A Taste of Gainesville

A Taste of Gainesville has fast become one of the ‘MUST ATTEND’ annual events in Gainesville. Enjoy the specialties of many local restaurants and caterers in a relaxed outdoor dining experience. The event is located at the beautiful Lake Lanier Olympic Park and it’s all for a great cause – proceeds benefit the Lake Lanier Rowing Club Juniors.

Thank you to everyone who attended and participated the 2016  event. It was our best year yet and we look forward to seeing you at this year’s event! Here is a recap of participants and awards – congratulations everyone!:

2016 list of participating restaurants, wineries, & beer vendors

Best Overall and Best Side Dish                                                     

Natural Juice Cafe for the second year in a row!

*Brett Copeland, owner/chef, accepted the award.


Best Overall Entrée

Texas Roadhouse for their fall off the bone ribs!

  *In group image, from left to right – Derek Polgar, Teresa Cantrell, Lisa Powell, Jason Robitelle, and Tyler Staub.


Best Dessert                                                    

Chilly and tasty Bruster’s Ice Cream!

*Stacey Reimer, manager, accepted the award.


Best Wine                                                

Straight from the vineyards of Montaluce Winery & Restaurant

*Avery Ross, Montaluce representative, accepted the award from April Smith and Duane Schlereth of LLRC.


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