Taste of Washington benefits food bank

Observer-Reporter Entrance to the Meadows Casino on Racetrack Road in North Strabane Township

The Greater Washington County Food Bank will host its 10th annual Taste of Washington, featuring food from more than 20 local restaurants, Oct. 19 at the Meadows Racetrack & Casino Event Center.

The evening will include food, drinks, music, celebrities, auctions and giveaways, with all proceeds benefiting the Greater Washington County Food Bank. The event begins at 6 p.m.

Participating restaurants include Palazzo 1873 Ristorante, Angelo’s Restaurant, Fusion Japanese Steakhouse, Buford’s Kitchen, Meadows Casino, Emerald Valley Artisan’s, Parley Lounge at the Hyatt, Giant Eagle, Apple Café at Trax Farms, Bistecca Steakhouse & Wine Bar, Toscana Brick Oven, Vagabond Tacos, Montana’s Rip & Chop House and Maxwell’s at the DoubleTree.

“This fun-filled event is a perfect way for guests to get a sampling of the many fine foods offered throughout Washington County, while helping families who are less fortunate.” said Connie Burd, executive director of the Greater Washington County Food Bank.

The food bank hopes to raise nearly $20,000 to benefit its 49 food distribution sites, nine agencies and several school weekend programs throughout Washington County.

Tickets can be purchased in advance for $40 at www.ShowClix.com. Tickets will cost $50 at the door. Tickets also are available by emailing DonorRelations@GWCFB.com or calling 724-632-2190, ext. 106.

To reserve a V.I.P. Sponsorship Table package, which includes 12 seats, contact Burd at connieb@gwcfb.org or 724-632-2190, ext. 106.