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27 April, 2018

Add to Calendar 04/27/2018 06:00 PM 04/27/2018 09:00 PM America/Los_Angeles 6th Annual A Taste of Rio Silver Anniversary Edition - Rio Hondo College Foundation This popular and festive event, produced by the Rio Hondo College Foundation, brings together more than 350 guests for an evening of delicious food, fine wine and beer, delightful entertainment, and opportunity drawings. The evening raises funds to support scholarships, programs and equipment that promote student success at Rio Hondo College. Rio Hondo College Cynthia Nickell cnickell@riohondo.edu false MM/DD/YYYY acShrbPAmzjCzWTqnmGY26731

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A Taste of Rio - Silver Anniversary Edition

The sixth annual A Taste of Rio restaurant and wine tasting will take place Friday, April 28 on the beautiful Rio Hondo College Campus beginning at 6:00 pm.

This popular and festive event, produced by the Rio Hondo College Foundation, brings together more than 350 guests for an evening of delicious food, fine wine and beer, delightful entertainment, and opportunity drawings. Live musical entertainment by Trio Nacimiento, will add to the festive atmosphere. Guests will vie for more than 120 tempting opportunity drawing prizes, entering tickets for items they hope to win. The evening raises funds to support scholarships, programs and equipment that promote student success at Rio Hondo College.

Featured restaurants include Portsmouth Oyster Bar, Fiesta Adobo, Clearman’s Steak and Stein, Simply Southern Cuisine, Setá Dine-Lounge, Herach and Ara Catering, California Grill, Doubletree by Hilton Whittier, Tepeyac Restaurant and Tequila Sports Bar, Forkin’ Good Café, Frantone’s Pizza and Spaghetti Villa, Sodexo, Zapien's Salsa Grill and Taqueria, Auntie's Bakery & Café, Juan Great Fiesta, La Costa Fine Mexican Cuisine, The Green Leaf Thai Cuisine, Lift Coffee Roasters, Lagunitas Brewing Compnay, the Dudes Brewing Factory, and more.

  • a Taste of Rio Invitation Card
  • VIP Access $75

  • Includes exclusive access to select spirits, wine and craft beer, souvenir glass and VIP gift to take home.

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Regular Admission $50 - Admission to restaurant and wine tasting.

Pre-registration $35 - Admission to restaurant and wine tasting.

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Register early; last year's event sold out! Pre-registration ends April 24th. Click the button below to purchase your ticket.

Drawings

Pre-event drawing tickets are available online... quick, easy, and ready for pick-up! Winners will be announced at "A Taste of Rio" on Friday, April 28, 2017. You do not need to be present to win. Premium drawing items are valued at a minimum of $200. Classic drawing items are valued up to $200. Fund-A-Scholarship drawing prizes are valued at $750 and above.

View drawing items from 2016: Premium Drawings - Classic Drawings - Fund-A-Scholarship Drawing
(Drawing item lists for this year be available soon)

Premium

  • 1 Ticket - $10
  • 3 Tickets - $20
  • 20 Tickets - $50

Classic

  • 1 Ticket - $5
  • 3 Tickets - $10
  • 20 Tickets - $25

Fund-A-Scholarship

  • 1 Ticket - $100

100% of your contributions will support The Rio Hondo College Foundation

(If you are already registered)

Faces of Rio

Read about Tron, Stephanie, Daniel and Thanh, a few of the inspiring students who recently graduated from Rio Hondo College. When you make a donation to the Rio Hondo College Foundation, you enable students like these to work toward a brighter future!

  • Tron Bosse
  • Stephanie Lopez
  • Daniel Bresenden
  • Thanh Luong

Rio Hondo College Foundation is an independent non-profit organization whose mission is raising funds to promote student success at Rio Hondo College.

2017 Sponsors

Del Terra
Westberg and White Architects
Bank of the West
Credit Union of Southern California
Follett Higher Education Group
RBC Capital Markets
Keenan and Associates
IOS (Interior Office Solutions)
Pacific Western Bank
Merrill Lynch Bank of America
City of South El Monte
Schools First Federal Credit Union
Vavrinek, Trine, Day & Company
ASCIP
The Solis Group
Whittier Union High School District
Rose Hills Memorial Park & Mortuaries
AALRR
Guida Surveying
Amec Foster Wheeler
Simplex Grinnell
Rio Hondo College Faculty Association
MAP Management
AllStar Cable Products Inc.
Beverly Hospital
PIH Health
Supervisor Hilda L. Solis
Quinn Cat
Whittier Hospital Medical Center
Senator Tony Mendoza
Longo Toyora Lexus
Climatec
Athens Services
Republic Services
Payden Rygel