DELRAY BEACH, FL – Delray Beach magazine (JES Publishing), in partnership with the Delray Beach Downtown Development Authority(DDA), presents the Fourth Annual Tastemakers of Delray Beach, a food and beverage tasting event. The event will take place Thursday, August 9 and Friday, August 10 from 5:00 – 10:00 p.m. This premier culinary event has been overwhelmingly successful in South Florida, showcasing the vibrant Downtown Delray Beach and all it has to offer all year round. “We are proud to be able to partner with the DDA and the Downtown Restaurants again on this fabulous culinary experience and feel it is a wonderful way to discover the variety and charm of Downtown Delray Beach,” says Candace Rojas, Delray Beach Magazine. Tastemakers of Delray Beach Passports are on sale now for the two day strolling international food event, featuring 21 of Delray’s premier restaurants within the downtown area. Each participating restaurant has designed a special culinary delight that is reflective of their chef’s specialty. In order to participate you must purchase a Passport at any of the participating restaurants for $30 cash (quantities are limited). A portion of the Passport proceeds will benefit the Delray Beach Public Library Centennial Celebration.
Participating Restaurants: 50 Ocean, 75 Main Delray, Atlantique Café, Boheme Bistro, Cabana El Rey, Caffe Luna Rosa, Cut 432, Deck 84, Lemongrass Asian Bistro, Max’s Harvest, Off the Ave, The Office, Olio, Orange Leaf, Park Tavern, Salt7, Sandbar, Solita Delray, Sundy House, Vic & Angelo’s, Ziree. The way the event works is with a purchased passport, which is similar to a ticket, attendees visit each restaurant for a sample tastes that has been prepared. Once the attendees have received their taste, the passports will be stamped and they can visit the next restaurant. The program is designed to be held on two evenings in order to allow people time to experience all 21 restaurants and not to feel pressured to complete in one night. Delray Beach DDA and Delray Beach Magazine also include in the passports, offers from each restaurant that can be used from now until September 30, 2012. To see the full section of the offers and tasting visit: http://downtowndelraybeach.com/savor-and-tastemakers