May. 3 @ 5:00 pm – 9:00 pm
Wednesday, May 3, 2023
5:30 – 9:00 p.m.
Since 1998, Mexic-Arte Museum’s Taste of Mexico has become one of the leading Mexican-inspired culinary events of the year, with over 1,200 people in attendance in 2019. This culturally conscious event invites guests to generously sample creative cuisines from over 50 of Austin’s most eclectic and exciting restaurants, food trucks, and beverage purveyors providing fine tequilas and mezcales. This year’s Taste of Mexico will follow the theme Alimento para el alma / Food for the soul. Guests will also get to enjoy food demos, music, and more!
Taste of Mexico serves to support Mexic-Arte Museum’s art education programs. Over the past thirty-six years, the Museum has empowered Austin youth through its exemplary art education programs, family days, internships, tours, and the Screen It! The program, which introduces youth to basic screen printing techniques and careers in the art field. Screen It! received the 2016 National Arts and Humanities Youth Program Award, a project of the President’s Committee on the Arts and the Humanities presented by Honorary Chairman, First Lady Michelle Obama.
Theme: Alimento para el alma / Food for the Soul
Food has the ability to lift the spirit and bring communities together. Food traditions are often passed from one generation to the next, bringing us closer to our history and our families. Austin is home to people from many countries. Mexic-Arte Museum, located in Central Texas and situated so close to the state’s capital, has the opportunity to host people from all over the state, country, and world. These people bring a variety of tastes and food memories with them. In Alimento para el alma / Food for the soul we celebrate the variety of foods interpreted by different chefs/restaurants.
Dona Julieta • Maryam Azarang • Liz Everett • Chella Cardona • Rene Garcia • Hamid Yazdanpanah Salazar • Bethany DiBaggio • Rafael Rodriguez • Benigno Luna • Christina Currier • Kevin Taylor • Jon Escamilla • Manuel Flores • Joe Beccera • Tomas Sanchez • Lauro Bernabe • Alejandro Sifuentes • Joseph Lozano • and more!
Taste of Mexico Committee
Chair – Tamra Jones
Committee Members – Adrienne Brown, Erwin Cuellar, Mary Lou Lugo, Lugo, Joanne Ortega, Sylvia Orozco, and Traci Torres.