NORTHERN DUTCHESS HOSPITAL FOUNDATION ANNOUNCES WINNERS OF ANNUAL TASTE OF RHINEBECK EVENT

Rhinebeck, N.Y. – The Northern Dutchess Hospital Foundation has announced winners of its annual Taste of Rhinebeck event, a “traveling feast” held on April 8th that provided more than 530 guests with samplings from 25 participating restaurants, spirit shops, and specialty food stores in downtown Rhinebeck.

 

The event, now in its 10th year, is designed to raise funds to support the mission of the Northern Dutchess Hospital Foundation, which is to provide fiscal support to the hospital and The Thompson House. The event raised more than $26,000, representing a sizable increase over last year’s revenue (reported at $22,725). Winners in various categories have also been selected by votes of participating chefs and attendees:

Chef Preston Faust, Beekman Arms (Chef’s Choice Award: Best Overall and Main Course)

Chef Preston Faust, Beekman Arms (Chef’s Choice Award: Best Overall and Main Course)

 Chef’s Choice Award

Best Overall – Beekman Arms

Main Course – Beekman Arms

Dessert – Aroi

Appetizer – Market Street

Beverage – China Rose

 

Chef Joseph Dalu and wife Jennifer Dalu, Le Petit Bistro (People’s Choice Award: Best Overall)

Chef Joseph Dalu and wife Jennifer Dalu, Le Petit Bistro (People’s Choice Award: Best Overall)

People’s Choice Award

Best Overall – Le Petit Bistro

Main Course – Foster’s

Coach House Tavern

Dessert – Matchbox Café

Appetizer – The Rhinecliff

Beverage – China Rose

 “We are absolutely thrilled with the success of this year’s event,” said Dawn Morrison, executive director of the Northern Dutchess Hospital Foundation. “There was a palpable energy when you walked down the streets of our quaint historic district that evening. It is so gratifying to see people enjoying our finest foods and the company of one another, all in the name of supporting their local hospital. We are so grateful to our local businesses and volunteers who make Taste of Rhinebeck the wonderful annual tradition that it has become for our community.”

 

For more information about supporting the Taste of Rhinebeck and other Foundation events and activities, call (845) 871-3505. For full event photo album, visit facebook.com/myhealthquest.