Cue the cameras and craft the captions, our Birchwood Properties (which includes Teak, Pier Teaki, Driftwood Cafe, The Birchwood, Canopy at the Birchwood and Birch & Vine) family of staff is taking over the town! From live entertainment at Pier Teaki to supporting local charities, our team is always working to bring the community together. Read below for highlights and mark your calendars for upcoming events:

Walk In Talk: American Culinary Federation
Earlier this month, Birchwood Properties Executive Chef Lee Aquino hosted an event for the American Culinary Federation at The Birchwood. Six chefs from Teak and Birch & Vine, showcased their concept dishes in a pop-up style display with Walk in Talk host Carl Fiadini. Check out some of their unique dishes and highlights of the event on YouTube.

Free Ketel One Tasting at Birch & Vine: Wednesday, September 1
Get in the mood for fall with Ketel One Botanicals at a free tasting event on Wednesday, September 1 at Birch & Vine’s Lantern Lounge. Please RSVP beforehand as space is limited to 18 guests. You can sign up here.

USBG Tampa Bay Summer Bash: Sunday, August 22
Goodbye Tokyo Olympics and hello bartender Olympics. That’s right – your favorite Teak and Birchwood bartenders are joining their colleagues for an exciting competition to raise money for the US Bartenders Guild Tampa Bay chapter. Bar teams will create a cocktail recipe with sponsored brands to be batched & served during the event. They will also compete in relay races throughout the afternoon. Join the fun and support a local cause when you pre-order your ticket.


Ryan Wells Foundation: Friday, September 10
Eat, drink and support the future of hospitality at the 16th Annual Evening With The Chefs, The World on Your Plate. Enjoy global-inspired small bites, desserts and more prepared by partner chefs like Teak’s Executive Sous Chef Troy McCue and Birch & Vine Chef Darren Bloom, and Pinellas County culinary students. Proceeds benefit the Ryan Wells Foundation, a non-profit dedicated to improving culinary arts and hospitality education of Pinellas County students. Explore auction items and get your tickets here.

Birchwood September Soirée: Thursday, September 16
Do you hear wedding bells? Across the Pier, our sister property, The Birchwood, is hosting a September Soirée featuring all things bridal on Thursday, September 16. Couples can tour the boutique hotel, experience a mock ceremony and reception setup and chat with wedding vendors. Don’t miss the opportunity to win prizes like a two night hotel stay at The Birchwood, a free engagement shoot by Lifelong Photography Studio or $800 in gift certificates to Truly Forever Bridal Tampa. Get your free tickets today!

Tampa Bay Food Fight: Tuesday, September 28
Who will take home the crown at the ultimate culinary Battle of the Bay? Top chefs, including our very own Executive Chef Lee Aquino in St. Pete and Tampa will compete at the 5th Annual Tampa Bay Food Fight, a fundraiser benefiting Metropolitan Ministries. Proceeds of the event will provide student scholarships for Metropolitan Ministries’ culinary arts program. Find out more about Tampa Bay Food Fight here.

Beats and Drinks At Pier Teaki and The Canopy: Select Weekends
Make a toast to the weekend while you enjoy breathtaking views, live DJs and delicious drinks at Pier Teaki and The Canopy at the Birchwood on most Friday and Saturday evenings and Sunday afternoons. Did we mention the spectacular views?

We hope to see you soon at one of these amazing upcoming events!