JUNE 2012 – Cruisin’ Cuisine winner announced

         Congratulations to Chris Bonney, the lucky winner of the Cruisin’ Cuisine grand prize, Apple I-pad. Chris was one of the tasters that took part in the pedestrian “cruise” Friday May 18 that had more than 120 guests visiting 10 local restaurants, test tasting epicurean delights culminating in a drawing for the grand prize at the end of the evening. Chris a 10th grade student at Grove High School inRedlands said he enjoyed the event and would return again. “There was more than enough food to fill up a 16 year old and that’s really saying something.” said Chris’s dad, Geoff Bonney.

            “This was the second annual Cruisin’ Cuisine event.” said Chamber President, Paul Barich, “We launched the program last year and it was such a success that we brought it back again this year. This plays into our Shop Redlands program by showcasing our fabulous restaurants.  There’s no better way to spend a balmy Friday evening in Redlands then wandering from restaurant to restaurant tasting the amazing food selections that are available to us right here in town.”

            “This is the first time I’ve ever won anything”. Reported Chris who was going to take it home and start to play games on it immediately.

            Barich indicated that there would be another Cruisin’ Cuisine in Redlands next year with even more restaurants once again highlighting the varied cuisines and dining opportunities in Redlands.