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Taste of Buffalo presented by TOPS Announces 2018 Restaurant and Winery Award Winners as part of 35th Birthday Celebration

Sat, Jul 7th 2018 04:00 pm
The Taste of Buffalo presented by Tops today announced that several local restaurants were named award winners in a variety of categories at the 35th annual festival. The judging took place this morning by a panel of representatives from the local media, political and business sectors.

Taste of Buffalo presented by TOPS Celebrates 35 Years on July 7th & 8th

Wed, Jun 27th 2018 12:00 pm
Birthday highlights include 53 restaurants and food trucks, Cheers to 35 Years Kellerbier, Iron Chef Chef Marc Forgione on the Culinary Stage, expanded footprint on Delaware Ave. past Chippewa to Johnson Park

Chef Marc Forgione to Visit Taste of Buffalo on July 7

Tue, Jun 12th 2018 11:00 pm
The Taste of Buffalo presented by TOPS today announced that Chef Marc Forgione will appear at the festival for a live cooking demonstration on Saturday, July 7 at 12 p.m. One of the Iron Chefs on Food Network's "Iron Chef America," Forgione is also a restaurateur and cookbook author.

Taste of Buffalo Presented By TOPS Awards Scholarships To Seven Western New York High School Seniors

Wed, Jun 6th 2018 10:00 am
To support local high school seniors in pursuit of higher education in the foodservice and hospitality industries, the Taste of Buffalo presented by Tops has awarded seven students with a collective $8,500 to be applied toward their college educations. These scholarships are possible thanks to generous donations by the Taste's event coordinator and Taste sponsor partner Smithfield Foods, along with purchases made by festival-goers at the annual food festival.

Taste of Buffalo presented by TOPS Announces 2018 Restaurants, Food Trucks, and Wineries for 35th Birthday Celebration

Wed, May 30th 2018 02:00 pm
The Taste of Buffalo presented by TOPS today announced the complete lineup of restaurants, food trucks, and wineries that will participate in the 2018 food festival, which takes place July 7 and 8 in downtown Buffalo. Fifty-three restaurants along with six local wineries will be onsite this year for the Taste's 35th birthday celebration.

Cecilia Brooks Named Grand Prize Winner of Poster Art Contest for Taste of Buffalo Presented By Tops

Thu, Apr 12th 2018 10:00 am
Tops Friendly Markets and the Taste of Buffalo are pleased to announce that Cecilia Brooks, a talented 15-year-old artist from Williamsville, N.Y. is the grand prize winner of the 2018 Taste of Buffalo Tops Poster Art contest.

Buffalo Resident Wins Taste of Buffalo Homebrew Competition

Wed, Mar 14th 2018 04:00 pm
The Taste of Buffalo presented by TOPS today announced that an amber kellerbier brewed by Adam Akers of Buffalo won best of show in the 2018 Taste of Buffalo Homebrew Competition. Cheers to 35 Years Kellerbier will be recreated on a larger scale by 12 Gates Brewing Company and available for purchase at the Taste on July 7 and 8.

Taste of Buffalo presented by TOPS Announces 2018 Scholarships for Foodservice and Hospitality Students

Thu, Mar 1st 2018 02:00 pm
The Taste of Buffalo presented by Tops ("the Taste") is now accepting applications for its annual scholarship program to support Western New York-area high school seniors in pursuit of higher education in the foodservice and hospitality industries. This year's program will award seven scholarship winners with a collective $8,500 to be applied toward their college educations.

Taste of Buffalo Homebrew Competition to Kick Off Food Festival's 35th Birthday Celebration

Wed, Dec 20th 2017 11:00 am
The Taste of Buffalo presented by TOPS today announced details of a Homebrew Competition to kick off the organization's 35th birthday celebration in 2018. The winning recipe will be brewed by 12 Gates Brewing Company and available for purchase at the 2018 Taste of Buffalo on July 7 and 8.

Richard McDermott Named Chair of 35th Annual Taste of Buffalo presented by TOPS

Fri, Dec 15th 2017 12:25 pm
Richard McDermott, retired Operations Manager for Niagara Frontier Transportation Authority (NFTA), has been elected 2018 chair of the Taste of Buffalo presented by TOPS. The 35th annual Taste, the nation's largest two-day food festival, will take place on July 7 and 8, 2018 along Delaware Avenue in downtown Buffalo.

