Taste of the Nation 2013

No Kid Hungry. It’s definitely a goal that we can all agree on, and it’s time for the annual event that places a spotlight on just how many children in America are hungry right this minute. Share our Strength’s Taste of the Nation is one of my favorite events in Boston. Recaps from past Taste of the Nation events can be found here and here. Taste of the Nation is coming to Boston on April 18, and it promises to be a deliciously good time, for an amazing cause. Together we can end childhood hunger.



Boston’s Culinary Icons Unite to End Childhood Hunger at Taste of the Nation

City’s Largest Hunger Fundraiser Supports Critical Area Charities and Share Our Strength’s No Kid Hungry Campaign on April 18, 2013

Boston, MA – April 18, 2013 — Inspired by a passion to end childhood hunger, Boston’s hottest chefs, wineries and craft brewers will gather for Share Our Strength’s Taste of the Nation®, the city’s premier culinary event. Taste of the Nation Boston will be held on April 18, 2013 at a brand new location, Cruiseport Boston at Black Falcon Pier. The event will raise the critical funds necessary to support Share Our Strength’s No Kid Hungry campaign, which is dedicated to ending childhood hunger by making sure kids get the healthy food they need every day.

WHAT: Since 1988, Taste of the Nation has raised more than $86 million for organizations in the United States, Canada and abroad, including more than $1.4 million in Boston alone. Area charities that will benefit from this year’s event include The Greater Boston Food Bank, Project Bread and Cooking Matter, formerly known as Operation Frontline – Massachusetts.

WHEN: Thursday April 18, 2013

6:00 VIP/7:00 General Admission – 9:30 p.m. ET

WHERE: Cruiseport Boston at Black Falcon Pier, 1 Black Falcon Avenue, Boston, MA

WHO: More than 55 of the city’s finest chefs and restaurants will participate alongside the event’s four? Honorary Chef Chairs: Gordon Hamersley of Hamersley’s Bistro, Andy Husbands of Tremont 647 and Jody Adams of Rialto and Trade; Tony Maws of Craigie on Main; Joanne Chang of Flour Bakery and Myers + Chang.

Attendees will also be able to sample more than 100 varietal wines, fine craft beer from the Boston’s most talented brewers and a variety of cocktails prepared by some of Boston’s premier mixologists.

DETAILS: Purchase tickets by visiting ce.strength.org/boston or by calling 1-877-26-TASTE. General Admission tickets are $95 in advance / $105 at the door. VIP tickets are $150 in advance / $160 at the door.

For More Information Or Interviews about Share Our Strength’s Taste Of The Nation Boston, contact Susan Frechette at 508-561-0772 or sforshner@gmail.com.

Follow Taste of the Nation Boston on Twitter @ShareStrengthMA and #TONBoston. Like us on Facebook at Share Our Strength Boston.

Share Our Strength’s Taste of the Nation® is the premier culinary benefit dedicated to making sure no kid grows up hungry. Each spring and summer, the nation’s hottest chefs and mixologists donate their time, talent and passion at nearly 40 Taste of the Nation events across the United States and Canada, with one goal in mind: to raise the critical funds needed to end childhood hunger in America by 2015.

Taste of the Nation events are nationally supported by American Express, Sysco, Food Network, and S. Pellegrino Sparkling Natural Mineral Water. Since 1988, Taste of the Nation has raised more than $86 million.


Share Our Strength®, a national nonprofit, is ending childhood hunger in America by connecting children with the nutritious food they need to lead healthy, active lives. Through its No Kid Hungry® Campaign—a national effort to end childhood hunger in America by 2015—Share Our Strength ensures children in need are enrolled in effective federal nutrition programs; invests in community organizations fighting hunger; teaches families how to cook healthy, affordable meals; and builds public-private partnerships to end childhood hunger, at the state and city level. Working closely with the culinary industry and relying on the strength of its volunteers, Share Our Strength hosts innovative culinary fundraising events and develops pioneering cause marketing campaigns that support No Kid Hungry. Visit Strength.org to get involved.

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  1. Megan’s avatar

    Love this event and am so looking forward to it this year! Such a great cause!


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