Share Our Strength's Taste of the Nation Portland * May 2, 2011 * Luxe Autohaus Sandy & NE 17th

Welcome to Share Our Strength's
Taste of the Nation Portland Newsletter!
• David Anderson – our honorary chef chair for 2011
• Wineries join up to support Share Our Strength's Taste of the Nation
• Taste of the Nation Portland partners with Foodportunity
David Anderson of Genoa & Accanto is our 2011 Honorary Chef Chair!
David Anderson, executive chef at Genoa and Accanto has been named the 2011 Taste of the Nation Portland Honorary Chef Chair. David has been supporting Taste of the Nation since 2002. His participation has inspired him to become involved in many other food-related philanthropic events over the years and is excited as Honorary Chef Chair, to encourage more chefs to get involved.

In addition, Genoa will be one of the featured Gem restaurants for the Luxe and VIP attendees. Reserve your tickets today

Wineries join up to support Share Our Strength's Taste of the Nation
We are thrilled to announce that this year we will have two Gem wineries to compliment our Gem restaurants for Luxe and VIP attendees. Domaine Drouhin Oregon and Sineann Wines will both be participating as Gem wineries.

Adelsheim Vineyard, Elk Cove Vineyards, Et Fille Wines, Illahe Vineyards, Johan Vineyards, Willamette Valley Vineyards, Youngberg Hill and many other wineries will be joining us as well. We update the list frequently on our website so be sure to check for updates.

Taste of the Nation On Board for Foodportunity Portland
Foodportunity is coming back to Portland on March 7th! This event is an opportunity to meet local chefs, food writers, photographers, publicists, artisan producers and farmers who have all contributed to Portland's thriving independent food scene.

The next Foodportunity Portland event is taking place on March 7th at the Heathman. Taste of the Nation has partnered with this event and members of our volunteer team will be on hand to meet with Foodportunity attendees. Please stop by our table to find out more about our upcoming event.

75 of the Pacific Northwest's best chefs, winemakers, brewers and mixologists invite you to join them as they share their strengths to end childhood hunger.

Monday May 2nd
Luxe Autohaus, Sandy & NE 17th

Remember every dollar you spend on tickets goes to help end childhood hunger in America.