Thank you to everyone who joined us at Laguna Beach's Taste of the Nation on May 17, 2015!
Set on the oceanfront bluff at Studio, with sweeping panoramas of the Pacific Ocean and striking Craftsman-style architecture, Montage Laguna Beach is the ideal choice for a an afternoon of delicious food, wine, and specialty cocktails.
Shirley Chung, Twenty Eight Restaurant and Lounge, Irvine, CA
David Coleman, Chianina Steakhouse, Long Beach, CA
Greg Daniels, Haven Gastropub, Old Towne Orange, CA
Ben Ford, Fords Filling Station, Los Angeles, CA
Michael Hung, Faith & Flower, Los Angeles, CA
Ari Taymor, Alma, Los Angeles, CA
Marcel Vigneron, Beefsteak, Los Angeles, CA
All VIP guests will receive a delicious culinary delight provided by True Seasons Organic Kitchen
Hosted by Mark Dacascos, Chairman of Iron Chef America
2015 Guest Chefs
Executive Chef, Twenty Eight Restaurant & Lounge, Irvine, CA
Executive Chef, Michael's Restaurant Group, Long Beach, CA
Executive Chef, Haven's Gastropub, Old Towne Orange, CA
Executive Chef, Ford's Filling Station, Los Angeles, CA
Executive Chef, Faith & Flower, Los Angeles, CA
Executive Chef, Alma, Los Angeles, CA
Executive Chef, Beefsteak, Los Angeles, CA
2015 NATIONAL SPONSORS
- Community Action Partnership of Orange County: CAPOC changes peoples lives, embodies the spirit of hope, improves communities and makes America a better place to live.The agency cares about the entire community, and is dedicated to helping people help themselves and each other.
- Second Harvest Orange County Food Bank: Founded by the Council of Orange, Society of St. Vincent de Paul, the Food Bank began providing food for the hungry in October 1983 in Orange, under the leadership of Dan Harney. In 2007, the Food Bank moved to a new facility in Irvine on the old El Toro Marine Base, more than doubling its capacity to meet the needs of Orange County's hungry during the most difficult economic times since the Great Depression. In 2012, the Food Bank became an independent 501c3 corporation. Since its founding, the Food Bank has provided more than 272 million pounds of donated and surplus food to local charities.