Charlotte’s Taste of the Nation

Charlotte’s Taste of the Nation

March 2019
Join us next March for an unforgettable night of unlimited bites and sips from the Charlotte's best restaurants and drink purveyors.


Join Us to End Childhood Hunger in America

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

Guests will mix, mingle, and enjoy food and drink prepared by top chefs and mixologists.

2019 Beneficiaries

Ticket Levels


Admission to an unforgettable culinary experience in support of No Kid Hungry’s work to end childhood hunger in the America includes unlimited food and beverages prepared by Charlotte’s top talent

Participating Restaurants


2018 Participants

Rocco Whalen

Honorary Chef Chair, Fahrenheit
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Courtney Buckley

Chef and Owner, Your Mom's Donuts
Your Mom’s Donuts
Full Bio

Ryan Hart

Head Bartender, Zeppelin
Full Bio

Gene Kato

Chef, Upstream Seafood
Full Bio

Rob Mariani

Mixologist, Alley Twenty Six
Alley Twenty Six
Full Bio

Thomas Marlow

Chef, Mimosa Grill
Mimosa Grill
Full Bio

Andres Prussing

Head Chef, Charlotte Marriott Center City
Full Bio

Corey Siegel

Corporate Executive Chef, Electrolux Professional
Corey Siegel
Full Bio

Andrew F. Uriarte

Mixologist, Dot Dot Dot
Dot Dot Dot
Full Bio

Paul Verica

Chef and Owner, The Stanley
The Stanley
Full Bio


National Sponsors

National Co-Presenting Sponsors

Citi Sysco

Media Sponsor

Food Network

National Sponsor


Local Sponsors

2018 Local Sponsors

Bar Hill GinBuffalo Trace DistilleryEcoLabJackson Family WinesJohnson Brothers DistributingPerry’s Diamonds and Estate JewelryShumaker, Loop & Kendrick, LLP Tito’s Handmade Vodka Topo ChicoUS FoodsWhitehead Manor