Hartford’s Taste of the Nation

Hartford’s Taste of the Nation

September 30, 2018
6:00 pm - 9:00 pm
1 Haynes Street
Hartford
CT, USA
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Join us for an evening of sips and bites to end childhood hunger at The Goodwin Hotel!
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Hartford’s Taste of the Nation is ALMOST SOLD OUT – Get your tickets now!

Any tickets still available will be at premium prices at the door on Sunday:
General Admission $150
VIP $225

Hartford’s Taste of the Nation® for No Kid Hungry is the city’s hottest and most trend-forward food and beverage event, bringing together award-winning chefs, breweries, wineries and mixologists from the region.

Jacques Pépin, internationally recognized French chef, will be signing his cookbooks for purchase at this year’s Taste of the Nation!

If you have any questions, please contact Kim Morin at kmorin@strength.org.

Committee Members

Angela Pitrone | Co-Chair

Tyler Anderson | Co-Chair and Chef Chair

Heather Schold | Operations Chair

Sarah Alokones | Beverage Chair

AJ Aurrichio | Restaurant Chair

Catherine Ematrudo | Auction & Giving Tree Chair

Joyce Raicik | Sponsorship Chair

Jeanette Dardenne | Marketing and PR Co-Chair

Kristen Fritz | Marketing and PR Co-Chair

Gail Gillman Elansky | Ticket Co-Chair

Beckie Reiner | Ticket Co-Chair

Tim Cipriano | Social Council for Share Our Strength

 

Ticket Levels

General Admission

Includes admission from 6:00 – 9:00 p.m.

VIP Admission

Includes admission from 5:00 – 9:00 p.m, one hour early access

Participants

Tyler Anderson

Chef/Owner
Millwright's Restaurant and Tavern
Full Bio

Prasad Chirnomula

Chef/Owner
India
Full Bio

Laura Cole

Chef/Owner
229 Parks Restaurant & Tavern
Full Bio

Kevin Cottle

Executive Chef
Fire at the Ridge & Ridgeside Tavern
Full Bio

Kristin Eddy

Pastry Chef
Millwright's Restaurant and Tavern
Full Bio

Joe Flamm

Executive Chef
Spiaggia
Full Bio

Rogelio Garcia

Executive Chef
The Commissary
Full Bio

Joel Gargano

Chef/Owner
Grano Arso
Full Bio

Billy Grant

Chef/Owner
Restaurant Bricco
Full Bio

Adam Greenberg

4X Chopped Champion Chef/Owner
Coconut Club, D.C.
Full Bio
Bruce Kalman

Bruce Kalman

Chef & Partner
Knead & Co. Pasta Bar + Market
Full Bio

Frederic Kieffer

Chef/Partner
Artisan
Full Bio

Jeff Lizotte

Chef/Co-Owner
Present Company
Full Bio

Brother Luck

Chef/Owner
Four by Brother Luck
Full Bio

Dan Magill

Executive Chef
Arethusa al tavolo
Full Bio

Jamie McDonald

Chef/Owner
Bear's Restaurant Group
Full Bio

Scott Miller

COO/Partner
Doro
Full Bio

Tu David Phu

Chef
Full Bio

Melissa Perfit

Executive Chef
Bar Crudo
Full Bio

Jesse Powers

Executive Chef
ON20
Full Bio

Xavier Santiago

Fire at the Ridge & Ridgeside Tavern
Full Bio

Joe Sasto

Executive Chef
Cal Mare
Full Bio

Christopher Scott

Chef/Owner
Butterfunk Kitchen
Full Bio

Chris Sheehan

Executive Chef
Max Downtown
Full Bio

Joel Viehland

Chef/Owner
Swyft
Full Bio

James Wayman

Executive Chef
Oyster Club
Full Bio

Matt Wick

Chef/Owner
Osa
Full Bio

Dessert

Arethusa a Mano

Full Bio

Kristin Eddy

Pastry Chef
Millwright's Restaurant and Tavern
Full Bio

Mozzicato Italian Bakery

Full Bio

NoRA Cupcakes

Full Bio

Pina Coffee & Donuts

Full Bio

Popover Bistro & Bakery

Full Bio

Taste by Spellbound

Full Bio

Hen and Heifer Bakery

Hen and Heifer Bakery
Full Bio

Sponsors

National Sponsors

National Co-Presenting Sponsors

Citi Sysco

Media Sponsor

Food Network

National Sponsor

OpenTable

Local Sponsors

Hoffman autoSimoniz USA, Inc.AetnaMountain Valley Spring WaterClassic Restaurant Supply

In-Kind Sponsors

Chief Brody Food TruckCraft Bird Food TruckThe Goodwin HotelPorron & PinaBrescome BartonEat IN CTDemers Exposition ServicesFalvey LinenAFR Furniture Rental