Screengrab via Raw Travel
, the most watched authentic travel show on U.S. commercial television, will feature historic downtown Sanford
this weekend, and local chefs are hosting a brunch party
on Saturday to watch the premiere episode.
host Robert Rose explored this charming Central Florida town and discovered what we already know and love about Sanford – it's the region's best kept secret
, with an eclectic mix of diverse restaurants, craft beer breweries, art galleries, an enviable music scene and natural beauty to spare. The episode was co-produced with Will Henao, founder of the private marketing initiative HistoricDowntownSanford.com
"I fell in love with historic downtown Sanford the first time I visited," Rose said in a statement
. "I was surprised by the relaxed vibe and the variety of food, entertainment and outlets for artistic expression. But it’s the friendly, proud and tolerant locals I treasure most."
The Raw Travel
episode featuring Sanford will premiere Saturday, Feb. 23, and Sunday, Feb. 24, on WESH 2
and WKCF 18
The brunch party
where the episode will be streamed is on Saturday at Celery City Craft with early entry starting at 9:30 a.m. for VIP brunch at 10 a.m. General admission goes from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. The Raw Travel
episode featuring Sanford will start at noon.
The brunch will be catered by Chef Josh Oakley
, formerly of The Smiling Bison, as well as Chefs Guillermo Herrera and Andrew Axmacher from The Pass Progressive Cuisine
Tickets are $50
for the VIP brunch and include early entry, guaranteed seating, bottomless mimosas, one craft beer from Wop's Hops Brewing Company
and an entry into Via Airlines' two-ticket giveaway.
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