Culinary fundraiser, Taste of the Nation is set for the Loews Hotel Millennium Balroom on Monday, May 7th. The annual fundraiser is being chaired by Top Chef winner Kevin Sbraga and aims to take a bite out of childhood hunger.
Attendees will be able to sample tastes from many of Philadelphia’s top restaurants as they enjoy cocktails, wine and beer. A silent auction is also available, giving guests the opportunity to bid on everything from restaurant gift certificates and hotel stays to unique culinary experiences.
Tickets are $85 per person ($135 for VIP) with 100 percent going to the charity. Foobooz readers can get 15% off by using the discount code FOOBOOZ.
About Taste of the Nation
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. Taste of the Nation is nationally sponsored by American Express, Sysco, Food Network, Brown-Forman Corporation, S.Pellegrino Sparkling Natural Mineral Water and Stella Artois. Since 1988, Taste of the Nation has raised more than $70 million. Funds raised in 2008 supported 156 organizations in the United States, Canada and abroad. To purchase tickets or to get involved, visit TasteOfTheNation.org.
About Share Our Strength
Share Our Strength® is the leading national organization working to make sure no kid in America grows up hungry. We weave together a net of community groups, activists and food programs to catch children at risk of hunger and ensure they have nutritious food where they live, learn and play. We work with the culinary industry to create engaging, pioneering programs like Share Our Strength’s Taste of the Nation®, Share Our Strength’s Great American Bake Sale®, Share Our Strength’s A Tasteful Pursuit®, Share Our Strength’s Great American Dine Out ®, and Share Our Strength’s Operation Frontline®. Visit Strength.org.
Taste of the Nation [Official Site]