Delray Beach Downtown Development Authority Invites the Public to Experience Two Nights of Food, Wine and Cocktails in Downtown at the 2013 Tastemakers of Delray Beach

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Delray Beach Downtown Development Authority in conjunction with the Delray Beach Magazine is excited to announce the 2013 Tastemakers of Delray Beach is underway.

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Downtown Delray Beach is a trendy and vibrant resort town, filled with entertainment, amazing history, culture and fantastic dining.

Downtown Delray Beach announces the sale of the Tastemaker of Delray Beach Passports on July 1, 2013 at the 18 participating restaurants. Delray Beach magazine (JES Publishing), in partnership with the Delray Beach Downtown Development Authority (DDA), presents the Fifth Annual Tastemakers of Delray Beach, a food and beverage tasting event. The event will take place later this summer on Thursday, August 8 and Friday, August 9 from 5:00 – 10:00 p.m. This premier culinary two-day event has been overwhelmingly well received by attendees and is a wonderful way to showcase the vibrant Downtown Delray Beach and all it has to offer all year round.

This unique event, Tastemakers of Delray Beach truly is a strolling international food event, featuring 18 of Delray’s premier restaurants within the downtown area. Each participating restaurant has designed a special culinary delight that is reflective of their chef’s specialty and paired it with a special beverage selection. The Passport holder will stroll from restaurant to restaurant partaking in the savory delights that these locations have provided. The program will be held on two evenings in order to allow people time to experience all 18 restaurants. It is a “must experience” this summer!

In order to participate guests must purchase a Passport at any of the participating restaurants for $30 cash (quantities are limited). The Passport also provides a specially designed promotional offer that is redeemable at the restaurants from July 1-September 30. Some of the offers consist of 10%-15% off your entrée choice, free glass of wine, or even complimentary appetizers. To see the full section of the offers and tasting, visit

A portion of the Passport proceeds will benefit the Spady Cultural Heritage Museum this year to support the effort of “expanding, preserving and presenting the culturally diverse history of the African Diaspora in Palm Beach County.” If all Passports are sold for the 2013 Tastemakers of Delray Beach, $2,500 will be donated to the Museum.

Participating Restaurants: 50 Ocean, Brule, Cabana El Rey, Caffe Luna Rosa, Casa de Pepe, Deck 84, DIG, El Patron, HiWay Burger, Lemongrass Asian Bistro, Off the Ave, The Office, Orange Leaf, Solita Delray, Sundy House, SWIG, Vic & Angelo’s, and Ziree

“Downtown Delray Beach is a trendy and vibrant resort town, filled with entertainment, amazing history, culture and fantastic dining. We are excited to be a part of this continued tradition that the Delray Beach Magazine has brought to our Village by the Sea. We look forward to showcasing new restaurants along with those that have been a part of the community for years,” expresses Laura Simon, Associate Director, Downtown Development Authority, Delray Beach. “Night & Day Downtown Delray, We’re Just What You Need”™

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Downtown Development Authority         
85 SE 4th Ave, Ste 108                    
Delray Beach, FL 33483                
Contact: Laura Simon

Delray Beach Magazine
5455 N Federal Hwy, Ste. M
Boca Raton, FL 33487

About the DDA (Downtown Development Authority):

For the past 41 years, the Downtown Development Authority has assisted in successfully branding and promoting Delray Beach as the Village by the Sea. The Delray Beach DDA was created by Resolution 9-71, which became law on March 22, 1971, as a dependent district of the City of Delray Beach.

The main areas of involvement in downtown redevelopment include: marketing and promotions of the downtown businesses; place making, economic development programs; the DDA also works closely with merchants to develop seasonal retail awareness campaigns to generate traffic and sales and has created a powerful website ( that attracts thousands of visits weekly.

About JES Publishing:

JES Publishing publishes the award-winning Boca Raton and Delray Beach magazines, as well as several custom publications. This family of magazines has long set the standard for magazine publishing in the state of Florida and has been recognized numerous times by the Florida Magazine Association as best in its class for consumer publications. For information on subscriptions or advertising, please call 561/997-8683.

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