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Taste of the Nation - Santa Barbara

Date: Sunday, May 31, 2009

Montecito Country Club
920 Summit Rd
Santa Barbara, CA 93108

Tickets: $55.

Nestled between the Santa Ynez Mountains and the sparkling Pacific Ocean, Montecito Country Club is the ideal spot to enjoy an impressive collection of the best chefs and restaurants in Santa Barbara. Guests will enjoy tastings from an array of select wines and special dishes prepared by over 20 of Santa Barbara's top restaurants.
Join us hillside as we provide magnificent panoramic views of Santa Barbara's coastline, fantastic food, live entertainment, and one of a kind silent and live auction items.

2009 Local Beneficiaries:
The Foodbank of Santa Barbara County

2009 participating restaurants:

Montecito Country Club
Square One
Cafe Luck
Elements Restaurant and Bar
Duo Events and Catering
Village Modern Foods
Epiphany Restaurant and Bar
The Four Seasons Biltmore
The Bacara Resort and Spa
The Ballard Inn
Jessica Foster Confections
C'est Cheese
New West Catering

The Hungry Cat

Opal Restaurant and Bar

Omni Fresco Catering


Simply Pies

Paradise Cafe

Mirabelle Inn and Restaurant

Bella Dolce Bakery



Beckmen Vineyards

Blair Fox Cellars


Carina Cellars


Cleb Wines




Dragonette Cellars


Flying Goat

Hollister Brewing Company



Lucas & Lewellen

RN Estates

Santa Barbara Brewing Company

Scott Cellars

Silver Wines

Star Lane

Stolpman Vineyards

Tolosa Winery

Telegraph Brewing Company


Tre Anelli

Caribbean Coffee

DJ: Scott Topper

MC: John Palmenteri and Anne Abernathy

Auctioneer: Hannah-Beth Jackson  

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.


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