Taste of Westport Returns May 1st 2014

CTbites Team

CLASP Homes of Westport will present its 10th annual Taste of Westport on Thursday, May 1, at The Westport Inn from 6:00 to 9:00. Enjoy an evening tasting the favorite dishes of  choice area restaurants, accompanied by a selection of wines, beers and cocktails, and end it with desserts, cappuccino and gelato - all to support a great cause. 

Start your evening perusing a terrific selection of silent auction items while you enjoy fresh oysters and clams on the half shell from Hummock Island Raw Bar, move on to dishes from several new restaurants, including The Spread, Geronimo and Little Barn, and from many long time favorites - Pane E Bene, T & C Steakhouse and Bobby Qs. Taste a selection of wines, local artisan beers and fun cocktails. And end your evening with low fat protein-enriched Forte Gelato and cappuccino from Eventi Cafe - all while listening and dancing to the smooth stylings of the Carruthers Brothers Trio.

Tickets for Taste of Westport are $75 and may be purchased at www.tasteofwestport.com or by calling Robin Hammond at CLASP, 203-226-7895, Ext 144. Tickets will also be available at the door at $80.

CLASP is a 32 year old charitable organization providing homes and opportunities for people with autism and other developmental disabilities. The organization runs a number of programs to foster independence, dignity and continued growth for its clients. It operates 21 residences in seven communities including Westport, Norwalk, Fairfield, Wilton, Easton, Trumbull and Stratford. And CLASP collaborates with many area businesses to match the capabilities of its clients with the needs these companies.