About Taste of Abilene

This event is organized each year through the Rotary Club of Abilene. Taste of Abilene is taking place April 18, 2023, and is an awesome opportunity for each restaurant in Abilene to showcase any cuisine they would like the potential consumers of Abilene to experience! Taste of Abilene is the largest fundraiser of the year for the Rotary Club of Abilene. In the past 17 years, over $500,000 has been given for local grants and culinary scholarships.

The Rotary Club of Abilene has awarded grants to the following organizations based upon proceeds from the Taste of Abilene 2021 event:

  • 12th Armored Memorial Museum
  • Abilene Cultural Affairs ‐ CALF Festival
  • Abilene Hope Haven
  • Abilene Writers' Guild
  • ARCADA ‐ Abilene Regional Council on Alcohol & Drug Abuse
  • Big Brothers Big Sisters
  • Canine Companions for Independence
  • Disability Resources Inc.
  • Faith Works of Abilene
  • Fellowship of Christian Athletes
  • Food Bank of West Central Texas
  • Harmony Family Services
  • International Rescue Committee
  • Noah Project
  • Paramount Theatre
  • Pregnancy Resources
  • Regional Victim Crisis Center
  • Special Olympics Texas
  • Taylor County Adult Literacy Council
  • Taylor Jones Humane Society
  • Texas Ramp Project
  • The Salvation Army