Taste of Tamarac

October 13th, 2018

How to Become a Vendor

If you are a local food business 10 miles or closer to Tamarac you seriously need to promote with us at our special foodie Fall Festival. The 15th Annual Taste of Tamarac will invite and select 30 restaurants to showcase and promote in front of a 1,000 crowd. We are also looking for nonfood businesses to promote, we have limited space do not wait and miss out.

So if you want new business, brand and engage, giveback back to the community that supports you please sign up before it’s too late. EXHIBIT, CAPITIVATE and PROMOTE with us, find that new life long customer, get people to talk about your services and have fun doing it.

Email: info@tamaracnorthlauderdale.org
Tel: 954-722-1520

Food vendors are required to bring 500 bitesize samples, there will be no charge.

Business Tables also available (chamber members $125, non-members $175)

CLICK HERE for an vendor application.

2018 Food Exhibitors

Applebee’s – Tamarac Arby’s Bagel Host Too
Black Swan Café Blue Fish Sushi Thai Carvel Ice Cream
Chef Ena Kitchen Chow Time Grill & Buffet Golden Krust
Coral Springs – Bundt Cake J.P Taravella Culinary Students Jupiter Donuts
Los Verdes Matchbox Pan D Endz
Pizza Hut Popeyes – Lauderhill Publix Apron
Rejoice Café Saxsay Café Scuotto’s Pizza
Silverspot at Coconut Creek Tamarac Café Dinner Tamarac Farmers Market
Tessie’s Teas Tijuana Flats Tijuana Taxi
Tin Fish University Hospital & Medical Center Walmart – Tamarac

2018 Business Exhibitors

13th Floor Homes 72 West Apartments Aetna
A New You Avon Arrigo Sawgrass Bailey Memorial
Broward Health Coral Springs City Furniture City of Tamarac
Costco Wholesale Dr Dulay Dental Melba Ballard State Farm
Off Lease Only Pacifica Forest Trace Senior Living PeytonBolin, PL
Postnet Remax Interaction Realty Soaring Eagles Academy
Strikers Family Sportscenter Tamarac BSO Tamarac CERT
Tamarac Historical Society Terminix The Learning Experience
The Marcus Group TLC Dental Urology of South Florida
Walgreens Waste Management Woodmont Country Club
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Chef Shermika Lyons "Chef Mika"

Chef Shermika Lyons known to all her students as "Chef Mika" is a native Floridian from Miami. Chef Mika enjoys cooking and teaching so much that she left behind a career in law to pursue her love and passion for cooking. Chef Mika graduated from the International Culinary School at The Art Institute of Fort Lauderdale with a Bachelor Degree in Culinary Management. She enjoys preparing all types of cuisines from Floribbean to European, and invites her students to discover their “inner chef” when cooking and baking any delicious creation. Chef Mika is a certified Chef with the American Culinary Federation and is the newly elected President of the Broward Chapter of the organization. Chef Mika has been teaching at ARC Broward Learning Institute for the past 2 year and is the Lead Chef Instructor, she truly enjoys teaching culinary theories and concepts to her students in addition to preparing them to enter the culinary workforce via ARC Broward Learning Institute’s 16 week entry level Culinary Arts program. Chef Mika is a resident Chef in First Lady Michelle Obama’s Chefs move to schools healthy eating initiative and travels to many elementary schools in Broward County creating healthy eating presentations for school-age children, she especially loves making appearances at her daughter’s elementary school. In her spare time Chef Mika is also the owner and executive chef of Chef Mika’s, LLC; a full service catering company (www.chefmika.com). She was recently featured in “Go Riverwalk Magazine” as One of Fort Lauderdale’s Top Favorite Female Chefs!!


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Chef Michelle Jones "Chef Jones"

Chef Michelle Jones "Chef Jones" of City of Tamarac, Youth Recreation Cooking Program and Here's Help, Inc., Culinary Arts Program. Chef Jones has been involved in the culinary world for the past 20 years. She has always had a creative and imaginary side and decided to pursue a degree in Interior Design at the Art Institute of Fort Lauderdale. After receiving a degree in Interior Design, she decided to switch majors and pursue her passion for food with acquiring a Bachelors Degree in Culinary Arts & Management.This is where her love for food expresses itself through tasteful creations in the kitchen and through her imaginative dishes from varied cuisines.

Chef Jones has always had a heart for others and loves to give back to her community. She has made it one of her main priorities to support healthy eating habits catering especially to the younger generation. She supports Michelle Obama's "Let's Move" program, which is "America's Move to Raise a Healthier Generation of Kids" and has been working with the Mayors of different South Florida cities for several years implementing a similar program called "Let's Jump".

She is constantly creating fun, healthy, easy recipes that she shares and teaches through summer camp cooking classes, as well as evening classes in the surrounding cities for young people so that they can enjoy a healthier and more productive lifestyle. Her addiction to this cause has led her to acquire sponsorship from some of the biggest companies in South Florida like the Jamaican food giant Grace Kennedy and the Spanish-American spice giant Badia.