Eat, drink, and know that you’re not the only one going home with a full belly on Sunday, May 3 at the annual Philadelphia Taste of the Nation event, this year hosted at the Loews Philadelphia Hotel.
Benefitting The Food Trust, The Greater Philadelphia Coalition Against Hunger and The Pennsylvania Hunger Action Center, Taste of the Nation is the preeminent regional gala fighting childhood hunger via Share Our Strength’s No Kid Hungry campaign.
Sample small plates, desserts, wine, beer and cocktails from more than 50 food and drink vendors/chefs/mixologists over the course of three hours and bid on the silent auction for amazing items.
General admission tickets cost $95 — not bad for a smorgasbord of the city’s best eating, and 100 percent of which go to charity.
For the sum of $145, visitors can secure a VIP ticket, which guarantees an earlier entry (at 5 p.m.) for first-dibs access to the goods and more.
Right now, though, buy tickets online, and include UWISHUNU at checkout for an exclusive 10-percent discount!
Can’t wait until May 3 to support Share Our Strength’s No Kid Hungry? For the first time, Philadelphia Chefs Behind Bars happy hours will join Taste of the Nation to support No Kid Hungry efforts in Philadelphia.
At the inaugural Chefs Behind Bars on April 20, host chef Ted Manko and general manager Pete Venuto of Charlie was a sinner. will be joined by chef Jennifer Carroll of Top Chef fame.
For a $15 donation at the door, guests will be rewarded with “The Good Behavior,” a special drink created with Philadelphia Distilling Bluecoat Barrel Finished Gin. One hundred percent of ticket proceeds for the Chefs Behind Bars events support No Kid Hungry, thanks to generous support from local sponsors Charlie was a sinner., Jerry’s Bar and Bluecoat Barrel Aged Gin.
At the second Chefs Behind Bars on April 27, chefs Jason Cichonski (of Ela and The Gaslight) and Scott Schroeder (of American Sardine Bar and South Philadelphia Tap Room) will face off behind the bar. Guests’ $15 donation at the door gets one of two signature cocktails, and all proceeds benefit No Kid Hungry.
Remember, Taste of the Nation Philadelphia has raised nearly $50,000 for quality meals for children in need, so be sure to come out and support this great cause.