Philadelphia’s Taste of the Nation® for No Kid Hungry, the Greater Philadelphia’s Favorite Culinary Event for a Cause, Returns on Monday, October 17, 2016.
What: Residents of Philadelphia area can enjoy the most celebrated food in the region on Monday, October 17, 2016 when Philadelphia’s Taste of the Nation for No Kid Hungry comes to the 23rd Street Armory. The annual tasting event will feature the city’s top chefs, restaurateurs, sommeliers and mixologists united for a cause: making sure all children in this country get the healthy food they need, every day. Proceeds from the event benefit No Kid Hungry’s work to end childhood hunger in America.
When: Monday, October 17, 2016 | 6pm-9:30pm (VIP Admission) $150 | 7pm-9:30pm (General Admission) $95
Get a 30% discounted ticket by using the code UPENN30!
Where: 23rd Street Armory, 22 South 23rd Street, Philadelphia, PA 19103
Who: Over 40 of the Philadelphia area’s most notable chefs, mixologists, and brewers led by James Beard award nominated Chefs Lee Chizmar of Bolete and Mr. Lee’s Noodles in Bethleham, PA who is available for interviews and quotes upon request.
Why: One in five children in this country struggles with hunger, including more than one in five kids in Pennsylvania. No Kid Hungry is ending childhood hunger in this nation by ensuring that kids start the day with a nutritious breakfast and families learn the skills they need to shop and cook on a budget. Already, No Kid Hungry and its partners have connected kids struggling with hunger with 460 million meals.
Participants include: Alla Spina | Amada | Bistro La Minette/Le Peg | The Blue Duck | Bolete | Cantina Feliz/La Calaca Feliz | Capogiro/Capofitto | Cheu Noodle/Bing Bing Dim Sum | City Tavern | Davio’s | The Farm & The Fisherman | Fond | Fork | Free Will Brewery | Good King Tavern | Hai Street | Insomnia Cookies | KO Modern Korean Cuisine | La Colombe | LaCroix | Laurel | Loco Pez | Lou Birds | Mr. Lee’s Noodle’s | Nectar | The Olde Bar | Pizzeria Stella | Round Guys | Russet | Scarpetta | Shake Shack | Short Order Food Truck | Townsend | Troegs Brewery | Twisted Tail |Weyerbacher Brewery | Whetstone Tavern | Yards Brewery | and more!
In 2015, Philadelphia’s Taste of the Nation for No Kid Hungry raised enough to help feed children in need more than 400,000 healthy meals. Local beneficiaries include Greater Philadelphia Coalition Against Hunger (GPCAH), The Food Trust, and Second Harvest of Lehigh Valley.