Chicago’s Taste of the Nation

Chicago’s Taste of the Nation

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Event Details

Chicago’s Taste of the Nation for No Kid Hungry will be held in Fall 2020!

Co-chaired by Joe Flamm – Top Chef Season 15 Winner, Diana Davila – Executive Chef and Owner | Mi Tocaya Antojeria, and Elissa Narow – Pastry Chef | Frontera Grill, the 31st Chicago’s Taste of the Nation will unite the region’s best chefs and mixologists.

You can look forward to bite-size fare, craft cocktails, and delectable desserts while mingling with Chicago’s top tastemakers- all of whom are coming together to donate their time, talent and passion to end childhood hunger in America.

Doing good has never tasted better. 100% of proceeds support the No Kid Hungry campaign’s work to end childhood hunger in America.

Please note, Chicago’s Taste of the Nation is a 21+ event.

View photos from Chicago’s Taste of the Nation 2018 here.



It was a food lovers paradise. Chicago Tribune


Get in touch with us:

Sponsorship and Ticket Packages: Get in touch with Andy Villabona.

Interested in Volunteering? Check back in Summer 2020 for more info!

Press Opportunities: Get in touch with Andy Villabona.

Have a Question? Let us know.

Ticket Levels

Tickets will be available in late Summer 2020

Participating Restaurants


2019 Chef Co-Chairs

Diana Davila

Mi Tocaya Antojeria
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Joe Flamm

Top Chef Season 15 Winner
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Elissa Narow

Pastry Chef
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2019 Taste of the Midwest Chefs

Tre Rivali

Milwaukee, WI
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Pearl & the Thief

Minneapolis, MN
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Lady of the House

Detroit, MI
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Sidney Street Café

St. Louis, MO
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Brazen Open Kitchen

Dubuque, IA
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Cleveland, OH
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2019 Featured Chef: Citi® Lounge

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Sarah Rinkavage

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National Sponsors

National Co-Presenting Sponsors

Citi Sysco

Media Sponsor

Food Network

National Sponsor


Local Sponsors

2019 Local Sponsors

Breakthru Beverage Group Galdones Photography EcoLab Goose Island Beer Co. The Door Idea House Topo Chico Fortune Fish & Gourmet Padilla