Taste of Las Cruces 2015

Taste of Las Cruces is an annual event conducted by the Rotary Club of Las Cruces and the other two Las Cruces Rotary Clubs (the Rio Grande Rotary Club and the Mesilla Valley Rotary Club) to raise funds to meet community needs. Taste of Las Cruces offers attendees a chance to sample the wares of a number of local restauranteurs in one location, while contributing to local causes. 

The 2015 event was held at the Las Cruces Convention Center on Thursday, June 4, 2015, from 6:00 p.m. to 8:30 p.m.; over three hundred attended.  Beneficiary of this year's event was the Roadrunner Food Bank.  Over $13,000 was raised through ticket sales, a silent auction, and a live auction.  Rotarians Vic Villalobos and Ken Binkley again served as masters of ceremonies, and American Classified (Vic's business) again supported the printing needs of the effort with posters and tickets.  (Thanks, Vic!) 

Local restaurants participated by preparing and serving excellent food to be sampled by attendees; Taste of Las Cruces participating restaurants make possible our support of worthy causes.  We salute and thank the participating restaurants listed below. 

Aqua Reef Las Cruces Convention Center
Chili's Grill and Bar Lorenzo's Italian Restaurant
Double Eagle/Peppers Outback Steakhouse
Dublin's Street Pub Picacho Hills Country Club
Garduño's at Hotel Encanto Renoo's Thai Restaurant
Jason's Deli St. Clair Winery & Bistro
La Posta de Mesilla Subway

We also thank those who sponsored entire tables for the event. 

Roadrunner Food Bank accepted donations of non-perishable food at the event.  Food donors received an extra ticket for silent auction drawings. Our gratitude to our silent auction donors: 

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Many thanks to our restaurant partners...

Aqua Reef   Chili's Grill and Bar
Double Eagle   Dublin's Street Pub
Garduno's at Hotel Encanto   Jason's Deli
La Posta de Mesilla   Las Cruces Convention Center
Lorenzo's Italian Restaurant   Outback Steakhouse
Picacho Hills Country Club   Renoo's Thai Restaurant
St. Clair Winery and Bistro   Subway

A good time was had by all...