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Restaurants announced for Taste of the Town

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THE WOODLANDS, TX – The Woodlands Area Chamber of Commerce’s 32nd Annual Taste of the Town presented by Planet Lincoln and Visit The Woodlands will be held on Thursday, January 18, 2018 from 4:00 pm to 9:00pm at The Woodlands Waterway Marriott Hotel & Convention Center. Tickets are on sale at Adult tickets are $30 in advance or $35 at the door. Ticket packages are also available.

Taste of the Town is the premier culinary event of South Montgomery County attracting thousands of people. For one low price, attendees can sample mouth-watering appetizers, entrees, desserts, pastries, and drinks from some of the area’s finest restaurants, caterers, bakeries, deli’s and beverage companies. Featured Restaurants to date include Avenida Brazil Churrascaria Steakhouse, Babin’s Seafood House, Bellagreen, Black Walnut Café, Berryhill Baja Grill, Brio Tuscan Grille, Broken Barrel, Bubba T’s Cajun Kitchen, Carrabba’s Italian Grill, Churrascos Steaks & Seafood, Craft Grill, Dairy Queen Woodlands, Grotto Italian Restaurant, Goode Company BBQ Restaurant, Goode Company Kitchen & Cantina, H-E-B, Johnny’s Italian Steakhouse at Holiday Inn Hotel & Suites – Shenandoah, Hubbell & Hudson Bistro, Huti’s 5 Free-Fire Grill, Jacqui’s Gourmet Rum Cakes & Spices, Kirby’s Prime Steakhouse, La Cantina Mexican Grill, Landry’s Seafood House, McAlister’s Deli, Mamacita’s Mexican Restaurant & Cantina, Masters in Dietetics, LLC, Pacific Yard House, Pepsi Bottling Group, P.F. Chang’s China Bistro, Schilleci’s New Orleans Kitchen, Stadia Sports Grill, The Red Brick Tavern, The Refuge Bar & Bistro/ Catering, The Woodlands Waterway Marriott Hotel & Convention Center, Trader Joe’s, Woodlands Church.


“Taste of the Town is a food lover’s dream,” says Meagen Korenek, director of special events at The Woodlands Area Chamber of Commerce. “We are looking forward to this festive event and are thrilled to offer a variety of samples for all palettes including tex-mex favorites, South American cooking, Italian cuisine, BBQ, pub grub and so much more. We love to see other places get involved like Woodlands Church sampling coffee and treats from their coffee house and Masters in Dietetics, LLC offering smoothie and supplement samples.”

Throughout the night, attendees will enjoy live entertainment, photo booths and can purchase raffle tickets to win prizes. Businesses will be showcasing their company through sponsorships, serving as ambassadors and donating raffle items.

“This is the party you don’t want to miss,” says J.J. Hollie, president & CEO of The Woodlands Area Chamber of Commerce. “Our restaurants and sponsors go above and beyond to provide an unforgettable experience at Taste of the Town.”

Restaurants will compete in the “Best of Taste” competition for titles including Best Appetizer, Best Entrée, Best Dessert and The 2018 Planet Lincoln People’s Choice Award.


Adult tickets are $30 in advance or $35 at the door and include entry, all you can eat samples and two alcoholic beverages. Child (ages 4-10) tickets are $20 in advance or $25 at the door and include entry and all you can eat samples. Soda and water are complimentary. Please note that strollers are not allowed at this event. Tickets can be purchased at

For ticket packages, restaurant booth sign up and sponsorship opportunities, please visit or contact the special events department at The Woodlands Area Chamber of Commerce at (281) 367-5777,, or visit