The United Way of Lawrence County will host its 16th annual "Taste of the Town" event Monday evening.

The event features a slew of local restaurants and starts at 5 p.m. at the New Englander Banquet Center on Wilmington Road in New Castle.

Lawrence County Career & Technical Center Culinary students from local high schools will help restaurants and use their culinary training skills at the event.

Restaurants participating this year included: Crane Room Grille, El' Canelo, Elmtree Catering, Riardo's Bar & Grill, Gallo's Italian Villa, Los Amigo's, Mary's Restaurant, Medure's Catering, J. Hicks On The Square, Papa Gelataria, Rosalind Candy, Pizza Joe's, Red Lobster, Smokin Dave's BBQ, Tuscany Square Ristorante, and more.

Tickets for "Taste of the Town" are $40 per person or $380 for a family/corporate reserved table.