The annual Taste of Finer Things — a “pearing” of fine food and fine wine from 16 local chefs — will take place on Wednesday, April 3 at 6:30 pm at Harrison’s Harbor Watch in Ocean City. Reservations are now being accepted.

Participating restaurants include Atlantic Hotel, Barn 34, Captain’s Table, Crabs to Go, Desserts by Rita, Embers/Blu/Mad Fish, Harrison’s Harbor Watch, Hooked, Macky’s Bayside Bar & Grill, OC Wasabi, Red Red Wine, Seacrets, Sunset Grille, Sweet Disposition, Touch of Italy and Wockenfuss.

“This wonderful evening is a chance for lovers of fine food and fine wine to sample some of the best the Ocean City area has to offer,” Stephanie Meehan, chairperson for the event, said. “The setting overlooking the Ocean City inlet at sunset couldn’t be more perfect, and it’s for a very good cause.”

The event raises funds for the capital campaign to build the Macky & Pam Stansell House. The Macky & Pam Stansell House is a hospice residence and outreach center that will serve the Lower Shore. This home is for hospice patients who can no longer manage safely at home. It will open to patients later this year.

Reservations are $100 per person. Make your reservation at or by calling 410-742-8732.  The event is typically a sellout, so early reservations are encouraged.

Lauren Glick will provide entertainment. The Taste of Finer Things committee members include Meehan, Macky Stansell, Pam Buckley, Karen Cramer, Madalaine How, Marsha Howarth, Donna Leiner, and Gayle Widdowson.

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, nursing home, assisted living facility or at Coastal Hospice at the Lake. The organization serves Wicomico, Worcester, Dorchester, and Somerset counties.