The Annual Taste of Huntington Beach is Huntington Beach’s premier food, wine and beer event and you don’t want to miss it!
Happening on Sunday, April 30th from noon to 4 p.m. at the HB Sports Complex located at 18100 Goldenwest Ave., Huntington Beach 92648; the Taste of Huntington Beach includes an exclusive VIP reception from 11 a.m.- 12 noon. The event showcases the best local culinary talents and the region’s top wineries and breweries. For one all-inclusive price, attendees enjoy unlimited samples and sips highlighting the outstanding food and beverage companies in our vibrant community (see participant list below). All proceeds from the event go to the Children’s Department of the Huntington Beach Public Library.
The Taste of Huntington Beach is pleased to announce the return of Food Network TV personality Simon Majumdar as celebrity judge and host at the Taste of Huntington Beach on Sunday, April 30, 2017. Majumdar, who appears as a judge on Food Network shows including Cutthroat Kitchen, Iron Chef America, The Next Iron Chef and Beat Bobby Flay, is also an author and food and travel writer. He has written three best-selling books “Eating for Britain,” “Eat My Globe,” and “Fed White and Blue.”
Attendees enjoy unlimited samples and sips from stellar culinary establishments, California and boutique wineries and premium and craft breweries. The Taste also features a silent auction and raffle, plus live musical entertainment provided this year by popular Huntington Beach band The Ramsey Brothers. “We are so excited to be a part of the Taste of Huntington Beach! We’re a local band that plays classic rock and we are stoked to be a part of such a great community event that benefits our Children’s Library!” said Don Ramsey.
Here is a sampling of participants scheduled for this year’s Taste:
Avila’s El Ranchito
Duke’s Huntington Beach
Ola Mexican Kitchen
Old World German Restaurant
Pete’s Sunset Grill
Rita’s Italian Ice
Ritter’s Steam Kettle Cooking
Saint Marc Pub-Cafe, Bakery & Cheese Affinage
Solita Tacos & Margaritas
The Longboard Restaurant at Springdale St.
The Public House by Evans Brewing Co.
Baja Brewing Company
Ballast Point Brewing and Spirits
Evans Brewing Co.
Four Sons Brewing
Old World German Bar
Riip Brewing Co
Sierra Nevada Brew Co
Lucero Vineyards & Winery
Orange Coast Winery
PRP Wine International
San Marcos Creek Vineyard
Tackitt Family Vineyard
Wilson Creek Winery
Tickets for the Taste of Huntington Beach can be purchased at the Children’s Department of the HB Central Library and online at TasteHB.com.
All proceeds benefit the nonprofit Friends of the Children’s Library (FOTCL). Since 2001, the Taste of HB has helped the FOTCL raise more than $500,000 for the Children’s Department of the HB Public Library.
General Admission – $70, includes four fun-filled hours of:
– Unlimited tastes of food from 50 of the best local eateries
– Sips from California and boutique wineries
– Samples from premium and craft breweries
– Live entertainment, silent auction and raffle
– Free parking at the HB Sports Complex
VIP tickets – $90 includes all the General Admission perks, plus:
– Exclusive VIP reception from 11 AM-12 Noon (featuring food and wine available only to our VIPs)
– VIP tote bag, party plate and free valet parking
– 30-minute early entry into the main Taste tent
Reduced price General Admission and VIP tickets are available for bulk purchases (10 + tickets at one time) and Designated Drivers (must be 21+ to enter with a designated driver ticket – these are only available online).
For more ticket options and other information, visit: tastehb.com
Food photos courtesy of Marcie Taylor.