March 18, 2017

The Stratton Mountain Resort Main Base Lodge

The Annual “Taste of Vermont” is a mountain favorite event where the best of southern VT restaurants, professional and amateur chefs, caterers, bakers, deli’s, and more come together in culinary camaraderie to offer their favorite recipes for the tasting! It’s a fun & satisfying event for the whole family!

Food is donated, presented & prepared in donation

Proceeds from the Taste of Vermont go directly into the community to care for our local children and families living in economic hardship, providing food, warmth and basic necessities.


Drawing on March 18th, 2017 at the Taste of Vermont
Need not be present to win.


Winning Tickets Selected in the Following Order:


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#1 $1,000 Gift Card Von Bargen's Fine Jewelry

Von Bargen's has the finest diamonds and artisan jewelry.  

Where art meets beauty.

Thank you Von Bargen's!


#2 Dinner for Two at The Downtown Grocery

Elevated cuisine...
Located in Ludlow, Vermont, enjoy personal table side assistance from Abby to help choose a bottle of white and a bottle of red wine to accompany your meal. (2-Wine included!) (Excludes Tax & Gratuity)

Thank you Abby & Rogan Lechthaler of the Downtown Grocery


#3 $250 Gift Card to The Vermont Country Store

Rooted in tradition...
Locations in Weston and Rockingham, or shop from their vast catalog and online!

Thank you Vermont Country Store!


#4 Overnight Stay for 2 at The Grafton Inn  

Breath in the natural beauty...
The Grafton Inn merges Vermont's pastoral heritage with its modern charms. (Includes breakfast.) 

(Valid through December 31, 2018) 

Thank you Grafton Inn!


#5 Dinner for 2 at Solo

Quality, sustainability...
Located in South Londonderry Vermont, let Chloe & Wesley Genovart treat you with their ever changing menu dictated by the seasons. (Excludes alcohol & gratuity).

Thank you Chloe & Wesley!


#6 Stratton Ski Pass Cuff Links

Appreciate the special moments...
...that make us smile, laugh, feel warm in our heart, and make all of the time we spend together awesome!  (Sterling Silver, value $225)  

Thank you Izadorable!


#7 Golf at Tater Hill for 4

Breathtaking views...
The newly refurbished Tater Hill Golf Club offers birch-lined fairways, stone walls, flower gardens, and panoramic mountain views of this historic 18-hole championship course.  

Includes greens fees (value $300) (Cart rental is required but not included.)  Expires10/31/2017

Thank you Tater Hill!


#8 Stratton Logo'd Fat Bike

Let nothing stop you...
Winner can choose from an Adult bike (white) or Kid's bike (black).  Ride any and all terrain.  (Helmet included)  Value $1,500

Thank you Peter Heyniger!


2017 Sponsors

2017 Vendors

  • Al Ducci’s Italian Pantry
  • Baba A Louis Bakery
  • The Bromley View Inn
  • The Copper Grouse
  • Earth Sky Time
  • Fortuna’s Sausage & Italian Market
  • Four Columns Inn & Restaurant
  • Gammelgarden Creamery
  • Green Mountain Creamery
  • The Gourmet Deli of Manchester
  • JJ Hapgood
  • MT Smoke of Stratton
  • Mrs. Murphy’s Donuts
  • New England Hot Fudge Company
  • The Perfect Wife and Lini’s Indian Catering & Tiffins
  • Raven’s Den Steakhouse & Taproom
  • Red Barn Lavash
  • The Reluctant Panther
  • The Southern Pie Company
  • Stone Hearth Inn & Tavern
  • Stratton Catering
  • Table 43.1 at Black Bear Lodge of Stratton
  • The Taylor Farm
  • The Windham Hill Inn
  • The Whetstone Station Restaurant and Brewery
  • Vermont Peanut Butter Company
  • 14th Star Brewing Co.
  • Caledonia Spirits
  • Citizen’s Cider
  • Cold Brewtus
  • Long Trail Brewing Company
  • Mad River Distillery
  • Saxton’s River Distillery
  • SILO Distillery
  • Spirits of Old Bennington
  • TreTap Beverages
  • von Trapp Brewing
  • Whistlepig Whiskey
  • And More!

Vendor Information

Please join us as a presenter at one of southern Vermont’s favorite events:

March 18, 2017
Arrival & Setup 5:30 p.m.


We ask for your donation of 300-500 samples as we welcome visitors and homeowners to a wonderful evening featuring southern Vermont’s most incredible cuisine, ales, & cocktails.

Promote your restaurant, brewery, inn, or catering services to engage and wow regular and new customers. Offer coupons, take reservations, handout swag, or sell your wares.


Prizes will be presented by an official judging panel in categories of presentation & creativity.


The Stratton Foundation & Stratton Mountain Resort will announce your participation in all electronic and print promotions for the Taste of Vermont. A poster will be provided to you to display announcing the event and your contribution to helping Vermont’s youth and families in-need through the mission of the Stratton Foundation.

Please join the Stratton Foundation as we continue to perfect and elevate the evening to make it meaningful to you, your business, Vermonters, and guests to our area.

Thank you!
We appreciate your support and the opportunity to brag about you at the Taste of Vermont 2017!

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