Taste of Buffalo Donates $2,500 to Food Bank of WNY

Mon, Dec 4th 2017 08:00 pm
The Taste of Buffalo presented by TOPS announced today that the organization donated $2,500 to the Food Bank of WNY through the Food 2 Families Food and Fund Drive sponsored in part by Tops Friendly Markets. This donation was made possible thanks to the purchases of festival-goers at the event last July.

Taste of Buffalo presented by TOPS donates $5,000 to Local Office of National Center for Missing & Exploited Children

Mon, Oct 23rd 2017 10:45 am
The Taste of Buffalo presented by TOPS announced today that the organization donated $5,000 to the New York regional office of the National Center for Missing & Exploited Children (NCMEC/NY). A check was presented at NCMEC/NY's annual DISH IT OUT fundraising event on October 20 at Salvatore's Italian Gardens. This donation was made possible thanks to purchases made by Taste festival-goers at the event last July, and it will help to fund critical services for families in Western New York.

Taste of Buffalo presented by TOPS announces 2017 Restaurant and Winery Award Winners

Sat, Jul 8th 2017 04:00 pm
The Taste of Buffalo presented by Tops today announced that several local restaurants were named award winners in a variety of categories at the 34th annual food festival. The judging took place this morning by a panel of representatives from the local media, political, and business sectors.

Taste of Buffalo presented by TOPS Offers Western New York's Food Favorites July 8 & 9

Wed, Jun 14th 2017 04:00 pm
Highlights include 60 restaurants and food trucks, Emmy-Award winning Lidia Bastianich live on the Culinary Stage, a salute to Veterans and plenty of fun by the forkful.

Taste of Buffalo presented by TOPS Announces 2017 Restaurants, Food Trucks, and Wineries

Tue, May 23rd 2017 10:00 am
The Taste of Buffalo presented by TOPS today announced the complete lineup of restaurants, food trucks, and wineries that will participate in the 2017 food festival, which takes place July 8 and 9 in downtown Buffalo. Sixty-one restaurants will be onsite this year along with six New York State wineries.

Ninth Grader from Akron Named Winner of Poster Art Contest for Taste of Buffalo presented by TOPS

Thu, Apr 27th 2017 11:00 am
Olivia Zackey, a ninth-grade home-schooled student from Akron, N.Y. is the winner of the 2017 Taste of Buffalo Tops Poster Art contest.

Taste of Buffalo presented by TOPS Announces 2017 Scholarship for Culinary Arts and Hospitality Students

Wed, Feb 8th 2017 03:00 pm
The Taste of Buffalo presented by Tops is now accepting applications for its annual scholarship program to support Western New York-area high school seniors in pursuit of higher education in the culinary arts and hospitality industries. The program awards up to five scholarship winners with $1,000 each to be applied toward their college education.

Ralph Basile named Chair of 34th Annual Taste of Buffalo presented by TOPS

Mon, Jan 23rd 2017 10:00 am
Ralph Basile, director of sales at Premium Mortgage, has been elected 2017 chair of the Taste of Buffalo presented by TOPS. The 34th annual Taste, the nation's largest two-day food festival, will take place on July 8 and 9 along Delaware Avenue and Niagara Square in downtown Buffalo.

Taste of Buffalo presented by TOPS Invites Restaurants, Food Trucks & Wineries to Apply for 2017 Festival by January 31

Tue, Jan 10th 2017 05:25 pm
The Taste of Buffalo presented by TOPS announced today that it is seeking new restaurants, food trucks, and wineries for the 2017 event. Those interested in participating in the annual food festival must apply no later than January 31 by completing the online application, which is posted on tasteofbuffalo.com.

Taste of Buffalo presented by TOPS donates $4,000 to Food Bank of WNY

Wed, Dec 21st 2016 06:00 pm
The Taste of Buffalo presented by TOPS announced today that the organization donated $4,000 to the Food Bank of WNY. In part, this donation was made possible thanks to the purchases of festival-goers at the event last July.

Taste of Buffalo presented by TOPS Offers Western New York's Food Favorites July 9 & 10

Fri, Jun 17th 2016 12:30 pm
Highlights include record 62 restaurants and food trucks, "Healthy Eating Competition" and plenty of fun by the forkful.

