Allerton Ave International Food Show Fed over 250 People!

On Saturday July 18th, The Allerton Ave Homeowners & Tenants Association in conjunction with Marketing & Advertising Solutions Inc. (MAS) and the Bronx Chamber of Commerce produced the 8th Annual Allerton Avenue Festival from 12pm-5pm! This year’s Festival took place on Allerton Avenue from Boston Road to Wallace Avenue.

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This event featured: Hayrides, a dunk tank, activities for the children, face painting, balloon art, live entertainment, international food sampling, free salsa lessons, fitness boot camp demonstrations, giveaways, and MUCH more! This year’s live performances began at 12pm with the musical talents of The Jumping Dragons, W.R.A.T.H, and Bony.

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International cuisines will be offered free of charge from 12:00pm to 1:00pm to the following countries: Africa, Albania, Bangladesh, Chinese, French, Greek, India, Italy, Japan, Mexico, the Caribbean, and more. Special guest Lourdez Gamez, a judge from Tasty Ladies participated in a segment dedicated to the Best restaurant/chef contest. Next, a ceremony began at 1:30pm, where awards were given to 1st, 2nd and 3rd place winners for the best dish and best dessert. The following countries won awards during the ceremony and are as follows: 1st place- Trinidad, in 2nd– Mexico, and 3rd– Japan. Such a delicious privilege that’s offered in the Bronx each year on Allerton Ave!

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Our sponsors for 2015 include: Ridgewood Savings Bank, Verizon, Nissan, Allerton Ave Homeowners & Tenants Association, NYS Assemblyman Mark Gjonaj, NY State Senator Jeffery Klein, NYC Councilman James Vacca, and The Bronx Chamber of Commerce.

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We look forward to presenting the 9th Annual International Food Show for 2016!



Photo Credit: Miriam Quin

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