Share our Strength's Taste of the Nation
Honorary Chairman Danny Meyer
and the Taste of the Nation '96 NYC Committee
invite you to join us for the ninth annual

TASTE of the NATION

New York City's premiere food and wine tasting benefit to fight the causes and consequences of hunger.

Monday, April 15, 1996
6:00 to 10:00 pm | New York Marriott Marquis | Broadway Ballroom | 1535 Broadway at 45th Street

6:00 to 7:30 pm
VIP Event Preview | $200 per guest

7:30 to 10:30 pm
Main Event | $125 per guest

Attire: Cocktail

To purchase tickets call 24 hours: 1.800.233.3123 | http://www.shareourstrength.org | 100% of ticket and auction proceeds will benefit hunger relief organizations.

In one evening, get to know fifty of New York City's top chefs who have combined their talents to create a six course tasting menu with innumerable choices in each course.

Exceptional silent auction prizes include: unique culinary experiences, fine wines and spirits, and gourmet cookware.

TOTALNYTOTALNY will be present taking and uploading fun party pictures throughout the event. See Your
Favorite Chefs! You can also email any questions for your favorite chef to TOTALNY and they will post the answers here.

Share Our Strength (SOS) is one of the nation's largest and most effective anti-hunger organizations. SOS mobilizes thousands of volunteers to give their time and talents to its creative community outreach, public education and direct service programs and to help supports grassroots efforts to end hunger.

"Taste of the Nation mobilizes thousands of Americans to join the fight against hunger. From chefs and volunteers who donate their time, to the corporate sponsors they enlist, to the guests they serve, Taste of the Nation offers people a way to fight hunger in their own backyard."

Bill Shore, Founder and Executive Director, Share Our Strength

Participating Restaurants

540 PARK AT THE REGENCY HOTEL
Jed Miles Gidaly
HOME
David Page
SAN DOMENICO N.Y.
Theo Schoenegger
ALISON ON DOMINICK ST.
Dan Silverman
HUDSON RIVER CLUB
Waldy Malouf
SAVOY
Peter Hoffman
AMBASSADOR GRILL
Matthew Mitnitsky
LA CARAVELLE
Laurent Richard
SULLIVAN'S
Neil Murphy
AQUAVIT RESTAURANT
Marcus Samuelsson
LA CÔTE BASQUE
Jean-Jaques Rachau
TAPIKA
David Walzog
ARIZONA 206
Miles Angelo
LAYLA
Joesph Fortunato
TATOU
Michel Bourdeaux
BECCO
Giuseppe Vitale
LES CÉLÉBRITÉS
Christian Delouvrier
THE '21' CLUB
Michael Lomonaco
BLUE RIBBON
Eric and Bruce Bromberg
LE CHANTILLY
David Ruggerio
THE FOUR SEASONS
Christian Albin
CAFÉ CENTRO
Phillippe Feret
MONTRACHET
Chris Gesualdi
THE RESTAURANT AT THE STANHOPE
Scott Cohen
CASCABEL
Tom Valenti
OCEANA
Rick Moonen
THE SEA GRILL
Edward Brown
CHRISTER'S
Christer Larsson
ODEON
Stephen Lyle
THE SIGN OF THE DOVE
Andrew D'Amico
CITÉ
David Amorelli
PATRIA
Douglas Rodriguez
THE VIEW
Mark French
CUB ROOM
Henry Meer
PROVENCE
Pablo Trobo
THE WATER CLUB
Brad Steelman
DAWAT HAUTE CUISINE OF INDIA
Lata Malhotra
RAINBOW!
Arnauld Briand
UNION SQUARE CAFE
Michael Romano
FANTINO AT THE RITZ-CARLTON
Craig Henne
REMI
Francesco Antonucci
VERBENA
Diane Forley
FRESCO BY SCOTTO
Vincent Scotto
ROSEMARIE'S RESTAURANT
Pablo Valez
WORLD YACHT
Wayne Tuman
GRAMERCY TAVERN
Tom Colicchio
RUSTY STAUB'S ON 5TH
Patricia Kelly
ZARELA
Gary Jacobson
HALCYON
John A. Halligan
ZOË
Steven Levine


Participating Wineries

Argyle Nederberg
Blandy's Maderia Maison Louis Jadot Poggio alle Gaze
Boschendal King Estate Purple Mountain
Burgess Cellars Lakespring Raymond
M. Chapoutier Les Vins Georges Duboeuf Sakonnet Vineyards
Joseph Drouhin Librandi San Saba
Germain Robin Brandy Lungarotti Sequoia Grove Vineyards
Graham's Port Prosper Maufaux Terre del Barolo
Guenoc & Langtry Estate Winery Melini Torres
Hargrave Morgan Wieninger


1996 recipient agencies

ACCION INTERNATIONAL NY
CITY HARVEST
COMMUNITY FOOD RESOURCE CENTER
FOOD AND HUNGER HOTLINE
FOOD FOR SURVIVAL
GOD'S LOVE WE DELIVER

Sponsors
Share Our Strength American Express Calphalon
NY Marriot Marquis Coors Food & Wine Magazine

A.D.P. The Food and Beverage Association of America
Ambassador Grill Milton Paper
Brooklyn Brewery P/Kaufmann, Inc.
Calvin Klein Home Payroll Computing Services
Dallis Bros. Coffee World Yacht, Inc.
EVIAN Natural Spring Water