MassEquality presents the Taste of Provincetown

May 17, 2011

A Festival of Fine Food, Wines and Cocktails With Special Guest Chef Tiffani Faison Saturday, August 27, 2011, beginning at 6:00 PM Provincetown Town Hall Auditorium

Boston, MA--Get ready for a Provincetown summer evening of gustatory delights! On Saturday, August 27, 2011, MassEquality, the premier LGBT grass roots advocacy organization in Massachusetts, will present The Taste of Provincetown, MassEquality’s annual elegant evening affair, seaside, featuring three hours of fabulous hors d’oeuvres, les amuse-bouches, fine wines and cocktails contributed by some of Cape Cod’s most highly-rated restaurants and celebrity chefs.

This year, top-rated chefs from fifteen area restaurants and Truro Vineyards of Cape Cod will provide their delectable cuisine sandwines. Participating restaurants includeVictor’s, Mews Restaurant & Café and Central House at the Crown. What a gala affair this will be at the newly-renovated architectural gem, Provincetown’s Town Hall Auditorium [260 Commercial Street, Provincetown, MA 02657] from 6:00PM-9:00PM. A VIP reception will also take place at Harbor Lounge [359 Commercial Street, Provincetown] from 5:00 PM to 6:00 PM. Individual tickets are $125.00, sponsorships begin at $250.00 and they may be purchased now at For more information, call: 617-878-2365. All proceeds go to MassEquality.

In addition, the evening will be highlighted by a special participation by celebrity chef Tiffani Faison, an openly lesbian chef, who was one of two finalists on Bravo’s Top Chef’s first season show. In 2007, Faison took part in a single episode cooking competition called 4 Star All Stars which pitted four Top Chef season-one contestants (Stephen Asprinio, Dieterle, Faison and David Martin) against four season-two contestants (Elia Aboumrad, Ilan Hall, Sam Talbot and Marcel Vigneron). Faison's team scored the winning menu. This episode aired on Bravo on June 6, 2007. Faison also took part in the Top Chef Holiday Special that aired on December 7, 2007, winning the $20,000 prize. Over the years,Faison has cooked locally at O Ya, StraightWharf, Craigie Street Bistro, Perdix, Pigalle, Olives and other restaurants.


Taste of Provincetown Timeline:

5 PM to 6 PM VIP Reception - Harbor Lounge (359 Commercial St., Provincetown)

6 PM to 9 PM Taste of Provincetown - Provincetown Town Hall Auditorium, 260 Commercial Street, Provincetown, MA 02657

  • 6:00 PM to 7:00 PM Music and Food & Wine Tastings
  • 7:00 PM to 7:30 PM Cooking with Chef Tiffani Faison
  • 7:30 PM to 8:00 PM Speaking Program with Special Guests
  • 8:00 PM to 9:00 PM More Music, Food and Wine Tastings

Participating Restaurants:

  1. Victor's
  2. The Mews
  3. Jimmy's Hideaway
  4. Central House At the Crown
  5. Ross's Grill
  6. Patio American Grill
  7. Relish
  8. Far Land Provisions
  9. Bayside Betsy's
  10. Ptown Parties
  11. Harbor Lounge
  12. Adrian’s North Truro
  13. Other restaurants to be confirmed soon!