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Taste of the Nation Laguna Beach

June 08, 2014

General Admission: $200
4:00pm - 7:00pm

VIP Admission: $275
4:00pm - 9:00pm

Montage Laguna Beach

30801 South Coast Highway
Laguna Beach, California

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Taste of the Nation Laguna Beach 2014!

Set on the oceanfront bluff at Studio, with sweeping panoramas of the Pacific Ocean and striking Craftsman-style architecture, Montage Laguna Beach is the ideal choice for a an afternoon of delicious food, wine, and specialty cocktails.

HOST CHEFS

Craig Strong - Studio at Montage, Laguna Beach-CA

Lee Smith - Montage, Laguna Beach-CA

GUEST CHEFS

Nina Compton- Scarpetta at Fontainebleu, Miami Beach, FLA

William Bradley- Addison, Del Mar, CA

David Coleman- Chianina Steakhouse, Long Beach, CA

Greg DanielsHaven Gastropub and Provisions MarketOld Towne Orange, Ca

Alan Greeley - The Golden Truffle, Orange County-CA

Brian Huskey -Formosa Cafe, Los Angeles-CA

Ludo Lefebvre -Trois Mec, LudoBird, Petit Trois, Los Angeles-CA

Alan Wong- Alan Wong's Honolulu, The Pineapple Room, Amasia, Honu Kai Lani- HI

**With Special Appearance by Dara The Bow Girl- Masterchef Junior USA**

Proceeds locally benefit the Community Action Partnership of Orange County and Second Harvest Orange County Food Bank. Both organizations are fighting to end childhood hunger in Orange County.

 

 

 

 

Host Chefs

 

 

Craig Strong

Executive Chef, Studio at Montage Laguna Beach

Bio

Lee Smith

Pastry Chef, Montage Laguna Beach

 Bio

 

Guest Chefs

 

 

 

William Bradley

Executive Chef, Addison, Del Mar, CA

Bio

 

David Coleman

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

Bio

 

 

 

 

Greg Daniels

Executive Chef/Partner, Haven Gastropub, Orange County, CA

Bio

Nina Compton

Chef de Cuisine, Scarpetta, Fontainebleau, Miami Beach, FL

Bio

 

 

 

Alan Greeley

Owner/Executive Chef, The Golden Truffle, Orange County, CA

Bio 

 

Brian Huskey 

R & D Chef, Picca, Mo-Chica, Paiche, Los Angeles, CA 

 Bio

 

 

 

Ludo Lefebvre

Owner/Chef, Trois Mec, LudoBird, Petit Trois, Los Angeles, CA

Bio 

Alan Wong

Owner/Chef, Alan Wong, Alan Wong's Honolulu, The Pineapple Room, Amasia, Honu Kai Lani, HI

Bio 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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LOCAL PRESENTING SPONSOR

 

 

 

Beneficiaries 2014

  • 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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