Greater Cleveland Food Bank

Taste of the Browns

Give Help/Taste of the Browns

Held in the Club Lounge at FirstEnergy Stadium, Taste of the Browns celebrates our city’s love of its sport teams and our unique and acclaimed culinary talents, all while providing hundreds of thousands of meals to needy Northeast Ohioans.  Last year's event will took place on Monday, September 19 and featured delicious tastings from more than 25 restaurants and beverage purveyors.

2016 Taste of the Browns Honorary Event Chairs:
Cleveland Browns Alumnus, Judge Dick Ambrose
Cleveland Browns Tight End, Gary Barnidge
Chef Rocco Whalen

Click here to view last year's auction brochure

The event's Live Auction featured:

  • Cleveland Browns Game Day Experience- Package for four (4) people to attend the Browns vs. Jets game on October 30, 2016. Seats are in section 138, Row 19, Seats 3-6 and package includes pregame field passes, DRAFT ROOM passes (NEW space Private Club located on the 100 level, limited to only 385 members, all-inclusive food and drinks, including beer and wine, prime 100 level seats, private entrance into the stadium). Package also includes 4 mugs, 4 knit hats, umbrella, and tote bag. Courtesy of Cleveland Browns.
  • Tailgate with Rocco- A tailgate party with Chef Rocco at Fahrenheit in the Private Dining Room to watch the November 10, 2016 Browns at Ravens game. Includes unlimited food, wine & mixed drinks for 40 guests from 8 p.m. until the game ends. Courtesy of Chef Rocco Whalen.
  • Movie Night with Gary Barnidge- Join Browns Tight End and movie buff Gary Barnidge for a night at the movies for 10 people. Courtesy of Cleveland Browns & Gary Barnidge.
  • Personalized Browns Helmet- Browns replica helmet personalized for the winner by event Co-Chairs, Tight End Gary Barnidge and Alumni Judge Dick Ambrose. Courtesy of Cleveland Browns.
  • #Give10 Fund-the-Cause- Your contribution toward our $10,000 goal will enable the Greater Cleveland Food Bank to provide 40,000 meals to those struggling with hunger in our community. 

2016 Participating Restaurants and Beverage Purveyors Include:

AMP 150
B Spot
Bar Cento
Blue Point Grille
Butcher and the Brewer
Caruso's Coffee
Cedar Creek Grille
Cleveland Browns Hospitality Group
Cleveland Chop
Corleone's Ristorante & Bar
Deagan's Kitchen and Humble Wine Bar
E & J Gallo Winery (Superior Beverage)
EDWINS Leadership & Restaurant Institute
European Wine Imports, Inc.
Fleming's Prime Steakhouse & Wine Bar
Graeter's Ice Cream Crocker Park
Greater Cleveland Food Bank Community Kitchen
Heidelberg Distributors
House of LaRose
Inca Tea
Jonathon Sawyer's Street Frites
Johnny's Bar
Johnny's Downtown
Lago East Bank
Little Devil Cupcakery
Luca Italian Cuisine
Market District
Momocho and El Carnicero
Nano Brew
Nuevo Modern Mexican & Tequila Bar
Orlando Baking Company
Parker's Downtown
Patterson Fruit Farms
Pearl of the Orient
Pickwick and Frolic
Pier W
Private Reserve Fine Wines
Restore Cold Pressed
Seballos Pastries
Southern Wine & Spirits
Sweet Designs Chocolatier
Sushi 86
Traderman Distributors
Tremont TapHouse
University Hospitals Ahuja Medical Center/Sodexo
Zack Bruell Restaurants