Medina, Ohio, September 23, 2011 – United Way of Medina County welcomes 4 new and 16 returning Restaurants for the 21st Annual, Taste of Medina County. This event, which has been called the “premier networking event of the year” will be held on Thursday, October 20, 2011 from 5:00 – 8:00 p.m. at Weymouth Country Club in Medina. All are invited to attend!
“For over two decades this tremendous event has linked together the best restaurants and the caring hearts of our communities to raise nearly $350,000 for friends in need. This event has severalnew creative social entrepreneurial twists which will make for an exciting place to be. Ourmotivation is to help improve lives, and if we can network and have fun along the way, then we should enjoy ourselves for one evening” said Seth Kujat, executive director at United Way.
The event would not be what it is without the talented chefs who go above and beyond to make this a spectacular event. The following Restaurants make up the 2011 line-up which includes:
Abbottino’s (Seville), A Cupcake a Day… (Medina), Bianca’s Ristorante Italiano (Brunswick), Blue Heron Banquet & Conference Center- River Styx Grill (Medina), Coppertop at Cherokee Hills (Valley City), Corkscrew Saloon (Medina), Main Street Café (Medina), Medina Steak & Seafood Company (Medina), Melrose Grille- Mapleside Farms Bakery (Brunswick), Miss Molly’s Tea Room & Gift Shop (Medina), Oasis Grill & BBQ (Medina), Old Schoolhouse Catering (Litchfield), Rito’s Italian Bakery-Deli-Catering (Brunswick), Riverstone Taverne (Valley City), Rustic Hills Country Club (Medina), The Center Café at MCCC (Medina), The Galaxy Restaurant & Banquet Center (Wadsworth), Thyme the Restaurant (Medina), Westfield Group Country Club (Westfield Center), and Weymouth Country Club (Medina).
The event format is simple – move from one restaurant’s display to another while sampling the finest cuisine in Medina County. Come dressed in business casual and be prepared to enjoy gourmet food and good conversation with friends while donating to a great cause.
In addition to great food, drink and conversation, 20 eye-catching food and entertainment raffle baskets will also be available. Themes include: Cash Basket, Restaurant Gift Certificates, Lottery Tickets, Westfield Golf Basket, Weekend Getaway, Ohio Wines and many others! All baskets are valued at $200.00 or more and the winner does not need to be present to win. Raffle Tickets are Contact: Ashley Waite, Community Outreach & Events Coordinator, United Way of Medina County, (330) 725-3926 ext. 223
2573 Medina Road, Medina, OH 44256 Tel: 330.725.3926, Fax: 330.725.3000, http://www.unitedwaymedina.org/
(as submitted by Medina County Convention & Visitor Bureau)