The Community Awareness Committee of the Greater Hazleton of Commerce invites the public to attend the 10th Annual Tastes of Greater Hazleton, which will be held Sunday, October 15th from 12:00 noon to 3:00 pm at the Health & Wellness Center at Hazleton located on 50 Moisey Drive in Hazle Township.
Event coordinators have announced that three cooking demonstrations will take place at the event and they will be provided by the Brass Buckle, Alta Pizzeria & Pasta House and Top of the 80s Restaurant
According to Anna Jean Onuschak of Top of the 80s Restaurant, event chairwoman, “We are thrilled to feature these three very talented, local chefs and restaurant owners at our event. The attendees really look forward to seeing what they have to prepare and then having the chance to sample their dishes”
The event will feature a sampling of signature dishes and products from sixteen participating restaurants and businesses from throughout Greater Hazleton. Restaurants and their menus include:
Alta Pizzeria & Pasta House offering eggplant and pasta with vodka sauce; Brass Buckle Restaurant offering braised chicken taco in a salsa verde sauce; Coffee Service providing regular & decaffeinated coffee; Cinema & Drafthouse offering beef and cheddar sandwiches; Crystal Lounge offering chicken a la grill, rice and guandules and por leg; Frankie’s Pizzeria & Restaurant offering chicken parmesan and Italian pasta salad; Giant Foods offering sweet and sour meatballs and a variety of cakes; Gplus Deli offering Italian, turkey and regular subs; Honey Hole Winery offering a variety of homemade wines; Keystone Job Corps Center offering meatballs in a cheesecup; McDonald's providing orange drink; The Pines Eatery & Spirits offering pot roast and Italian spinach stuffed mushrooms; The Sophia Coxe Foundation offering English potted ham and cucumber sandwiches, cream puffs and apple cranberry tea; Top of the 80’s offering sriracha steak bites, apple bacon and bourbon jam scallops and homemade carrot cake; T. Verrastro Beer Distributor Inc providing seasonal and artisan craft beer and water and Victoria’s Candies Inc providing assorted chocolate candies.
Tickets are $18.00 in advance can be purchased online anytime prior to the day of event at www.hazletonchamber.org, click on calendar of events and find the event. Or in person at either the Greater Hazleton Chamber of Commerce office which is located at 8 West Broad Street, Mezzanine Level Suite 1490 in Downtown Hazleton, the Standard Speaker which is located at 21 N. Wyoming Street in Downtown Hazleton, The Pines Eatery & Spirits, 8 W. Broad Street in downtown Hazleton or T. Verrastro Beer Distributor, 126 N. Broad Street in West Hazleton until Friday, October 13th.
Tickets will include a sample from each of the participating restaurants and enter you for a chance to win tons of doorprizes.
Doorprizes have been donated by participating restaurants and a grand prize, will be provided by T. Verrastro Beer Distributor.
Sponsors for this event include: Luzerne County Visitors Bureau, The Kitchen Gallery & Design Center Inc., CTC Manufacturing, WYLN TV 35, SSPTV News/SamSon Productions, Standard Speaker, Panorama Community Magazine, The Printmark Group, Latino News, El Mensajero International, T. Verrastro Beer Distributor, Lehigh Valley Hospital Network, NEPA Tent Rentals, Citizens Publishing.
All proceeds from this event will benefit community projects coordinated by the Greater Hazleton Chamber of Commerce.
For more information on the event contact the Chamber office, at 8 W. Broad Street, Mezzanine Suite 1490 in downtown Hazleton or call 455-1509.
PICTURED IN PHOTO:
Event sponsors from the left including Janet Hall, Luzerne County Convention & Visitors Bureau; Denise Sellers, Standard Speaker; Lisa Schugardt, SSPTV News/Sam Son Productions; Liz Tolan, The Printmark Group and Mark Matriccino, The Kitchen Gallery & Design Center Inc. Missing from the photo are representatives from CTC Manufacturing, WYLN TV 35, Panorama Community Magazine, The Printmark Group, Latino News, El Mensajero International, T. Verrastro Beer Distributor, Lehigh Valley Hospital Hazleton, NEPA Tent Rentals and Citizens Publishing.