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Taste of the Nation Fundraising Food Event Returns June 12th

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One of the nation's premiere fundraising food events, Taste of the Nation, returns to Los Angeles on June 12th for a day of drinking and eating to benefit Share Our Strength, an organization whose motto is "No Kid Hungry." The event will take place once again in Media Park in Culver City, and guests will be able to sample food and drinks from some of the city's most beloved restaurants, chefs, bars, breweries, and mixologists.

Among the restaurants participating this year include Border Grill, City Tavern, Comme Ça, Craft, Culina, Farmshop, FIG, Go Burger, Grace, BLD, Hatfield’s, ink., Lucques, AOC, Tavern, Michael’s, Mo Chica, Osteria Mozza, Playa, Rivera, Simon LA, The Bazaar by José Andrés, The Foundry on Melrose, Sprinkles, Scoops/Scoops Westside, Short Order and many more. An exciting inclusion in the event this year will be drinks from popular watering holes like The Spare Room and Steingarten LA.

100% of ticket proceeds from Taste of the Nation Los Angeles 2011 will benefit Share Our Strength’s support of Los Angeles area food banks. Tickets are $100 general admission, $150 VIP admission, and $25 for kids. Pre-sale happy hours, tastings, and other events will be offered in May 2011 for the chance to purchase advance tickets at a special discounted price.