New Taco Culinary Event to Host Non-Perishable Food Drive
MIAMI, FL – November 7, 2017 – Miami New Times is proud to host Tacolandia presented by GOYA! In its inaugural year, this new event will feature unlimited taco samples from 30 of Miami’s best restaurants serving authentic cuisine, live entertainment that highlights Hispanic culture, and cash bars. To kick off this new event, New Times’ Tacolandia presented by GOYA has partnered with Feeding South Florida to give both monetary and food donations as portions of ticket proceeds will benefit the organization, and any leftover food will be donated for insecure individuals in Miami-Dade County.
“Feeding South Florida is happy to partner with Miami New Times on this inaugural event,” said Paco Velez, CEO of Feeding South Florida. “Our organization is based upon its relationships with the food industry and Tacolandia highlights the great things that can happen when chefs and restaurants come together to help end hunger.”
Just in time for Thanksgiving, all guests of Tacolandia are encouraged to bring a non-perishable food item to donate at the Feeding South Florida table. In return, each guest will receive a pair of tickets to the latest New Times’ event called Sips & Sweets on December 14th (valued at $70).
Confirmed restaurants are Amour de Miami, Plomo Miami, Agave Taco Bar, Tacology, My Ceviche, La Santa Taqueria, Huahua’s Taqueria, Rocco’s Tacos, Candela Gastrobar, Villa’s Taco, El Jefe Luchador, Pilo’s Street Taco and many others! Sponsors participating in Tacolandia presented by GOYA include Herradura Tequila, Amazon Pepper, Dunkin’ Donuts, Krave Jerky, Florida Resort Xchange, Guardian Ad Litem, Whizzy Ride, Mercedes-Benz of Coral Gables, Senor Pops, Executive Fantasy, Arsht Center and Sunshine Provisions.
VIP admission tickets include one-hour early admission to the event, access to the VIP lounge with a complimentary VIP sponsored bar, unlimited food samples from Tacolandia vendors in all areas, and access to Naked Tacos and Cream Parlor ice-cream tacos. General Admission tickets include entry to the event at 3p.m., unlimited food samples from Tacolandia vendors, and access to cash bars.
Visit NewTimesTacolandia.com to get tickets before it sells out!
GA $45 & VIP $60 – Now through November 17
GA $50 & VIP $70 – November 18
Fiesta Four Packs still available while supplies last! GA 4-pack is $135 and VIP 4-pack is $180
Miami New Times’ Tacolandia presented by GOYA
2136 NW 1st Ave.
Miami, FL 33127
Feeding South Florida will host a canned food drive at Tacolandia. Each guest is encouraged to bring at least one canned food item to donate to Feeding South Florida. These donations will come just in time, as they will help set the table of over 710,370 food insecure individuals throughout South Florida this Holiday season.
About Miami New Times
Miami New Times began publishing in 1987 and has grown into the premier weekly publication in the American Southeast. Showcasing the talents of an accomplished editorial staff recruited from across the nation, the paper — which includes a web edition that draws a half-million readers per week — New Times has established a reputation for compelling stories ignored or overlooked by major media, for insightful coverage of local arts and entertainment, and for unflinching exposure of Miami’s steamy political life. That reputation for high-caliber journalism has spread beyond South Florida. The publication has won more than 90 first-place awards for editorial excellence, statewide and nationally.
About Feeding South Florida
Feeding South Florida’s mission is to end hunger in South Florida by providing immediate access to nutritious food, leading hunger and poverty advocacy efforts, and transforming lives through innovative programming and education. Feeding South Florida food bank in South Florida, and the leading domestic hunger-relieve organization in the region, serving 25 percent of the state’s food insecure population. Through a local network of nearly 400 nonprofit partner agencies, Feeding South Florida rescues 46 million pounds of food, serving 710,310 individuals in need of food assistance – more than 248,000 of who are children, and 120,000 are older adults, throughout Palm Beach, Broward, Miami-Dade and Monroe Counties. For more information, visit www.feedingsouthflorida.org or call 954-518-1818