Taste! Central Florida, the region’s premier fundraising food and beverage tasting event, returns to Orlando World Center Marriott on September 8, 2018 celebrating the community’s culinary excellence while helping Central Florida children struggling with hunger get access to the meals they need.

This evening of tasting portions of signature dishes accompanied by craft beers, specialty cocktails, and fine wines will feature some of the most sought-after chefs, eateries, brewers, and wine and spirit purveyors in the region. The lineup of chefs and beverage vendors will be announced soon.
One of the largest fundraisers of the year for Second Harvest Food Bank of Central Florida and Coalition for the Homeless of Central Florida, last year’s Taste! Central Florida raised enough funds to provide meals to more than 1 million children in Central Florida.

Tickets for this year’s event are now available for purchase at tastecfl.org. Tickets are $175 per person. Guests can purchase tickets at a 25% discount by using the promo code KICKOFFORL through May 31, 2018.

Taste! Central Florida is a truly local event with 100 percent of proceeds remaining in the community, where the fastest growing segment of the hungry and homeless population is families with children.

The 2018 Taste! Central Florida event will delights guests with many of the hallmark entertainment and fundraising games guests anticipate each year.

The automated mobile silent auction will feature signed memorabilia, stays at upscale hotels, dining experiences, rounds of golf on area courses, and exotic adventures and getaways.

The popular Giving Tree raffle will invite guests to win a taste of Orlando’s most popular establishments. For a $50 donation, guests can select envelopes hanging from a towering tree containing dining and beverage gift certificates ranging from $25 to $200 in value.

The event’s longstanding Instant Wine Cellar game will offer participants a chance to win more than 150 bottles of wine from an exquisite wine cellar valued at more than $2,500. WHEN: Saturday, September 8, 2018 6:45 p.m. – 10:00 p.m.

WHERE: Orlando World Center Marriott 8701 World Center Dr., Orlando

TICKETS: $175 each

CURRENT TICKET PROMOTION Use code KICKOFFORL for 25% off Valid May 17 – 31, 2018

ATTIRE Cocktail / Semi-Formal

BENEFICIARIES Second Harvest Food Bank of Central Florida Coalition for the Homeless of Central Florida

For more information, visit tastecfl.org.

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