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Taste of Rhode Island welcomes BankNewport as silver sponsor

Celebration of Local Food, Drink & Entertainment Returns in October

BankNewport is pleased to announce its silver sponsorship of the 2022 Taste of Rhode Island.  The unique celebration of local food, drink, and entertainment will return to the Crowne Plaza in Warwick on October 20, 2022, after a two-year hiatus.

“We are so proud to support the return of Taste of Rhode Island and to celebrate the wonderful members of the hospitality industry who have faced unprecedented challenges in recent years,” said Jack Murphy, President & CEO, BankNewport.  “For more than 200 years, BankNewport has been committed to supporting communities throughout Rhode Island, and hospitality businesses are the backbone of so many.  The Taste of Rhode Island is the perfect way to celebrate those restaurants, producers, and entertainers who are instrumental to the success of the Ocean State.”

More than 50 local food and drink businesses will participate in Taste of Rhode Island, including; Chapel Grille, Safari Room at Ocean Cliff, Arooga’s, Whalers, Mill’s Tavern, Dunkin Donuts, Bodega on Smith, Legal Seafoods, 13 Stars Hot Sauce, Bully Boy DIstillers, Cakes by Eboni, Howies, Fisher’s Lemonade, The Local, Iggy’s Boardwalk, Industrious Sprit Co, So Co Vedge, Shaidzon Beer Company, Pop on the Block, Solitro’s Bakery, BJ’s Market, The Donut Shack, Wormtown Brewery, Back40, LineSider Brewing, Twelve Guns Brewing, Layali, Andrea’s and, Dig In Dining venues that include Huck’s Filling Station, Thirsty Beaver, Park Place Cafe and Newport Lemonade. (Additions added daily. List subject to change.)

Guests will have an opportunity to win fabulous items at the Charity Raffle Pavilion benefiting the MAE Organization for the Homeless nonprofit that helps combat mental illness, provides distribution of hot meals, clothing, and toiletries, coordinates detox needs, transition clients from the streets to housing and helps with job placement here in Rhode Island.  

RINewsToday is a media sponsor of Taste of Rhode Island.

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