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Taste of Buffalo Seeking New Restaurants, Food Trucks, Wineries to Apply for 2020

Mon, Dec 16th 2019 03:30 pm

December 16, 2019, BUFFALO, N.Y. – The Taste of Buffalo presented by Tops today announced that there is still time for local restaurants, food trucks and NYS wineries to apply for the 2020 summer festival – the deadline is Friday, January 31. Applications can be completed online at www.tasteofbuffalo.com/apply.


“The Taste of Buffalo aims to be a true representation of Western New York's diverse food culture. Our goal for this year is to expand menu offerings far beyond the usual Buffalo staples," said 2020 Taste of Buffalo Chair Erin Collins. "If your restaurant or food truck fits that bill, we encourage you to apply! Participating in our event is a great way to reach people who might not otherwise know about your business."


The Taste of Buffalo takes place on July 11 and 12 along Delaware Avenue and Niagara Square in downtown Buffalo. To be considered for entry, brick-and-mortar restaurants must be open to the public, operate year-round in Western New York, and offer seating at their principle place of business. Wineries must be open year-round in the Niagara Escarpment, Lake Erie or Finger Lakes wine region.

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About the Taste

The Taste of Buffalo presented by Tops is the nation's largest two-day food festival. The 37th annual Taste will take place on July 11 and 12, 2020, 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. Approximately $538,000 has been raised at the festival for local charities including five $1,000 scholarships awarded annually to local high school seniors pursuing a culinary or hospitality-related degree. For more information, visit tasteofbuffalo.com, and find us on Facebook, Twitter, and Instagram.