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Taste of Greeneville
May 7, 2019 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm$15
The 30th annual ‘Taste of Greeneville’ will be held on Tuesday, May 7, beginning at 6:00 p.m. at the General Morgan Inn located at 111 North Main Street. Weather permitting, the event will be held on the terrace overlooking beautiful historic downtown. In the event of inclement weather it will be held in the ballroom of the hotel.
All proceeds from the event will benefit the programs of two local non-profit organizations the GFWC Greeneville Woman’s Club and Main Street: Greeneville, co-hosts of the event. New this year is a Modern Woodmen matching funds grant for up to $2500 to be donated to the Hardin Park All-inclusive Playground. Jake Ottinger is the Modern Woodmen matching partner.
Vote for the Best
Bragging rights are up for grabs between the twenty-seven area restaurants, chefs and food professionals offering attendees “tastings” of food, drinks or desserts this year to see who the best is. Each year a friendly competition takes place as the attendees will be asked to vote for their favorites in the categories of Best Savory Food, Best Sweet Food, Best Beverage and Best Display. Will the favorite be a former champ or one of the several new first time entries to the event? Attend and cast your ballot.
The 2019 food vendors include: Bojangles, Brumley’s at the General Morgan Inn, Coke, Creamy Cup, Dairy Queen, Davy Crockett Travel Center IHOP, FATZ Café, Gathering Place Café, Handlebar Grill, Holston Home Catering Meals with Meaning, , Jill’s Soul Food, Lost Mountain Catering, Mi Favorito Restaurant/Tamaleria, Mt. View Country Market, Pals Sudden Service #06, Pizza Inn, Premium Waters, Publix Supermarkets, Salsa’s, Sweet Creations Catering Service, Tusculum University Catering, TCBY, Tennessee Jack’s on the Highway, Top Choice BBQ, Top Dog Hot Dog, and Yoder’s Country Market. Jann Mirkov, Main Street: Greeneville Executive Director states “We are so pleased to have all these professionals participating in this year’s event. It is a great way for the vendor to connect and introduce their product to the public. Several of them will be offering coupons that only those attending will have access to.”
30 Years and Going Strong
Kathy Bird, President of the GFWC Greeneville Woman’s Club and one of the event’s co-hosts, said “It is exciting to be hosting an event that has been around for thirty years. People continue to support us just like it was yesterday. They look forward to the annual Taste of Greeneville and all the goodies the vendors bring to share. We encourage everyone to get their tickets early as the event is usually a sellout.”
350 Tickets Going Fast
Tickets for the Taste of Greeneville are $15 each. Sales are brisk with a limited number remaining. They may be purchased at the front desk of the General Morgan Inn. Anyone wanting tickets is encouraged to get them right away. For further information contact the Main Street: Greeneville office at 423-639-7102.