~SHARE OUR STRENGTH’S TASTE OF THE NATION~, a culinary benefit that raises critical funds needed to end childhood hunger in San Francisco and across America, returns to San Francisco, . One hundred percent of ticket sales help ensure no child in America grows up hungry.
The evening will begin with a tasting reception hosted by chef Jamie Lauren (Absinthe) and more than 20 of the region's best restaurants and bartenders—all of whom have come together to donate their time, talent, and passion. The tasting event (only) is $75, and includes savory and sweet tastings from 20-plus restaurants in the Field Club Lounge, signature cocktails, beer, wine, and a raffle.
You can read the extensive lineup of restaurants and chefs for the tasting event here.
There will then be a multi-course dinner with Traci Des Jardins (Jardinière, ACME Chophouse, and Mijita); Thom Fox (ACME Chophouse); Chris Cosentino (Incanto and Boccalone); Elizabeth Falkner (Citizen Cake and Orson); Koren Grieveson (Avec, Chicago, IL); Gavin Kaysen (Cafe Boulud, New York, NY); and Michael Symon (Iron Chef USA, Lola, Lolita, Cleveland, OH).
A VIP gala dinner and tasting event ticket is $250, and includes early admission to the tasting event in the Field Club Lounge, an exclusive chefs' cocktail reception at ACME Chophouse, seated dinner with premium wine pairings, silent and live auctions, and a VIP gift bag.
Share Our Strength’s Taste of the Nation
Thu. April 23rd, 2009
24 Willie Mays Plaza
San Francisco, CA
$75 general admission
$250 VIP dinner