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Laguna Beach Taste of the Nation

May 15, 2016

VIP Admission: $275

General Admission: $200
3:00pm - 8:00pm

Montage Laguna Beach

30801 South Coast Highway
Laguna Beach, California

Tickets for Laguna Beach's Taste of the Nation are available now! 

Buy your ticket to the hottest food and wine event of 2016 and help fight childhood hunger.

Taste of the Nation® for No Kid Hungry is the nation's premier culinary benefit, featuring top chefs and mixologists -- all of whom are coming together to donate their time, talent and passion to end childhood hunger in America.




Host Chefs



Craig Strong

Executive Chef, Studio at Montage Laguna Beach


Lee Smith

Pastry Chef, Montage Laguna Beach





2015 Guest Chefs





David Coleman

Executive Chef, Michael's Restaurant Group, Long Beach, CA
















Acqua Panna

S.Pellegrino Sparkling Natural Mineral Water

Kessler-Haak Vineyard & Wines

Tito's Handmade Vodka



Beneficiaries 2015

  • Community Action Partnership of Orange County: CAPOC changes peoples lives, embodies the spirit of hope, improves communities and makes America a better place to live.The agency cares about the entire community, and is dedicated to helping people help themselves and each other.
  • Second Harvest Orange County Food Bank: Founded by the Council of Orange, Society of St. Vincent de Paul, the Food Bank began providing food for the hungry in October 1983 in Orange, under the leadership of Dan Harney. In 2007, the Food Bank moved to a new facility in Irvine on the old El Toro Marine Base, more than doubling its capacity to meet the needs of Orange County's hungry during the most difficult economic times since the Great Depression. In 2012, the Food Bank became an independent 501c3 corporation. Since its founding, the Food Bank has provided more than 272 million pounds of donated and surplus food to local charities.


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