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Minneapolis Taste of the Nation HOTlist

June 23, 2014

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

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

Guthrie Theater

818 South 2nd Street
Minneapolis, Minnesota

Thank you to our guests who attended Minneapolis' Taste of the Nation HOTlist 2014!

2015 Date To Be Announced Soon

Honorary Chef Chair Tim McKee invited guests to the Guthrie Theater on June 23, 2014 to sample the Twin Cities' hottest food and drink trends at Minneapolis' Taste of the Nation® HOTlist for No Kid Hungry. Chefs offered portions of their very best dishes for guests to sample, and bartenders shook up unique cocktails and poured fine wine and beer for guests' enjoyment. 

We're thrilled to feature an incredible lineup of local restaurants committed to Share Our Strength's vision of ending childhood hunger. HOTlist 2014 again featured a silent auction filled with delightful packages and unique experiences. Guests also enjoyed great music, dancing, and scenic views of the Mississippi river.

Tickets included all food, a full beverage program featuring beer, wine, cocktails & non-alcoholic beverages, and great entertainment. Guests also had the opportunity to bid on unique and one-of-a-kind items in the evening's silent auction and more. Purchase a VIP ticket for early access to the event for an exclusive VIP only hour, a VIP Raw Bar sponsored by Sea Change and a goody bag. 


2014 Participating Restaurants

  • Chef Todd MacDonald, formerly of Willow Hill in NYC, Bouley and Cru
  • Victory 44

Minneapolis, MN, hosts THREE Share Our Strength culinary fundraisers each year, raising critically needed funds for local organizations. Dates to be announced for 2015.

Share Our Strength Cakewalk passed
March 13, 2014
Aria at the Jeune Lune

New in 2012, Taste of the Nation and Michelle Gayer present the Share Our Strength Cakewalk — a night of drinks, dancing, and most importantly, delectable desserts from the best pastry chefs in the Twin Cities.

Minneapolis' Taste of the Nation
® HOTlist for No Kid Hungry passed

June 23, 2014
Guthrie Theater

Minneapolis' Taste of the Nation HOTlist, held annually in June, was launched five years ago as the area’s premier young professional food and beverage event. Gathering together more than 300 of the city’s young taste-makers and trend-setters, HOTlist features the year’s hottest restaurants and food trends. The evening also showcases dynamic mixology, craft beer, and spirits in a summer evening filled with great DJs and dancing.

Minneapolis' Taste of the Nation
® for No Kid Hungry passed

September 2014 
Graves 601 Hotel

Minneapolis' Taste of the Nation, held in September, is an elegant evening of fine dining featuring the area’s most acclaimed chefs cooking table side. The Graves 601, the city’s most luxurious hotel destination, plays host to an evening featuring fine wines, beers and spirits, exciting live and silent auctions and a great spirit of fun.

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