Description: The Taste of Coral Springs returns to the Coral Springs Center for the Arts on February 25 with a tropical theme and samplings of the best food, wine, craft beer and spirits in the area, all to benefit local children’s charities.
Presented by JM Lexus, the Taste of Coral Springs 2014 takes place from 6:30 to 9 p.m. on Tuesday, February 25. Pre-sale tickets are $50 prior February 25. Limited tickets may be available for $60 at the door. VIP Tickets are available for $75 each, which allow guests early admission at 5:30 p.m. to get the first samples of the delectable foods from local restaurants and beverages from vendors and distributors, all of which are included in the admission price.
This year, celebrate with your friends and wear your flip flops as the Taste transforms into a tropical oasis of fun. Don’t miss your chance to spend a spectacular evening under the stars with fabulous themed entertainment. There will also be silent auction items, including vacation, golf and gift baskets, all benefiting Coral Springs Cadet Squadron of the Civil Air Patrol, Junior Achievement of South Florida, and North Broward YMCA.
Tropical sounds of steel drums by Oceanik will fill the air, along with Buffett tunes and more from The Private Collection Band. Inside, DJ Rick Scot will spin favorites and Solid Brass will perform under the stars in the outside courtyard.
Food and beverage samples will be provided by Republic National, National Beverage Company, Applebee's, Benihana, Big Bear Brewing , BJ’s Restaurants and Brewhouse, Brown Distributing, Buca di Beppo, Carvel at Heron Lakes, Cecilie's Gourmet Italian Ices, Cookies by Design, Coral Springs Tap House, Crocante Gourmet Bakery, Ethos, Funky Buddha Brewery, Giraffas USA LLC, IKEA, Jazziz Nightlife, Jersey Mike's Subs, Lefty’s Tavern & Grille, The Melting Pot, Miller's Coral Springs Ale House, Nick's New Haven-Style Pizzeria & Bar, Outback Steakhouse, Pepperoni Grill, Petit Bakery Café, PRP Wines, Salt Life Food Shack, Temptations Catering & Event Planning, VIP Caterers at The Country Club of Coral Springs, and Whole Foods Market® Coral Springs.
The Taste’s generous sponsors include: Title Label Sponsor JM Lexus; Platinum Label Sponsors Advanced Cable Communications, Forum Publishing Group and Majic 102.7; Gold Label Sponsors The City of Coral Springs and Coral Springs Center for the Arts; Silver Label Sponsors Saxena White P.A., Jack C, Miller CPA P.A., and Style Entertainment, Inc.
Previous Taste of Coral Springs events have contributed more than $348,000 to worthwhile charities. Sponsorship packages with tickets are available starting at $250, and local businesses are encouraged to sponsor or donate to the silent auction.