The crown jewel of foodie festivals not only in the Upstate but throughout the Southeast, euphoria, sets its tables in Greenville in mere weeks. Euphoria offers the best of the best when it comes to chefs, cuisine, music, and desserts. As with most festivals, so much happens behind the scenes that makes the event so successful. Here are 20 unique aspects of euphoria, which will take place Sept. 19-22.

2,376 bottles of wine served

7 chefs with exceptional culinary awards (six Michelin-starred and one James Beard winner)

29 different desserts

The $945 VIP Pass (sold out) and the $265 Eat Pass are the most popular ticket passes

$333,000 is donated to charity

44 nonprofits have received grants from euphoria

Pork is the most popular ingredient this year

$502 spent per guest, on average

39 mouthwatering events

16 events already sold out

37 local chefs

70 guest chefs

8,830 tickets sold last year

6,710 repeat guests

$3,800,000 economic impact to the area

3 hashtags for the event (#euphoriagvl #eatsiplisten #yeahthatgreenville)

15 live musical performances

$400 is the most expensive ticket at euphoria — it’s for Seeing Stars, an exquisite dining experience provided by three Michelin-starred chefs

10-12 enviable items from euphoria partners in the VIP swag bag

6 euphoria insiders with a passion for food and music who help spread the event’s mission and showcase Greenville

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