Taste of Ohio Festival

2019 Gourmet Taste Off

March 16-17, 2019 / 11am - 7pm

Taste of Ohio Festival is one of many wonderful events undertaken by Taste of Ohio Marketplace, a  community event thats a combination of a Taste, Job Fair, Health Fair & Trade Show showcasing area restaurants, local businesses along with local musicians and performers. With dozens and dozens of local restaurants and beverage distributors participating, this event provides a taste of something for everyone. Enjoy an evening of indulging as you listen to good music, sample the wide range of culinary delights as well find employment opportunities and health benefits.


As a restaurant, what better way to market to the community than to showcase and highlight your special menu items by providing a small sampling to Taste of Ohio Festival attendees? As a local business, don’t miss the chance to market to members of the local community at this event. Sponsor the event, donate an item to be showcased in the raffle or you can host a table to display your company’s literature. 


Attendees enjoy mouth-watering appetizers, entrées, desserts, pastries, and beverages from some of the area's finest restaurants, caterers, bakeries, delis and beverage companies. This is the premiere event of the Taste of Ohio Marketplace "Taste of Ohio Festival" aka the 2019 Gourmet Taste Off. The exciting culinary and informative health  event will bring in hundreds of locals and visitors to sample a vast variety of food, wine, and dessert from its many exhibitors. 


Attendees can buy tickets in advance or at the door. Tasting tickets are purchased at the event and are good for samples from participating restaurants and in the beer and wine garden. Don’t miss one of the most exciting social events of the year!


Taste of Ohio Festival  features tastings from the area’s finest restaurants, caterers, wineries, breweries and spirits providers along with live music.


Attendees can also look forward to door prizes, contests, raffles, photo booth, live music and entertainment courtesy of Meteorite Productions and Ohio Got Talent LLC. This premier event features food from Ohio area restaurants, bakeries and beverage distributors participating to showcase their culinary specialties and wait staff. 


Join us with our local Celebrity Judges in the 2019“Gourmet Taste Off” including “Best Appetizer”, “Best Entrée”, “Best Dessert”, "Best Sweets" and the 2019 “Taste of Ohio People’s Choice Award”. Showcase your best dish and be the talk of the town at Taste of Ohio Festival! 


 BOOTH REGISTRATION *

Taste of Ohio Festival sample booths are only for businesses within Ohio area such as restaurants, bakeries, candies, breweries and wineries. We kindly ask each sample booth bring at least approx. 100 samples each event. Booth placements are assigned in order of receipt. Same genre restaurants will not be place together.  All booth participants must provide their own insurance with the venue and Taste of Ohio Marketplace LLC covered in their policy. Booth applications can be downloaded from our Sign Up page.