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convention and visitor's bureau 4011 barbara loop, suite 208 rio rancho, nm 87124 toll free: (888) 746-7262
Come and taste the flavors of local Rio Rancho Restaurants!

THE 5TH ANNUAL "TASTE OF RIO RANCHO"  presented by CenturyLink
Saturday, February 7, 2015, 4:00PM - 7:30PM
Tickets - Pre-Taste VIP $20, 4-5:30 PM, General Admission $10, 5:30-7:30PM, Kids 3-12, $5, Kids 2 and under free.

Come taste what Rio Rancho restaurants have to offer at the 5th Annual Taste of Rio Rancho, Saturday, February 7 at Santa Ana Star Center, starting at 4pm. Back again this year is the exclusive Pre Taste ticket, with early access from 4-5:30pm. Over 25 Rio Rancho restaurants will take part in this year’s event, which will provide attendees with FREE samples of their signature foods while supplies last. 
Tickets are priced at $10 for General Admission (5:30-7:30PM) - $20 for Pre Taste (4:00-5:30PM) - and $30 for a 4 pack of General Admission, children 5 and under are FREE! 

Tickets go on sale Friday, December 19th at 10am and will be available at, the Santa Ana Star Center Box Office, or by calling 888-694-4849. This year’s event will feature the fan favorite pre-taste ticket for $20 that allows entry at 4pm to try all of the restaurants without lines or crowds, there will only be a limited amount of pre-taste tickets offered. General admission tickets are $10 and will gain access at 5:30pm. Also back again this year is the People’s Choice Award where patrons will get a chance to vote for their favorite participant of the 5th Annual Taste of Rio Rancho. 

This year’s participants will showcase a sampling of the great diversity of Rio Rancho eateries. Restaurants include, some of Rio Rancho’s favorite dining spots like: Joe's Pasta House, Fat Squirrel Pub & Grille, Hot Tamales, Namaste, Cafe Bella Coffee, O'Hares Grille & Pub, Pizza 9, Prime and Turtle Mountain Brewing Company.

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Monday 2/3 KASA Fox 2: 7AM Hit, 8AM Rub-N-Wood9AM Fat Squirrel, 9AM Fat Squirrel Part 2
Wednesday 2/5 Kasa Fox 2: 7AM Hit8AM Prime, 9AM Joe's Pasta House
Friday 1/31 Morning Brew Comcast Channel 27: LA Subs

1st Annual "Best of Taste" Winners!

Best Appetizer: Rub-N-Wood – BBQ Ribs
Best Chile Dish: Hot Tamales – Green Chile Chicken Enchilada Casserole
Best Pizza: Pizza 9 – Deluxe Pizza
Best Sandwich: Pizza 9 – Combo (Beef & Sausage) w/ Au Jus
Best Dessert: Joe’s Pasta House – Tiramisu
People’s Choice: O’Hare’s Grill & Pub

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