The Taste of Coast Village
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Date & Time
Sat, Sep 14 1:00 PM - 5:00 PM
474 Terrace Rd
Coast Village Road
The Coast Village Association presents the first-ever Taste of Coast Village on Saturday, September 14, 2019, featuring the unique flavors of Coast Village’s burgeoning restaurant scene.
Over 25 eateries from Montecito’s lower business district will participate in the exclusive event, as well as several local wineries and breweries that will provide libations. Celebrate the diverse flavor attractions offered in our bustling community, while savoring bites from dozens of local chefs and food artisans. Sip from local wineries and breweries, and dance the afternoon away to the sounds of Tom Ball, Kenny Sultan, and Rob Malanca, while mingling with friends new and old.
“This event will truly showcase all that Coast Village Road has to offer from a food and wine standpoint,” said CVA president Bob Ludwick, who is helping to organize the event with the Coast Village Association’s Events Committee and Katie Hershfelt of Cultivate Events. “We have so many incredible eateries here, and never before have they all been at the same place at the same time. It’s a great opportunity for the community to taste all that the lower village has to offer.”
The event will take place in a cordoned-off area in the 1100 block of Coast Village Road, with restaurants and wineries serving their faire from pop-up tents. Guests can taste the offerings from such eateries as Khao Kaeng, Here’s the Scoop, Honor Bar, Oliver’s, CAVA, Bettina Pizzeria, Juice Ranch, and Ca’ Dario –the newest eatery to join the elevated list of restaurants on Coast Village Road– and many, many others. Wineries and breweries include Folded Hills Winery, Margerum Wine Company, T.W. Hollister & Co., and an array of wine pours from the Liquor & Wine Grotto, among others.
This year’s Grand Marshal is Pete Jordano, CEO of Jordano’s Food Service, who are generously helping to sponsor the event. Jordano’s is the largest and oldest family-owned retail business in Santa Barbara, and is one of the largest marketer and supplier of food, beverages, and culinary equipment in the Santa Barbara, San Luis Obispo, and
Ventura County area. We are honored to recognize Mr. Jordano as a highly respected and successful business owner, an active and devoted member of our community, and just a downright great guy. Learn more about Mr. Jordano, and his family’s rich history in Santa Barbara in the VIP Lounge at the festival.
Other generous sponsors include Jordano’, Folded Hills Winery, Bright Event Rentals, Cultivate Events, Keller Williams, Berkshire Hathaway Home Services, CAVA, Village Properties, Montecito Bank & Trust, Montecito Journal, Rosewood Miramar, Four Seasons Biltmore, and others.
General admission ($65) is from 2 pm until 5 pm, with participants invited to enjoy unlimited tastings from participating vendors, as well as given a souvenir wine glass in which to enjoy the wine and beer. A limited number of VIP tickets ($95) will be available, which include early entry at 1 pm and access to the VIP Lounge, which will offer exclusive sips and bites in a comfortable lounge environment.
Tickets are available online at www.nightout.com/events/taste-of-coast- village/tickets. Attendees must be 21 years of age or older. For more information visit www.CoastVillageRoad.com.