2016 Taste of Perkins

A guest samples a selection of sweet and savory delicacies provided by Max Ultimate Food in the tasting room during the Taste of Perkins. Photo Credit: Brian Smith.

Taste of success!

From savory delicacies to sweet treats, there was something for everyone at the 2016 Taste of Perkins. Thank you to all of our generous guests, donors and sponsors for helping us raise over $120,000 to fund programs that educate and empower children who are blind. We hope to see you again at the next Taste of Perkins on Thursday, October 5, 2017.

October 6, 2016 - 6:00pm to 8:30pm
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Howe Building
United States
Howe Building
175 North Beacon Street
Watertown, MA 02472
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Thursday, October 6, 2016

Howe Building Tower

Perkins School for the Blind
Watertown, MA

Clock set to 6:00

6:00PM - 8:30PM

2016 Taste of Perkins Committee

Susan & Daniel Arndt
Alex Attia
Dan Avery & Benson Willis
Terri Healey Brogan
Greer Candler
Barbara & Fred Clifford
Cara & Joshua Coller

Mary-Catherine Deibel
Jay Dobek
Emily & Bennett Evans
Candy Haydock
Mona & Abdul Jomaa
Robert Mansfield
Beth Mendel

Kate O'Donnell
Mary Renner
Olgo Russo
Lisa Shapiro & David DeFilippo
Jonathan Soroff
Amy Thorndike
Antonia & Fred von Gottberg

Special Thanks to our Sponsors and Donors






Brookline Bank

Andrea & Erik Brooks
Mardi & David Durkin

Harvard Extension School



Eric Bluestone
Barbara & Fred Clifford
RoAnn Costin
David J. DeFilippo and Lisa M. Shapiro Charitable Trust

Candy Haydock
Tina & Randy Kinard
Beth & Jeffrey Mendel

Residence Inn by Marriott Boston/Watertown
Amy Thorndike



Annese Electrical Services
Susan & Daniel Arndt
Monique & Jonathan Bamel
Beacon Waterproofing & Restoration, Inc.
Coldwell Banker Residential Brokerage Cares
Corinne Basler Grousbeck
Irving House
Carol & Dennis Kanin

Mr. and Mrs. Owen J. Kellett
Last Minute Productions
Lois L. Lindauer
Barbara Maren
NorthStar Contracting Group, Inc.
Bernadette O'Halloran
Helene & Dave Power
Olgo Russo

Laurel & Michael Schnitman
Gwenn & Mark Snider
Rachael Solem
Hilary Tatem & Ray Hepper
The Charles Hotel
The Welch Corp.
Titan Roofing, Inc.
Antonia & Fred von Gottberg



A. Bonadio & Sons
American Plant Maintenance
Bistro Accounting
Joanne F. Boczanowski
Elizabeth Brach & Jose Marcal
Greer Candler

Casella Waste Systems, Inc.
Enterprise Equipment Co., Inc.
Terri Healey Brogan
KBK Business Furniture
Therese Minton
Nutter, McClennen & Fish LLP

Brock Romano
ServiceMaster by Gilmore
Special Needs Law Group of MA, PC
William A. Thorndike
Tobin & Sons Moving and Storage, Inc.



Paul Campano
Kristy Colgate
Ellen & Jack Cotter
Suzanne & Mike Cuccurullo
Mary-Catherine Deibel
Anuradha Desai & Michael Sheridan
Emily & Bennett Evans

Drs. Marjorie & Philip Gerdine
Christine & Brian Keiran
James Loftus
Greg McAdams
Deb & Bill Matthews
Joseph O'Loughlin
June & Randy Scott

Joseph Serafini
Mr. & Mrs. Hisham Shamari
G. Scott Shutte
Aubrey Theall
Kate Todd
Deb & Jason Verner



A Whole Bunch Flower Market

Cold Harbor Brewing Co

Kim's Candy Buffet


MAX Ultimate Food

Michael Stone Portraits




Arsenal Center for the Arts
Barbara Evans
Bokx 109 American Prime
Boston Celtics Shamrock Foundation
Boston Harbor Cruises
Janice Brady
Branch Line
Cabot Corporation
Candy Haydock
Columbus Hospitality Group
Discovery Museums

Emily & Bennet Evans
Gaslight Brasserie du Coin
Gray Mist/Etsuko Yashiro
HUB International New England
Il Capriccio Ristorante
J. Dee Asian Bistro
Jillian's & Lucky Strike Lanes
La Casa de Pedro
Jim LeBrou
Mark Trumble
Olgo Russo
Perkins School for the Blind

Red Lentil
Red Sox Foundation
Salem Witch Museum
Stellina Restaurant
Michael Stone
The Charles Hotel
The Talk Restaurant
Vera Bradley Store, Natick Collection
Wachusett Mountain Ski
Bob Womack
Nelson Wormstead
XV Beacon Hotel & Columbus Hospitality Group

Have a question?

For more information about the Taste of Perkins, contact Emily Goodman at 617-972-7583 or Emily.Goodman@Perkins.org.

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October 6, 2016 - 6:00pm to 8:30pm
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