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Los Angeles Taste of the Nation

June 11, 2017

VIP Admission: $160
12:30pm - 4:00pm

General Admission: $110
1:00pm - 4:00pm

Kids (6-13) Admission : $25
1:00pm - 4:00pm

Media Park in Culver City

9070 Venice Blvd.
Culver City , California

THANK YOU to all who supported our event and helped us to ensure that no kid in America grows up hungry! 

Los Angeles Taste of the Nation 

Join us to end Childhood Hunger in America!

June 11th, 2017

Media Park, Culver City

General Admission $110, 1 - 4 PM

VIP Admission $160, 12:30 - 4 PM

Ensure that no kid goes hungry, whether in Los Angeles or across the nation by joining top chefs, sommeliers, and mixologists - all of whom are coming together to donate their time, talent and passion to end childhood hunger in America. Join us for this one-of-a-kind local event featuring: 

            • Dishes from over 40 restaurants, including Union Pasadena, Upper West & more!

            • Award-winning wineries and breweries from California 

            • Amazing auction items

            • Opportunity to win your own "Wine Cellar"

            • The famous Waiters Race competition hosted by Brad Metzger Restaurant Solutions to close out the day!

   Can't attend? Donate here!                

Thank you to our 2017 Restaurants & Chefs









Thank you to our 2017 Beverage Participants 




    Thank you to our 2017 National Sponsors


    Thank you to our 2017 Local Sponsors

























     Thank you to our 2017 Chef Chairs!


    Chef Chair Bruce Kalman, Executive Chef Union Pasadena, Knead & Co. 



    Co- Chef Chair, Dakota Weiss, Chef/Owner Estrella, Sweetfin Poke, Los Angeles, CA

    Co- Chef Chair, Nick Shipp, Executive Chef, Upper West, Santa Monica CA 

    Your company can gain marketing exposure through our auction and know that you are contributing to help end childhood hunger. Donate an item to our auction! We are seeking unique experiences such as tickets to concerts, musicals and museums, hotel stays, spa experiences, paddle boarding lessons, and private flight in a personal jet. Also, physical items such as a beach cruiser, Yeti, outdoor grill, purses or humdor. Contact Jessica Rhoades.




    We are happy to answer any questions regarding event details, media requests, restaurant participation, sponsorship, auction item donations and volunteer options. Thank you!

    Share Our Strength Staff

    Kathleen Talbot

    Nathalie Keller

    Event Chair

    Lisa Colicchio

    Restaurant Inquiries

    Dominic Riley

    Deborah Siegel

    Wine/Beer Inquiries

    Fahara Zamorano

    Spirits Inquiries

    Nathalie Keller

    Sponsorship Opportunities

    Kathleen Talbot

    Volunteer Opportunities

    Paul Dreyer

    PR and Communications

    Samantha Wan 

    Auction Opportunities

    Jessica Rhodes

    Parking Information For Los Angeles’s Taste of the Nation

    June 11, 2017

    Media Park, Culver City


    Parking is at a premium. We encourage everyone to carpool or take the Metro.



    There are multiple valet stands

    in the area available for public use.

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