Event tastes success

Last spring I proposed a concept for a tasting event to the local food and beverage establishments. This past Saturday, at Wasabi’s, with the hard work and dedication of Homer’s culinary community, The Taste of Homer 2013 became reality. 

To the following, I wish to extend a warm-hearted round of applause and thanks for your role in the success of this epic event:

To the vendors: Al A Carte Café, Bear Creek Winery, Boss Hoggz, Coal Town Coffee, Cool Juicy Bus, Fresh Catch Café, Fritz Creek General Store, Homer Brewing Co., the Homer Farmers’ Market, The Homestead Restaurant, Jakolof Oyster Co., KBay Roasting Co., Land’s End Resort, Red Bird Kitchen, Two Sisters Bakery, Vida’s Thai Food and Wasabi’s 

The Committee for Taste of Homer: organization.

Colt Belmonte and Dali Frazier: donation of venue.

Homer Chamber of Commerce: support.

Sara Conyers: VISTA representative and  Farmers’ Market liasion. 

Robbi Mixon: tickets.

Dave and Marianne Aplin: auctioneers.

Nelton Palma: logo design.

Holy Santos Gang: entertainment.

Homer Bookstore: ticket sales.

Ken Domela: parking.

Phil Louis: trolley driver.

Alisa Mooy, Nikki Hennick, Ja’hnie and Bobbeye Triplett: reception.

John (Zen) Kelly: minion extraordinaire. 

Last but not least, to the community of Homer for your generous contributions to the auction, and for your undying patronage. To all of those who came to the Taste of Homer, thank you. See you again next year. 

Amy Martin

Vagabond Café and Taste of Homer