ELIZABETH, NJ - The Rotary Club of Elizabeth will be celebrating 101 years of service to the Greater Elizabeth Community, by featuring its unique annual food-tasting event, the “Taste of Elizabeth” on Monday, October 15, from 5 p.m. - 8:30 p.m. at the Renaissance Hotel located at 1000 Spring Street in Elizabeth.
A record number of new restaurants and food vendors have joined this year’s event, according to Rotarian Ken Richuso. “Making their debuts this year are: Chevys Fresh Mex, Linden; Italian Products USA, Inc., Elizabeth; La Tostano, Elizabeth; La Vecindad, Elizabeth; Michelino’s Restaurant & Pizzeria, Elizabeth; Sonic Drive-In, Elizabeth and Ursino Steakhouse, Union.”
These new participants join the following returning vendors: BarCode, Bayway Liquors, CATB Liquor Imports, Charles Jacquin Cie, Inc., Come Grow With Us Gardens, Climax Brewing Co, Thomas A. Edison Academy Culinary Arts School, Elizabeth High School Interact Club Sorbet Table, First Republic Restaurant & Lounge, Food Bazaar, Gallo Wine Sales of NJ, Garcia’s Liquor Depot, Garden Restaurant, IKEA Restaurant, Leno’s Bar & Grill, Liberty Hall Museum, Nicastro Gourmet Sauces, Noodlefan, Parador Rojo, Pied Piper Liquors, Pinho Bakery, Red Knot at Galloping Hill, Renaissance Newark Airport Hotel, Rio Rodizio, Senor Sangria, ShopRite of Clark, Tequila Bistro, Torna a Sorrento, Trinitas Regional Medical Center, Tropicana Diner & Bakery, Tumi International Restaurant, Valenca Restaurant and Warinanco Sports Center.
Explained Doug Harris, Chairman of the Taste of Elizabeth, “Each year, the Taste of Elizabeth combines the Elizabeth area’s newest and most exciting restaurants, together with many popular traditional eateries. To have so many tempting selections all in one location, on one night, is truly outstanding.” He added, “The best part is the fact that all profits from the event are given to area charities by the Rotary Club of Elizabeth.”
During Taste of Elizabeth XII, guests will also be able to participate in a 50/50 raffle and a Tricky Tray silent auction. Funds raised from the event will enable the Rotary Club to continue to provide financial grants to local non-profit agencies and to provide college scholarships through the Albert & Louise Davis Scholarship Fund of the Rotary Club of Elizabeth, Inc.
Tickets for Taste of Elizabeth XII are priced at $40 and can be purchased online through www.Toe2018.eventbrite.com or by calling (908) 809-9896. Tickets may be purchased at the door for the same $40 price. To participate in the Taste of Elizabeth ad journal call (908) 994-5138.