The snow may have just started to fly, but preparations for the 2012 Taste of Buffalo presented by Tops are well under way. The event is now accepting applications from restaurants and wineries interested in participating in one of the region's favorite summer events. The 2012 Taste of Buffalo is set for July 7 and 8 in downtown Buffalo.
To be eligible to apply for the event, interested restaurants and wineries must be public establishments, whose primary commercial function is to serve food/wine on a retail basis, and be open year-round in Western New York. Wineries from the Finger Lakes wine region are also eligible to apply. Applications and additional criteria can be found at www.tasteofbuffalo.com. The deadline for submissions is Jan. 31, 2012.
The Taste of Buffalo presented by Tops is the nation's largest two-day food festival, attracting more than 450,000 people to downtown Buffalo. The event is held along Delaware Avenue and Niagara Square.
For more information, visit www.tasteofbuffalo.com.