Clevelanders love two things for sure: football and food. So combining those two into a fundraiser for one of Cleveland’s best causes, the Greater Cleveland Foodbank, is a touchdown.

On Monday, September 15, the 16th annual Taste of the Browns will turn First Energy Stadium into a Clevelanders dream mix of Browns players and fabulous food. Chefs such as Rocco Whalen, Jeff Jarrett, Eric Williams, and Zack Bruell will be on hand preparing tasting dishes to enjoy. There will also be the chance to mingle with current and former Browns players, including event co-chair Joe Haden.

There will be a silent auction packed with sports memorabilia and other fabulous prizes and a wine and craft beer pull (new this year). Last year’s event raised over $175,000 for the Greater Cleveland Foodbank, which equates to more than 700,000 meals distributed to those in need in Northeastern Ohio. This year’s totals hope to be even bigger and help even more people!

Need more proof this is a can’t-miss evening? Check out my recap of last year’s Taste of the Browns!

Tickets are $175 for general admission and $250 for VIP. Tickets can be purchased online. Or you can enter to win two general admission tickets right here! Here’s how to enter (you can do one, two, three, or all four entries, just leave a separate comment for each):

1. Check out the list of participating restaurants and leave a comment telling me which you’re most looking forward to trying.

2. Leave a comment if you like the Greater Cleveland Foodbank and Why CLE? on Facebook, letting me know you like both pages.

3. Follow @CleveFoodbank and @WhyCLE on Twitter and leave a comment letting me know you’re following both.

4. Tweet the following phrase and leave a comment letting me know you tweeted:

*I want to help tackle hunger at @CleveFoodbank’s #TasteoftheBrowns. Win tickets from @WhyCLE: http://wp.me/p1fb9r-259*

You can tweet once per day for additional entries, just leave a separate comment each time you tweet.

The giveaway will close on Sunday, August 31 at 11:59pm and the winner will be announced the following day. Good luck!

****Disclosure: I was asked to help promote Taste of the Browns. In exchange, I will receive 2 general admission tickets for myself and 2 general admission tickets to give away. As always, all opinions are 100% my own.****

cshillzMomocho!

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tabithaim most excited to try l’albatros

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erinalready follow both on twitter

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zonedefenseblogCowell and Hubbard

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gedert014XO prime steaks looks delicious!

gedert014I like both Facebook pages

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gedert014I tweeted 8/26

rachelmost excited to see stino da napoli is participating, one of my faves!

racheli like both on Facebook!

racheli follow both on twitter!

racheltweeted 🙂

https://twitter.com/CLEfashionista/status/504249059029176320

amandaI liked both pages on Facebook!

KaylaI would love to try Momocho/El Carnicero!

KaylaI like both pages on Facebook! 🙂

KaylaI follow both pages on Twitter! 🙂

KaylaI tweeted!

https://twitter.com/KaylainCLE/status/504256426085462016

Katie B.Heard great things about Urban Farmer!

Katie B.I like both on facebook

Katie B.Follow both on twitter

Franklin MayseThink I’d like to try pier w. Haven’t eaten there in a while.

Franklin MayseI like both pages.

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Franklin MayseI tweeted.

BrianWant to try Urban Farmer!

BrianI like both on Facebook

BrianI follow both on Twitter

BrianI tweeted!

Karen FWould love to try Chinato!

Karen FI follow both on Twitter!!!

Alison ShanahanParallax Parallax Parallax! Love it!

Alison ShanahanI like both pages!

tabithatweeted.

Stephanie McFarlandI’m really excited to try the B-Spot!

Stephanie McFarlandI like both on Facebook!

Stephanie McFarlandI like both on twitter! @shawneegurl31

Stephanie McFarlandhttps://twitter.com/shawneegurl31/status/504297486400651264

I tweeted! @shawneegurl31

Jimwant to try the melting pot

Jimfollow both on twitter

Sarah rI am most excited to try Edwin’s. I support the concept behind the restaurant.

jessica zI’ve been wanting to try Edwins Restaurant!

jessica zI like Cleveland Food Bank and Why Cle on Facebook!

jessica zI follow Cleveland Food Bank and Why Cle on Twitter!

jessica zI tweeted!

TracyPeachtree!

TracyLike both on Facebook!

TracyFollow both on Twitter!

TracyTweeted!

Jennifer VPier W

Jennifer VI like both on Facebook

Jennifer VI follow both on Twitter (@jenalber).

Jennifer VI tweeted: https://twitter.com/jenalber/status/504456754080796672

Stephanie McFarlandhttps://twitter.com/shawneegurl31/status/504487465424785408

I tweeted today!!! 8/27

ErinI would love to see what urban farmer has to offer!

EmilyTweeted again

NikkiI’d like to try Urban Farmer!

ErikLittle Devil Cupcakery!

