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Taste of Buffalo presented by TOPS Invites Restaurants, Food Trucks & Wineries to Apply for 2015 Festival by February 15, 2015

Tue, Jan 6th 2015 08:00 pm

BUFFALO, NY - It's that time of year again! The Taste of Buffalo presented by Tops would like to remind restaurants, food trucks and wineries that the online application deadline to participate in the 2015 festival is February 15. The year's premier summertime food festival is set for July 11 and 12, 2015, and will take place along Delaware Avenue and Niagara Square in downtown Buffalo.

"I encourage all WNY restaurants, food trucks and wineries to consider applying to be a part of this great event in 2015," said Laura Jacobs, chair of 2015 Taste of Buffalo presented by Tops. "Last year the Taste welcomed guests from all over the United States. It's a great opportunity for our local restaurants and wineries to receive broad exposure both in their local communities and beyond."

To be eligible, restaurants and wineries must be public establishments whose primary commercial function is to serve food/wine on a retail basis and be open year round in Western New York. Wineries from the Finger Lakes wine region are also eligible to apply. Food truck applicants must adhere to the same menu item criteria as brick and mortar restaurants. Restaurant applications and additional criteria to be eligible for participation can be found by clicking here. Food truck applications and additional criteria can be found by clicking here. Winery applications and additional criteria can be found by clicking here.

The Taste of Buffalo presented by Tops is the nation's largest two-day food festival, attracting more than 450,000 people to downtown Buffalo. The 32nd annual Taste is July 11 and 12, 2015, along Delaware Avenue and Niagara Square in downtown Buffalo. The Taste is a not-for-profit organization with more than 1,000 volunteers helping to put on the annual event. More than $277,000 has been raised at the festival for local charities in addition, to awarding five $1,000 scholarships annually to local high school seniors pursuing a culinary or hospitality-related degree. For more information, visit the Taste on Facebook or on Twitter.

 

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