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Chicago Taste of the Nation

October 05, 2016

VIP Admission : $200
6:00pm - 10:00pm

General Admission: $125
7:00pm - 10:00pm

Revel Fulton Market

1215 W Fulton Market
Chicago, Illinois

Are you a Citi cardmember? If so, click here to purchase Presale Tickets and enjoy a 10% off discount.

General public ticket sale for the Chicago's Taste of the Nation will begin on June 28, 2016 at 10AM ET. Until that time, only Citi cardmembers can purchase tickets.

Chicago's Taste of the Nation® for No Kid Hungry 2016 will be held on October 5, 2016 at Revel Fulton Market

General Admission: $125 | 7:00pm 

VIP Admisison: $200 | 6:00pm

Ensure that no kid goes hungry, whether in Chicago or across the nation, by joining the city’s finest chefs, sommeliers and mixologists on Wednesday, October 6, 2016 for Chicago's Taste of the Nation for No Kid Hungry, a remarkable night of dining in support of No Kid Hungry’s work to end childhood hunger in the America.

Guests will mix, mingle, and enjoy food and drink prepared by more than 30 top chefs and bartenders.


Thank you to our Taste of the Nation 2016 sponsors!

National Presenting Sponsors

National Sponsors
Food Network
Food Should Taste Good


2015 Participating Restaurants
Acadia ● Bar Pastoral ● Bar Siena ● Blackbird ● Bub City ● Café des Architectes ● Community Tavern / The Portage ● EL Ideas ● Element Collective ● Embeya ● Four Seasons Hotel Chicago ● The Gage / Acanto ● Gibsons Bar & Steakhouse / Hugo's Frog Bar & Fish House ● Honey Butter Fried Chicken / Sunday Dinner Club ● Howells & Hood ● Kinmont ● The Kitchen ● Knife and Tine ● La Colombe Coffee Roasters ● Leghorn ● Longman & Eagle ● Mercadito ● mk the restaurant ● Nellcôte ● Nonna Santi's Biscotti ● Old Town Social ● Owen + Alchemy ● Prime & Provisions ● Pork & Mindy's ● Publican ● Quartino Ristorante and Wine Bar ● The Radler ● RM Champagne Salon ● The Salsa Truck ● The Signature Room at the 95th ● Siena Tavern 
● Shake Shack ● Sparrow Coffee Roastery ● TÊTE Charcuterie ● Travelle ● Trenchermen ● TWO ● theWit Hotel ● Vie

2015 Participating Mixologists

Lynn HouseHeaven Hills Brands (Non-Alcohol) & Leilani and Aaliyah Fernandez

Natalia CardenasSouthern Wine & Spirits

Charles JolyCraftHouse Cocktails 

Bridget AlbertSouthern Wine & Spirits and Beam Suntory (Non-Alcohol)
& Daughter Paige Albert

Rudy MaticThe Brixton

Paul Sauter, Diageo

Lisa SelmanFemme du Coupe

Andre CunninghamSouthern Wine & Spirits

Chris NeustadtCask & Courtesy

Shauna McCarthy, Drumbar and Five Star

Carlos E. Cuarta90 Miles Cuban Cafe

Christopher BloomUSBG

Bryson Ryan, Rural Society (Loews Chicago Hotel)

Chris CavarraSable Kitchen & Bar

Al KlopperFIG Drinks and Slippery Slope

Sonja KassebaumNorth Shore Distillery

Daniel DeOliveiraUSBG

Chasity BeasleyThe Promontory


Event Chairs

Elissa Narow, Community Tavern / The Portage

Debbi PeekSouthern Wine & Spirits of Illinois

Jennifer Paulson, US Foods

Jared Van Camp, Element Collective


Event Organizing Committee

Jeannie BoutelleEdible Chicago - Hunger Messaging Co-Chair

Natalia Cardenas, Southern Wine & Spirits of Illinois - Beverage Co-Chair

Erica Carter WeilerNestle Waters North America - Operations

Erinn Felix, Henson Consulting - PR Co-Chair

Lynn House, Heaven Hill Brands - Beverage Co-Chair

Michele KaminskiMercadito Hospitality Group - Hunger Messaging Co-Chair

Kristy LaMontagnaOpenTable - Auction Co-Chair

Molly McFerranEdelman - Volunteer Chair

Corey PolkowLa Colombe - Restaurant Chair

Angela RipinskiGrubHub Inc. - Sponsorship Chair

Carina SarbaughGeneral Mills - Operations

Charlette Speigner - Ticket Sales Chair

Ashley ThornhillOpenTable - Auction Co-Chair

Anna TreiberHenson Consulting - PR Co-Chair

National Presenting Sponsors

National Sponsors

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