Sugar Social Partners with The Standard for August's Indulgent "Black, White, and BeDazzled by Dessert" Tasting

Gabe's Gurl Event Productions and The Standard at The Smith House team up once again to host the area's sophisticated palates at Nashville's sweetest soiree August 13 and welcome several brand partners.

Nashville, TN, August 05, 2011 --( Dessert enthusiasts, foodies, & tastemakers, prepare to be dazzled by the sweet stuff! Gabe's Gurl Event Productions and The Standard present the fall edition of Sugar Social - An Exclusive Dessert & Cocktail Experience on Saturday, August 13 from 2-4pm, and features an amazing dessert bar of luscious sweets and more. Tickets are $25 for VIP Sugarist, $35 Confections Connoisseur, which includes early entry, reception, and a SWAG Sack gourmet gift bag of delicious treats, and are available at Guests are asked to don their most fabulous black, white, and "bedazzled" casual-chic attire for the occasion.

Sugar Social - An Exclusive Dessert & Cocktail Experience, an upscale 21+ tasting soiree that showcases the endless creativity of sweets and spirits, takes place multiple times per year and was created and developed by Nashville's boutique event producer Gabe's Gurl Event Productions. Launched in February 2010, Sugar Social allows specialty dessert, chocolate, pastry, beverage, and lifestyle brands to connect on an intimate level, share their stories, and showcase their exceptional quality products to a sophisticated audience of food and wine aficionados, food and lifestyle journalists and bloggers, industry notables, and tastemakers. Sugar Social treats guests to unlimited tastes from a decadent selection of dessert, beverages, and confections, b. Merry's eclectic wine and cocktail concoctions, the Sweet Boutique cash gift shop, and an ideal atmosphere for socializing, sipping, shopping, and discovering exceptional products to sweeten their lives, celebrations, and occasions. A variety of innovative sponsor and partner opportunities is always available for brands wishing to explore fresh methods of brand building and generating buzz.

The Standard is located in The Smith House, Nashville's only remaining grand townhouse from the 1840's era still standing. It has a rich history and continues to be an integral part of life in downtown Nashville. The Standard was voted "Best Marriage of Restaurant and Chef" by the Nashville Scene, and is known for stellar cuisine, impeccable service, and boasts a private members-only club. "It is always a pleasure to work with Joshua Smith and his team," says Melissa Parks, Sugar Social founder and President of Gabe's Gurl Event Productions. "Sugarists, tastemakers, and our fabulous brands agree the beauty and history of The Standard pairs perfectly with the delicious ART of dessert and cocktails."

Brand partners on August 13 include b. Merry Group, Jaipur Avenue Chai, Sweets Ndulgence, Mama Siran's, Naivetea, Cascal, Imbibe Magazine, Cocktail Cakes, (seed), BookSwim, Weiman, SWAG Sack, and more. Small businesses, artisans, and corporate brands are encouraged to participate. Find detailed information about Sugar Social at or contact Gabe's Gurl Event Productions.

Gabe's Gurl Event Productions
Melissa Parks
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