Share Our Strength's Taste of the Nation is the premier culinary benefit dedicated to making sure no kid in America grows up hungry. In Laguna Beach, Taste of the Nation brings together the finest chefs and mixologists and corporate and individual supporters to raise the funds needed to end childhood hunger.
Poverty is complex; feeding a child is not.
Thank you to our 2016 Chefs!
Craig Strong, Studio, Montage Laguna Beach
David Coleman, Chianina Steakhouse, Long Beach
Ray Garcia, Broken Spanish, Los Angeles
Ben Ford, Ford's Filling Station, Los Angeles
Flynn McGarry, Dining with Flynn, New York
Walter Manzke, République, Los Angeles
Kris Morningstar, Terrine, Los Angeles
Lee Smith, Executive Pastry Chef, Montage Laguna Beach
Nathan Beriau, Executive Chef, Montage Palmetto Bluff
Thank you to our 2016 Guest Chefs
Ford's Filling Staion, Los Angeles
Dining with Flynn, New York
Executive Chef, Broken Spanish, Los Angeles
Executive Chef, Terrine, Los Angeles
Executive Chef, République, Los Angeles
Executive Chef, Michael's Restaurant Group, Long Beach
Executive Chef, Montage Palmetto Bluff
2016 NATIONAL SPONSORS
Thank you to our 2016 LOCAL SPONSORS!
- 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.