The Original Taste

Executive Council 70 brings more than 35 years of experience hosting the Valley’s premier food & wine tasting event. Presented by Executive Council Charities at the Scottsdale Waterfront, the event combines more than 40 of the Valley’s best restaurants,wines from across the world, select brands of beer and premium liquor, entertainment and a scene you will not want to miss. This is not your average taste—this is THE ORIGINAL TASTE!

Proceeds from Original Taste benefit Executive Council Charities to fund critical youth programs at organizations like Phoenix Children’s Hospital, Boys & Girls Clubs of Greater Scottsdale, Ryan House, Foundation for Blind Children, Ronald McDonald House Charities, Jewish Family & Children's Service, Sojourner Center, New Pathways for Youth, UMOM New Day Centers and many more.

(Must be 21 or over to attend.)

 Tickets purchased on or after Tuesday, April 22, may be picked up at will call (the night of the event) or picked up any time prior to the event at Executive Council Charities offices. 

To arrange pick up, call 480-420-3270 or email us at

April 26, 2014  7:00-10:00pm    

Scottsdale Waterfront   

General Admission Ticket: $150/ea

Late Night VIP Ticket: $300/ea

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