The courtyard area outside Temecula’s City Hall building was filled with the smell of food as multiple restaurants and wineries set up shop for a good cause on April 26. It was the fourth annual Taste of Temecula Valley fundraiser and thousands of event attendees tried food, beer and wine from the many businesses that participated from 11 a.m. until 7 p.m. that day.
The event was organized to benefit the Temecula Valley Foundation for Excellence in Education (TVEE), which is an organization that seeks to help schools in Southwest Riverside County meet some of their educational goals.
In addition to delicious food and drink, guests could also dance to live bands performing a number of hits from the 70s and 80s.
Chef of Mama’s Cucina Italiana at Pala Casino Spa & Resort, Luciano Cibelli, whipped up a variety of handcrafted Italian favorites such as Lobster Ravioli, as well as a trio of desserts that consisted of Pana Cotta, Cr