ONE AFTERNOON OF FOOD AND FUN!
ONE ENTRY FEE, MANY TASTINGS!
VOLUNTEERS WANTED! More here →
TASTE OF THE WORLD 2017 is our popular food festival (in its 6th year!) where we celebrate the diversity of our parish and our neighborhood and enjoy together culinary treats from some of the best local restaurants in Forest Hills. It’s held in McLaughlin Hall (school auditorium, entrance at back of parking lot on 72nd Road off Austin Street).
$20 in advance; $25 the day of event. Admission price includes sample tastings of the featured dishes from participating restaurants. Look for volunteers selling advance tickets in the church vestibule after most Sunday Masses through March 5, or call or visit the rectory during business hours till March 11 for tickets.
Participating Restaurants–offering Italian, German, Chinese, Caribbean, Indian, and Latin Cuisines
Alberto’s, Banter, Bareburger, Cipollina’s Gourmet Italian Market, East Ocean Palace, The Grill, Jack & Nellie’s/Rove, Keuka Kafe, La Boulangerie, La Dolce Italia Bakery, La Vigna, Portofino, Manor Oktoberfest, Matiz, Tuscan Hills/Ovo Sodo, Silk Cakes, Martha’s Country Bakery, Reef, Bund, Shake Shack (Custard), Violet’s Bake Shoppe, Starbucks Forest Hills (Coffee), Trinciti (Caribbean), Shogun Hibachi, Haveli Indian Restaurant, Kabayan (Filipino), Chipotle, Don Alex (Peruvian), Knish Knosh, Biu Bella, Tu Casa
Plus Raffled Gifts Certificates from Aigner Chocolates, Austin’s Ale House, Austin Public, Dee’s, Exo Grill, Foodtown, TGI Friday’s, Mr. Vino’s (2 wine bottles), The Wine Room of Forest Hills (basket), Young Chef’s Academy of Forest Hills (package) and many others!
Raffle Tickets and Great Prizes, Too
$50 a ticket (3 for $75) and a chance to win a Grand Prize of $1,000 (2nd prize: $200 JetBlue Gift certificate, 3rd prize: $100 cash). Donors do not have to be present at the drawing to win. Restaurant gift certificate raffle tickets will be sold at the event.
Reasons to Attend
You enjoy good food in good company.
You believe in supporting neighborhood restaurateurs.
You might win a raffle drawing and take home a terrific prize (and feel good about helping to raise funds for your church).
You’ll have a fabulous time!