Katy Taste Fest to serve food, fun, and philanthropy on Saturday

Katy Taste Fest

Katy Taste Fest is an annual event held at the Villagio Town Center.  This photo was take at the 2017 event which was the first year it was held. Photo courtesy Katy Taste Fest

KATY (Covering Katy News) – Katy Taste Fest, the annual festival for foodies, will take place at Villagio Town Center on Saturday, March 24, 2018. The festival celebrates all things food from some of the best Katy restaurants. The event is from 11 a.m. until 2 p.m. The VIP event starts at 10 a.m.

The Villagio Town Center is located at 22762 Westheimer Parkway Katy, TX 77450 at the intersection of Peek Road, across from the Monty Ballard YMCA.

The emphasis is on food, family, and fun with bites from 35 local restaurants, a VIP area, cooking demonstrations, beer/wine, a large kids zone, live entertainment, and a silent auction. There will be fun for the whole family. Ticket prices start at $25 for the 2018 festival are available at www.KatyTasteFest.com.

The second annual festival will feature more than 70 tastes and bites from new to classic favorites. The festival will focus on celebrating the diversity of the restaurant scene. Cuisines represented will include Indian, Chinese, Korean, Vietnamese, Thai, South African, Mexican, Peruvian, Italian, Mediterranean, farm to table, burgers, BBQ, steaks, Creole, and seafood.

Participants include Whiskey Cake, Dish Society, Jimmy Changas, Local Table, Spicy Isle Carribean, Tandoori Grill, Agave Rio, Aloha Pho and many more. A full list of participating restaurants.

Taste Fest is an opportunity to discover your new go-to favorite restaurants while savoring comfort foods you’ve loved for years.

“This is a celebration to enjoy the diversity of Katy’s restaurant scene while being able to give back to the community,” said Cyril Thomas, festival coordinator.

Katy Taste Fest has partnered with several local nonprofits that focus on abused, neglected, and abandoned children including Katy Cares, Westside Homeless Prevention, Krause Children’s Center, and Armor of Hope Foundation.

For more information about Katy Taste Fest charity partners or to purchase tickets, visit http://www.katytastefest.com/purchase-tickets/.

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About Katy Cares:

Established in 2016, Katy Cares is a nonprofit organization committed to providing a restorative residence for mothers with children who are facing homelessness. Through rigorous educational advancement, intensive counseling and support groups, spiritual growth, and making professional connections in the community, she can purposefully work towards ensuring a stable and hopeful future for herself and her children.

About Westside Homeless Prevention:

Recognizing that homelessness is more than just a housing issue, the Westside Homeless Prevention (WHP) program was specifically designed to address the interrelated causes of homelessness that families face. Since starting in 1994, WHP has been faithful to its mission to help homeless children and their families break the cycle of homelessness. Beginning in March 2016 WHP expanded to Katy ISD and is now happy to serve a large section of West Houston.

About Krause Children’s Center:

Krause Children’s Center is a non-profit charity located in Katy, TX. It was created to break the cycle of child abuse by empowering children, families, and communities. Their vision is guided by faith, education, and action, that every place will be free of child abuse.
In 2015, there were 66,721 victims of child abuse confirmed and 17,151 children were removed from their homes in Texas.

About Armor of Hope Foundation:
Armor of Hope Foundation a Katy non-profit is a faith-based humanitarian organization committed to working with abused, neglected, or abandoned children in Katy and worldwide to achieve self-sustainability by providing for their physical, spiritual, educational, emotional and social needs.

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