefits Wounded Warriors of South Florida and its noble cause of empowering injured service veterans. Sept. 1–6 is “Military and First Responders Appreciation Week” at PGA National with room rates starting at $89 per night (resort fees, taxes, extra). Two free tickets to the “Gourmet Pig Out” are included with a two-night stay. Call 888.974.3885 for reservations. The event additionally marks the debut of PGA National’s own gourmet iTRUCK offering tasty cuisine including BBQ pork sliders, “Birdie Shrimp,” truffle fries, “PGA Signature Champ Burger,” crab fritters, meatball sliders, lobster sliders, “Mojo Fish Tacos,” “91 Chicken Quesadilla,” buffalo bites, and shrimp grits. iTRUCK will periodically serve as the “92nd Hole” for the resort’s five outstanding golf courses, cater local events and parties, and join major food truck expos and “invasions” throughout Broward and Palm Beach counties. For those seeking accommodations, PGA National is offering a special “Stay the Night” rate of $169 including two tickets. An additional night may be added for $99. Call 855.661.1050 for reservations. “The Gourmet Pig Out is the perfect way to enjoy the awesome food trucks of our area and as well the exciting debut of iTRUCK,” says Donald Young, PGA National’s Executive Chef. “Come have a great Sunday afternoon and help support the Wounded Warriors and its wonderful work with our South Florida veterans.” The “Gourmet Pig Out” sponsors include Palm Beach Gardens Medical Center, Palm Beach Children’s Hospital, Gourmet Truck Expo, Whole Foods Market, Ed Morse Honda, Palm Beach Harbor Marina, Real Feel, Lincoln Culinary Institute, Heineken, Southern Audio Visual, Yelp, and Localdines.com For more PGA National Resort & Spa information: www.pgaresort.com or call 561.627.3111.