Since 1988, Share Our Strength's Culinary Events have been the premier culinary benefits dedicated to ending childhood hunger in America.
Taste of the Nation - Los Angeles
Event Information Date: June 14, 2009 Time: 1:00 p.m. – 4:00 p.m. Dress Code: Casual Location: Media Park, Culver City Media Park (Park is between Venice and Culver Blvd) 9070 Venice Blvd., Culver City, CA 90232
Ticket Prices General Admission: $125 VIP: $175 Kids 10 & under are FREE!
Chef Demonstration Information 2009 Honoree – Nancy Silverton of Osteria Mozza. Cooking Demos by: Mary Sue Miliken & Susan Feniger (Sponsored by Alaska Seafood) Michael Mina for XVI
More Sizzling Event Information 46 of Los Angeles’ top chefs, restaurants and winemakers come together to donate their time, talent and their passion to end childhood hunger for the 21st annual Taste of the Nation Los Angeles. This charity event helps raise money to ensure no kid in Los Angeles grows up hungry. KCRW’s Dan Wilcox will spin tunes, while guests mingle with the area’s hottest chefs, enjoy the city's best food, taste wines from around the globe, and browse and bid in our one-of-a-kind live and silent auctions. Visit the “Ask Jonathon” booth to chat with L.A. Weekly’s Pulitzer Prize Winner Jonathon Gold, and don't forget to stay for the highly competitive waiter races.
Who We Are THE TASTE OF THE NATION – THE LOS ANGELES COMMITTEE THANKS OUR SPONSORS FOR THEIR SUPPORT. Share Our Strength works to end hunger and poverty in the United States and abroad by mobilizing industries and individuals and creating community wealth to promote lasting change. 100% of ticket sales benefitted the fight to end hunger in the United States and abroad. Locally, the money raised was distributed to the following Los Angeles organizations in recognition of their exemplary efforts:
Share Our Strength’s Taste of the Nation® is the nation’s premier culinary benefit dedicated to making sure no kid in America grows up hungry. Each spring, the nation's hottest chefs and mixologists donate their time, talent and passion at more than 45 events across the United States and Canada, with one goal in mind: to raise the critical funds needed to end childhood hunger. Since 1988, Taste of the Nation has raised more than $70 million.