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Taste of the Nation Minneapolis 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 Taste of the Nation Minneapolis HOTlist 2014!

Join Share Our Strength Minneapolis for Signature Dishes and Cocktails from the Best Chefs in the Twin Cities

Honorary Chef Chair Tim McKee invites you to the Guthrie Theater on June 23 to sample the Twin Cities' hottest food and drink trends at Share Our Strength's Taste of the Nation Minneapolis HOTlist. Chefs will offer portions of their very best dishes for you to sample, and bartenders will shake up unique cocktails and pour fine wine and beer for your enjoyment. Whose cuisine will reign supreme? Cast your vote for your favorite dish of the night to decide.

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

Your ticket includes all food, a full beverage program featuring beer, wine, cocktails & non-alcoholic beverages, and great entertainment. Guests will also have 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, more to be announced soon!

  • 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. Save the date for 2014 events:

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

New in 2012, Taste of the Nation Minneapolis 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.

Taste of the Nation Minneapolis HOTlist
June 23, 2014
Guthrie Theater

Taste of the Nation Minneapolis 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.

Taste of the Nation Minneapolis
September 2014 
Graves 601 Hotel

Taste of the Nation Minneapolis, 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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