Join us at The Fillmore Charlotte on Monday, April 18th for the 21st Anniversary of
Charlotte's Taste of the Nation®for No Kid Hungry!
Check back soon as we announce our 2016 participants!
hank You to Our 2015 Participating Restaurants!
Thank you to our 2015 local event sponsors!
Luxe Lounge Presenting Sponsor
Piedmont Natural Gas
Silver Platter Sponsor
Perry's Fine, Antique and Estate Jewelry
Republic National Distributing Co.
Maitre d' Sponsors
AFR Event Furnishings
Harper's Restaurant Group
Food Artisan Sponsors
Charlotte Center City Partners
Charlotte Regional Visitors Authority
Compass Group, North America
Custom Lettering & Design
NCRLA - Charlotte Chapter
Mini Mac Storage Center
Robinson Bradshaw & Hinson, P.A.
Shumaker, Loop & Kendrick, LLP
Signature Events Studio
Windermere Insurance Group LLC
Home Grown Sponsors
Greater Charlotte Ref, Inc.
Martin Olivos, Upstream
Radio Sponsor & Event Host
WKQC K104.7 FM
Francene Marie Morris, Beasley Broadcasting Group, Host
Natalie Pasquarella, WSOC-TV, Co-Host
"Best of Awards" Sponsor
American Culinary Federation
Official Photographer & Videographer
Darling Media Group
Carolyn Shepard Design Group
If you are interested in locally sponsoring Charlotte's Taste of the Nation, please contact or Allyson Colaco.
Second Harvest Food Bank of Metrolina
Second Harvest Food Bank of Metrolina provides food annually through its network of partner agencies in 16 counties of North and South Carolina. Other programs provided include Kids Cafe, feeding children who come to school hungry every day and the Second Harvest BackPack Program, which provides backpacks full of food for children at risk of hunger on the weekends. Plus the Mobile Pantry Program to deliver truckloads of food directly to rural areas of our region.
Community Culinary School of Charlotte
The Community Culinary School of Charlotte (CCSC) provides training in the food service industry for the unemployed and underemployed who have experienced previous barriers to gainful employment. "We're fighting hunger while creating opportunity".
For the third year in a row, Charlotte’s Taste of the Nation ® will feature a special Wine Grab. Guests will have the opportunity to purchase a $20 raffle ticket which will correspond to one of 100 bottles of wine! The Wine Grab table will be set-up near the Silent Auction so come on by and take your chance at taking home a bottle of wine ranging in retail value from $20 to over $100!
Follow us online (#TONCLT and #WineGrab) for sneak peeks at the bottles you could wine! Wine has been donated by individuals and area businesses and highlight many different vineyards and regions, including:
Cambria Estate Winery
Cristom "Jessie Vineyard"
Moët & Chandon
Optima Knights Valey
Robert Craig Affinity
Whitehall Lane Winery & Vineyards
We are happy to answer any questions regarding event details, media requests, restaurant participation, sponsorship, auction item donations and volunteer options. Thank you!