SAVE THE DATE FOR THE
4th ANNUAL TASTE OF WRIGHTSVILLE BEACH 
SATURDAY, OCTOBER 10, 2015 5-8pm
on the waterfront at MarineMax

The Wrightsville Beach Foundation proudly presents the 4th Annual Taste of Wrightsville Beach. This exciting event will be held on Saturday, October 10, 2015 from 5:00-8:00PM on the waterfront at MarineMax, Wrightsville Beach. The festival will celebrate the island’s diverse and delicious fare on and around the beach with over 30 local cuisine, beer and wine tasting booths. Celebrity judges will rate the dishes with a “Best in Show” and participants will select the “People’s Choice” award. Any net proceeds will be used for the following purposes:

·      20% towards the New Hanover County Weekend Meals on Wheels program. The mission of this non-profit organization is to ensure provision of nutritious meals and social contact to senior and disabled persons on weekends and other days not covered by the weekday Home Delivered Meals program in New Hanover County.

·      30% towards the Cape Fear Community College Pineapple Guild Club for Hotel-Restaurant and Culinary Technology students to help fund their annual trip to the National Restaurant Association Expo in Chicago. The club provides social and professional contacts and experiences for students. This group provides helpful assistance to our restaurant competitors during the Taste of Wrightsville Beach.

·      25% towards Wrightsville Beach Park Amenities and Programs *

·      25% towards Wrightsville Beach Beautification projects *

     * In partnership with the town
 

The 3rd Annual Taste of Wrightsville Beach took place Saturday, Oct. 11 at MarineMax.  22 North swept both the Judge’s Award and the People’s Choice Award with its seared pork belly over smoky local greens with sweet potato grits and vidalla jam. 

        Judges Award:                                                          People's Choice Award:
         1st place: 22 North                                                     1st Place: 22 North
         2nd place: The Oceanic                                            2nd Place: Sweet and Savory
         3rd place: Sweet & Savory                                       3rd Place: Ceviche's

 

PARTICIPATING RESTAURANTS:
South Beach Grill, Banks Channel Pub & Grille, King Neptune, 22 North, Oceans at Holiday Inn Resort, Mellow Mushroom, Robert's Grocery, Bluewater Grill, Oceanic, Bridgetender/Fish House, and SurfBerry. NEW this year, Cerviche's, Mellow Mushroom, Sweet and Savory and Martino's! 
 

THANK YOU TO OUR 2014 SPONSORS:

 PARTICIPATING BEER AND WINE VENDORS  

PR.A. Jefferies Craft Beers:  Natty Greene’s Brewing Company (Greensboro), Carolina Brewery (Chapel Hill), LoneRider Brewing Company (Raleigh), Aviator Brewing Company (Fuquay Varina), Goose Island (Chicago), Big Boss (Raleigh), Blue Point (Long Island, NY), Triangle Brewing Company(Durham), Carolina Brewing Company (Holly Springs, NC), Kind Beers (Wilmington, NC), Iron Clad Brewery (Wilmington, NC), White Street Brewing Company (Wake Forest , NC), and Shock Top Brewing Company

WINERIES: Copa Divino, Windham Distributing, Juice Wine Purveyors, Carolina Blueberry Vintage Wine, and ONEHOPE Wine 

SPECIAL THANKS TO OUR GENEROUS SPONSORS: 

A portion of the proceeds from this year's Taste of Wrightsville Beach will go towards the Weekend Meals on Wheels program.  Click on the logo above for more information on this important organization.    

A portion of the proceeds from this year's Taste of Wrightsville Beach will go towards the Weekend Meals on Wheels program.  Click on the logo above for more information on this important organization.

 

 

PHOTOS FROM THIS YEAR'S EVENT COMPLIMENTS OF 
NATHAN REYNOLDS MARKETING, DANA FISHER, JACKIE WHITAKER AND VENITTA REEVES.

PHOTOS FROM THE 2013 EVENT COMPLIMENTS OF 
FOOD PHOTOGRAPHY BY JAMES AND VENITTA REEVES.

PHOTOS FROM THE INAUGURAL 2012 EVENT: