26 April, 2019
24 RestaurantsFood, Wine, and Beer
A Taste of Rio
A Taste of Rio will take place Friday, April 26 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 500 guests for an evening of delicious foods, fine wine and craft beer, delightful entertainment, and opportunity drawings. Musical entertainment adds to the festive atmosphere. Guests will vie for more than 100 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.
A Taste of Rio 2019 restaurants include: Crooked Gaff Kitchen, The Commoner, Tacos N' Miches, Simply Southern Cuisine, Laura's Goodies, Angry Horse Brewing; along with past favorites Clearman's Steak 'n Stein, California Grill, Doubletree by Hilton, The Green Leaf Thai Cuisine, El Coraloense Mariscos, Herach & Ara Catering, Brewjeria Company, Juan Great Fiesta, Tepeyac Restaurant & Tequila Sports Bar, Zapien's Salsa Grill, Campus Food Service, Lascari's, South Central Brewing Company, Starwood Brewery, Lagunitas Brewing Company and more.
To have your restaurant considered for A Taste of Rio, please contact Erika Perret-Martinez @ (562) 463-6645 or firstname.lastname@example.org
Greetings! Registration is now open! A Taste of Rio has been a sold out event for the past 2 years. Purchase your tickets as soon as possible!
- Must be 21 or older to attend event
- Venue opens at 6:00pm
- Pre-registrations ends April 24 @ 6:00pm
General Admission $50 - Admission to restaurant and tastings.
Pre-registration $35 - Pre-registration ends on April 24 @ 6:00pm.
VIP Access $75
- The following VIP experiences are provided:
- VIP BEER GARDEN Agustin Ruelas, owner of Brewjeria will be serving Premium craft beer
- FEATURED RESTAURANTS Annette’s Pizzeria will be making fresh artisan pizzas
- VIP PREMIUM WINES AND SPIRITS Premium and Sparkling wines courtesy of the Fairplex will be poured
- VIP ENTERTAINMENT Acoustic Guitarist, Daniel Vera
- VIP GIFTS Souvenir Glass
The Commoner from Uptown Whittier will be featuring freshly shucked oysters.
El Coraloense from Bell Gardens and a Johnathan Gold favorite will be making fresh paella
Premium spirits will also be provided
Photo Booth - Capture your evening memories via the photobooth courtesy of Scrapbooth
VIP gift to take home
For every $50 you spend on presale opportunity drawing tickets online from March 18 - April 24 you will be entered into a bonus drawing for a prize valued at least $100.
There will be an opportunity to preview items and drop your tickets at the Pre-Sale event on April 23rd and 24th from 11 AM to 2 PM on the Rio Hondo College Campus, Student Services Building, Room SS305.
Winners will be announced at "A Taste of Rio" on Friday, April 26, 2019. You do not need to be present to win. Classic drawing items are valued up to $200. Premium drawing items are valued at a minimum of $300. Fund-A-Scholarship drawing prizes are valued at $750 and above.
- 1 Ticket - $10
- 3 Tickets - $20
- 15 Tickets - $50
- 1 Ticket - $5
- 3 Tickets - $10
- 10 Tickets - $25
- 1 Ticket - $100
- 3 Tickets - $200
100% of your contributions will support The Rio Hondo College Foundation Scholarship Program
Faces of Rio
Read about Bailey, Yarisma, Justin, and Brenda, 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!
Rio Hondo College Foundation is an independent non-profit organization whose mission is raising funds to promote student success at Rio Hondo College.