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Taste of the Nation

Eat food, fight hunger



    (Published Thursday, May 6, 2010)

    Celebrating 22 years in New York, Share Our Strength’s premier culinary event, Taste of the Nation NYC has announced the 2010 participating restaurants.

    This year’s event will be held at the Grand Hyatt New York, 109 East 42nd Street at Grand Central Terminal, on Monday, May 17, 2010 from 8:00 - 10:30 pm, with a VIP reception starting at 7:00 pm. More than 50 of New York City’s finest restaurants will feature signature dishes, desserts and cocktails during the event to support the fight against childhood hunger.

    Tickets for Share Our Strength’s 2010 Taste of the Nation NYC are $275 for General Admission and $375 for VIP. Virtual Table packages are also available. Tickets can be purchased by visiting www.newyorktaste.org, calling 1-877-26 TASTE (268-2783), or at the event (depending upon availability).

    Honorary Chairs include - Jeffrey Chodorow, China Grill Management; Dana Cowin, Food & Wine magazine; Danny Meyer, Union Square Hospitality Group; Drew Nieporent, Myriad Restaurant Group; Ben Leventhal, NBC; and Terry Zarikian, China Grill Management.

    Share Our Strength’s Taste of the Nation is the nation’s 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 events across the United States and Canada, with one goal in mind: to raise the critical funds needed to end childhood hunger.

    Share Our Strength’s Taste of the Nation NYC welcomes the 2010 participating restaurants (restaurants confirmed as of April 21, 2010 include):

    10 Downing

    Artisanal & Bar Artisanal

    Asia de Cuba

    BLT Fish

    BLT Steak

    Blue Hill

    Blue Smoke

    Brasserie Les Halles        

    Cafe 2 & Terrace 5 @ MOMA

    Casa Mono & Bar Jamon


    China Grill

    Dirt Candy

    Ed’s Chowder House

    Eleven Madison Park

    Gramercy Tavern

    Hill Country

    Hudson Yards



    Le Cirque



    Marc Forgione





    Porter House

    Rickshaw Dumpling Bar

    Rouge Tomate

    Sigmund Pretzel Shop

    South Gate

    Sushi Samba


    Tanuki Tavern


    The Modern

    The Stanton Social

    Tribeca Grill

    Union Square Cafe

    Yerba Buena/Yerba Buena Perry