FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
Contact: Janet Francis
TASTE OF EASTLAKE. FEATURES REGIONAL FOOD AND WINE, AWARD WINNING
CHULA VISTA, California — The South Bay’s savoriest fundraising event, Taste of Eastlake, is back with more of the tastiest local sips and bites from Chula Vista.
This year’s event celebrates 30 years of Eastlake, an important milestone for the east Chula Vista community. The EastLake Educational Foundation and EASTLAKE Alumni & Friends are partnering to organize the event to benefit neighborhood public schools.
The April 28 event highlights fine food and libations from over 30 local establishments, a silent auction, and live music from the award-winning Anthony Cullins Band. Money raised will help fund technology and programs for Eastlake-area schools and other needs in science, technology, engineering, art and mathematics.
“When we support our public schools ,we are helping to build a stronger community for everyone. This event helps schools to be future-forward and kids to be ready for the 21st Century workplace”
–Janet Francis, Executive Director of the EastLake Educational Foundation
Chula Vista is becoming a mecca for fine food, local brews and wines , and many of these delectable offerings will be available to guests to sample.
It’s an opportunity to celebrate and support our community and showcase the many culinary talents in the South Bay dining scene, said Katia Callahan from Eastlake Food To GO . “We get to sample the great tastes of Chula Vista and raise money for the kids.”
Taste of Eastlake began in 2015 and has since raised over $350,000. The event was put on hold in 2021 and 2022 due to the pandemic. The 21-and-up event will take place April 28 from 6-9 p.m. at Enagic (EastLake) Golf Club in Chula Vista.
Tickets to the event are limited but can still be purchased through the EastLake Educational Foundation’s website, EEFKIDS.ORG. Parking is free.
ABOUT TASTE OF EASTLAKE
TASTE OF EASTLAKE was first hosted in 2015 and has raised over 350,000. Typically held the last week in January, the event will now be held in the Springtime. The event was put on hold in 2021 and 2022 due to the pandemic.
ABOUT THE EASTLAKE EDUCATIONAL FOUNDATION
The EEF is a bridge of support between schools and the community. As a trusted non-profit 501(c)3, the EEF works together with partners to provide resources that advance 21st Century learning so that all students can achieve their potential. The EastLake Educational Foundation has raised over $3,000,000 for neighborhood public schools.
ABOUT EASTLAKE ALUMNI & FRIENDS
EASTLAKE Alumni and Friends is a partnership between Eastlake High School and the EastLake Educational Foundation. Since 1992, Eastlake High School has been the center of the community fostering academic excellence, community involvement, and celebrating cultural diversity. Eastlake Alumni and Friends keep the Titan traditions alive by bridging the past and present, building meaningful relationships, and supporting community.
ABOUT THE ANTHONY CULLINS BAND
Anthony’s musical influences include R&B, funk, soul, rock, jazz, and blues prominently displayed in his eclectic improvisational style. The band regularly plays throughout San Diego, including the Belly-up Tavern, headlining at Gator By The Bay Music Festival, and local establishments throughout North County. has been nominated for 2023 Best Blues Artist, by San Diego Music Awards April 25th. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Mw9Jr2RmKMs
ABOUT THE ENAGIC GOLF COURSE
Enagic Golf Club at Eastlake was designed by world-renowned architect Ted Robinson. This 18-hole, par 72 championship course includes 72 sand traps, four sets of tees, and colorful bluegrass and rye fairways. Enagic Golf Club features almost 1,000 trees, six lakes and three waterfalls to create a perfect setting for golf but also serves as a great location for events.
Website: eefkids.org. Annual Report
Anthony Cullins Band https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Mw9Jr2RmKMs
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