SOURCE: Tampa Marriott Westshore

Tampa Marriott Westshore

September 12, 2011 11:06 ET

Florida Foodies Unite With Westshore Tampa Restaurant's Street Fair

All-New Street Fair Provides Guests With Flavorful Sunday Afternoon Gathering

TAMPA, FL--(Marketwire - Sep 12, 2011) - It will be a tastefully exciting way to spend a crisp fall afternoon in October when the Taste of Westshore debuts within the courtyard of Hillsborough Community College's Dale Mabry campus in Tampa.

Featuring a tantalizing assortment of food, wine and beer from 45 of the area's premier restaurants, this all-new and all-inclusive food and wine street fair, organized by the Westshore Alliance and co-sponsored by Hillsborough Community College, will be held from 1 to 5 p.m. on Sunday, October 9. With a portion of the proceeds earmarked to benefit the Hillsborough Community College Foundation, the Tampa Marriott Westshore, a stylish choice among hotels near Raymond James Stadium, is a proud sponsor of the event. Home to the Tampa Bistro Blue, the Marriott and its designing culinary staff join forces with other popular restaurants in the Hyde Park and Tampa Westshore districts to showcase their exceptional menus and fine cuisine. The diverse selection of food and libations will highlight the exceptional offering of celebrated restaurants and renowned chefs found in Tampa. The afternoon festivities will also include art exhibits and musical entertainment from notable Tampa Bay artists and musicians.

General admission is $35 and includes unlimited tastings along with free beer and wine for those 21 years of age and over. Admission for those under 21 is $25; children 10 and under are free. A limited number of VIP tickets are available and allow holders reserved parking, exclusive entrance, and access to an air-conditioned VIP lounge with soft side chairs, private restrooms, exceptional art exhibits, select drinks and entertainment. Group rates are also available.

Tampa tourist information and local inquiries regarding the Taste of Westshore may be obtained at http://www.tasteofwestshore.com/. Online event registration for vendors and sponsors has closed, but those interested may call 813-289-5488 for information.

About the Tampa Marriott Westshore Hotel
The distinctive Tampa Marriott Westshore hotel is conveniently located in the midst of the Westshore district's fine shopping and entertainment venues and welcomes guests with newly renovated accommodations and award-winning service. In addition to pampering guests with a refreshing indoor/outdoor connecting pool, whirlpool and fitness center, this Tampa hotel's amenities include the "Room that Works," 32-inch flat screen HDTVs, pay-per-view movie options and room service. Offering 13,000 square feet of prime meeting and event space, the Westshore Marriott is also poised to help planners perfectly execute successful social and business events.

Contact Information

  • CONTACT:
    John DeRosa
    Tampa Westshore Marriott
    813.287.2555
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