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For the past 38 years, The Barrett Havran Memorial Big Taste of Fort Worth benefiting Big Brothers Big Sisters has been Tarrant County's premiere food and wine tasting event! This event features the gourmet cuisine of Tarrant County's finest restaurants while benefiting the children of our community. Fine food, premium wines, spectacular live entertainment and an incredible auction make this event one of Fort Worth's best. 

2017 Event Details:

Date: Sunday, April 9, 2017

Time: 4:30pm-6:00pm- VIP Wine Tasting 
          6:00pm-8:30pm- Main Tasting        

Location: The Omni Fort Worth -
                1300 Houston Street, 
                Fort Worth, TX 76102

Attire: Cowtown Chic



2016 Big Taste of Fort Worth Winners:

Best of Big Taste: Capital Grille Fort Worth & Moonlight Cakes

People's Choice Award:  Capital Grille Fort Worth

Best Culinary Presentation: Whiskey & Rye at the Omni Fort Worth

Best Booth Decor: Blue Sushi Sake Grill

 Best Dessert: Nothing Bundt Cakes

Best Wine of Big Taste: Sleeping Giant Cabernet Sauvignon from Serendipity Imports, Inc.

 Best Wine of Big Taste Finalists: 
     Reserve Cabernet Sauvignon from Robert Mondavi Winery
     Sullivan Coeur de Vigne Bordeaux Blend from Monopole Wines


If you are interested in purchasing a sponsorship or reserved table, please click on the links below or contact taste@bbbstx.org / 888.887.BIGS. 

2017 Sponsorship Information - Coming Fall 2016


An extensive silent auction will be featured at the  Barrett Havran Memorial Big Taste of Fort Worth.  If you would like to feature your business by donating an item, please click on the corresponding link below.

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View the Auction Catalog
In-Kind Form (PDF)


If you are interested in having a great time while helping make a difference in the lives of thousands of children in our community, volunteer at the Barrett Havran Memorial Big Taste of Fort Worth benefiting Big Brothers Big Sisters! 

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Restaurant and Winery Participation

There is no fee for restaurants or wineries to participate.   If you would like information on participating in the 2017 Barrett Havran Memorial Big Taste of Fort Worth benefiting Big Brothers Big Sisters, please contact taste@bbbstx.org


2016 Participating Restaurants & Wineries

Arietta  Huneeus Vintners
Ruth's Chris Steak House

LCF Wines featuring LangeTwins and Goosecross
Billy Bob's Honky Tonk Kitchen
Llano Estacado Winery - Lubbock TX
Silver Star Whiskey
Blue Mesa Grill
Locations Wine
The Capital Grille- Forth Worth
Blue Sushi Sake Grill
Macuso's Italian Ristorante

The Grille at The Harbor on
Possum Kingdom Lake

Bob's Steak & Chop House Fort Worth
Max's Wine Dive Fort Worth
Thirteen Pies
City Kitchen Catering
Merriman Wines
V2 Winery
Clay Pigeon
Monopole Wines
Cooper's Old Time Bar-B-Que
Moonlight Cakes
Whiskey & Rye Omni Fort Worth
Del Frisco's Double Eagle Steak House
 Nothing Bundt Cakes
Winebow- MundoVino
Eddie V's Prime Seafood
 ParadigmDel Frisco's Grille
Forth Worth Boat Club
 Reata Restaurant

Glazers D&E
 Ridglea Country Club

Hard Eight BBQ
 Robert Mondavi Winery

                                                         2016 Presenting Sponsors



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