11th Annual Taste of Westport Returns w/ 21 Local Spots + VIP Pre-party

7 Apr

The highly-anticipated Taste of Westport returns for its 11th year in a row this May 7 right at The Westport Inn. This year they’ll be opening up the doors a bit earlier than usual at 6 for a special VIP pre-party with Neil Fuentes, Executive Chef at Jojoto in Branford. This “Intimate Affair” is perfect for any food lover because Chef Fuentes will not only give cooking demos, but will also give attendees a taste of the food and a taste of his band as they perform. VIPs also will get an early shot at trying all the food that’s around and can even put in bids for some of the great silent auction items . . . more on that below. Tickets for the pre-party are $95.

If you can’t make the pre-party or just want to head straight to the main event, that’s okay because it goes from 7-9:30 and will feature some great Westport restaurants and shops. Tickets are $75 and include unlimited food and drink tastings from:

  1. Beaver Beer
  2. Black Bear Wines & Spirits
  3. Blue Lemon
  4. Bobby Q’s
  5. DaPietro’s
  6. Eventi Cafe
  7. 55 Restaurant & Wine Bar
  8. Garelick & Herbs
  9. Geronimo Bar & Grill
  10. Greens Farms Spirit Shop
  11. Le Rouge Chocolates and Cakes
  12. Jojoto
  13. Little Barn
  14. Matsu Sushi
  15. Osteria Romana
  16. Pane e Bene
  17. Post 154
  18. Rive Bistro
  19. Spotted Horse Tavern
  20. The Spread
  21. Tarantino Restaurant

Taste of Westport is definitely a highlight of the year and gives you a great chance to try lots of different food from the area. Plus, it helps you to give back to the community, specifically CLASP Homes, a Westport based organization that gives housing, food, personalized services, and opportunities to people with autism and other developmental disabilities. You can also help out by bidding on these great silent auction items: tickets to a late season Red Sox vs. Yanks game, Sonoma County wine tasting trip, a backyard summer grill party, NASCAR premium race tickets w/ a hotel, high end handbags, cosmetic packages, Tonight Show tickets, and so much more.

Sponsors for Taste of Westport 2015 include Star 99.9, 95.9 the Fox, Moffly Media, Miggs B Designs, the Hawley Family, TD Bank and Neil Fuentes.

Tickets for the Taste of Westport may be purchased at www.tasteofwestport.com or by calling Robin at CLASP, 203-226-7895, Ext 144.

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