Bengals fans sample food, meet players and fight hunger at Taste of the NFL

CINCINNATI, OH (FOX19) - Bengals fans got the chance to meet Bengals players, sample food from the city's best restaurants and fight hunger at the Taste of the NFL on Wednesday night.

The event included chefs from more than 40 Tri-State restaurants, auctions and a raffle. The proceeds from the ticket sales and auctions will benefit the Freestore Foodbank. It was held in the Club Lounge West at Paul Brown Stadium and hosted by Bengals Defensive Tackle Geno Atkins along with Chef Owen Maass.

The Taste of the NFL fundraiser has raised more than $900,000 to benefit the Freestore Foodbank since 2003.

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