Share Our Strength’s Taste of the Nation

Santa Barbara’s hottest chefs, restaurants, and mixologists will gather for the city’s premier culinary benefit that raises funds needed to end childhood hunger in Santa Barbara and across the nation.

When: Sunday, May 19, 2013, 3 p.m. to 6 p.m.

Where: Montecito Country Club, 920 Summit Rd., Montecito, CA

Cost: $65 - $125

Age limit: All ages

Categories: Calendar of Fundraisers


This year’s event will be held on Sunday, May 19 at Montecito Country Club from 3pm to 6pm, with a VIP reception beginning at 3pm.

More than 30 of the city’s finest chefs and restaurants will participate in the gastronomic event. Along with David Reardon, Executive Chef of Bacara Resort & Spa, participating restaurants will include Petros, Montecito Country Club and more. Guests will enjoy the city’s finest foods paired with wines provided by the region’s top winemakers.

In addition to fabulous food and drinks, the event will feature a Chef Competition, silent auction and games.

Area charities that will benefit from this year’s event include Santa Barbara Food Bank. Since 1988, Taste of the Nation has raised more than $80 million, including more than $236,000 in Santa Barbara alone.

With more than 16 million children facing hunger in America (that’s almost one in five), and almost 22,000 food insecure children in Santa Barbara, Share Our Strength’s Taste of the Nation is more vital than ever. The event raises funds to end childhood hunger in America by connecting children with the nutritious food they need to lead healthy, active lives. Funds raised through Taste of the Nation events support No Kid Hungry™, Share Our Strength’s campaign to end childhood hunger in America.

Phone: 877-268-2783

Event posted Jan. 13, 2013
Last updated Jan. 23, 2013


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