Taste Of Estes
By: Kris Hazelton
Get your taste buds ready for a delicious evening at Quota Club of Estes Park’s 28th annual Taste of Estes event.
This fun community tradition features 24 of some of the areas best restaurants offering savory samples of their menu offerings. There are a number of new participants this year offering up tastes of some of the best food in the Estes Valley.
The Taste of Estes will be held next Thursday, April 26th at the Estes Park Conference Center on South St. Vrain (Highway 7) from 5:30-8:00 p.m.
Participating restaurants this year are; Schmidt’s/Sweet Peaks, Molly B’s, Starbuck’s, YMCA/Pine Room, Cheesy Lee’s, The Egg & I, Mama Rose’s, Mary’s Lake Lodge, LongZ Mountain Grill, The Waterfront Grill, Dairy Queen/Orange Julius, Village Pizza, Hillside Burger, Oskar Blues, Subway/Stanley Village, Grandma’s Mountain Cookies, Dunraven Inn, Big Horn, Tulum’s, The View, Sweet Basilico, The Wild Rose, Colorado Cherry Co. and Mountain Home Cafe. At the event, you’ll enjoy an endless array of delicious foods from these restaurants.
A fun new addition to Taste of Estes is Quota Club’s drawing for a one of a kind, artist crafted flower pot.
The flower pots will be on display in the front lobby of MedX after April 15st where you will be able to purchase tickets to enter to win one. Tickets will cost $1 for one ticket, $5 for six tickets and $10 for 13 tickets. Each ticket offers you a chance to win a flower pot.
On the day of the Taste, Quotarians will move the pots over to the Conference Center where you’ll have another opportunity to enter the drawing which will be held that evening. The winners names will be drawn at the end of the night at Taste of Estes and those who win, will be able to take their wonderful new, artisan crafted flower pots home with them.
Make sure to bring your wallets and some cash with you to Taste, to purchase your tickets. (winners do not need to be present to win).
Taste of Estes is a fun springtime event where you not only enjoy great food, you get to venture out and reconnect with your friends and neighbors who you may not have seen during these long winter months.
Proceeds from Taste tickets go to support the various club projects Quota works on such as the ongoing ambulance drive, to purchase another new ambulance for our community as well as automatic heart defibrillators-making Estes Park a “heart safe” community, student grants, hearing and speech needs, service to youth and elderly needs, international and community projects and more!
Tickets are now on sale for $18 presale, $20 at the door, (if available) and can be purchased at Poppy’s Pizza and Grill, The EP Visitor’s Center, Macdonald Book Shop, MedX, EP News office or from any Quota member.
Don’t miss the Taste of Estes, a delicious Estes Park tradition. It’s the place to be!