World Record set to be broken as Tampa takes on Miami record and makes the biggest Cuban Sandwich in the world!
Be a part of History in the making at the Taste of the Cuban Sandwich Saturday, August 18th
Taste the BEST Cuban Sandwiches in Florida, and watch in amazement as the longest Cuban Sandwich in WORLD is created and a new world record is established by Tampa!
Tampa, FL –Come and enjoy the best of Tampa Bay’s delicious Cuban Sandwich Tastings from your favorite Restaurants INCLUDING the winners of the Annual Cuban Sandwich Festival Contest and
MORE @ HCC YBOR Campus, located at 2001 N. 14th Street in Tampa, FL 33605. Saturday August 18th 2012; 11:00 AM–4:00 PM; (Please note updated location is across the street from the Cuban Club: as the Cuban Club has to go though some construction!)
Bring YOUR Cuban Sandwich cravings and appetite to the Taste of the Cuban Sandwich, an exciting FREE culinary event! The “Taste of the Cuban Sandwich” invites the community to come and TASTE, TASTE, TASTE samples of Cuban Sandwiches from YOUR favorite restaurants. Up to a dozen restaurants will be present selling sample size Cuban Sandwiches for YOU to TASTE!
Tampa City Councilwoman Yvonne (Yolie) Capin will once again present the resolution naming the historical Cuban Sandwich as the official sandwich of Tampa, and the recognizing the Cuban Sandwich Festival winners on stage!
1st place -Michelle Faedo's On The Go (Tampa) 2nd place -The Stone Soup Company (Ybor City) 3rd place -Cafe Masaryktown (Masaryktown / Hernando County, FL)
1st place -Gaspar's Grotto (Ybor City) 2nd place -Ronnie Pastrami's (Pinellas Park, FL) 3rd place -Cuban Guys Restaurant (Hialeah / Broward County, FL)
Tampa Bay Restaurants will also be attempting to break the World record by making the BIGGEST Cuban Sandwich... a record which is currently held by Miami for 30ft, Tampa Bay Restaurants will be attempting to make a 36ft. traditional Cuban Sandwich, which will then be donated to feed the homeless!
Enjoy LIVE cultural musical performances by Ray Villadonga and the Rayzilla’s Dreamboats, LIVE performance of the Cuban Sandwich Song/Jingle, dance performances, the reading of the famous poem, “I am a Cuban Sandwich” and a true cultural food tasting culinary festival also featuring Art and Cultural Exhibitors! Admission is FREE! Family Oriented event.
This event is part of the Annual Cuban Sandwich Show, with special Guests: Yvonne Yolie Capin presenting the resolution naming the Cuban Sandwich the Historical Sandwich of Tampa!
Who is making this BIG Sandwich: Faedo’s On The GO, Stone Soup Co., Gaspar’s Grotto, Ronnie’s Pastrami’s, The Floridian, La Teresita, Mata Monchies, Danny’s All-American Café, The Floridian, the Columbia Restaurant and MORE!
Event Sponsored by: Latin Times Media, Inc., City of Tampa, YCDC, Tampa City Council, HCC Ybor Campus, Hilton Gardens, Centro Tampa, La Segunda Bakery, Imaginary Mind Productions and Tampa Latin Chamber. Exhibit and Sponsorship: Jolie@Latin-Times.com or Vpadilla@Latin-Times.com (813) 407-6866 or (813) 4077191. Restaurants, do you want to sell YOUR sandwiches at the Taste of the Cuban Sandwich? Contact us TODAY!
HELP Emberlynn Padilla: Admission is FREE but we ask guests to visit our community help booth which will be present collecting donations for baby Emberlynn an 8 month miracle baby born with Congenital diaphragmatic hernia. CDH is a congenital malformation (birth defect) of the diaphragm. Malformation of the diaphragm allows the abdominal organs to push into the lung formation. CDH is a life-threatening in infants, and a major cause of death due to two complications: pulmonary hypoplasia and pulmonary hypertension.