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Thu, September 08, 2022
6:30 PM - 9:30 PM CT

Findlay Market
1801 Race Street
Cincinnati, OH 45202

Enjoy food from top local chefs and market merchants, wine pairings and more, all while raising funds for vital Findlay Market initiatives.


The flavors will fly again this September at our annual fundraiser, Flavor of Findlay, as we bring together market merchants and Cincinnati’s top culinary talent to celebrate our local food scene.


Flavor of Findlay includes:

  • Tasting stations featuring collaborations between market merchants and top local chefs
  • Wine pairings at each tasting station sponsored by Market Wines and special event cocktail by Jane's 
  • Robust silent auction with a plethora of items and experiences to bid on
  • Special guests: Mollie Watson as emcee, Brian Hellmann as DJ, and Tracy Walker with live music
  • Games and raffles: 50/50 Split the Pot, Wine Basket Raffles, Wine Ring Toss, and Flavor Mystery Bags


Tasting Station Pairings:

Jordan Anthony-Brown, The Aperture  +  Toncia Chavez, ETC Produce

Blair Fornshell & Chaske Haverkos, Brown Bear Bakery  +  Stephanie Webster, The Rhined 

Kathy O'Connell, Copper & Flame  +  Isis Arietta-Dennis, The Arepa Place

Caitlin Steininger & Brian Young, Dear Restaurant & Butchery  +  Josh Lillis, Eckerlin Meats 

Sara Abboud, Essen Kitchen  +  Frank Stier & Laura Riley, Madison's at Findlay Market 

Jean-Robert de Cavel, French Crust Cafe & Bistro  +  Mike Luken, Luken's Poultry, Fish & Seafood 

Hideki Harada, Kiki  +  Melissa Gilmore, Em's Bread 

Keyona Armstead & Joy Willis, K&J Seafood  +  Tennel & Chanel Bryant, The Country Meat Co. 

Suzy DeYoung & Miranda Maszk, La Soupe  +  Ashley Stewart, Colonel De Gourmet Herbs & Spices 

Jordan Kuhn & Ethan Bartlett, Mighty Good  +  Paul Picton, Maverick Chocolate Co. 

Duy Nguyen, Pho Lang Thang  +  Alex Nager, Harmony Plant Fare 

Brad Bernstein, Red Feather Kitchen  +  Nick & Evie Semertzides, Kofina's Olive Oil

Jordan Hamons, Tablespoon Cooking Co.  +  Sarah Dworak, Babushka Pierogi

Jean-Francois Flechet, Taste of Belgium  +  Dario Guintini, Roth Produce 

Andrew Schlanser, Good Plates Eatery + Kate Zaidan, Dean's Mediterranean Imports


Join us in the VIP section located at The Columns for additional tasting stations featuring all female BIPOC food entrepreneurs from Findlay Kitchen, drinks, treats to take home and other surprises. 

VIP Station Pairings:


All event proceeds support Findlay Market's local food entrepreneurship initiatives, food access for low-income individuals, community-building efforts, and sustainability initiatives.


Thank you kindly to all of our generous sponsors for making this fundraiser possible!


VIP Sponsors:

EW Scripps • Lia Hager • Model Properties • Sugar n' Spice Diner • P&G  • Valere Studios


Tasting Station Sponsors: 

3CDC  • Bahl & Gaynor • Barb Terry & David Akers • Cincinnati Development Fund • Champlin Architecture • Government Strategies Group • Graydon Law • KMK Law • OTR Chamber of Commerce • PNC Foundation • Rumpke • Santen & Hughes • SURE Mechanical • Urban Sites •  Zuber Safety & Security


Additional Sponsors:

Advantage Tent Rental •  Arthur J. Gallagher & Co • ASAP Event Advertising • Barnes Dennig • Stifel • The Columns • The Empanada's BoxWestern & Southern Financial Group




All tickets are non-refundable. If the event is cancelled for any reason, or if you are no longer able to attend, we are happy to provide our tax ID number for you to consider this a tax-deductible donation to Findlay Market. Thank you for your understanding and generosity.



2022 Flavor of Findlay Tickets

$90 General Admission

You will be sent a unique guest link which will allow you to participate in the Silent Auction. 

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Free Virtual Silent Auction Only


Use this ticket when bidding on Silent Auction items if you do not plan on purchasing event tickets but want to bid on Silent Auction items.

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$150 VIP

Join us in the VIP section located at the Columns event space for additional tasting stations featuring collaborations from up-and-coming Findlay Kitchen entrepreneurs, plus specialty drinks, indoor seating, gift bags, and other surprises and treats. 


You will be sent a unique guest link which will allow them to participate in the Silent Auction. 

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Raffle Tickets & Games

$25 First Pick

Purchase the chance to choose any silent auction item under $1,500 before bidding begins, some restrictions apply. This offer is first come, first serve for 100 tickets or available until August 30, 2022 at 11:59pm. One winner will be selected and notified on August 31, 2022. Item will be removed from bidding on September 1, 2022. $25 per ticket. 

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$5 (1) 50/50 Raffle Ticket

Split the Pot with us! Buy your ticket NOW for your chance to walk away the grand prize! $5 for 1 ticket. 

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$20 (5) 50/50 Raffle Tickets

Split the Pot with us! Buy your tickets NOW for your chance to walk away with the grand prize! $20 for 5 tickets. 

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$20 (1) Wine Basket Raffle

Purchase your raffle ticket TODAY for the chance to win more than a dozen high-quality wines handpicked for you by our Board of Directors. $20 for 1 ticket. 

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$50 (3) Wine Basket Raffle Tickets

Purchase your raffle ticket TODAY for the chance to win more than a dozen high-quality wines handpicked for you by our Board of Directors. $50 for 3 tickets. 

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$20 (3) Wine Ring Tosses

Earn yourself 3 tosses at our in-event Wine Ring Toss. Walk away with every bottle you lasso! $20 per 3 tosses. 

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Your donation helps ensure that Findlay Market will be here for generations to come, while also supporting local food entrepreneurs, low-income individuals, and sustainability initiatives.


Nonprofit Organization Donations Tax Deductible