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About Taste of Wayne

Join us for the 24th Annual Taste of Wayne County!

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The Taste of Wayne County is an outdoor food festival happening Saturday, October 11th in Downtown Goldsboro (200 N. Center St. City Hall Block) benefitting United Way of Wayne County. The best cuisine Wayne County has to offer will be available for you to taste while you enjoy live entertainment. After you have sampled all the delicious food don't forget to vote for your favorite dish!

The People's Choice Award sponsored by US Foods is coveted among the participating restaurants and the 2014 winner will receive $1,000 cash! Last year's Taste had over 23 restaurants so you will NOT leave hungry!

 

 

 

Bring the kids! It will be fun for everyone!

 

 

 

Tickets

Tickets are available for online purchase now!


Ticket Options




Tickets will be available throughout the community beginning September 5.

Thank you for your support!

 

 

 

Thirsty? Quench it at the Taste of Wayne!

 

 

 

Restaurant & Artist Registration

Want to participate as a restaurant? Please click here to download the Restaurant Registration Form, please email or fax it to the United Way office.

Are you a local artist? Download the 2014 artist packet here and email, fax or bring by to United Way office.

  • Bake My Day
  • Mount Olive Pickle
  • Krispy Kreme
  • Zaxby’s
  • Los Fogones
  • Pizza Inn

  • Texas Steakhouse & Salon
  • Carl and 'Chelle's Grill Room
  • Mission Foods
  • Wayne Memorial Hospital
  • Culligan Water
  • The Flying Shamrock

  • JJ Ashley's
  • Great Harvest Bread Company
  • Brown Bag Cafe
  • Mile High Hot Sauce
  • Heroes

  • Popeyes
  • Longhorn Steakhouse
  • Uniquely R's Tearoom
  • JoJos
  • The Laughing Owl

2014 Sponsors

If you are interested in being a sponsor for the 2014 Taste of Wayne County please download the sponsorship package by clicking here and fax or email it to the United Way Office.


Platinum Sponsor $2,000

  • US Foods

Silver Sponsor $500

  • 3HC
  • Crown Screening
  • Geoff Hulse, Attorney
  • Goldsboro Pediatrics
  • Pate Dawson Company
  • Ram Rent All
  • Seymour Funeral Home & Cremation Services
  • Swop Shop
Diamond Sponsor $1,500

  • Accucopy
  • Curtis Media Group

Bronze Sponsor $300

  • Best Distributing
  • Hampton Inn
  • Mount Olive Pickle Company
Gold Sponsor $1,000

  • Brenna Wolfe Photography

Copper Sponsor $100

  • University of Mount Olive

 

 

 

Make sure you come hungry! Mm. Mm. Good!

 

 

 

Winners

Congratulations to the 2013 Taste of Wayne County Award Winners! We appreciate all of the restaurants for participating!

  • Breakfast, Breads & Pastries - Great Harvest Bread Co.
  • Pub Grub & Appetizers - Heroes
  • Fast Food - Zaxbys
  • Healthy Food - Great Harvest Bread Co.
  • Pizza - Pizza Inn
  • Hometown Favorite - JJ Ashley
  • Special Occasion Dinner - Carl & 'Chelle's Grill Room
  • Desserts - Bake My Day

 

People's Choice Award 1st Place: Carl & Chelle's Grill Room

People's Choice Award 2nd Place: Laughing Owl

People's Choice Award 3rd Place: The Flying Shamrock

 

 

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You can vote for your favorites!

 

 

 

Be A Judge

Thank you for your interest in being a judge for the Taste of Wayne County. Judges meet prior to the Taste to sample foods in a variety of categories submitted by participating restaurants. As a judge you will decide which dish/restaurant wins for each category.  Please complete this application to be considered to be a judge. Those selected will be notified by email no later than Friday, September 26, 2014.

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Try something new, you might find that you like it!

 

 

 

Contact us

Using the contact form to send us email at below


Contact: Catherine LeChot
Phone: 919-735-3591