taste of finer things

2023 – Date TBD
ocean downs casino
10218 racetrack rd | berlin, MD

2022 was a sold out event … 

Thank You For Joining Us For An Evening Of Live Entertainment With A Pairing Of Fine Wines, Spirits And Delectable Food From Our Local Restaurants

Taste of Finer Things is our annual signature event which features a pairing of fine wine and delectable food from local restaurants. This spectacular evening is a chance to sample some of the best that the Ocean City area has to offer. Reservations for this sell out event are $100/person and includes open bar, wine & food pairings, live entertainment and dancing by “On the Edge” Band, free play, and so much more.

The Macky & Pam Stansell House of Coastal Hospice is a state-of-the-art hospice residence and community outreach center in Berlin, MD that offers care for terminally ill patients, palliative care, counseling, grief support, and community wellness programs. Founded in 1980, Coastal Hospice is a nonprofit health care organization that cares for individuals facing life-limiting conditions but who want to remain as active and engaged as possible. Coastal Hospice cares for patients in their home, assisted living, nursing home, Coastal Hospice at the Lake or the Macky & Pam Stansell House. The organization serves Wicomico, Worcester, Dorchester, and Somerset counties.

Thank you to our Participating Sponsors & The Amazing Menu

Atlantic hotel

Fennel Seared Rack of New Zealand Lamb w a balsamic drizzle. A variety of Fresh & Marinated Vegetables

barn 34

Date, Guacamole & Shrimp on a Cucumber Slice


Terrazas Malbec, Skyside Red Blend, Skyside Chardonnay, Chandon Garden Spritz, Whispering Angel Rose, Cloudy Bay Sauvignon Blanc, Tanqueray, Smirnoff, Ketel One, Captain Morgan, Don Julio, Bulleit Bourbon, Crown Royal Peach

candy kitchen

Chocolate, Chocolate, Chocolate

crabs to go

Seafood Stuffed Deviled Eggs and Smoked Salmon Dip

desserts by rita

Lemon Lust

fish tales

Mini Ahi Tuna Tacos

macky’s bayside bar & grill

Sliced Tenderloin

oc wasabi

Sushi Bar

poseidon’s pub @ ocean downs

Blue Crab Arancini with Sweet Lemon Vinaigrette

rice house bistro

Roast Pork Bao Bun


Jerk Chicken Wings and Smoked Tuna Crostini

sello’s italian oven

Italian Stuffed Shells with Ricotta, Goat Cheese & Garlic Confit, served with a Blush Marinara Sauce

sunset grille

Seared Ahi Tuna with Asian Slaw

taste events / off the hook

Fig & Goat Cheese Phyllo Cups

touch of italy

Polpette Della Mamma – hand rolled veal, pork & beef meatballs topped with tomato sauce, fresh ricotta

Wockenfuss candies

Chocolate Covered Strawberries, Chocolate Nonpariels, & Assorted Truffles

Thank You to our 2022 Sponsors



Breakthru Beverage

East Coast Auto Repair, Jess Hein HVAC, Monkey’s Trunk & Palmer’s Appliances

Northern Building Restoration

George & Emily Tunis

VFW Post #194

Dirk & Gayle Widdowson – Widdowson & Dashiell, P.A.

Worcester County Commissioner Joseph M. Mitrecic




Bank of Ocean City

Tom & Beth Hershey



Atlantic General Hospital

Braniff Property Management

Community Foundation of the Eastern Shore

Craig’s Drug Store

Delmarva Skin Specialists

East Coast Contracting

Richard A. Henson Foundation

George & Carol Galifianakis

Fifi Hiotis-Blackburn

Holloway Funeral Home

IV Solutions, LLC

Joan W. Jenkins Foundation

Mitchell S. Gittelman, DO, PA

Monkees Ocean City

Montgomery Financial Services

Mr. Michael O’Neill

Jan & Jim Perdue

Perdue Farms

Salisbury Elks Lodge

Cynthia E. & Todge Spieczny


VFW Post #10159

Whiting-Turner Contracting



Edward & Diana Barber

Barn 34

Bayside Skillet

Becker Morgan Group, Inc.

Cullen M. Burke, ESQ.

Billy & Maddy Carder

Sally H. Dowling, M.D.

Duffie Boatworks

William & Gloria Esham

Steve & Donna Farrow

Gillis Gilkerson

Hobbit Restaurant

Terry & Janet Hough

Jelar Corp

Art Little & Barbara Tymkiw

Mike & Jennifer Poole

Kuhn’s Jewelers – Susan Purnell

Long Life Treated Wood

Mary Ann & Joe Manganello

Manokin Center for Rehab & Health

Joseph & Susan Moore

Leighton & Rebecca Moore

Mutual of America

Ocean City Lions Club

Mike & Nour Ramadan

Richard & Kim Smith

Heather Stansbury & Paul Veprek

Telescope Pictures

Jeff & Rina Thaler

USI Insurance Services

Jakob & Jean Walter



AWB Engineers


Newton & Sharon Chandler

Bill & Cat Corey

Electronic Interiors

Jacqueline B. Gordon

Chip & Connie Gordy

Henry & Dara Hanna

Jed’s Auto Refinishing

Franklin & Paula Lynch

Ginnie Malone – Coldwell Banker

Claudia Nichols – State Farm

Peninsula Imaging, LLC

Pocomoke City Elks Lodge #1624

Crawford & Leah Rayne

T & G Builders

The Moore Companies

Tri Gas & Oil

Watermen’s Inn

West OC Injury & Illness Center

Tom & Terri Westcott

Elizabeth Calcott Wootten


friends of coastal hospice

Shirley A. Aydelotte

Tom & Carolyn Allen

Virginia Barrett

Dawn M. Bellamy

Benny Bennington’s Ceramic Tile Solution

Tom & Betty Berry

D. Scott Blackburn

Patricia A. Bounds

Margaret Ann Cole Campbell

Terry & Judy Chuvala

Deborah Cooper

Barbara Coughlan

Annabelle C. Dix

Susan T. Dupont

Buddy & Marcia Dykes

Mark & Sally Dudderar

Carolyn J. Elmore

Lilah C. Gonzalez, M.D.

Harrison Group Resort Hotels

John & Teresa Hastings

Stephen A. Hearne

Irmgard Heinecke & Cynthia Stamp

Hiat’s Grill


friends of coastal hospice

Nancy L. Howard

Tom & Karin Johnson

Steven & Kim Leonard

Franklin & Paula Lynch

Mr. Richard W. Moore, Jr.

Patrick & Lori O’Malley

Network For Good

Marnien O’Brien

Phyllis Oldham

Madelyn A. & Frank Pettolina

Howard Phoebus

Mr. & Mrs. Robert G. Rose

Ione Seufert Salzman

Anthony & Billye Sarbanes

Joan Schneider

William M. Shettle

John & Karen Talbott

Trax Deli

Phyllis A. Vinyard

Linda M. Wiles

Willards Lions Club

Sonia Zaffiris



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