At a Taste of Georgetown, approximately 35 of Washington, DC’s most distinguished restaurants serve sample portions of their signature dishes. The food festival includes live jazz, craft beer and wine and a variety of entertainment for all ages. The region's hottest chefs will face off, testing their culinary skill during the Georgetown Chef Showdown, judged by DC's top food experts and media. The judges will taste all 70+ dishes and judge them based on categories such as "Best use of Seasonal Ingredients", "Best Overall Dish" and "Best Way to Satiate a Sweet Tooth". Proceeds from a Taste of Georgetown will benefit the homeless outreach providing psychiatrist care, shelter and meals through the Georgetown Ministry Center.
New for 2014
The 2014 Taste of Georgetown will move to a new location on K Street, along the scenic Georgetown Waterfront, providing the opportunity for a variety of new experiences.
- family-friendly entertainment including bocce ball courts, hula-hooping, face-painting and balloon-animal-making
- relax, picnic-style, in the scenic Georgetown Waterfront Park
- enjoy the Taste Marketplace, featuring Georgetown-based stores
- a live music stage with bluegrass and country bands
- After Taste Happy Hour events will take place at select restaurants throughout Georgetown
Date and Time
September 13, 2014
12. to 5 p.m.
LocationK Street, Georgetown Waterfront, Washington DC. See a map of Georgetown
Getting to GeorgetownAvoid parking and traffic by taking the DC Circulator Bus using the Georgetown/Union Station or new Rosslyn/Georgetown/Dupont Circle lines. There will be a satellite Capital Bikeshare bike corral at the 30th & K location to accommodate extra bikes during the food festival. If you choose to drive, there are several parking lots in Georgetown.
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AdmissionEach tasting is $5 or purchase five tastings for $20 (in advance).
Taste of Georgetown Participating Restaurants1789, Baked & Wired, Bandolero, Bodega Spanish Tapas & Lounge, Bourbon Steak, Café Bonaparte, Chez Billy Sud, Clyde's of Georgetown, Daily Grill, Dean & DeLuca, Degrees Bistro, El Centro, Eno Wine ROom, Filomena Ristorante, Georgetown Cupcake, The Grill Room at the Capella, I-Thai Restaurant, J. Paul's, Luke's Lobster, Macaron Bee/Lady Camellia, Malmaison, Mate Lounge, Muncheez, Old Glory, Olivia Macaron, Paolo's, Pizzeria Paradisio, Pinstripes, Rialto, Ristorante Picollo, RiRa Irish Pub, Sea Catch Restaurant & Raw Bar, ShopHouse Southeast Asian Restaurant, Sprinkles Cupcakes, Thunder Burger and Tony & Joe's.
Craft Beer & Wine Pavilion
The pavilion will offer several unique brews such as Brooklyn Brewery's Summer Ale, Leinenkugel's Summer, New Belgium Brewing's Fat Tire and Rolle Bolle and Starr Hill's the Love. Not to ignore wine enthusiasts, the pavilion will offer several wines for guests to enjoy while relaxing at one of the pavilion's café tables. Beverages tickets are $10 for 3, and $4 for 1 tasting.
Official Website: www.tasteofgeorgetown.com