Where can you find samples from more than 30 of the area’s finest food and beverage purveyor’s, all in one location? The Central Pennsylvania Food Bank’s 18th annual Taste of Lancaster County, which is scheduled for Sunday, April 6 at the Lancaster County Convention Center.
More than 30 area restaurants, caterers and beverage purveyors including Annie Bailey’s Irish Pub & Restaurant, John Wright Restaurant, Prudhomme’s Lost Cajun Kitchen, Tamanend Winery, Penn Square Grille, The Inn at Bully’s Restaurant & Pub, Couture Cupcakes, Twin Brook Winery, Shady Maple Smorgasbord, Dutch Haven Shoo Fly Pie Bakery, Lancaster County Coffee Roasters, Quip’s Pub, Lancaster Brewing Company, Waltz Vineyards Estate Winery, The Apple Tree Family Restaurant, Isaac’s Famous Grilled Sandwiches will share delicious samples of specialty menu items, This annual event is a family favorite and raises approximately $50,000 each year to help feed hungry families in central PA.
The Taste of Lancaster County will begin at 11 a.m. with a Champagne Reception, followed by a Private Taste from Noon – 1 p.m. The Main Taste Event begins at 1 p.m. and ends at 3 p.m. A deluxe ticket, which includes the Champagne Reception, Private Taste and Main Taste Event, is $60 in advance and $65 at the door. A ticket for the Private Taste that includes the Main Taste Event is $40 in advance and $45 at the door. A ticket for the Main Taste Event is $20 in advance and $25 at the door. All-day tickets for children ages 6 – 12 are available for $10 in advance and $12 at the door. Children 5 and under are free. Tickets are available online at centralpafoodbank.org or by calling the Food Bank at 717.564.1700. Main Taste Event tickets and child tickets are also available at GIANT Food Stores in Lancaster County.
Susquehanna Bank and Weis Markets are the top level Master Chef Sponsors, and PSECU and Rodgers & Associates are the Sous Chef Sponsors for the event. Other sponsors for the Taste of Lancaster County include Credit Bureau of Lancaster County, Inc., GIANT Food Stores, Dr. Joan M. Ruffle, KeyNet Technologies, LLC, Lawn Equipment Parts Company, Lift, Inc., High Company, QVC, Utility/Keystone Trailers and Worley and Obetz, Inc. Media sponsors are WGAL TV-8, 92.7 WRKZ Classic Rock and The Rose 101 FM. Host sponsor is the Lancaster County Convention Center.