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16th Annual Passport to Dining

October 30, 2022 | Member Submitted

North Tahoe’s Most Flavorful Fundraiser Features 30 Food, Wine, and Beer Tasting Stations and a Silent Auction and Raffle.  

Back for it’s sixteenth year, Passport to Dining promises to be an evening of delicious food, craft breweries, and regional wineries that attendees won’t want to miss. North Tahoe Business Association (NTBA), a nonprofit organization with a mission to improve economic vitality and quality of life, will host North Tahoe’s most flavorful fundraiser on Thursday, November 10, from 6 p.m. to 9 p.m. at North Tahoe Event Center, in Kings Beach, CA. 

Passport to Dining brings together a wide variety of flavors from restaurants, caterers, wineries, and breweries including: Alibi Ale Works, Aunty Elaine’s, Batch Cupcakes, Bear Belly Brewing Co., Caliente Southwest South, D’Lish Catering & Burrito Window, Glasses Wine Bar, Jiffy’s Pizza, Lanza’s Restaurant, Las Panchitas, Men Wielding Fire, Mountain Slice Cafe & Creamery, Now We Taco’N, Pep’s Place, River Ranch Restaurant, Sierra Nevada Brewing Co., Spindleshanks American Bistro & Wine Bar, Susie Scoops Ice Cream, Tahoe Bread Company, Tahoe Blue Vodka, Tahoe Central Market, Tahoe Tap Haus, The Soule Domain, Tree House Cafe, Truckee River Winery, and Tunnel Creek Cafe.

While enjoying tastings, attendees can support two worthy local nonprofit organizations by purchasing raffle tickets and bidding on silent auction items and packages. The raffle and auction are recognized as one of the best in North Lake Tahoe featuring Northern California Getaway Packages and many additional valuable items. 

This year, NTBA will donate a portion of Passport to Dining’s proceeds to Sierra Community House, an organization dedicated to connecting and empowering the community through family strengthening, crisis intervention, hunger relief, and legal services.

Tickets are $60 and include unlimited responsible tastings.  Attendees can vote for the People’s Choice award for best food station. Tickets are available in advance only, and can be found online at www.northtahoebusiness.org on a limited, first-come, first-served basis.   

“Passport to Dining is a super fun and social fundraiser that allows NTBA to showcase and guests to enjoy culinary delights from a variety of tasting stations while supporting two worthy local nonprofit organizations,” said Alyssa Reilly, executive director of NTBA.

For a list of tasting stations, premier silent auction and raffle prizes, and additional Passport to Dining information, visit www.northtahoebusiness.org.

Passport to Dining is made possible through the generosity of the participating restaurants, caterers, breweries, and wineries. Passport to Dining is sponsored by Liberty Utilities, North Tahoe Public Utility District, Placer County, Moonshine Ink, Tahoe Quarterly, and Tahoe Weekly.

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