Saturday, July 9, 2011

Taste History™! Culinary Tours of Historic Delray Beach & Boynton Beach, Florida premiering October 15, 2011

The Museum of Lifestyle & Fashion History (MLFH) will be ushering in Delray's Centennial with a new tour program that has a gastronomic flair.  The Culinary Tours of Historic Delray Beach and Boynton Beach, Florida (Palm Beach County) will premiere on Saturday, October 15, 2011 at 11am.  Known for its popular Narrated Bus Tours of Historic Delray Beach which has hosted more than 7,000 passengers since its inception in year 2004, MLFH will be delighting the minds and palate with this new culinary tour program. 

Guests on the tour will have an epicurean experience From French Cuisine to Soul FoodThere's History in Every Bite™!

This new gastronomic history tour program is the first of its kind in Palm Beach County, Florida!  The culinary tours are in addition to the MLFH's Narrated Bus Tours of Historic Delray Beach, Florida that are held on the fourth Saturday of each month.

Here are some Brief Facts about the Culinary Tours:

  • This tour program is three-hours and includes a combination of narrated history bus tour and walking tour.

  • Culinary Tours of Historic Delray Beach & Boynton Beach, Florida are held on the third Saturday of each month, year-round, beginning October 15, 2011 at 11am.

  • The Culinary Tours of Historic Delray Beach & Boynton Beach travels by both bus and foot to restaurants located in historic areas and/or buildings.

  • MLFH has nearly ten restaurant partners. At least two restaurants are visited per tour where sample tastings are provided of that restaurant’s cuisine and the tour guests will learn food history and the historic significance of the building or location of the restaurant. These restaurant visits will be alternated and visited on a rotating schedule each third Saturday of the month. The dining establishments include mom-and-pop restaurants, Italian restaurants, Seafood restaurants and American cuisine restaurants.

  • History information about historic neighborhoods, districts and buildings are narrated during the tour. Some of the areas visited include Downtown Delray Beach, Pineapple Grove Arts District, and Ocean Avenue.

  • Learn enlightening history about the State of Florida, Palm Beach County, Delray Beach, and Boynton Beach

  • Tour starts by bus at MLFH in Boynton Beach.  Passengers are then transported by bus followed by a walking component.  History information is narrated for the entire duration of the tour.  The walking components ranges from 3 to 6 blocks per tour.

  • Tour takes place rain or shine

  • Effective November 20, 2011, the new per person rate is $35 per person

  • Private group tours and school field trips are also available.

  • Bus tour ticket purchase includes same day admission to view the exhibits at MLFH.

  • Parking & Boarding for the Bus Tour at: Museum of Lifestyle & Fashion History,
    801 N. Congress Avenue, Suite 483;
    Boynton Beach Mall (Inside Mall in North wing), Boynton Beach, FL  33426

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Sponsors, to date: Boynton Beach Mall-Simon Malls, Patricia Ann Ravo Fund and Boris & Edith Rueger Fund. Sponsorship opportunities are still available.

Tour Dates for Culinary Tours of Historic Delray Beach and Boynton Beach, FloridaThird Saturdays at 11am (Culinary tours are three-hours and are combination of narrated history bus tour and walking tour).

Saturday, October 15, 2011 at 11am (October 15th tour is Sold-Out) 
Saturday, November 19, 2011 at 11am (November 19th tour is Sold-Out)
Saturday, December 17, 2011 at 11am (December 17th tour is Sold-Out)
Saturday, January 21, 2012 at 11am (January 21st is Sold-Out)
Saturday, February 18, 2012 at 11am ( February 18th Tour is Sold-out)
Saturday, March 17, 2012 at 11am (March 17th Tour is Sold-Out)
Saturday, April 21, 2012 at 11am (April 21st is Sold-Out)
Saturday, May 19, 2012 at 11am
Saturday, June 16, 2012 at 11am
Saturday, July 21, 2012 at 11am
Saturday, August 18, 2012 at 11am
Saturday, September 15, 2012 at 11am
Saturday, October 20, 2012 at 11am
Saturday, November 17, 2012 at 11am
Saturday, December 15, 2012 at 11am

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