Taste of the Town – Save the Date on May 5

by | Mar 29, 2019 | Community

Our cover this month gives you a small taste of who you will find at the Taste of the Town this year. We are pleased to feature some of the people that donate their time every year to make this event such a great success: pictured top left-right: Master of Entertainment Mark LeVang; Event Chair Ginger LeVang. Bottom row left-right: from Salt Creek, Jennifer Chadwick; from Jill’s Cakes, Jill Cox; from Olive Terrace Bar & Grill, Chef Cody Gerstman; from Greater Pacific Restaurant, Chef Eric Hu; from Wolf Creek Restaurant & Brewing Company Chef Martin De La Cruz; from Olive Terrace Bar & Grill, Chef Alfonso Canutas; from Oakmont Senior Living Santa Clarita; Chef Jonathan Schwartz and Oakmont Senior Living Valencia Chef Joseph Tabucbuc. If you see them at the event say you saw them on our cover and don’t forget to thank them for their generosity!
You won’t want to miss the Child & Family Center’s 31st annual Taste of the Town coming Sunday, May 5 from 12 Noon to 4 p.m. Held at the Southern California Innovation Park in Valencia, guests enjoy delectable samples from over 40 restaurants, caterers, beer and wine purveyors for one all-inclusive price.
All tickets are $125 per person and offer a variety of open table seating options. Sponsorships are also available starting at $1,500 for a table of ten, with assigned seating. The event is adults 21+ only.
All proceeds benefit Child & Family Center, which provides emotional and behavioral therapy, substance use treatment and domestic violence services for 800 individuals in Santa Clarita each month.
Several exciting items are up for bid at the live auction including a private catered dinner on the lake, private dinner in your home prepared by Chef Walter Kiczek of Sand Canyon Country Club and served by the Center’s Women’s Auxiliary, exotic trips and more. A silent auction features trips, restaurant dinners, tickets, golf packages and more.
Mark LeVang and friends will provide live entertainment throughout the day. The band is highly acclaimed in the motion picture and recording session world and is a crowd favorite year after year.
Princess Cruises has donated a Princess MedallionClass™ Vacation powered by the OceanMedallion™ for two guests, in a balcony stateroom valued at $5,000. With OceanMedallion, Princess Cruises has re-imaged the cruise vacation and simplified every aspect of the experience using an innovative wearable technology. You’ll experience expedited embarkation, keyless stateroom entry, the ability to locate your travel companions anywhere on the ship and order drinks on-demand all over the ship. While onboard, you will have access to MedallionNet, the best Wi-Fi at sea delivering land-like internet speeds to stream your favorite music, movies and more. Princess Cruises, Come Back New!
Raffle tickets for the cruise vacation package are $50 each, or 3 tickets for $100 and are available now and at the event. You don’t have to be present to win. To buy tickets, contact Child & Family Center at 661-255-6847 ext. 3018
“Diamonds are a Girl’s Best Friend” – Here’s your chance to win a beautiful diamond pendant courtesy of local jeweler Apo Yessayan of Classic Designs Jewelry. Just $25 per ticket, and you receive a complimentary glass of champagne!
For a complete list of participating restaurants, sponsorship opportunities or to purchase tickets visit: www.tasteofthetown.com

The success of Taste of the Town relies a great deal on the generosity of our sponsors. The Bank of Santa Clarita returns as the event Title Sponsor. Other sponsors include Southern California Innovation Park, Santa Clarita Studios, Alliance Building Solutions, Lundgren Management, Telacu Construction Management, Harold & Jacqulyn Petersen, Princess Cruises, Classic Designs Jewelry, Salon 7, Boston Scientific, Julie Sturgeon, CPA, Oakridge Landscape, Oakmont Senior Living, Joan & Joey Aschoff, Michael Berger, Andy Gump, Bill & Valerie Cooper, Chiquita Canyon, Bruce Fortine & Gloria Mercado-Fortine, Carson/Schleifer and Friends, and the Kreyenhagen Family. Media sponsors include Santa Clarita Magazine, KHTS AM 1220/FM 98.1, and The Signal.

Participants As Of Press Time Are:

Boston Beer Company
Clarice’s Cake & Candy
Honu Coffee
Hyatt Regency Valencia
J. Lohr
Jersey Mike’s Subs
Jill’s Cake Creations
Lucille’s BBQ
Nothing Bundt Cakes
Oakmont Senior Living
Olive Terrace
Paseo Club
Pocock Brewery
Presto Pasta
Salt Creek Grille Catering
Sand Canyon Country Club
SCV Water
Sharky’s Woodfired Mexican Grill
Sweet Beams
The Oaks Club at Valencia
Valencia Country Club
Wolf Creek Brewery
Wolf Creek Restaurant & Brewing Co
Wood Ranch
Yogurt ‘N Things



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