Jennifer VI tweeted: https://twitter.com/jenalber/status/504824146669633536

Stephanie McFarlandhttps://twitter.com/shawneegurl31/status/504864046248919040

I tweeted today!

EmilyTweeted again 8/28

Linley MurphyAhh! This list is amazing but I am really excited about Momocho

Linley MurphyI like you both on Facebook.

Linley MurphyI follow both pages on twitter.

erinlike both on facebook

Linley MurphyI tweeted!

erintweeted 🙂

LaurenI did all four! My favorite restaurant in CLE is Momocho. I also like both accounts on Facebook, follow both on Twitter, and tweeted 🙂

Mike T (@MikeT11405598)http://twitter.com/MikeT11405598/status/505079007768240128

Mike T (@MikeT11405598)little devil – who doesn’t love cupcakes?!

Mike T (@MikeT11405598)like both on facebook

Mike T (@MikeT11405598)follow both on twitter

itsaheroI would LOVE to try out Fahrenheit. 🙂

itsaheroI like both FB pages 🙂

itsaheroI tweeted! https://twitter.com/ItsAHero/status/505098166514241538

Jennifer VI tweeted: https://twitter.com/jenalber/status/505153323326922752

Stephanie McFarlandTweeted today 8/28

https://twitter.com/shawneegurl31/status/505208210144641025

Linley MurphyI tweeted again today!

tabithaTGIF … tweet 🙂

ErinTweet

cshillzTweeted today! ❤️

Josh FeigenbaumI tweeted the phrase 8/29

JayB Spot

JayFollow both on Twitter

JayLiked both on Facebook

Mike T (@MikeT11405598)I tweeted today

itsaheroI tweeted again https://twitter.com/ItsAHero/status/505439544993660928

EmilyTweeted again 8/29

Erin Giandomenico1. Being relatively new to Cleveland, I want to try them all! Most looking forward to trying B-Spot, Cleveland Whiskey, Fahrenheit, Little Devil, Parallax, Pier W, & Table 45.

2. Liked both on Facebook

3. Followed both on twitter

4. Retweeted the phrase (altho my account is private – @zepherine13)

5. My birthday is that Friday too so this would be such a fun thing to do for it.

Thanks for considering me! 🙂

Jennifer VI tweeted: https://twitter.com/jenalber/status/505555706154872832

Katie B.Tweeted today

Jeff Anderle (@JeffAnderleCLE)Followed both, liked both

Jeff Anderle (@JeffAnderleCLE)I might be the only one in NEO not to have tried B-Spot yet. So I am definitely looking forward to sampling one of their burgers.

Jeff Anderle (@JeffAnderleCLE)tweeted as well https://twitter.com/JeffAnderleCLE/status/505732178937139200

Linley MurphyI tweeted today!

Becky BashTweeted!

TiffanyFollow both on twitter

TiffanyLooking forward to trying Edwin’s. The concept is brilliant and I heard they have a stellar cheese board.

TiffanyTweeted statement

itsaherohttps://twitter.com/ItsAHero/status/505644885098377218 tweeted again!

gedert014Tweeted again 8/30

Stephanie McFarlandhttps://twitter.com/shawneegurl31/status/505858189016178688

Tweeted today!

Jennifer VI tweeted today: https://twitter.com/jenalber/status/505914523082321920

gedert014Tweeted 8/31

Jeff Anderle (@JeffAnderleCLE)Tweeted this morning https://twitter.com/JeffAnderleCLE/status/506065944436043776

Stephanie McFarlandLast day to tweet! Fingers crossed:)

https://twitter.com/shawneegurl31/status/506071968194760704

Linley MurphyI tweeted 8/31!

Sarah rI follow you both on twitter!

JillI like both Greater Cleveland Foodbank and WhyCLE on Facebook!

JillI follow both WhyCLE & Greater Cleveland Foodbank on Twitter

JillI would love to try Momocho!

Jill….and I tweeted!

Marcy bI would live to try Urban Farmer!

Marcy bI like both the Greater Cleveland Foodbank and Why CLE? on Facebook!

Marcy bI follow @CleveFoodbank and @WhyCLE on Twitter!

Marcy bI tweeted “I want to help tackle hunger at @CleveFoodbank’s #TasteoftheBrowns. Win tickets from @WhyCLE: http://wp.me/p1fb9r-259“

jimbaumgartnerlike both on facebook

jimbaumgartnerTweeted 8/31

itsaherohttps://twitter.com/ItsAHero/status/505977077917839360 tweeted again!

Jennifer VI tweeted today: https://twitter.com/jenalber/status/506262318406438913

Maria SB-spot, love those burgers!

Maria SI like both pages on FB, thanks!

Maria SI followed both on Twitter!

Jen @ Why CLE?Thanks for entering but the giveaway closed on Sunday, August 31.