Taste of Hope a Successful, Delicious Evening

$120,110 is a lot to raise in one evening. But the Taste of Hope committee accomplished just that in 2015. Committee members are: MAXINE SOLOMON, Chair Co-founder Inter-Faith Food Shuttle MICHELLE MASELLA CORCORAN Insurance Professionals, Inc. IMG_9867DONNA HOVIS US Foods ANN MARCO IFFS Board of Directors KIM BRAME MCGIMSEY BreakthroughHealth LLC RENEÉ SADDLER RenSad Designs JULIE STEWART SAS

The months of planning, coordinating with expert chefs, sponsors, and donors have all paid off.

Over 200 attendees enjoyed a meal of seven-course gourmet meal at the beautiful Umstead Hotel and Spa while bidding on unique items ranging from jewelry, to trips, to dining experiences.

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IMG_9864Each year, this truly fabulous fundraiser benefits the Inter-Faith Food Shuttle. Hosted by WRAL Meteorologist Greg Fishel, Taste of Hope offers several gourmet courses, each created by a different celebrity chef. In addition, we feature a variety of fine wines and both live & silent auctions. Visit http://www.tasteandblossoms.com to learn more about this annual event.

2015 Featured Chefs:

  • Jill Santa Lucia Catering Works
  • Steve Zanini Jimmy V’s Steak House & Tavern
  • Daniel Schur Second Empire
  • Beth LittleJohn Coquette
  • Steven D. Greene The Umstead Hotel and Spa
  • Evan Sheridan The Umstead Hotel and Spa

2015 Featured Sponsors:


By Lindsay Humbert, IFFS Digital Media Specialist. Contact: Lindsay@FoodShuttle.org