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Photo courtesy of Queens Taste
Queens Taste to return
with annual fundraiser
at the NY Hall of Science
BY ANGÉLICA ACEVEDO
If you’re looking for a way to try delicious
food and drinks while supporting a
good cause, look no further than Queens
Th e Queens Economic Development
Corporation (QEDC) and the Queens
Tourism Council (QTC) will host the
event at the New York Hall of Science in
Flushing Meadows Corona Park from 6 to
9 p.m. on Tuesday, May 5.
For almost two decades, Queens Taste
has brought together local restaurants,
shops and artisan food that off er guests a
taste of cuisines from all over the world,
including Brazilian, Caribbean, Chinese,
French, Indian, Italian, Kosher and much
Th eir beverages will come from international
brands, local breweries and craft
coff ee outlets. As for sweets, the QEDC’s
food incubator clients, the Entrepreneur
Space, will off er artisan desserts, chocolates
and hors d’oeuvres.
Th e festive event wouldn’t be complete
without music, and they have enlisted the
Afro-Latineers Band to play music from
various genres throughout the evening.
“Th e proceeds support our ongoing
eff orts to attract, create, and maintain
jobs in the borough through business
services, neighborhood development, the
Entrepreneur Space (our food-and-business
incubator), and marketing attractions
through the It’s in Queens brand,” a
statement on their website reads.
Th e 2020 list isn’t complete, but in 2019
Queens Taste featured 58 vendors and
welcomed 700 attendees.
Tickets cost $125 each or $200 for two,
but as QEDC is a 501(c)(3) nonprofi t,
they are partially tax deductible as permitted
For more information, visit www.
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