PROMO: The annual Taste! Central Florida event is returning to the Orlando World Center Marriott on September 8, 2018, serving food from top regional restaurants and raising funds for Second Harvest Food Bank of Central Florida and Coalition for the Homeless of Central Florida.

The event is presented by Uncorked Gourmet (Website) and showcases 45 of the region’s premier food and beverage vendors featuring sample portions of their signature dishes accompanied by craft beers, cocktails, fine wines, and specialty beverages.

Newcomers include 310 Restaurants, Big Fin Seafood Kitchen, The Glass Knife, The Old Jailhouse, Pharmacy Orlando, Ravello at Four Seasons Resort Orlando, Terralina Crafted Italian, Tiffins at Disney’s Animal Kingdom, Big Top Brewing Company, Dragon’s Milk Bourbon Barrel Stout, Playalinda Brewing Company, and Wild Buck Whiskey & Mermaid Rum.

Last year, the event raised nearly $125,000 a piece for both Second Harvest Food Bank of Central Florida and for Coalition for the Homeless of Central Florida, amounting to nearly $125,000 for each organization.

Guests can win prizes by playing games or participating in a silent auction.

Orlando World Center Marriott is offering Taste! Central Florida guests an exclusive rate to
stay at the resort during the weekend of the event of $139 per night for a
standard room (additional $25 daily resort fee applies) is available between September 7 – 9, 2018.

The event takes place on Saturday, September 8 from 6:45-10 p.m. at the Orlando World Center Marriott, 8701 World Center Drive [GMap]. Tickets start at $175 each and can be purchased HERE. Attire is cocktail/semi-formal.

Brendan O'Connor

Editor in Chief of

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