LOUISVILLE, Ky. (April 1, 2017) – Celebrating 30 years – Nothing is sweeter than giving! Hold on tight for a night of philanthropy and fun with great food for a great cause! Celebrating its 30th year, the Dare to Care Food Bank “Taste of Derby Festival” will be held Tuesday,April 25th, 5:30 p.m.-8:00 p.m. in the Hall of Fame Pavilion at Louisville Slugger Field.

Sponsored by Brown-Forman Corporation, the “Taste of Derby Festival” is one of the most popular events of the Kentucky Derby Festival and the largest fundraising event for Dare to Care Food Bank. Sample extraordinary fare from over 60 of Louisville’s finest restaurants and beverage companies!

Guests will experience good food, bourbon tasting and wine tasting.. Last year, the “People’s Choice Award” was won by Jeff Ruby’s Steakhouse for a third year in a row. Can they repeat their success again at this year’s “Taste of Derby Festival”? Join us and vote for your favorite restaurant in 2017!

Attendees will be eligible to participate in a silent auction with items donated from all over Kentuckiana. Come and enjoy the Kentucky Derby Festival’s exquisite “Taste of Derby Festival” event. Tickets are $80 each until April 16th ($50 of which may be tax deductible) and may be purchased online atwww.tasteofderbyfestival.org or by calling Dare to Care Food Bank at (502)-966-3821. After April 16th, tickets will be $90 each. All proceeds stay local to help struggling Kentuckiana families. NO TICKETS will be sold at the door and admission is restricted to 21 years of age and over. Buy your tickets now – The “Taste of Derby Festival” is always a sell-out event.

In 2016, Dare to Care Food Bank helped more than 192,000 people in Kentuckiana. Dare to Care partners with more than 300 food pantries, emergency kitchens and shelters in eight Kentucky and five Indiana counties. To learn more about our programs, visit the web site at www.daretocare.org.

Against The Grain Brewery and Smokehouse
Annie May’s Sweet Café
Anoosh Bistro
Aspen Creek
Bill’s Famous Cheese Spreads
Bluegrass Brewing Company
Bourbon’s Bistro
Brasserie Provence
Bravo! Cucina Italiana
Buck’s Restaurant
Chuy’s Tex Mex
Crescent Hill Craft House
Gary’s on Spring
Gospel Bird
Jack Fry’s
Jeff Ruby’s Steakhouse
Joella’s Hot Chicken
Joy Luck
Kern’s Kitchen, Inc.
Krispy Kreme
Lilly’s Bistro
Mark’s Feed Store
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Martini Italian Bistro
Mesh Restaurant
Noosh Nosh Anoosh Bistro
Orange Clover Kitchen and More
PF Changs
Selena’s at Willow Lake Tavern
Stoney River Steakhouse and Grill
Sweet Surrender Cafe
The Bristol Bar & Grille
The Comfy Cow
The Melting Pot of Louisville
The Oakroom
The Orange Clover
The Silver Dollar
Uptown Café
Volare Ristorante
Whole Foods Market
8 UP Elevated Drinkery & Kitchen
2017 Taste of Derby Festival
Wine, Spirit, Coffee, & Beverage Companies
Blue Chair Bay Rum
Barton 1792 Distillery
Bluegrass Brewing Company
Bontera Fetzer Wines
Buffalo Trace Distillery
Cadillac Coffee Company
Coopers Craft Bourbon
Dumante Verdenoce
El Jimador Tequila
Four Roses Distillery
Heaven Hill Distilleries
Indian Creek Winery
Jack Daniel’s
Jefferson’s Bourbons
Louisville Water Company
Michter’s Distillery
Old Forester
Old 502 Winery
Republic National Distributing – Wines
Republic National Distributing – Spirits
Rivulet Artisan Pecan Liqueur
Royal Cup Coffee
Woodford Reserve

June 21 - June 21