Wednesday, May 14, 2008

The Clifton Center Proudly Presents the 16th Annual Taste of Frankfort Avenue

Join the Clifton Center Sunday, June 22 for a unique evening of dining. From 4 to 7 p.m. the Clifton Center, at 2117 Payne Street, will host its 16th Annual Taste of Frankfort Avenue featuring signature dishes from 25 of Louisville’s most popular restaurants. The event, which is sponsored by Brown-Forman, will include a Tasteful Silent Auction and two drawings for the Frankfort Avenue Taste Tour, in addition to the cuisine of participating restaurants. Taste tickets are $40 and may be ordered online at or at (502) 896-8480.

Restaurants participating include: 60 West Bistro & Martini Bar, Bourbons Bistro, Brendan's, Caffe Classico, Clifton's Pizza, Consumers Choice Coffee, Crave Café & Catering, Fat Jimmy's, Gerstle's, The Grape Leaf, Havana Beverages, Heine Brothers' Coffee, The Irish Rover, Java Brewing Company, Kentucky BBQ Co., L&N Wine Bar and Bistro, North End Café, Porcini, Ray Parrella's Italian Restaurant, Sweet Surrender Dessert Café, The Sweet Tooth, Tony Boombozz Pizzeria, Varanese, Volare Ristorante, and Zen Garden.

In addition to the support provided by these restaurants, 90 other individuals and businesses will participate in the event through the Tasteful Silent Auction and donations. Underwriters include Bluegrass Brewing Co - Main Street Brewery, CBS Outdoor, CSX Transportation, Consumers Choice Coffee, D.D. Williamson & Company, First Capital Bank and Havana Beverages.

This year’s co-chairs are Bob Patterson of Consumers Choice Coffee and Melissa Buddeke, President of the Junior League of Louisville.

All proceeds from the 16th Annual Taste of Frankfort Avenue go toward enabling the Clifton Center to provide its meeting and performance spaces at reduced rates to nonprofit organizations. The Center is used by numerous Louisville organizations which encompass a wide variety of interests.

The Clifton Center is a nonprofit organization, governed by a 25-person board of community leaders. Its mission is to serve the Greater Louisville area with a quality facility for artistic productions, meetings, and programs that will further an enriched sense of community. For additional information, please visit the Clifton Center website or call (502) 896-8480.

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