PO Box 840127
St. Augustine, FL 32080
Phone: 904 347-8007
The Taste of the Beach will be held from noon until 5 PM at the St Johns County Pier Pavilion on Sunday May 19th. The annual event is also part of teh 2013 Romanza Festivale. The St Johns Business Network will be serving beverages while you taste food from 15 different local eateries, As always the proceeds go to The Betty Griffin House. Last years winners included...
Appetizer: 1st Place: So. Beach Grill, 2nd Place: Paula's Beachside Grille,
3rd Place: Mango Mango's.
Entree: 1st Place: Purple Olive,
2nd Place: Mango Mango's,
3rd Place: Amici's Italian Restaurant.
Dessert: 1st Place: Purple Olive,
2nd Place: Sunset Grille,
3rd Place: SisterShack.
Judges' Choice: 1st Place: Ripe Bistro, 2ndPlace: Purple Olive,
3rd Place: Sunset Grille.
People's Choice: 1st Place: Purple Olive, 2nd Place: Gas Full Service,
3rd Place: So. Beach Grill.
The St. Augustine Beach Civic Association wishes to express its thanks to all the participants that made the Taste of the Beach a success this year.
St. Augustine Police Department: Sgt. Brian Frasca
St. Augustine Beach Department of Public Works: Troy Jones, Fred Neyhart and Richard Graham.
City of St. Augustine Beach: Mellissa Burns.
Artists: Doug Brown of Dixie Pottery Studio, Susan Mele, Patricia Pollack, Susan Dykstra and Kyle Hunter of Hunter Glassworks.
Musician: Kenyon Dye.
St. Johns County: Will Smith.
Burkhardt Beer Distributors, Tim's Wines, Signs Now, Outhouse Portable Restrooms, Inc.
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A portion of this year’s proceeds will go to support Betty Griffin House — a private, nonprofit agency that provides emergency shelter to abused women, men, their minor children.
St. Augustine Beach Civic Association
St. Johns Business Network
Participating Restaurants include:
Thanks again to our judges:
Mayor of St. Augustine Beach, Gary Snodgrass
Former Mayor of St. Augustine Beach, Frank Charles
Chairman Visitors Convention Bureau, John Fraser
Coldwell Banker Premier Properties, Steve Cupolo
Coldwell Banker Premier Properties, Jennifer Sauvage
Thank you to our volunteers:
From the St. Johns Business Network:Michael Cunningham, Allison Cunningham, Paul Wenglowsky, Maru Perez, Vincent Neugent, Pat Kane Connie Mista, Jay Kane, Suzy Booth, Michael Clay, Tanya Clay, Jennifer Davis, Audra Lester, Michael Salley, Dan Hubley, Mary Hubley, Carrie Gainor, Colleen Messner, Bruno Silva and Leslie Silva.
Civic Association Volunteers:Robert & Andrea Samuels, Frank Ward, Rachael Green, Monica Perez, Fran Madera, Rachael Bennett, Boy Scout Troop 247, Stan & Toby Weintraub, Bill & Nina Genovese, Adrienne Broere, Tony & Joannie Torella, Gayle Logan, Cheryl Robitsch, Lisa Payne, Susan Redmond, Linda Preston, Cassandra Pleasent, Nancy Perry, Kelly & Scott Mumford, Dave Nash, Audrey Lester, Carolyn Mudgette, Maxine & Rick McChesney, BobbiJo Manning, Dee Lexander, Jean LaRoche, Jamin Rubenstein, Ruby Hauder, Brian Hart, Lorraine Gallo, Kathy Furtado, Michelle & Greg Farrer, Jennifer Davis, Carol Bertacchi, Suzanne Brown, Cassidy, Taylor & Beth Neyhart , Lisa & Taigan Redenour and Debra Burlak.
If we have forgotten anyone please accept our sincere apology