By: Sharon Aron Baron
Don’t miss the 11th Annual “Taste of Tamarac” & Business expo. This is the one event that is not only a blast, it’s simply tasty!
Held on October 18, 2014, the day of family fun will feature exhibitors comprised of more than 30 local businesses and nonprofit organizations, and more than 30 food stations offering a wide variety of delicious food to sample. The event is an opportunity for exhibitors to expand their professional network in order to generate new customers and increase sales while showcasing delectable food from local restaurants and chefs.
Presented by the Greater Tamarac Chamber of Commerce and Broward Health Coral Springs, this event will be held from 11:30 a.m. – 3:00 p.m.
Local esteemed chefs who will be spotlighted at the Taste of Tamarac include Chef Shermika “Chef Mika” Lyons of the ARC Broward Culinary Institute and Chef Michelle Jones “Chef Jones” of the City of Tamarac Parks and Recreation Culinary Class. A surprise chef from Applebee’s will also be on-site, creating samples for attendees. The chefs will also be giving live cooking demonstrations complete with step-by-step narration of food preparation.
Attendees of all ages are welcome at the Taste of Tamarac Business Expo. The event’s “Kids’ Corner” provides entertainment such as music, dancing, face painting, hula hoop contest, trivia contest, food samples, a fall costume contest and more for children.
Check out all of the food exhibitors: Applebee’s, Arby’s, At’s Pizza, Buster’s Doughboys & Clam Cakes, Catering By Inverrary, Chelly’s Jamaican Restaurant, Chef Jones Tamarac Culinary Class, ARC Broward Culinary Institute , Chocolate Carz, Colony West Golf Club, Golden Krust, Holiday Inn & Suites, Kababi Café, Krispy Kreme, McDonalds (Southgate & Pine Island) Menchies Frozen Yogurt, Milano’s Bakery, My Town Pizza, Oasis Bakery & Grill, Orange Tree, Pizza Hut, Sam’s Club, Saxsay Restaurant, Snappers, Sonic Beach, Subway, Tijuana Flats, University Hospital, Walkerswood Caribbean Foods, Whole Foods, Winn-Dixie and Woodmont Country Club.
Business Exhibitors include: AAA Advantage Insurance LLC, Acclaim Reality Inc., Amaral Chiropractic, Arrigo Automotive Group, Beautiful Kreation, Broward Health Coral Springs, CareSpot, Central Communities, Chocolate Cars Exotic Car Show, City of Tamarac Departments, Classic Styles, Colony Springs Medical Center, Convergys, Dignity Memorial, Elite Real Estate Solutions, Forum Publishing Group, Law Office of Roger Simmons, Miami Herald, MCCI Medical Group, Nestle Waters, Penn House Productions, PNC Bank, Senior Medical Associates, Shane Le mar Entertainment, Take Refuge Day Spa, Tamarac 5 Cinema, University Hospital & Medical Center, Waste Management.
Non profits: B.S.O, Hospice of Broward County, Impact Broward, Pivot Charter School, Relay4Life, Tamarac CERT & Tamarac Historical Society.
Event sponsors include: Broward Health Coral Springs, City Furniture, Walkerswood Caribbean Foods, The City of Tamarac, Applebee’s, Arrigo Automotive Group, University Hospital & Medical Center, Waste Management, Dignity Memorial, Chocolate Carz, PNC Bank, Walgreens, State Farm Suzanne Chesser.
Tickets to the event are $8.00 per adult and $4.00 per child (free for children under six years old).
To purchase tickets online, please visit www.tasteoftamarac.org. The Tamarac Community Center is located at 8601 W. Commercial Blvd., Suite 3351, Tamarac, FL 33351.