Katy Taste Fest, presented by Keller Williams Premier Realty, set for April 22

Katy Taste Fest, presented by Keller Williams Premier Realty, set for April 22 Main Photo

27 Mar 2023

By: Katy Times

Katy Taste Fest, the premier family friendly food festival for Katy foodies, celebrates its fifth anniversary from 12-3 p.m. April 22 at Typhoon Texas, 555 Katy Fort Bend Road. The event enables Katy-area foodies to come together and sample delicious bites while supporting local non-profit organizations focusing on the environment, food security and vulnerable children.

The event features the diversity of Katy’s dining community with over 20 of Katy’s restaurants with unlimited bites while sipping on wine, beer, and spirit samples. Activities and fun for all ages including VIP lounge, cooking demonstrations, Kids’ Zone, raffles, Best of Fest competition, and ax throwing while rocking out to live music by Sonic Seduction.

General admission tickets start at $45, VIP tickets are $80, and Kids’ Zone for $10. Early Bird pricing for discounted tickets available until March 31.

For the last four years Katy Taste Fest has grown to over 1,500 attendees and this year organizers expect over 2,000 attendees.

“We are excited to celebrate our fifth annual Katy Taste Fest,” Cyril Thomas, Katy Taste Fest event chair, said. “We love being able to celebrate and give back to our community. Our incredible venue partner, Typhoon Texas is an incredible space to host the event.”

Money raised from the Katy Taste Fest benefits charities.

“The only thing that Katy loves more than food, is giving back to the community,” Cherin Cox, Katy Taste Fest VIP committee chair, said. “We have granted over $100,000 to charities since 2017 and love being able to give back.”

Participating restaurants include: The Toasted Yolk Cafe, Whiskey Cake, Miss V Vietnamese Cuisine, Cabo Bob’s, Mala Sichuan Bistro, HotBits Indian Cuisine, Panino’s, Southern Dough Baking Company, Black Walnut Café, Chuckwagon BBQ, The Union Kitchen, Orleans Seafood Kitchen, Babin’s Seafood, Halal Guys, The Crack Shack, Frankie’s Italian Kitchen, Typhoon Texas Water Park, Social Sports Pub and more to come.

Sponsors include: Keller Williams Premier Realty, Rotary Club of Katy, DripBar, Renewal by Anderson, Waggin’ Tails, Chiro Dynamics, and Andretti Indoor Karting and Games.

Katy Taste Fest aspires to turn tasters into diners. The festival explores the city’s diverse dining scene by sampling tastes from local restaurants. Attendees can enjoy cooking demonstrations, live entertainment, a silent auction, and family-friendly activities for food lovers of all ages. Katy Taste Fest supports several local charities that focus on vulnerable children and zero waste.

For more information and to purchase tickets, visit the website katytastefest.com.

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