Newly added vip tables, online auction, more restaurants, craft beer and wine.

Stuart – The Big Taste of Martin County is presented by Publix Super Markets Charities, as an annual fundraising event for Big Brothers Big Sisters of Palm Beach and Martin Counties will be held Tuesday, October 15 from 5:30 - 8:30 p.m. at The Stuart Jet Center.

This premier food event of the Treasure Coast was a big success with over 700 attendees at The Stuart Jet Center last year. Located at 2501 SE Aviation Way, guests will be surrounded with the ambiance of private jets, as the Taste of Martin County will offer new experiences by adding VIP tables to expand upon the event. Guests will enjoy culinary treats as local restaurants, craft breweries, taste and samples of wine will create an event like no other for a good cause.

The community will come together for an evening of fun, food, wine, music and more at the “Big Taste.” It will feature incredible foods from local restaurants, desserts and delectable wines from across the world. Guests will experience an array of craft beer from local breweries such as Hop Life, Islamorada Beer Co. & Sailfish Brewing Co., a tasting and sampling of wines, liquor, and food from 30 restaurants of all cuisines throughout and surrounding Martin County. From Kyle G’s, Bobby Rubino’s Place for Ribs, The Dolphin Bar & Shrimp House, Berry Fresh, to O Gourmet French Bistro, Ellie’s Downtown Deli, and The Twisted Tuna to name a few. There will be so much to enjoy in support of Big Brothers Big Sisters. Guests will also enjoy a chance to win fabulous prizes in the raffle! Raffle items include Southwest tickets, hotels stays and lots more.

“The Big Taste of Martin County is a fundraiser for Big Brothers Big Sisters in support of their mission to create and support one-to-one mentoring relationships that ignite the potential and promise of youth throughout Palm Beach and Martin Counties. “We are excited to have amazing bands, new VIP table seating, and more and cannot wait to see the delicious goodies the restaurants and vendors will be offering in our 23rd year of this event” said Yvette Flores, CEO of Big Brothers Big Sisters.

Sponsor Include: Publix Super Market Charities, Macy’s, Philip DeBerard Injury Attorney, Southern Eagle Distributing, Rick Carroll Insurance, Avonda Wealth Management of Raymond James, South Florida Orthopaedics & Sports Medicine, Byers Auto, Bayview Construction, Independent Financial Solutions, Sunbelt Rentals, Treasure Coast Estate Buyers, Feiertag Financial Group, Treasure Coast Jaguar/Land Rover, Culvers, and Edward Jones.

Media Sponsors: Stuart Magazine, Local Dines, Seabreeze Publications, Hubbard Media, Ocean Media, and the Coast 101.3fm radio.

Tickets: $50, $60.00 at the door. New this year-$300 VIP table includes 4 tickets, a complimentary gift bag, and bonus raffle tickets. Tickets and sponsorships can be purchased online at

About Big Brothers Big Sisters of Palm Beach and Martin Counties:

BBBS provides children facing adversity aged 6-17 with volunteer mentors who serve as positive role models. Since 1986 the organization has provided mentors to children in Martin County and since July 2010 in Palm Beach County. Big Brothers Big Sisters of America (BBBSA) recognized the Martin County organization in 2007 as one of the 35 best performing agencies nationwide. Visit to learn more.

Calendar Listing:

5:30 – 8:30 p.m. Tuesday, October 15, 2019- Big Brothers Big Sisters-Big Taste of Martin County at the Stuart Jet Center. This event brings the community together for an evening of fun, food, wine, craft beer, desserts, music, and more! Tickets are $50 (September 20-October 14) and $60 at the door. For more information visit

Media Contact: Jennifer Sardone-Shiner, JSS Marketing and PR at (561) 891-7278 or email

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