Laguna Beach’s Taste of the Nation

Laguna Beach’s Taste of the Nation

May 5, 2019
3:00 pm - 7:30 pm
Montage Laguna Beach
Coast Highway
Laguna Beach, CA
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Join us on May 5, 2019 for an unforgettable night of unlimited bites and sips from the nation's best restaurants and drink purveyors.

Event Details

Laguna Beach’s Taste of the Nation will be held on Sunday, May 5th!

Set on the oceanfront bluff of the Montage Laguna Beach with sweeping panoramas of the Pacific Ocean and striking Craftsman-style architecture, this luxury beach resort commands 30 lushly landscaped acres in the heart of the picturesque arts community of Laguna Beach – making it the ideal choice for a an evening of delicious food and wine.

At Laguna Beach’s Taste of the Nation attendees will enjoy tastings from the nation’s top chefs and restaurants, and sample fine wines, and premium spirits. Guests will also enjoy live entertainment and a silent and live auction.

Immediately following the main event, guests will enjoy a private post event, where they can enjoy ocean breezes, a breathtaking sunset, and lush landscape while enjoying one of kind wines, a champagne toast, a parting gift and mix and mingle with all the celebrity chefs.

 

Contact

If you’re interested in becoming a participating sponsor, vendor, or volunteer, or just have a question, please reach out to Judy Walker.

Committee Members

Event Co-Chairs | Teresa Siriani Sarinsky & Zelyne Lane
Beverage Chair | Amin Benny
Volunteer Chair | Neda Espresor
Operations Chair | Laura Aviles
Sponsorship Co-Chairs | Sally Spaide & Leslie Torres
Auction Co-Chairs | Mary Tran & Marcie Stoddard
Social Media Chair | Nikita Pacheco
Graphic Designer | Mary Tran
Public Relations | Marguarite Clark

Members of Distinction
John E. Stoner | Kristin Epperson | Lori Kahn | Lisa Huscher | Neena Master
Deane Flores | Cindy Goss | Melissa Martinez | Vanessa Gong

2019 Beverage Participants

ANTINORI | CASAMIGAS MARGARITA BAR | BUFFALO TRACE BOURBON | MACROSTIE WINERY | MODUS OPERANDI | RIVERAIN | S. PELLEGRINO | SECOND ANTINORI LABLE | TITOS HANDMADE VODKA | VEUVE CLICQUOT  | VITTORIA COFFEE | ZD WINES

Ticket Levels

General Admission- SOLD OUT ONLINE, but will be available at the door!

Includes admission from 3:00 – 7:30 p.m.

VIP Admission- SOLD OUT ONLINE, but will be available at the door!

Includes admission from 2:30 – 7:30 p.m.

Participants

2019 Participating Chefs

Benjamin Martinek

Chef de Cuisine at Studio, Montage Laguna Beach
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Brother Luck

Chef/Owner
Four by Brother Luck
Full Bio

Bryan Brown

Bourbon Steak Orange County, a Michael Mina Restaurant at the Monarch Beach Resort
Full Bio

Bryant Taylor

Executive Chef, Chianina Steakhouse
Full Bio
Eric Samaniego

Eric Samaniego

Executive Chef, Michael's on Naples Ristorante
Full Bio

Julia Browne

Assistant Pastry Chef, Montage Laguna Beach
Full Bio

Xavier Salomon

Executive Chef, Montage Los Cabos
Full Bio

Special Appearance By

Curtis Stone

Chef, Restaurateur, Author, Media Personality, and Businessman
Full Bio

Sponsors

National Sponsors

National Co-Presenting Sponsors

Citi Sysco

Media Sponsor

Food Network

National Sponsor

OpenTable

Local Sponsors

Macrostie Winery & Vineyards Moss Adams Southern California Gas Co. BJ’s Foundation Epstein Becker Green Pirch Villa Real Estate Montage Laguna Beach