Taste of the Nation - Los Angeles

Event Information
Date:  June 14, 2009
Time:  1:00 p.m. – 4:00 p.m.
Dress Code:  Casual
Location:  Media Park, Culver City
Media Park (Park is between Venice and Culver Blvd)
9070 Venice Blvd., Culver City, CA 90232

Ticket Prices
General Admission: $125
 VIP: $175
Kids 10 & under are FREE!

Chef Demonstration Information
2009 Honoree – Nancy Silverton of Osteria Mozza.
Cooking Demos by:
Mary Sue Miliken & Susan Feniger                                                                                                                          (Sponsored by Alaska Seafood)
Michael Mina for XVI

More Sizzling Event Information
46 of Los Angeles’ top chefs, restaurants and winemakers come together to donate their time, talent and their passion to end childhood hunger for the 21st annual Taste of the Nation Los Angeles. This charity event helps raise money to ensure no kid in Los Angeles grows up hungry.
KCRW’s Dan Wilcox will spin tunes, while guests mingle with the area’s hottest chefs, enjoy the city's best food, taste wines from around the globe, and browse and bid in our one-of-a-kind live and silent auctions. Visit the “Ask Jonathon” booth to chat with L.A. Weekly’s Pulitzer Prize Winner Jonathon Gold, and don't forget to stay for the highly competitive waiter races.

Who We Are
Share Our Strength works to end hunger and poverty in the United States and abroad by mobilizing industries and individuals and creating community wealth to promote lasting change.
100% of ticket sales benefitted the fight to end hunger in the United States and abroad. Locally, the money raised was distributed to the following Los Angeles organizations in recognition of their exemplary efforts:

California Food Policy Advocates http://www.cfpa.net/

Los Angeles Regional Foodbank http://www.lafightshunger.org/

L.A. Coalition to End Hunger & Homelessness http://www.lacehh.org/

California Association of Food Banks http://www.cafoodbanks.org/

St. Joseph Center http://www.stjosephctr.org/

Share Our Strength’s Taste of the Nation® is the nation’s premier culinary benefit dedicated to making sure no kid in America grows up hungry. Each spring, the nation's hottest chefs and mixologists donate their time, talent and passion at more than 45 events across the United States and Canada, with one goal in mind: to raise the critical funds needed to end childhood hunger. Since 1988, Taste of the Nation has raised more than $70 million.