Join Chef Emeril Lagasse and friends at Modica Market in Seaside on Friday, February 27 from 3:30-4:30 p.m. Raffle tickets can be purchased for a chance to win a set of Emeril’s Cookware, a $300 gift basket from Modica Market, and other goodies! Raffle tickets are $5 each or get five tickets for $20 and can be purchased at Modica Market any time between now and Feb. 27. The drawing will be held at Modica Market on February 27[SUP]th[/SUP] at 4:00 p.m. You do not need to be present to win. Raffle proceeds benefit the Seaside School Foundation. _________________ The Modica Market afternoon event takes place just before Taste of the Race with Emeril Lagasse Emeril's Florida and Chef Emeril Lagasse present Taste of the Race on Friday, Feb. 27, 2015 in Seaside, kicking off the Seaside School Half Marathon & 5K Race weekend! Taste of the Race will be held at the Seaside Lyceum from 6:00 p.m. - 8:00 p.m., with a VIP reception with Chef Emeril Lagasse from 5:30 p.m. - 6:00 p.m. Everyone's invited to come out for the pre-race celebration! Guests will feast on delicious food from some of Florida Gulf Coast’s top chefs and dance to great live music by the Trick Pony. Cuisine will be served by some of the finest restaurants around including: Emeril's Orlando Emeril's Tchoup Chop Bud and Alley's Restaurant The Bay Great Southern Cafe' Stinky's Fish Camp Local Catch Bar & Grill 723 Whiskey Bravo Fish Out of Water Havannah Beach at The Peark More great local restaurants! We're looking forward to this celebration of food and community in Seaside, Florida! Beverages will be served by Grayton Beer Company, Chan's Wine World and Coca-Cola. Enjoy live entertainment by Trick Pony. Tickets are limited for both the VIP and General Admission. Tickets can be purchased by visiting www.tasteoftherace.eventbrite.com.