Tuesday, May 12, 2015

Westfield Montgomery Presents "Taste of Montgomery"

From our friends at Westfield Montgomery...

Festival Offers a Taste of the Vibrant Restaurant Scene at Westfield Montgomery Mall

This weekend, Westfield Montgomery is proud to introduce the first annual Westfield Taste of Montgomery celebration. The festival will showcase the ever-evolving entertainment and dining experiences available to all guests and shoppers. Immediately following the festival, Westfield Montgomery will offer a Taste Tour in which participating full-service restaurants will offer a prix fixe lunch and dinner menu for guests to enjoy. Throughout the festival, guests can enter the Westfield Taste Sweepstakes by posting photos on Facebook with the hashtag “#WestfieldTaste” for a chance to win one $1,000 gift card to Westfield Montgomery.

Friday, May 15, 2015: Flights and Bites Happy Hour

WHAT: Guests will savor delicious flights (cocktails) and bites at Westfield Montgomery. Participating full-service restaurants will offer guests a comfortable and accessible place to unwind after work.

WHEN: Friday, May 15, 2015, 5-7 PM

WHERE: Crave, Met Bethesda, LobsterME, Bobby’s Burger Palace and Naples Ristorante will offer fixed price happy hour menus. For more information, visit the Westfield Montgomery Mall website.

COST: $5-7 per item

Saturday, May 16, 2015: Bite Club Chef Demo

WHAT: Guests will watch cooking demonstrations and sample the deliciously diverse tastes prepared by Westfield Montgomery’s finest restaurant chefs. This interactive and educational experience is the first of many sampling demos to come.

WHEN: Saturday, May 16, 2015, 11 AM - 2 PM

WHERE: Center Court at Westfield Montgomery. For more information, visit the Westfield Montgomery Mall website.


Sunday, May 17, 2015: Taste Festival

WHAT: From fast casual to full-service restaurants, guest can enjoy a variety of dining experiences available at Westfield Montgomery as well as live music. All proceeds from the Taste Festival benefit the Manna Food Center, dedicated to eliminating hunger in Montgomery County through food distribution, education and advocacy.

WHEN: Sunday, May 17, 2015, 11 AM - 2 PM

WHERE: Participating restaurants at Westfield Montgomery include Blaze Pizza, Crave, Jamba Juice, Roti Mediterranean Grill, Chloe’s NY Style Deli, Ledo Pizza, Met Bethesda, J. Chow’s, Aroma Expresso Bar, Godiva, Nordstrom CafĂ©, Cleo’s Oil Bar, Lobster Me, Qdoba Mexican Grill, Auntie Anne’s and ArcLight Cinemas. For more information, visit the Westfield Montgomery website.

COST: Two (2) nonperishable food items per adult or suggested $10 donation in exchange for a wristband and unlimited tastes.

Sunday, May 17- Sunday, May 24, 2015: Taste Festival

WHAT: For one week, participating full-service restaurants will offer a prix-fixe lunch and dinner menu that show off their unique dining experience.

WHEN: Sunday, May 17 - Sunday, May 24

WHERE: Participating restaurants at Westfield Montgomery. For more information, visit the Westfield Montgomery website.

COST: Prix Fixe menu priced at $15 for lunch and $35 for dinner (not including tax and gratuity).

About Westfield Montgomery:
Located at 7101 Democracy Blvd in Bethesda, Md., Westfield Montgomery is the region’s premier destination for fashion, food and film, and features more than 1.2 million square feet of retail that puts a modern twist on everyday classics for its customers. Its shopping venues include anchor stores Nordstrom, Macy’s, Macy’s Home and Sears, as well as more than 190 specialty retailers and restaurants. The property is home to the only East Coast location of ArcLight Cinemas. Westfield Montgomery has recently undergone a multi-million dollar revitalization project resulting in a complete transformation of the property. Conveniently located at the intersection of I-270 and I-495, the center is open Monday through Saturday 10 AM - 9 PM and Sunday 11 AM - 6 PM.

About Westfield:
Westfield Corporation (ASX: WFD) is a global leader in the design, development, and operation of premier retail destinations with interests in 40 shopping centers in the United States and United Kingdom, along with a major development site in Milan, Italy. In the U.S., Westfield’s portfolio of 38 shopping centers includes more than 6,700 retail shops across 46 million square feet of space in California, Connecticut, Florida, Illinois, Maryland, New Jersey, New York and Washington.

About Manna Food Center:
Since 1983, the mission of Manna Food Center has been to eliminate hunger in Montgomery County, Maryland through food distribution, education, and advocacy. Over the past 31 years, Manna has distributed 47.3 million pounds of food to more than 2.7 million individuals in need of food assistance. Manna serves approximately 3,600 individuals monthly totaling 11,500 unduplicated households each year. The services of Manna ensure that 21,000 adults and 15,000 children who are experiencing poverty, hunger, and food insecurity will receive essential food supports to help them break the cycle of hunger and food insecurity. To learn more about the services and impact of Manna Food Center visit www.mannafood.org.