Taste of the World 2016, a food tour of more than 25 restaurants that are representative of countries across five continents all located within beautiful east Charlotte. The four-hour event including a two-hour restaurant tour takes guests on a culinary expedition of the locally owned food establishments throughout east Charlotte’s International District. Registration will begin at 4:30 PM, with activities continuing until 9:30 PM.
Participants in the Taste of the World festivities are welcomed at The VanLandingham Estate Opening Reception and Registration with live music, drinks and tours of the Estate and Gardens. Guests are assigned to one of a variety of coach tour buses. Each bus is staffed with knowledgeable volunteer Community Guide who points out fun and historic information and facts along the route. Guests will enjoy a special selection of food samplings at three selected locations from among the participating restaurants. Each location represents the varied cuisine, culture, history, character and personalized story unique to each restaurant. Upon return of the dining tours to The VanLandingham Estate, guests gather for a delicious dessert reception with live music, festivities and prizes.