Tour of Kitchens FAQs

What is The Junior League of Atlanta’s Tour of Kitchens? Tour of Kitchens_2016

The 20th Annual Tour of Kitchens will showcase 14 of Atlanta’s finest residential kitchens created by the city’s most celebrated kitchen designers. The event will be held on Saturday, March 25, 2017 from 10:00 am to 4:00 pm and Sunday, March 26, 2017 from 11:00 am to 5:00 pm. Many of the elite chefs in Atlanta will perform culinary demonstrations in various homes on the self-guided Tour.

What is the Toast of the Tour?

The Toast of the Tour event kicks off the Tour of Kitchens. This event incorporates culinary demonstrations, hors d’oeuvres, signature cocktails, and an evening of fun featuring a spectacular silent auction enjoyed by approximately 600 patrons and designers.

When are the JLA’s Toast of the Tour and Tour of Kitchens?
The Toast of the Tour is Saturday, March 18,2017*

Tour dates are Saturday, March 25, 2017 and Sunday, March 26, 2017.
(*date subject to change).

Where will the JLA’s Tour of Kitchens take place this year?

14 homes in metro Atlanta will be featured on this year’s Tour of Kitchens. A program will be available in February 2017 with the home locations, a map and directions to each house on the Tour.

Are only houses on the tour?

Yes.

What types of tours are offered?

The JLA’s Tour of Kitchens is a self-guided, self-directed tour, which may include uneven or steep terrain.

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How much are tickets?

  • Tour of Kitchens tickets are $35 in advance and $40 the weekend of the tour.  Tour tickets are valid for both Saturday and Sunday of the event.  (All tickets mailed for the event will be charged $1.50 shipping fee).
  • Toast of the Tour tickets prices:
    • $50 until December 31, 2016
    • $60 from January 1, 2017 – February 28, 2017
    • $75 from March 1, 2017 – March 18, 2017
  • Please note Toast of the Tour tickets are available at will-call only; tickets may not be purchase at the door.

Are there group discounts?

No, we do not offer discount group tickets.

Do you offer children’s tickets?

No, we do not offer children’s tickets for the Tour of Kitchens.  Children 5 and under are free.

How can I purchase tickets?

You may purchase both Toast and Tour of Kitchens tickets in advance online or in person at the JLA’s Headquarters (3154 Northside Parkway, Atlanta, GA 30327). Headquarters hours are Monday – Thursday 8:30 am – 7:00 pm and Friday 8:30 am – 4:00 pm.

Toast of the Tour tickets cannot be purchased at the door on the date of the event. The weekend of the Tour, tickets will not be available online. They will only be available at homes on the Tour. 

Where do I pick up my tickets? 

If you purchased will-call tickets, you may pick up your tickets at JLA’s Headquarters (3154 Northside Parkway, Atlanta, GA 30327) beginning Wednesday, March 1st through Friday, March 24th. Headquarters hours are Monday – Thursday 8:30 am – 7:00 pm and Friday 8:30 am – 4:00 pm.

You also may pick up your TOK tickets at the any of the homes on the Tour of Kitchens during Tour hours Saturday, March 25th and Sunday, March 26th. Ticket badges will be required to enter the Tour homes.

For an additional $1.50 shipping and handling fee per ticket, tickets will be mailed to the address provided.

Will you mail my tickets to me?

For an additional $1.50 shipping and handling fee per ticket, tickets will be mailed to the address you provide.

kw_daly-house_15Is transportation provided for the tour?

There is no transportation provided for the Tour of Kitchens. We recommend wearing comfortable shoes as this is a self-guided tour, which may include uneven or steep terrain.

Where do I park?

Parking is available on the streets surrounding the homes on the tour.  Please follow parking instructions at each home.

Do I have to see all of the homes in one day?

Tour tickets are valid for both Saturday and Sunday. 14 homes are featured on the Tour; there are 7 different homes featured each day. In order to see all 14 homes, you will need to attend both days of the Tour.

Do I have to tour the homes in a certain order? Do I have to stay with a group?

No, the Tour is self-guided and you are invited to see the homes in order you choose. The most convenient route is included with a map and directions in the 2017 TOK program. JLA volunteers will be in each home to answer any questions, along with the Kitchen Designers who will be able to discuss the special features of the kitchens.

Who sponsors the tour?

The JLA’s Tour of Kitchens is sponsored by Atlanta Homes & Lifestyles magazine. We are also proud to have many corporate sponsors, which may be viewed here.

 

If you are interested in sponsoring the Tour of Kitchens or have additional questions about the event, please contact the Tour of Kitchens Chair, Jennifer Paucke, at tok@jlatlanta.org or call 678-916-3106.

Funds raised through the Tour of Kitchens allow the JLA to dramatically improve our community through our partnerships with 98 community partners and provide our volunteers with leadership, training, and development opportunities. The JLA’s Tour of Kitchens has raised over $1.9 million to support the mission of the JLA.

The Junior League of Atlanta’s Headquarter hours are Monday – Thursday, 8:30 am – 7:00 pm and Friday 8:30 am – 4:00 pm. 
The phone number is (678) 916-3106.