Taste of South Mississippi Returns with Delectable Offerings and More!

Mar 13, 2024

Taste of South Mississippi Returns with Delectable Offerings and Exciting Auctions, Benefiting Scholarships

Mississippi Gulf Coast, March 13, 2024- The Kroc Center of the Mississippi Gulf Coast is thrilled to announce the return of the much-anticipated event, Taste of South Mississippi. Taking place on March 14 at 5:30pm, this culinary event promises to delight food enthusiasts while supporting a worthy cause.

Taste of South Mississippi showcases the Coast’s diverse culinary scene, featuring signature dishes from premier restaurants across the Gulf Coast. Attendees will have the opportunity to savor delectable creations from renowned establishments. From savory appetizers to decadent desserts, there will be something to tantalize every palate.

Participating Restaurants:

  • Adventures Pub & Spirits
  • Big Daddy's Soul Food To Go
  • Cafe 871
  • Chicken Salad Chick
  • Desporte’s Seafood
  • Field’s Steak & Oyster Bar
  • Half Shell Oyster House
  • Juan’s Mexican Grill & Cantina
  • Keg and Barrel
  • Kroc Cookies
  • Mangiamo Italian Restaurant
  • Mary Mahoney's Old French House
  • McElroy’s Harbor House
  • Mercado’s Catering
  • Murky Waters BBQ
  • Patio 44
  • Phoenicia Gourmet
  • Quave Brothers Po’Boys & Meat Market
  • Rosetti's Old Biloxi Cafe
  • Rouses Market
  • Smoke-N-Hoagies
  • Sweet Sourdeaux
  • The Diner at Island View Casino
  • The Veranda Restaurant & Bistro at The Homestead Assisted Living
  • Tony's Brick Oven Pizzeria
  • Walk-On's Sports Bistreaux

In addition to the culinary delights, Taste of South Mississippi will also feature an exciting silent auction, offering an array of coveted items generously donated by local businesses and sponsors. Attendees and supporters alike can bid on exclusive experiences, luxury items, and much more, all while contributing to a meaningful cause.

"We are thrilled to host Taste of South Mississippi, celebrating the vibrant culinary culture of our region while raising funds for scholarships," said Danielle Emery, Kroc Director of the Mississippi Gulf Coast. "This event not only offers a unique culinary experience but also provides an opportunity for our community to come together in support of of our scholarship progam and the community’s youth."

Even those unable to attend the event in person can still participate by bidding for silent auction items online or making donations to the scholarship fund. Every contribution, no matter how big or small, will help the Kroc Center of the Mississippi Gulf Coast reach its fundraising goal of $45,000 and make a positive impact in the lives of people in our community.

Taste of South Mississippi would not be possible without the generous support of our sponsors. Their commitment to our mission is deeply appreciated and instrumental in the success of this event.

Participating Sponsors:

  • Allen Beverages
  • BankPlus
  • Bradford-O'Keefe Funeral Home, Inc
  • Coastal Mississippi
  • Coastal Select Insurance
  • Community Bank
  • Corbitt Public Adjusting, LLC.
  • Diane Sekul
  • Elliott Homes
  • Hancock Whitney Bank
  • Harrison County Development Commission
  • Ingalls Shipbuilding
  • John McDonald Realty/Mary Bunch
  • JZ 94.5 FM
  • Mike & Dianne Mavar
  • Mississippi Power Company
  • McDonalds Descher Organization
  • Ocean Springs Coca-Cola
  • Shaughnessy Printing Company
  • Singing River Health System
  • South Mississippi Living
  • Sparklight Advertising
  • Specialty Contractors & Associates, INC.
  • SuperTalk Mississippi Media
  • T Me Up 360
  • The Bird House
  • The First Bank
  • The Payne Group
  • Tideland Farm
  • Walk-On's Sports Bistreaux
  • WLOX
  • WXXV News 25

For more information about Taste of South Mississippi and to purchase tickets, please visit KrocMSCoast.org.  Join us in celebrating the flavors of the Gulf Coast and making a difference in our community.

Event Website: https://krocmscoast.org/KrocMSCoast/taste-of-south-mississippi

Facebook Event Link: https://fb.me/e/he1wxutbO


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