Sunday, March 4, 2012

Taste of College Park Food & Wine Festival

Every spring Rotary Club of College Park hosts the Taste of College Park Food & Wine Festival. The festival takes place at the Historic Dubsdread ballroom. This year’s event is scheduled for Thursday, April 19, 2012. 6-9:30pm

Historic Dubsdread Ballroom
549 W Par Street Orlando, FL 32804

The Taste of College Park combines food, wine, live music, silent & live auctions for an extraordinary evening in College Park. Nearly a dozen local restaurants and distributors provide the food and wine; local retailers supply items for the silent and live auction. College Park businesses and Rotary Club members sell nearly 500 tickets. 

Whether you are a local foodie looking to sample the latest fare from College Park’s best restaurants or a resident looking to enjoy an evening sampling great wines and listening to music, the Taste of College Park Food & Wine Festival is a casual and fun evening for everyone.

The Taste of College Park Food & Wine Festival is the Rotary Club of College Park’s premier fundraising event and one of the largest events in the College Park Community. In previous years, the club raised more than $30,000 for local charities including Ronald McDonald House of Orlando, the Christian Service Center for Central Florida, Princeton Elementary, Lake Silver Elementary, and scholarships & awards for College Park students. 

Here is the Judges Panel who will be participating in the Taste of College Park
Heather McPherson — Orlando Sentinel, Food Editor
Ricky Ly —
Pearleen Buchala —
Chris Roberts —
Mark Baratelli — The Food Truck Bazaar &

"This is a great group of writers and bloggers and represents some of the most popular food blogs in our area. "

Food, wine and beer tasting stations for this year's Taste of College Park provided by the following local businesses: 
K Restaurant Wine Bar
Citrus Restaurant
The Tap Room at Dubsdread
Les Petits Pleasures. French Pastry and Bakery.
Cafe Positano
Infusion Tea
Orlando Brewing
Cookie Cousins
The Yum Yum Truck

You can purchase your tickets to the event at or from a member of the Rotary Club of College Park.

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