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Taste of Hope

  • Umstead Hotel & Spa 100 Woodland Pond Drive Cary, NC, 27513 United States (map)

The gourmet event of the year to fight children’s hunger

Join us for the 23rd annual Taste of Hope Gala! This signature fundraising event benefiting Inter-Faith Food Shuttle, is a culinary masterpiece. A six course feasting marathon made possible by the Triangle’s top chefs graciously donating their time and talent to create a food experience beyond any available at a single location in the Triangle. Each course is thoughtfully created to tantalize the palette of even the savviest “foodie.”

Passed Appetizers – Centerplate Catering, Executive Regional Chef Don Burchell

First Course – An, Chef Josh Hughes

Fish – Second Empire, Executive Chef Daniel Schurr

Main – Umstead Hotel Executive Chef Steven D. Greene

Palate Cleanser –  Umstead Hotel

Dessert – Umstead Hotel Pastry Chef, Jonathan Fisher

 Buy your ticket today! 

Each ticket includes a 6-course meal with a fair market value of $150 which affects the tax-deductible portion of your gift.

Taste of Hope Sponsorship Levels

Hunger Fighter – $5,000

  • 10 seats to attend the Taste of Hope Gala
  • Exposure on social media sites through the Food Shuttle Facebook page and Twitter

Friend of the Food Shuttle – $3,500

  • 8 seats to attend the Taste of Hope Gala
  • Exposure on social media sites through the Food Shuttle Facebook page and Twitter

Corporate Table- $2,500

  • 8 seats to attend the Taste of Hope Gala

Cocktail Sponsor – $1,500

  • 4 seats to attend the Taste of Hope Gala

Culinary Job Training Benefactor – $1,200

  • 3 seats to attend the Taste of Hope Gala

Supporter – $750

  • 2 seats to attend the Taste of Hope Gala

The following benefits apply to ALL the above levels of giving:

  • Recognition on the Food Shuttle and the Taste of Hope websites
  • Signage acknowledging your support the evening of the event

Backpack Buddies – $350

Backpack Buddies provides one child, from a food-insecure home, with healthy weekend meals during the school year.

For sponsorship information please contact Cindy Sink, Cindy@foodshuttle.org or Maxine Solomon, foodiemax@nc.rr.com

See last year’s Taste of Hope event details and sponsors here.

Later Event: March 14
Lunch & Learn