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FORT MYERS BEACH, FLORIDA, April 20, 2016—The Greater Fort Myers Beach Area Chamber of Commerce announced that the 21st Annual Taste of the Beach will be held Sunday May, 1st, 2016. The popular food festival held on Fort Myers Beach will include approximately 16 restaurants plus promotional vendors and live music provided by Jo List and Friends from 12-4pm.
Local restaurants will serve up samples of their best signature dishes available for purchase. They will also be competing for the top Taste of the Beach Award honors in several categories including; Best Appetizer, Best Dessert, Best Meat, Best Chicken Dish, Best Seafood Dish, Best Decorated Booth, and People’s Choice. The Festival gates will open at 11:00 a.m. and food will be served up until it runs out or until 4:00 pm. Tickets will be available on-site. Admission is $5 for adults and children over 12. All children under 12 years will be free. Food tickets are $1.00 each, with the average plate costing around $5.
There are many restaurants participating in this event, all of which are members of the Greater Fort Myers Beach Area Chamber of Commerce. Some that have already signed up are Matanzas on the Bay, Pierside Grill and Famous Blowfish Bar, Bootleggers Waterfront Barbeque, Cabana’s Beach Bar and Grill, Royal Scoop, Pinchers Crab Shack, La Ola Surfside Restaurant, Fishmonger Restaurant, The Fish House, Parrot Key Caribbean Grill, Yucatan Beach Stand, Nervous Nellie’s Crazy Waterfront Eatery, The Salty Crab Bar and Grill, The Doghouse, Beach Brew and Bakery, Uncle Dan’s Olde Fashioned Kettle Corn and Jacks Farm to Fork. If you are a restaurant and wish to participate please contact the chamber at 239-454-7500. If you are interested in a promotional booth please contact Georgia Reinmuth at 239-233-8652.
There are 3,000+ people expected to attend this event this year. There will be a panel of celebrity judges to do the honors of judging. Winners will be announced from the stage at 4:00 pm.
We also have volunteer opportunities for admission, ticket sales, water sales as well as setup and cleanup. Volunteers receive free admission, 10 complimentary food tickets and free water. Morning and afternoon shifts are available. Please contact Rhonda Murray at 239-454-7500 or email@example.com for more information.
The Taste of the Beach is sponsored by News-Press Media Group, Print Shop Ink, Old San Carlos Boulevard, Blue Ash Media, Budweiser, Broadway Palm Dinner Theater, Edward Jones, Haines AC & Refrigeration, Island Fit Physical Therapy and Island Management.
Thanks to everyone who came out and played in the 4th Annual Mini Masters! A great time was had by all!
And the results are in! Here are this year’s winners!
Special thanks also to our sponsors and prize donators: Hooters South Florida, Matanzas on the Bay, Pointe Estero Beach Resort, Gullwing Beach Resort, Bahama Breeze Island Grill, Salty Sam’s Pirate Cruise, Salty Sam’s Marina, Parrot Key Caribbean Grill, Bootleggers Waterfront Barbeque, Matanzas Inn Bayside Resort, Wyndham Garden Hotel, It’s a Beautiful Thing, Local Color FMB, Gavin’s Ace Hardware, Cason Photography, Krusty Pete’s, Miss Olvia’s Line Jewelry, Allison Geisen, Edward Jones, The Closers, Royal Scoop, Mac and Char McIntyre, Ken Buhr, Majestic Transportation, Tom Fahey, Paychex, Must Do, The Sea Gypsy Inn, News-Press Media Group, and The Print Shop Ink.