Taste of Morgantown 2015

Taste of Morgantown American Red Cross

The American Red Cross Northeast Chapter invites you to join us for the 2015 Taste of Morgantown – an evening showcasing Morgantown's finest restaurants, specialty food vendors, breweries and top wine distributors. More than 20 restaurants and vendors will offer attendees samples of their exceptional food and drinks.

The 2015 event's theme “Living Local” encourages participants to incorporate regionally grown produce and products into their offerings. The diverse mix of food, wine and beer highlights the best that North Central West Virginia has to offer.

By attending the Taste of Morgantown you will be contributing to the Northeast Chapter of The American Red Cross. The American Red Cross exists to provide compassionate care to those in need. Our network of generous donors, volunteers and employees share a mission of preventing and relieving suffering, here at home and around the world, through five key service areas: Disaster Relief, Supporting America’s Military Families, Lifesaving Blood, Health and Safety Services and International Services. This work is made possible by donations from people like you.

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SPONSORS

The event sponsors are a crucial component in the execution of this fundraising event each year. Their support allows us to create an event with exciting and fun food, wine, beer and music.

Any individuals or companies interested in sponsorship of the 2015 Taste of Morgantown please contact Marlene Robinson (marlene.robinson@redcross.org) or 304-598-9500 option 5 for more information about sponsorship levels, benefits and participation deadlines.

TICKETS

Tickets for the event are priced at $40 for individuals or $75 for couples. Please click here to purchase tickets online or by calling 304-598-9500.

AWARDS, GIFTS & ENTERTAINMENT

During the event a panel of distinguished judges will sample the fare from the vendors and will recognize the best in the following categories: Living Local, Best Presentation, Best Dessert, Originality, Taste of Morgantown and People’s Choice Award.

At the end of the event each ticket holder will receive one gift bag that includes special items from the participating vendors and the event sponsors.

LOCATION

The Erickson Alumni Center

One Alumni Drive, Morgantown, WV 26505

Use this link for access to map and directions.

FREQUENTLY ASKED QUESTIONS

These questions and answers provide more information about the event. If you have a question that is not answered on this website please feel free to contact Marlene Robinson (marlene.robinson@redcross.org) or 304-598-9500 option 5.

What is included in the ticket price?

Your ticket to Taste of Morgantown allows you full access to the event where you can sample food and beverages. You will not be required to purchase any of the samples at the event. At the end of the event you will receive a gift bag that includes special items from the participating vendors and the event sponsors.

Should I bring anything with me?

Upon entering the event venue all guests will be asked to present a current valid ID to verify age (as required by state law).

Where do I park?

The Erickson Center provides ample free parking spaces in the lot adjoining the Center.

How can I participate as a Vendor or Sponsor?

If you'd like to support Taste of Morgantown by participating as a vendor or sponsor, please contact Marlene Robinson (marlene.robinson@redcross.org) or 304-598-9500 option 5 who will provide you with the appropriate information including guidelines and benefits. The number of vendor spots is limited and awarded on a first come, first served basis.

Where does the money from Taste of Morgantown go?

Taste of Morgantown is an annual event that serves as the main fundraiser for the American Red Cross Northeast Chapter and their organization and works in north central West Virginia. A portion of the proceeds may go towards the cost of the event.

For any other information or questions, please contact Marlene Robinson (marlene.robinson@redcross.org) or 304-598-9500 option 5.

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