May 8, 2009 – Flavors 2009

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Flavors 2009 Presented by the Wellington ChamberHoffman's Chocolate Fountain

An Interview with Michela Perillo-Green, Executive Director of the Wellington Chamber of Commerce

 

Tell us about Flavors 2009.  What’s new for this year?

 

On Friday, May 8th, at the elite International Polo Club Palm Beach, twenty plus of Wellington’s finest dining establishments will offer up their most tasty samplings. This fifth year tasting event is honored as the Wellington Chamber of Commerce’s “Signature Event” and will take place from 6:30-9:30 PM. 

 

Celebrity judges to date are Roxanne Stein, WPTV Newschannel 5, Mayor of Wellington Darrell Bowen and Carmine Priore III. FPL West County Energy Center’s John Wash, International Polo Club Palm Beach’s Julie Pickens, International Polo Club Palm Beach’s Chef Gonzalez and International Polo Club Palm Beach. This is a JURIED COMPETITION!

 

Who are some of the participating restaurants/ caterers?

 

To date, the list includes: White Horse Tavern, Binks Forest Golf Club, International Polo Club Palm Beach, Aarons Catering, Costco, Christy’s NY Style Cheesecake and Bakery, Starbucks, Pizza Fusion, The Gypsy’s Horse, Strathmore Bagel, Mississippi Sweets, Earl of Sandwich. And there are many, many more to come!

 

As one of the people who coordinate the event, what is YOUR favorite part of the event?

 

Music Masters International 20-Piece Stage Band 4! Over 600 people from all over Palm Beach County attend!

 

“This is our biggest social event of the season and we are proud to boast this will be our sixth year hosting this event.  Each year this event gets bigger and better well attended, with the announcement of Alec Domb and John Mercer as our chairman, this year will no doubt exceed all our expectations.”

 

How much are tickets? What’s the phone number to call for tickets in advance?

 

It’s $ 25.00 Advance Ticket Sales and $ 30.00 at the Door. Also you can reserve a VIP Table for $500. Call the Wellington Chamber at 561- 792-6525 for tickets. It’s a family-friendly event! Children are welcome!!