Taste of Shelby County celebrates local flavor

Culinary delights from local vendors abound at the fifth annual Taste of Shelby County on April 12. Photo courtesy of the Greater Shelby Chamber of Commerce.

The Greater Shelby County Education Foundation and Greater Shelby County Chamber of Commerce are hosting the fifth annual Taste of Shelby County on Thursday, April 12 from 6 – 8 p.m. at the Cahaba Grand Conference Center, 3660 Grandview Parkway.

There will be a multitude of vendors from all over Shelby County and the surrounding areas offering a “taste” of specialty dishes from their menus.

Vendors include restaurants, wineries, caterers and more. The evening will be filled with music for those that would like to dine and dance the night away.
Tickets may be purchased in advance online at www.shelbychamber.org for $25 or $30 at the door. Tickets are also available at the Greater Shelby County Chamber of Commerce office.

Current vendors participating are Bellini’s Ristorante, Italian; Bistro at the Winery, baked ziti with garlic croustini; Blue Bell Creameries, assorted ice cream varieties; Bruster’s Real Ice Cream, sample cups of assorted flavors of ice cream; Donut Joe’s, red velvet and maple bacon donuts, coffee and frappuccino; Firebird’s Wood Fired Grill, Lobster Queso Dip and the cheesecake bites;Good People Brewing Company, various samples of ale and brews; Joe’s Italian Restaurant, Italian, Little Caesars, pepperoni pizza, Italian cheese bread, crazy bread; Lucia’s Italian, Italian dish assortment; Margarita Grill, chips and hot sauce, cheese dip, and two ounce margaritas; Nino’s Italian Restaurant, bruschetta  and bread sticks; Pleasure is All Wine; wine, craft beer, gourmet food; Taziki’s Mediterranean Café, Friday pasta; Texas Roadhouse Pelham, grilled shrimp and steak kabobs; The Pampered Chef, various chef and cooking products; Vizzini Farms Winery, their own various wine tastings.

A portion of the proceeds goes to the Greater Shelby County Education Foundation. For more information, please contact the Greater Shelby County Chamber of Commerce at 663-4542.


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