Culinary Events > Taste of the Nation

Los Angeles Taste of the Nation

June 03, 2018

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

Save the Date for June 3rd, 2018! If you are interested in being a sponsor or participant for the 2018 Event, plese contact Kathleen P. Talbot at 



Thank you to our 2017 Participating Restaurants! 

Akasha - Chef Akasha Richmond

AR Cucina - Chef Chris Keyser

B Sweet - Chef Barb Batiste

Border Grill - Chefs Mary Sue Milliken & Susan Feniger

Cassell's Hamburgers - Chef Christian Page

Chicken Itza Restaurant - Chef Gilberto Cetina

Coolhaus Ice Cream- Natasha Case

Dog Haus - Chef Hagop Giragossian

Eagle Rock Public House - Chef Jerry Su

Estrella - Chef Dakota Weiss

Fig Santa Monica - Chef Yousef Ghalaini

Four Seasons Culina Restaurant/Vinoteca - Chef Mirko Paderno

Hanjip Korean BBQ - Chef Chris Oh

Inn of the Seventh Ray - Chef Bradely Miller

Jitlada Original Thai Cuisine - Chefs Tui and Jazz Singsanon

Kali Restaurant - Chef Kevin Meehan

Kato Restaurant - Jon Yao

La Brea Bakery

Maple Block Meat Co. - Team Mapleblock

Momed - Chef David Padila

Phorage - Chef Perry Cheung

Ricebar - Chef Charles Olalia

Rose Cafe - Chef Jason Neroni

Salt & Straw

Simone - Chef Jessica Largey

Sotto - Chef P. Craig Towe

The Bazaar by Jose Andres - Chef Holly Jivin

The Ponte - Chef Freddy Vargas

Tikifish - Chef Wonny Lee

Union Pasadena - Chefs Bruce Kalman & Dan Rebelo

Upper West Restaurant - Chef Nick Shipp

Valerie's Confections - Valerie Gordon

Virtu Honest Craft - Chef Gio Osso

Wexler's Deli - Chef Micah Wexler














Thank you to our 2017 Beverage Participants!


Angel City Brewery

Baja Brewing Co.


Lagunitas Brewing Company


The Bruery & Bruery Terreux



Martin Miller's Gin

Mulholland Distilling

Singani 63



Central Coast Group

Foley Family Wines

Garber & Co.

Kunin Wines

Navarro Vineyards

Palm Bay International

Palmina Wines

Revel Wine

Tercero Wines

Coffee & Refreshments:

Clover Juice

Killer Roasing Co.

Voss Artesian Water from Norway







    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,etc.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 3,2018

    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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