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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: HEART OF NIAGARA’S “A TASTE OF THE NIAGARA REGION” TO FEATURE 30+ RESTAURANTS, CATERERS & BAKERIES

Heart of Niagara Animal Rescue’s 3rd Annual Heart to Heart Fundraising Event entitled “A Taste of The Niagara Region” continues to gain momentum and support from Western New York’s restaurant and culinary community. Over 30 restaurants, caterers and bakeries have signed on to donate food and dessert samples to the fundraising event planned for Saturday, January 31st, 2015 from Noon to 3pm at The Conference and Event Center Niagara Falls, 101 Old Falls Street, Niagara Falls USA. Heart of Niagara welcomes Big Cookie Cakes and Gino’s Italian Bakery as participants in this family friendly tasting event. The event is growing in popularity with a wide variety of new restaurants, caterers, and bakeries signing on almost daily. Restaurant, caterers and bakeries providing signature appetizers, main course items, tasty desserts, and beverages for the fundraiser and monies raised will support the rescue’s efforts so that their good work continues. To date, the impressive, and ever growing list of participants consists of: Bailey O’Riley’s Village Pub, Baked Cupcakery, Big Cookie Cakes, Brickyard Pub & BBQ, Brio Pizzeria, Carmine’s Catering, Como Restaurant, Conference & Event Center Catering, D&M Confections, De La Casa Mexican Restaurant, Donna Eick’s, Favorite’s Pizza, Formal BBQ and Event Catering, Gino’s Italian Bakery, Grandpaws Café for Good, The Griffon Gastropub, Honey’s Pizza, Johnnie Ryan Company, Kohinoor Fine Indian Cuisine, La Galera Mexican Restaurant, Legend’s Bar & Grill, Mangia Café and Bakery, Niagara University College of Hospitality and Tourism Management, One Eyed Jack’s, Orange Cat Coffee Company, Paula’s Donuts, Savor Restaurant at Niagara Falls Culinary Institute, Sweet Melody’s, The Spicey Pickle Mexican Restaurant, The Village Bake Shoppe and Tim Horton’s Niagara Falls locations, and Waterstreet Landing. Guests will vote on their favorite dish at the event and then name “The Best of The Taste of the Niagara Region.”