Eat and drink with NYC's culinary stars at the 26th annual Taste of the Nation culinary charity event

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Offer highlights:

  • Indulge at New York's premier tasting event dedicated to ending childhood hunger at Taste of the Nation NYC featuring over 75 of the city's most notable chefs and bartenders under one roof for an elegant evening of wine, food and handcrafted cocktails at 82Mercer on April 29, 2013 with your choice of a VIP ticket (6:30-9:30pm access) or General Admission (7:30-9:30pm access).
  • Join Taste of the Nation® chairs Alex Guarnaschelli, Marc Murphy, Dale DeGroff, Julie Reiner and hosts Rebecca Minkoff, Athena Calderone, and more for an exclusive opportunity to mix and mingle with the city's top toques to savor their creative dishes and libations. Plus music will be provided by Finger On The Pulse of the food-meets-music radio show Snacky Tunes.
  • Enjoy access to the multiple live or silent auctions for wine from top purveyors or a dinner party hosted by City Grit. Funds raised through Taste of the Nation NYC will support No Kid Hungry, City Harvest, Food Bank for New York City, Just Food, New York City Coalition Against Hunger and New York State Nutrition Consortium.
  • Don't miss the chance to chow down on stand-outs like the Meatball Shop, Blue Smoke, L&W Oyster and drinks by the Beagle, Maison Premiere and more all in one night. VIP ticket holders will enjoy exclusive bites and drinks from Momofuku Ssäm Bar, Má Pêche and Booker & Dax. Click here for the full list of participating restaurants, bars and wine purveyors.

Ticket Options:

  • VIP Ticket: Admission from 6:30–9:30pm on April 29, 2013.
    Enjoy unlimited food and drink tastings and private access to the VIP lounge featuring plush seating, exclusive bites, fine wine, and auctions throughout the night.
    Was $425, now $276

  • General Ticket: Admission from 7:30–9:30pm on April 29, 2013.
    General admission includes unlimited, food, fine wine and cocktail tastings in addition to auctions throughout the night.
    Was $225, now $146

Need to know:

  • Must be 21+ to attend. Voucher expires on date of event, April 29, 2013.
  • All sales are final. No refunds or exchanges.


82 Mercer St, New York, NY, 10012