A Special Message from Our Title Sponsor
Summer is here! The Emerald Queen Hotel and Casinos is excited to sponsor another year of the finest outdoor entertainment our great city has to offer. The majestic Point Defiance Park will transform into a paradise filled with food, music and amusement and we?ll be there to kick off the summer with you!
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Charities & Community Partners
Decades of Community Support!
The Taste has worked closely in its partnership with Metro Parks Tacoma to ensure outstanding stewardship of one of the city's most prestigious parks as well as providing free, quality family entertainment to the Tacoma community. The Taste also provides revenue to Metro Parks Tacoma through restaurant and parking lot proceeds.
We are also proud to support Bates Technical College. Funds raised provide scholarships to students in the schools Culinary Arts Program.
Culinary Arts at Bates Technical College offers a unique experience. A student's first year is focused on learning the basics of handling equipment and preparing food at the South Campus. The second year student moves to Downtown Campus where specialties & food preparation skills are advanced in preparation for entering a career as a chef.