Taste of Elegance

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Taste of Elegance 2016

This year the Taste of Elegance will be held at Renaissance Albany Hotel from 4 - 8pm on Saturday, November 5th, 2016. It's a night of mingling, accompanied by tastings from a variety of local restaurants, breweries, wineries, distilleries, bakeries & farmers! Our guests are treated to a night of elegance & fun! You along with 200+ guests are asked to mix, unwind and enjoy an evening dedicated to supporting the Boys & Girls Clubs of Southern Rensselaer County.

The Taste of Elegance is a dressed up farmers market. If you like what you taste, you are welcome to purchase the product and bring it home with you!

Please consider joining us!

Vendor List

2016 Restaurants, Wineries, Breweries, Farms and more!



Taste of Elegance - VIP Luxury Overnight Package

VIP Tickets PLUS overnight accommodations for two (2)! After you sip, savor, and see, enjoy beautiful accommodations for two at the luxurious and historic Renaissance Albany Hotel. This package includes an artfully balanced overnight room, with a serene and tranquil palette, that has just the right amenities. This is the ultimate way to experience Taste of Elegance. Why cut your night short? (Yes. This package includes VIP tickets and a stay for two!)

Taste of Elegance - VIP Experience

We’ve designed it just for you, the foodie, wine lover, or sampler of libations. Tickets for two to enjoy, mix, and mingle with early access to our Market Preview. See a private jazz performance and enjoy an exclusive food and wine pairing. Local favorite sommelier-chef Dominic Purnomo and Food Network All-Star Academy’s Chef Jermaine Wright will dazzle with a demonstration even we don’t want to miss! Don’t worry, we’re still throwing in the parking. (Priceless Value for $200!)

Taste of Elegance - Honorary Patron

Individual listing in printed program, entry to the main event and complimentary valet parking.

Taste of Elegance - General Admission

Entry to the main event with complimentary valet parking.

Taste of Elegance - Young Professional General Admission

For our valued young philanthropists (35 & under)! Entry to the main event and complimentary valet parking.


Included in your ticket price you will receive:

  • Valet Parking
  • Entrance to the Event
  • Plenty to Eat & Drink


Contact Jessica Rowell at jrowell@bgcsorensco.org for more information!