Columbus State Taste the Future 2014

| July 31, 2014 | 0 Comments
A selection of chocolates from the 2013 Taste The Future event

A selection of chocolates from the 2013 Taste The Future event. Photo: Taste The Future Facebook Page

Columbus State Community College will host its 26th Taste the Future on Tuesday, August 12 from 6-9pm on the Columbus State downtown campus.

The Taste will feature food from 50 of Columbus’ top restaurants, clubs, and caterers, including Barcelona, Chef Henry Butcher’s Creole Cuisine, G Michael’s Bistro, Hae-Paul’s Korean American Kitchen, Hubbard Grille, Lindey’s, Matt the Miller’s Tavern, Mezzo, Plate, The Refectory, Tucci’s, and Cameron Mitchell and, of course, some adult beverages, including special treats from Middle West Spirits. More than 1,000 people are expected to attend this popular event, which highlights the Columbus State Hospitality and Chef-Apprentice programs.

The Taste the Future will honor three alumni of the Columbus State culinary program: Jonathan Basch, Executive Chef, Hudson 29 Kitchen + Drink; Curtis Duffy, Chef/Owner, Grace Restaurant, Chicago; and Joshua Wickham, Executive Chef, Rocky Fork Hunt & Country Club.

Tickets are $100, and are available at Taste The Future website. For additional information, please contact or 614-287-5028.

Watch highlights from last year’s Taste The Future event.

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Steve Stover is passionate about food. He has taught cooking with Rich Terapak for more than 31 years, and has reviewed restaurants and judged cooking for more than 25 years. He currently teaches cooking at the Franklin Park Conservatory after stints at La Belle Pomme at Lazarus, Columbus State, Sur la Table, and Faire la Cuisine. In addition, he frequently cooks for charity events and speaks to community groups all over Central Ohio. Steve had a weekly restaurant and food commentary program 610 WTVN AM radio from 1996 to 2008. From 1992 to 2004, Steve was the Ohio editor for Zagat Survey, edited five Zagat Survey Ohio editions, and was a contributing editor for several editions of Zagat Survey America’s Top Restaurants. Steve is currently a contributor to Edible Columbus magazine, and a regular guest on WOSU’s Allsides with Ann Fisher. In "real life," Steve retired in January 2012 as the Legislative Counsel for the Ohio State Bar Association, and is involved in numerous community activities.