It was the perfect event for all foodies of the Midlands.
The Flavor of Lake Murray took put Thursday night at the DoubleTree by Hilton in Columbia, with 16 unique restaurant and/or caterers from throughout the region providing samples of their specialty dishes.
The fundraising occasion is held every year to elevate cash for Lake Murray’s July Fourth fireworks show, put on by the Money Town/Lake Murray Region Regional Tourism Board. Even so, this year’s function also served as a regional qualifier for the Entire world Food Championships.
All collaborating chefs were being judged by the occasion-goers, who were being equipped to vote for their favourite vendor.
The major six winners were declared in the vicinity of the stop of the evening. Bistro on the Boulevard took very first position, followed by Griffin’s Chophouse, RF’s Corner Grill, Juniper’s, Figaro, and Alodia’s. They will now variety “crew Lake Murray Country” at the final round of the Globe Foods Championships, which will be held in Texas this November.
Internet marketing vice president Jayne Baker claimed it was wonderful to see so numerous attendees arrive out to aid the fundraiser and participate in the voting.
“It was great to see folks so fired up to be out,” she said. “We put this on for the fireworks each 12 months. We just hope all people continues to help it and occur out to enable us raise money. With no the funds, there would be no Lake Murray July Fourth fireworks.”
The crowds have been entertained by the Finesse Band of Irmo, and Tokyo Joe.