Palate & Palette wine dinner, live painting is Feb. 5

Ticket proceeds benefit Shelter House of Okaloosa and Walton counties

DESTIN – Tickets are on sale for Shelter House’s sixth annual Palate & Palette Dinner, to be held Feb. 5, 2022, at Legendary Marine’s showroom in Destin. This year’s featured artist will be Nikki Cade, from Dallas, Texas. At the end of the evening, the painting will be auctioned off.

Live art
This year’s event features Nikki Cade (not pictured), a Texas-based mixed media painter, maker and muralist.

This pop-up style wine dinner is a unique experience, as Legendary Marine’s showroom is transformed into a chic venue. Elite Worldwide Imports will pair wine with each of the five courses, created by local chefs:

Camille Withall, executive chef, George’s at Alys Beach
Chadwick Donelson, executive chef Bitterroot Food and Spirits
Dan Pettis, executive chef, owner, Dan Pettis’ One20 a Modern Bistro
Giovanni Filippone, executive chef, partner, Mama Clemenza’s European Breakfast

Local distillery Timber Creek will offer craft cocktails throughout the night and Destin Brewery will provide craft beers. B-Boy Productions’ live DJ will command the music of the event, floating high above the dining area aboard one of the newest bay cruising yachts. Guests can also say “cheese” in the Epic Photo Booth and explore the expansive silent auction, offering prize packages including fishing trips, restaurant experiences, custom art, spa packages and more.

The completed art will be auctioned off to the highest bidder.

Tickets are $125 per person and can be purchased online at All proceeds benefit Shelter House, the state-certified domestic and sexual violence center serving both Okaloosa and Walton counties. Ticket pricing will increase to $140 per person on Saturday, Jan. 22, 2022.