Toledo's Taste of the Nation for No Kid Hungry is supported by national presenting sponsors Citi and SyscoŽ, national media sponsor Food Network, and national sponsor OpenTable.

Press


We’re making news.

2017

Tickets go on sale for 22nd annual Taste of the Nation Toledo
13abc Action News, January 2017

2016

Tickets on sale for 21st Taste of the Nation Toledo - View Video
13abc Action News, January 2016

2015

Event celebrates 20 years of fundraising
LOCAL EATS: February 2015

Thanks to our Media Chair and 13 ABC News - View Video
13abc Action News, Febuary 2015

Kickoff builds excitement for Taste of the Nation
The Blade, January 29, 2015


2014

Taste of the Nation Toledo does its part to put food on kids’ table
The Blade, April 22, 2014

A delicious way to help: Taste of the Nation Toledo
The Blade, February 6, 2014


2013

Taste of the Nation Toledo Featured on http://ce.strength.org/
Culinary Events

Toledo shares strength for charities
Toledo Blade, April 25, 2013

Posh nosh to squash hunger at Toledo’s Taste of Nation
Toledo Blade, April 22, 2013

Share our Strength Culinary Event Posting
Culinary Events, April 21, 2013

Bar North’s Chef Will to Headline at Toledo Charity Event
Huron Hometown News, April 18, 2013


2012

Diane Larson, 13abc Action News Anchor - View Video
13abc Action News, March 19, 2012

Kick-off party launches 17th annual Taste of the Nation
Sylvania Advantage, February 3, 2012

Ambassadors whet appetites for annual Taste of the Nation
Toledo Blade, February 2, 2012

Add a veggie wall for a focal point
Toledo Blade, February 1, 2012

Get your Taste of the Nation
Toledo Blade, January 29, 2012

Glam, glitter, and great memories
Toledo Blade, January 1, 2012


2011

Taste of the Nation 2011
The Sylvania Herald, June 01, 2011

Taste of Nation takes bite out of hunger
Toledo Blade, May 24, 2011

Taste of the Nation Toledo raises $100,000 for charity
Toledo Blade, May 24, 2011

Top chefs join Taste of the Nation lineup
Toledo Blade, May 8, 2011

'Taste' to bring gastronomic delights
Toledo City Paper, March 29, 2011

Parties with a purpose: good times, good causes
Toledo Blade, March 3, 2011

Social Studies - Taste of the nation
Toledo City Paper, March 3, 2011


2011 Interviews

"Tim and Jeff in the Morning" interviews
Gus Mancy, Cake in a Cup, Moussa Salloukh and Diane Larson (MP3, 2MB)

"Tim and Jeff in the Morning" interviews
Celina Tio, Swig, Zach Lahey (MP3, 2MB)


2010

On the Town: Fun-seekers on a mission
Toledo Blade, May 2, 2010

Celebrity chefs, local restaurants cook up delicious fund-raiser
Toledo Blade, April 27, 2010

On the Town: It's always fun to go out to eat
Toledo Blade, March 14, 2010

Taste of the Nation Toledo set for Fat Fish Blue
Toledo Blade, February 21, 2010


2009

Taste of the Nation brought flavor, fancy food, and fun
Toledo Blade, April 28, 2009

On the Town: January kickoffs get kicking
Toledo Blade, February 2, 2009

The fundraising year has begun
Toledo Free Press, January 30, 2009


2008

Taste of Nation Announces Plans for 2008 Event

Celebrity chefs and area chefs showcase trendy foods
Toledo Blade, March 25, 2008


2007

Restaurant Neighbor Award 2007 Finalist
National Restaurant Association, December 17, 2007

Poco Piatti featured in Ohio Magazine
Ohio Magazine, December 2007

Local restaurateurs honored as good neighbors
Toledo Free Press, November 9, 2007

Hajjar family offers Toledo quality cuisine for more than 30 years
Toledo City Paper, November 8, 2007

New Italian bistro unites Toledo restaurant royalty
Toledo City Paper, September 26, 2007

Labib Hajjar receives state restaurant award
Toledo Blade, June 26, 2007

Chefs, restaurateurs got raves at Taste of the Nation
Toledo Blade, May 6, 2007

Toledo toasted a perfect evening for Taste of the Nation
Toledo Blade, May 3, 2007

Look for layers of flavor from local and celebrity chefs
Toledo Blade, March 20, 2007

A ‘Perfect Storm’ of fun
Toledo Blade, January 22, 2007

Taste of the Nation Toledo prepares for twelth event with kickoff party
Press Release, January 12, 2007

2007 Event Announcement (PDF)


2006

Taste of the Nation Toledo receives two recognitions at Share our Strength’s conference of leaders
Press Release

Chefs, restaurateurs got raves at Taste of the Nation (PDF)
Nations’s Restaurant News, July 24, 2006

Elegant fund-raisers featured feasts, art, and auctions
Toledo Blade, May 25, 2006

Taste of the Nation: National and local chefs bring food and festivity to annual even
Toledo Blade, April 25, 2006


2005

Culinary stars: Taste of Nation celebrates its 10th year
Toledo Blade, April 19, 2005


2004

Taste of the Nation Toledo: Fine food for a good cause
Toledo Blade, May 20, 2004

Taste of the nation: Celebrity chefs bring unique flavors to annual event
Toledo Blade, May 11, 2004

Celebrity chefs set for Taste of the Nation
Toledo Blade, April 4, 2004


2003

Toledo enjoys a gourmet array
Toledo Blade, May 5, 2003

Local chefs, restaurants to bring their finest foods
Toledo Blade, April 29, 2003

Taste of the nation: Celebrity chefs add sparkle to annual event
Toledo Blade, April 29, 2003