Sunset Savor the Central Coast gets new operator
Fast Forward, a national event production and marketing agency based in San Diego, CA, has been selected as the operator and production partner for Sunset Savor the Central Coast, Stacie Jacob, CEO of Visit San Luis Obispo County, announced this week.
“We are proud to partner with the dynamic team at Fast Forward to carry the vision of Sunset Savor the Central Coast forward and continue its growth as a critical culinary and cultural tourism draw to our region,” continued Jacob. “Fast Forward brings with it an established portfolio of award-winning luxury food and wine experiences, a talented and experienced team of event professionals, and a keen understanding of the latest trends in the industry.”
Under its management, Fast Forward will handle turnkey event operations including marketing and public relations, sponsorship and exhibitor sales, vendor management, event production, operations and logistics, brand management and activation. Working with the team at Visit San Luis Obispo County Fast Forward will engage in the strong community base that has been critical to building the Savor brand. The agency is known nationally as an award-winning production agency with credits including the annual San Diego Bay Wine & Food Festival, Cooking Light & Health’s The Fit Foodie series, Editor Showcase NYC, and SommCon, a four-day educational conference for wine industry professionals.
“Fast Forward is thrilled to partner with Visit San Luis Obispo County to produce and elevate Sunset Savor The Central Coast,” said Michelle Metter, Partner and Co-Founder of Fast Forward. “Our team looks forward to closely working with Visit San Luis Obispo County to further awareness and interest in the region’s diverse culinary artisanship, while providing support, strategic vision and growth to all aspects of the event.”
Visit San Luis Obispo County continues its partnership with Sunset, the West’s leading lifestyle brand, to produce Sunset Savor the Central Coast, which boasts four days of culinary experiences that highlight the diverse selection of wine and food connected to the California Central Coast.
Held Sept. 24-27, 2015, Sunset Savor the Central Coast features Adventure Tours that allow attendees to discover the pastoral regions of San Luis Obispo County, special events and indulgent dinners including the picturesque “Sunset at Hearst Castle Dinner,” and the Main Event at Santa Margarita Ranch featuring 200 wineries and celebrated local and national chefs.
A culinary playground, Savor’s signature Main Event allows attendees to immerse themselves in the flavors of California’s Central Coast through culinary demonstrations by celebrity and master chefs, wine tasting and seminars, beer and music gardens, and more.