Taste of Buffalo presented by TOPS Awards Scholarships to Five Western New York High School Seniors

Tue, Jun 7th 2016 12:00 pm
To support local area high school seniors in their pursuit of higher education in the foodservice and hospitality industries, the Taste of Buffalo presented by Tops has awarded five $1,000 scholarships to local high school seniors.

Taste of Buffalo presented by TOPS Announces 2016 Restaurants, Food Trucks, and Wineries

Mon, May 23rd 2016 10:35 pm
Record 62 Restaurants, including 14 new establishments to partcipate.

Taste of Buffalo presented by TOPS Announces 2016 Scholarship for Foodservice and Hospitality Students

Mon, Feb 1st 2016 10:00 pm
The Taste of Buffalo presented by Tops is now accepting applications for its annual scholarship program to support Western New York-area high school seniors in pursuit of higher education in the foodservice and hospitality industries. The program awards up to five scholarship winners with $1,000 each to be applied toward their college education.

Taste of Buffalo presented by TOPS Invites Restaurants, Food Trucks & Wineries to Apply for 2016 Festival by February 15, 2016

Fri, Jan 22nd 2016 11:55 am
As snow is flying, organizers of the Taste of Buffalo presented by TOPS are thinking about summer as they encourage local restaurants, food trucks, and wineries to apply to participate in the annual food festival. Interested vendors should complete the online application no later than February 15, 2016. The application is available at tasteofbuffalo.com. This year's Taste of Buffalo is set to take place on July 9 and 10 along Delaware Avenue and Niagara Square in downtown Buffalo.

33rd Annual Taste of Buffalo presented by TOPS names Mitri 2016 Chair

Mon, Nov 30th 2015 10:00 pm
Jen Mitri, manager of community initiatives at Independent Health Foundation, has been elected 2016 chair of the 33rdannual Taste of Buffalo presented by TOPS. The Taste, the nation's largest two-day food festival, is set for July 9 and 10, 2016 along Delaware Avenue and Niagara Square in downtown Buffalo.

Taste of Buffalo presented by TOPS Announces 2015 AT&T Fan Favorite Food

Sun, Jul 12th 2015 07:00 pm
For the fifth year in a row, guests at the Taste of Buffalo presented by Tops could text a vote for their favorite food item and help select AT&T's Fan Favorite Food. Thousands of votes were cast and this year's winner is the Seafood Cioppino from Templeton Landing.

Taste of Buffalo presented by TOPS names 2015 Restaurant and Winery Award Winners

Sat, Jul 11th 2015 04:00 pm
The Taste of Buffalo presented by Tops today announced that several local restaurants were named award winners in a variety of categories at the 32nd annual festival. The judging took place this morning, July 11, by a panel of honorary judges including representatives from the local media, political and business sectors.

Taste of Buffalo presented by TOPS Offers "Fun by the Forkful" July 11 & 12

Wed, Jun 17th 2015 10:00 am
The Taste of Buffalo, presented by Tops Markets, celebrates 32 years of showcasing culinary delights from all over Western New York this summer. The country's largest annual two-day food festival, which draws approximately 450,0000 hungry food lovers each year, returns to Delaware Avenue and Niagara Square in downtown Buffalo on Saturday, July 11 from 11 a.m. - 9 p.m. and Sunday, July 12 from 11 a.m. - 7 p.m. The event's popular lawn-fete style beer tent in Niagara Square, returning for a second year, will be open until 11 p.m. on Saturday with live music. Festival organizers will feature 57 restaurants and food trucks, six New York State wineries, Coca-Cola, Labatt and Flying Bison beverages.

Taste of Buffalo presented by TOPS Now Accepting Scholarship Applications

Tue, Feb 3rd 2015 03:00 pm
The Taste of Buffalo presented by Tops is now accepting applications for its annual scholarship program. This program supports local area high school seniors in pursuit of higher education in the food service and hospitality industries and awards up to five scholarship winners with $1,000 each to be applied toward their college education.

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
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.

Taste of Buffalo presented by TOPS Offers "Fun by the Forkful" July 12 & 13

Thu, Jun 19th 2014 09:00 am
With new guest experiences and 60 restaurants, you won't leave hungry!