There will be no shortage of flavors to whet the appetite at A Taste That Matters: A Culinary Event presented by Meijer.
The third-annual event benefitting Northern Illinois Food Bank kicks off at 6 p.m. on Thursday, May 8 at Drury Lane Theatre & Conference Center in Oakbrook Terrace and features tastings from some of Chicagoland’s finest restaurants. Among the participating restaurants are Antico Posto, Eddie Merlot’s, Gibson’s Bar & Steakhouse, Glen Prairie Local Flavor, Heaven on Seven, Meson Sabika, Miss Dottie’s Pound Cake, RA Sushi, Seasons 52, Tate & Lyle Chef, The Capital Grille, Weber Grill and Wildfire.
A silent auction is also part of the fun on a night where attendees can mix and mingle with other professionals who share the same charitable passion. Guests can bid on attractive auction items such as travel and leisure packages, tickets to professional sporting events and concerts, electronics goods, gift baskets, gift certificates and much more.
Single tickets are available for $200 each. Hunger Helper Sponsors can reserve a table of 10 seats for $2,000. All proceeds benefit Northern Illinois Food Bank’s mission of solving hunger in northern Illinois. Tickets are available online at www.SolveHungerToday.org or by calling 630-443-6910 ext. 125.More than 60,000 people each week seek food assistance through Northern Illinois Food Bank’s network of 800 partner food pantries and feeding programs across 13 counties. Northern Illinois Food Bank is able to turn every $1 donated into $8 of groceries for hungry neighbors.
To learn more, log onto www.SolveHungerToday.org.