Taste of Rhinebeck draws crowd, raises $23,000 for hospital

Taste of Rhinebeck draws crowd, raises $23,000 for hospital

The people have voted … with their taste buds. Nearly 500 people attended the 11th annual Taste of Rhinebeck, a food competition and fundraiser for Northern Dutchess Hospital and the Thompson House. This year, $23,500 was raised to support existing and new healthcare services. Held Tuesday, April 14, 23 culinary venues participated in this festive food crawl by offering samples of gourmet eats, hoping to be the crowd favorite. The fundraising feast was held in the village. This year’s People’s Choice winners: Liberty Public House, main course; Market St., dessert; Tavern at the…Read more …

Good eats for a good cause: The Taste of Rhinebeck returns April 14

The Taste of Rhinebeck will once again offer participants the chance to enjoy gourmet eats and raise money for a great cause. This festive cuisine crawl returns in its 11th year from 6 to 9 p.m. April 14, offering participants samples from about 25 local culinary venues. It is organized by the Northern Dutchess Hospital Foundation. All proceeds benefit the hospital. Guests enjoy strolling to the village restaurants, spirit shops and town eateries hosted by retailers. Each location features one menu item— an appetizer, main course, dessert or beverage. Some offer more. “We…Read more …