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Taste Of The Upstate Raises $50,000 To Fight Hunger

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The "Taste of the Upstate" raised more than $50,000 to help Loaves & Fishes feed hungry families throughout Greenville County. The "Taste of the Upstate" raised more than $50,000 to help Loaves & Fishes feed hungry families throughout Greenville County.
GREENVILLE, S.C. -

The "Taste of the Upstate" raised more than $50,000 to help Loaves & Fishes feed hungry families throughout Greenville County.

This event, held June 2, was the non-profit organization's signature event. It featured "tastes" from many local restaurants as well as live music and live auctions.

"Taste of the Upstate" was presented by Duke Sandwich and judged by professionals from the International Food Service Executives Association (IFSEA). Here are the event winners:

                                       First Place                       2nd Place

Ethnic Award                   City Range                       Hanz & Franz
Southern American          Smoke on the Water        Roost
Fine Dining                      Irashiai                            Ruth Chris  
IFSEA Award                   Coal Fired Bistro*
Best Booth Decoration     Café Verdae*
Duke Sandwich Award     Stellar Restaurant & Wine Bar*
*Only one overall award given 

Loaves & Fishes is a non-denominational, non-profit organization that rescues perishable food from local restaurants, caterers, churches, grocery stores, wholesalers and distributors. Donated food is delivered the same day to more than 94 agencies that use that food to feed the hungry. 

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