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A Tasteful Pursuit, Share Our Strength's Touring Dinner Series, West Orange, NJ & Nashville, TN, May 2010
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A Tasteful Pursuit: Share Our Strength's Touring Dinner Series

The food and company of the country's top chefs. The thrill of an auction of incredible items. All in one evening and all to help fight childhood hunger in America.

Enjoy the company of culinary icons and award-winning chefs like Michelle Bernstein, Daniel Boulud, Charlie Palmer, Michael Symon, David Burke and many others, indulge in unparalleled cuisine and bid on fabulous auction items — all to help end childhood hunger in America.

Proceeds from the dinners benefit Share Our Strength's efforts to end childhood hunger in America.

2010 A Tasteful Pursuit Dinners
Don't miss these incredible dining experiences. Reserve your seat today.
Additional dates and locations coming soon.


Northern New Jersey
May 6th

Doors Open 6:30 p.m.
Admission is $35
Restaurants for a Cure
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The Wilshire Grand Hotel
350 Pleasant Valley Way
West Orange, NJ

Please join New Jersey’s Premiere Restaurants and celebrity guests participants at this culinary fundraising event dedicated to making sure that no kid in America grows up hungry.

Poverty is complex; feeding a child is not. Everyone has strength and everyone has something to share - chefs, companies, volunteers, and everyday Americans who care. 

Celebrity Guests include:
Darryll "Dr. Mixologist" Robinson featured in Fine Living, Essence, New York Daily News, Real Simple and Blackbook. Reality Stars
Christy, Gayle, Tracy and Anthony from Style Networks New Hit Reality Series Jerseylicious

Restaurant Participants: (as of April 7, 2010)
Bar Cara
Boulevard Five 72
Bulldog Gin
Copeland Restaurant
Cupa Cabana Coffee and Catering
Highlawn Pavilion
Love My Cake
The Main Event
The Manor
Mavi Lounge
Miss Nicky's Gourmet Toffee
The Montville Inn
The Pampered Chef
Roots Steakhouse
Splurge Bakery
Strip House
Trap Rock Brewery
The Wilshire Grand Hotel
Open bar and culinary creations all night long.


Nashville, TN
May 16th
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The Capitol Grill at the Hermitage Hotel
The Grand Ballroom
231 Sixth Avenue North
Nashville, TN

5:00 pm - Cocktail Reception
6:00 pm - Exquisite Multi-Course Dinner

Host Chefs
Tyler Brown, Executive Chef, The Capitol Grille
Andrew Manchester, Pastry Chef, The Capitol Grille
Guest Chefs

John Fleer, Canyon Kitchen at Lonesome Valley, Cashiers, NC
Hal Holden-Bache, Eastland Café, Nashville, TN
Linton Hopkins, Restaurant Eugene, Atlanta, GA
Tandy Wilson, City House, Nashville, TN

Tickets are also available by phone at 888.273.6141

Executive Chef Tyler Brown leads the kitchen at The Capitol Grille, a dining establishment voted one of America’s best restaurants by Gourmet magazine (2004), featured on The Food Network, acknowledged as one of the best new restaurants in the U.S. by Esquire magazine and recognized at the James Beard House (2005), where the world’s best restaurants and chefs showcase their culinary excellence. Brown became Chef de Cuisine of The Capitol Grille in 2003 under the direction of former Executive Chef Sean Brock (host of Share Our Strength’s A Tasteful Pursuit in Charleston, SC). Tyler now leads the culinary team as Executive Chef and is responsible for managing kitchen staff, developing menus and overseeing the general direction of the restaurant. He is recognized as a leading practitioner of progressive, southern cuisine and a strong supporter of local producers and community organizations.


Washington, DC
June 8th

Charlie Palmer Steak
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New York, NY
June 14th
Artisanal Fromagerie, Bistro and Wine Bar
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Charleston, SC
July 13th

McCrady's Restaurant
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St. Louis
July 20th

Brasserie by Niche

Detroit, MI
August 16th

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Dallas, TX
August 22nd

Stephan Pyles
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Boston, MA

Hamersley's Bistro
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Chicago, IL

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