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Taste of Madison Offers Special VIP Tickets To Celebrate Valentine’s Day

The Alternative Press Staff

Saturday, February 2, 2013 • 10:20am

MADISON, NJ - The Taste of Madison 2013 is offering a special offer in celebration of Valentine's Day - - pairs of VIP tickets to the event are being sold for $175.00, which is a $25.00 savings off the regular price.

The Taste of Madison, an evening featuring Madison's finest dining establishments and wines from around the world, will take place on Monday, April 15, 2013 at the Park Avenue Club, 184 Park Avenue, Florham Park.  The event is a major fundraiser for three of Madison’s non-profit volunteer organizations - the Madison Area Chamber of Commerce, Madison Downtown Development Commission and the Rotary Club of Madison.

The Valentine’s Day VIP offer is good until Sunday, February 17. Tickets can be purchased via www.TasteOfMadison.org and at Gary’s Wine & Marketplace locations in Madison, Bernardsville and Wayne.

In Madison, Gary’s Wine & Marketplace is located at 121 Main Street. Gary’s is a founding Taste sponsor.

Gary’s participation, along with other three Madison purveyors, brings more than 30 wine, beer and spirits tables to the event.

VIP admission tickets include early entry to the Taste at 6:00 PM. After February 17, VIP tickets will be available for $100.00 each.

General admission tickets, which are also available now at Gary’s stores and online, are $65.00 each and permit event entry starting at 7:00 PM. The Taste concludes at 9:30 PM.

The Taste features a 50/50 raffle and an entire banquet room devoted to tricky-tray and silent auction items donated by Madison’s merchants and friends of Madison.

More than 450 guests attended the 2012 Taste at the Park Avenue Club and more than 30 restaurants and merchant stores provided food and wine to guests.

The Taste of Madison is produced by a partnership of the Madison Area Chamber of Commerce, Madison Downtown Development Commission and the Rotary Club of Madison. In 2012 net proceeds of $36,000.00 were shared equally by the three organizations in order serve their respective missions:

The Chamber promotes business development, DDC implements civic improvements and Rotary funds charitable causes.

The mission of the Taste of Madison is to host a sophisticated fundraising tasting event by working in concert with the generosity of Madison’s restaurants and purveyors of fine wine for the benefit of all Tastes guests.

The goal of the Taste of Madison is to showcase the best of Madison and to help make Madison a better place.

The chairs of the Taste of Madison for the second consecutive year are David Morozoff of the Rotary Club of Madison, Maureen Byrne of the Madison Downtown Development Commission and Danielle Torrani Dixon of the Madison Area Chamber of Commerce.

The three chairs lead a committee of select volunteers from the partner organizations. The Borough of Madison provides planning and marketing support.

For ticket information please visit www.TasteOfMadison.org or call 973-377-7830. For Taste of Madison sponsorship opportunities please email Maureen Byrne at Tmbyrne1@verizon.net or phone her at 973-714-0110.

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