Fort Worth’s nonprofit restaurant, Taste Community Restaurant, will launch its Fall menu on Tuesday, September 4th—just in time for Hunger Action Month! Chef Jeff Williams and the team, consisting mostly of volunteers, encourage all Fort Worth residents to come taste and see a new approach to solving the issues of hunger in our community.
“Our menu is a mix of health and hearty dishes,” said Chef Jeff Williams. “And a few nods to my Italian grandmother’s favorites.” Taste’s new menu includes fall items such as four cheese macaroni, warm farro salad, and a kale and spinach salad with tart apples. It also includes entrees such as a harvest pot pie, sausage and peppers served over polenta, and a mushroom swiss burger. The menu also includes a delicious peanut butter and chocolate bread pudding and a classic apple pie.
Taste Community Restaurant is the first project of the Taste Project organization designed to help feed, educate, and serve Tarrant County’s food insecure population, a total of 18.1 percent of Tarrant County’s overall community.
Taste’s solution is a fresh and healthy pay-what-you-can restaurant where everyone in the community, regardless of financial means, can enjoy a healthy, high quality meal, made from seasonal ingredients from the surrounding area. The menu has no prices. Patrons are simply asked to:
- Pay what you can afford;
- Pay what you would typically pay; or
- Pay what you would typically pay, plus a little extra to help a neighbor in need.
To-date, Taste Community Restaurant has served over 15,000 meals; some guests are in need, and others want to help. “I think you’ve changed my view of the world after we ate lunch here today… Thank you so much for making my heart so full.” wrote Jennifer after dining at Taste. Another guest wrote, “…This establishment has helped me on days of need. Not just nutritionally but spiritually. …A beacon of light for me in a very dark time!”
For Hunger Action Month, this September, Fort Worth and surrounding area residents can take action and come show support for the underlying issue of food insecurity in our community. Enjoy a wonderful meal. And meet some amazing people. Lunch is served from 11am – 2pm, Tuesdays thru Sundays.
Taste Community Restaurant
1200 South Main Street
Fort Worth, Texas 76104
Open for Lunch: 11:00am – 2:00pm
Tuesdays – Sundays (Closed on Mondays)
About Taste Project
Taste Project is a 501(c)3 non-profit established to feed, educate, and serve our community so they may “…taste and see the Lord is good.” Psalm 34:8. We believe everyone should have access to healthy nutritional food. Our vision is to see our community heed the call to battle and stand on the front lines against hunger. Our first project, Taste Community Restaurant at 1200 South Main Street in Fort Worth, focuses on healthy, quality meals made from fresh ingredients. Our menu has no prices. This is a give and take concept. We ask customers to do one of the following: 1) pay what you can afford, 2) pay what you would typically pay, or 3) pay what you would typically pay, plus a little extra. To learn more, visit us at www.tasteproject.org or find us on Facebook.