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Taste Delicious Samples From Local Restaurants, All Under One Roof

Get Your Ticket, Support Your Community

Taste, bid, donate, and enjoy a night out while helping your community. Get your ticket today for Taste of South Mississippi on March 26 to taste samples of well-loved dishes from local restaurants, who will compete for your vote to win the “People’s Choice Award.”

For the past seven years, Taste of South Mississippi has raised funds for scholarships at The Salvation Army Kroc Center. Last year’s event raised funds for 40 scholarships at The Salvation Army Kroc Center, which funded 175 members, and more than $9,200 paid for children to attend after-school and camp programs.

The Taste of South Mississippi fundraiser for The Salvation Army Kroc Center will feature local restaurants, including last year’s People’s Choice Award winner Quave Brothers. Tasters will have the opportunity to vote for their favorite restaurant, bid on silent auction items and enjoy music by Saxophonist Jourdan Chaldin and Greater St. John AME Church Men’s Choir. Free childcare will be provided for the first 40 reserved children and Chick-fil-A will be providing the kids a meal. Get your ticket online at, visit the Kroc Center in Biloxi, or text Kroc Taste20 to 484848.

“We are honored to host Taste of South Mississippi at the Kroc Center and to see how the community comes together to brighten the lives of our children and neighbors. The Kroc Center in Biloxi strives to be a beacon of hope to the community that we serve,” said Danielle Emery, director of operations.

So far, restaurants who have already committed to participating are:

  • Morton’s The Steakhouse
  • Wing Zone
  • Chick-fil-A
  • Adventures
  • McElroy’s
  • Juan Tequilas
  • Mary Mahoney’s
  • Parrain’s
  • Salad Station
  • Chicken Salad Chick
  • Mercado’s Catering
  • CatcHer Vegan
  • Puff Belly
  • Magnolia House
  • The Stadium Sports Bar & Grill at Boomtown Casino
  • Bogart’s Steakhouse at Hollywood Casino
  • Bubba Gump

To participate as a restaurant, sponsor, or donate a silent auction item visit for information and to download the corresponding form.

All proceeds from Taste of the South Mississippi go directly to The Salvation Army’s scholarship fund and youth programs. This includes helping children to participate in sports, engage the fine arts, attend special events, and more that all happen in the Kroc Center year-round.

The Salvation Army Kroc Center is grateful for its sponsors:

  • Golden Nugget
  • Community Bank
  • Michael & Dianne Marvar
  • Mississippi Power Foundation
  • Ingalls
  • Sparklight Advertising
  • WLOX
  • WXXV
  • South MS Living
  • JZ 94.5


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