Hundreds Turn Out To Gainesville Soup-Tasting Fundraiser
30 restaruants from around the area came out to compete in a soup-tasting competition.
It's for the event Souper Fun Sunday, which took place on Sunday afternoon. The event was sponsored by students and parents from the St. Francis Catholic High School.
Officials estimated more than 600 people attended the fundraiser.
Restaurants from across the area put on their best displays for five well-known judges, including TV20's Paige Beck, Senator Steve Oelrich and KTK's Storm Roberts. The judges picked winners in six different categories including, slurpability and most creative.
"It's a great way for people to learn more about new restaurants that they have never been at before, so we kind of fill a nitch," Fundraising Director Sherry Houston said. "There's no other soup tasting competition in town so that's how we are branding St. Francis Catholic High School."
All of the money raised at the event will go to exanding the technology department at the high school, which also includes buying laptops for incoming freshmen.
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