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South Florida’s 

Culinary Community Unites To End Childhood Hunger

Taste of the Nation for No Kid Hungry returns on May 17, 2019

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Share Our Strength’s No Kid Hungry campaign invites South Florida residents to sip and sample the area’s most celebrated culinary creations to help kids in need at this year’s annual Taste of the Nation for No Kid Hungry on Friday, May 17, 2019. Hosted at Ice Palace Films Studio, the annual tasting event featuring gourmet cuisine and libations crafted by the city’s top chefs, sommeliers, mixologists and brewers as they unite to raise funds to ensure all children in America have access to the healthy food they need, every day. One-hundred-percent of proceeds support the No Kid Hungry campaign’s work to end childhood hunger in America.

Led by Chef Chair Timon Balloo of SUGARCANE | raw bar grill and Co-Chair Cesar Zapata of Phuc Yea along with Chef Co-Chairs Paula DaSilva of The Ritz-Carlton Fort Lauderdale and Alex Kuk and Diego Ng of Temple Street Eatery, the 31st annual tasting event will take place from 7 PM to 10 PM. Early bird admission tickets for South Florida’s Taste of the Nation start at $125 until May 10, 2019, when the price increases to $150. For additional information and to purchase tickets, please visit nokidhungry.org/southflorida.


Guests can mix and mingle with South Florida’s tastemakers while enjoying fine fare, artisan beer, craft cocktails, and decadent desserts. A lively Giving Tree will allow guests to make donations in exchange for exclusive dining opportunities at the evenings participating restaurants. Select dining opportunities will be available for bidding in a silent auction.

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 Notable South Florida culinary talent and eateries participating to date include:

3030 Ocean

4 Rivers Smokehouse

American Social

Area 31


Bar Collins

Bird & Bone at The

Confidante Miami Beach

Beaker & Gray

Bourbon Steak

Bubbles + Pearls

Burlock Coast

Chi Fa

Concrete Beach Brewery

Corsair Kitchen and Bar



DUNE at Auberge Beach

EDGE Steak & Bar



Glass & Vine

Gold Marquess Fine Chinese Cuisine

House of Per'La


Kuro at Seminole Hard Rock

Hotel & Casino Hollywood


La Mar by Gaston Acurio

La Placita

Le Zoo


Lobster Bar Sea Grille

Lona Cocina Tequileria

Lure Fishbar

M House


NightLife Brewing Co.

No Name Chinese


Obra Miami

Phuc Yea

Pink Pie

R House Wynwood

Rusty Pelican

Scarpetta by Scott Conant

Stubborn Seed

SUGARCANE raw bar grill

Surf House



Temple Street Eatery

The Bazaar by Jose Andres

Café at Books & Books

The Dutch Miami

The Surf Club Restaurant

Wynwood Brewing Company

South Florida’s Taste of the Nation

MAY 17, 2019

7:00 PM - 10:00 PM

59 NW 14TH ST
MIAMI, FL 33136