Taste of Summer

Thank you to everyone who helped to make Taste of Summer 2013 a great success! Our 13 participating restaurants, wineries & wine shops offered easy ways to support CASA throughout the summer, raising a total of $15,000 to provide advocacy for abused and neglected children. Stay tuned for next summer’s lineup!

2013 Taste of Summer Recap

Gift Certificates

Cafe Yumm!
All locations
$20 gift certificates for sale (good for 5 years), and 25% of each gift certificate purchase is donated to CASA. Limited number available!

Sixth Street Grill
55 W 6th Ave, Eugene
$20 gift certificates for sale (good for 1 year), and 50% of each gift certificate purchase is donated to CASA. 

The Vintage Restaurant & Dessert Bar
837 Lincoln St, Eugene
$20 gift certificates for sale, and 50% of each gift certificate purchase is donated to CASA.


Events & Promotional Days

Monday, June 24 & Tuesday, June 25, 11 am – 9 pm
Mucho Gusto
67 Oakway Center, Eugene
Satisfy your craving for a fresh, tasty Mexican meal, and 25% of your food purchase will be donated to CASA.
MUST PRESENT FLIER – Click here to download

Tuesday, July 9th, 6 am – 6 pm
Full City Coffee Roasters
842 Pearl St, Eugene AND
295 E. 13th Ave, Eugene
100% of the price of your purchase is donated to CASA! Enjoy delicious pastries with your coffee or latte. Includes all food and beverages from Full City and Palace Bakery. Can you help us spread the word? Click here to download the flier to share.

Thursday, July 18, 11 am – midnight
Papa’s Pizza
1577 Coburg Rd, Eugene
50% of food purchase is donated to CASA
MUST PRESENT FLIER – Click here to download

Wednesday, July 24th, 11 am – 3 pm & 5 – 10 pm
Party Downtown
55 W Broadway, Eugene
Enjoy lunch, dinner or a drink at the full bar, and 25% of your purchase will be donated to CASA. Click here to check out Party Downtown’s creative, local and mostly organic menu, a spin-off from the popular Party Cart. Menu changes daily, with unique dishes like chicken cheese steak, pickled Filipino sausage sandwich, and wheat berry salad. Then satisfy your sweet tooth at the adjacent Red Wagon Creamery, where 25% of your purchase also goes to CASA!

Wednesday, July 24th, 11 am – 11 pm
Red Wagon Creamery
55 W Broadway, Eugene
Beat the summer heat with handcrafted, artisan ice cream, and 25% of your purchase will be donated to CASA. Red Wagon serves up fresh and unique flavors like Buttermilk Brown Sugar Strawberry and Smoked Salt Caramel No. 6. Give ‘em a lick!

Tuesday, August 6th, 5:00 – 9:00 p.m.
Ox & Fin

105 Oakway Center, Eugene
Dine on the best of the northwest with an Italian flair, and 25% of your purchase will be donated to CASA. You must make a reservation and specify “CASA Dinner”. Click here to reserve your table online (and specify “CASA Dinner” in the Special Requests field), or call (541) 302-3000 and let them know you’re coming to support CASA.

Thursday, August 15th, 6 – 9 pm
Domaine Meriwether

88324 Vineyard Lane, Veneta
Enjoy a beautiful outdoor evening of wine, BBQ and live music from Tyler Morin! Tickets are $24 each and include a full BBQ meal from Hole in the Wall Barbecue (menu below), a glass of wine of your choice, and live music. Families with children are welcome. Plus, 10% of all wine sales during the evening will be donated to CASA. $13 of your ticket purchase will be donated to CASA.

Tuesday, August 27th, 11 am – 9 pm
Ciao Pizza
3342 Gateway St., Springfield (next to Cafe Yumm!)
Enjoy a wood-fired pizza or calzone, pasta made from scratch, or a fresh salad in this delicious eatery run by the owner of The Excelsior. Pair your meal with wine, beer on tap, or desserts made by Excelsior’s award-winning pastry chef. 20% of your purchase will be donated to CASA.

Thursday, September 5th, 4 pm ’til keg is gone
The Bier Stein

1591 Willamette St., Eugene
A special keg will be tapped of a new release from Ninkasi. For each pint purchased ($4.50), $4.25 will be donated to CASA – nearly 100%! Pints will be available through the weekend as long as the keg lasts!

Sunday, September 15th, 3:30 – 5:30 pm
The Broadway Wine Merchants
17 Oakway Center, Eugene (next to Burch’s Shoes)
The Broadway’s resident cheese monger, Catie, will select cheese to pair with wines from their award winning wine shop. Admission is $10 per person with 80% of ticket proceeds going to CASA. Seating is limitedclick here or on the button below to reserve your spot today! And remember: “The best wine is the wine that you like best!”

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