Taste the West Side is Steepletown’s annual signature event. Funds raised help support the program offerings. We celebrate and recognize not only the work of Steepletown on the West Side, but also the work of our neighbors commitment to the community. This year we recognize Chemical Bank and its commitment to enhance the West Side community. Additionally, we are proud to recognize our Alumni Award Recipient, Elizabeth Espino.
This year’s event is at the Goei Center and proudly underwritten by EPS Security. We are also proud to feature the team and Culinary Leadership Academy students from Kitchen Sage, which is one of Steepletown’s workforce development initiatives. They and other West Side food venues will offer their specialties for all to “Taste”; restaurants include: Sovengard, City Built Brewing Company, Maggie's Kitchen, Amore Trattoria Italiana, The Knickerbocker, Butcher's Union, That Polish Girl Catering, Blue Dog Tavern and The Jolly Pumpkin.
Individual Tickets are sold out. Only the Steepletown Sponsorship is available.
Taste The Westside 2018 will be held at,
Address: 818 Butterworth St SW, Grand Rapids, MI 49504
Date: March, 21st, 2018
Doors open at 5pm.
Since 1994,Steepletown, located on the West Side of Grand Rapids, has been transforming lives within the urban core communities of Grand Rapids and the surrounding region through education, workforce development, and community empowerment.
Steepletown’s focuses include providing educational opportunities and workforce training for disconnected young adults, ages 18-24, to both address barriers and develop the skills necessary to gain employment. Early Childhood Education is offered at our preschool where we work with 2-4 year old children prepare for kindergarten and beyond. Culinary training with Kitchen Sage provides Serve Safe National Certification and hands on experience in the food industry. Senior Services include lawn care and snow shoveling as well as spring and fall clean-up.