Help Out Hunger At Share Our Strength’s Taste of the Nation South Florida Fundraiser July 16th

Check out this fundraiser for hungry kids taking place in Miami Beach. The Beer Taster supports local food-oriented non-profits.

Now in its 27th year, Share Our Strength’s Taste of the Nation South Florida, is gearing up for another banner event. This year, the region’s premier culinary benefit dedicated to ending childhood hunger, will showcase close to 50 of the hottest restaurants from both Dade and Broward counties, top chefs, sommeliers, mixologists and brewers. The South Beach Chic – Food, Wine & Art-themed benefit will also feature silent and live auctions, an interactive art display showcasing local artists and a beer garden [see, beer related!] co-curated by Miami Herald food editor Evan Benn and Chef Bret Pelaggi.

Breweries and beers include:

  • Biscayne Bay Brewing Company Belgian Saison, Coffee Porter, Pale Ale
  • Concrete Beach Brewery Rica and Stiltsville
  • Funky Buddha Brewery Floridian, Hop Gun, Blueberry Cobbler Wheat
  • Miami Brewing Company Big Rod Coconut Ale, Shark Bait Mango Wheat Ale, Vice IPA, Gator Tail Brown Ale, Seasonal
  • Wynwood Brewing Company La Rubia Blonde Ale
  • J Wakefield Brewing – TBD, and a sour beer (naturally)

This year’s exclusive Taste of the Nation “Chefs on a Half Shell” after party will feature oyster creations from host restaurant Lure Fishbar as well as The Dutch at W South Beach, Devon Seafood + Steak and Aaron’s Catering. The annual tasting event will take place on Thursday, July 16, 2015 from 7PM to 10PM, at Loews Miami Beach, followed by the after party from 10PM to Midnight. General admission tickets are priced at $125 per person. VIP tickets are priced at $250 per person and provide access to the event an hour before the doors open, as well as admission to the after party.

Confirmed participants to date include: 3030 Ocean; American Social ;Beaker & Gray; Blackbrick Chinese & Dim Sum; BLT Prime; Blue Collar; Chef Adrianne’s Vineyard Restaurant and Wine Bar; Cibo Wine Bar; EDGE Steak & Bar at Four Seasons; FINKA Table & Tap; Glass & Vine; HaVen Lounge; Izzy’s Fish & Oyster; Joe’s Stone Crab; Kuro at Seminole Hard Rock Hotel & Casino; La Mar by Gaston Acurio; Little Palm Island; Loews Miami Beach Hotel; Lure Fishbar at Loews Miami Beach; Makoto at Bal Harbour Shops; MC Kitchen; Meat Market; Mignonette; My Ceviche; Naked Lunch; Naked Taco; Norman Love Confections; Palate Party; Palm d’Or at The Biltmore Hotel; PB Station; Phuc Yea!; Piripi; Quality Meats Miami Beach; Red Ginger; RED the Steakhouse; Rock Star Pastries; Seagrape at Thompson Miami Beach; Shake Shack; StripSteak at Fontainebleau Miami Beach; SUGARCANE raw bar grill; Susie’s Scrumptious Sweets; SuViche; TALDE Miami Beach at Thompson Miami Beach; Temple Street Eatery; The Café at Books & Books at the Adrienne Arsht Center; The Dutch at W South Beach; The Forge; The Oceanaire Seafood Room; The Redlander Restaurant; Tongue & Cheek; Truluck’s Seafood, Steak & Crab House; Whisk; Wild Sea Oyster Bar & Grille at the Riverside Hotel; Wynwood Kitchen and Bar; and Yardbird Southern Table and Bar.

Tickets to Taste of the Nation South Florida are available for purchase at:

One hundred percent of ticket proceeds from Taste of the Nation® benefit the No Kid Hungry® campaign.