In addition to the excitement of the unique location for this year’s event, Taste of the NFL leaders are proud to announce that Tony Dungy will serve as the effort’s National Honorary Chair. Dungy is beloved throughout the region - most notably as the head coach of the 2006-07 Super Bowl Champion Indianapolis Colts. Since his retirement as coach in 2009, Dungy has served as an analyst on NBC’s Sunday Night Football pregame show, as well as authored several best-selling books in recent years. “I’ve admired the efforts of Taste of the NFL for many years and their relentless effort to kick hunger across our country,” says Dungy. “The significance of this year is monumental – more people than ever are relying on hunger relief organizations. Plus, to host this premier event within the walls of a food bank is sure to make a lasting impression on its guests.” “Tony is known nationally for his strengths and ethics off the field, just as much as for them on the field,” says Wayne Kostroski, f...
The Taste of the NFL, along with Greg Hardesty and his local culinary friends, team up to bring the Dinner Series to Indianapolis.
For the past 5 years, Indianapolis Chef Hardesty of Recess has represented the Colts at the national Taste event. With the big game coming to his hometown, he and a few of his Indy culinary friends have teamed up to create the second annual Taste of the NFL Dinner Series. This series of dinners will run throughout the 2011 NFL season and take place at a variety of restaurants in Indianapolis. Proceeds benefit the Gleaner's Food Bank.
The first of the three dinners will be held Sunday, Oct. 16 at Recess restaurant. The event will begin at 6 p.m. with a cocktail reception, followed by a four-course dinner at 6:30 p.m. Joining chef Greg in the kitchen will be chef/owner Dave Tallent of Restaurant Tallent, executive chef Aaron Butts of Joseph Decuis and sous and pastry chef Abbi Merriss of Recess. Each course will be paired with a glass of wine provided by Gal...
For those people who are unable to attend Super Bowl festivities in Indianapolis this year,Taste of the NFL offers other ways in which to support their hunger relief efforts.
One of the easiest, most universal ways to get involved is through the Kick Hunger Challenge®. NFL fans (and non-fans alike!) are encouraged to support their favorite NFL team all year long by making a donation in that team's name. Take the Kick Hunger Challenge® now.
Taste of the NFL, a non-profit organization dedicated to kicking hunger in America for more
than 20years, will bring its annual fundraiser to Indianapolis on Saturday, Feb. 4, 2012—the eve of Super Bowl XLVI. The strolling food and wine event, appropriately dubbed “The Party with a Purpose,®” will take place at Gleaners Food Bank of Indiana, the first time in history the event will be held at a food bank location.
Gleaners, one of the largest food banks in the U.S., was chosen as the site for this year’s event. For one evening, a portion of the food bank’s nearly 300,000 square-foot warehouse will be transformed to host the Taste of the NFL event—giving thousands of guests the opportunity to see firsthand the important role of a food bank within a community, while experiencing one of Super Bowl’s premier events.
“We’re proud to partner with the Taste of the NFL as the host of the event in Indianapolis,” said Cindy Hubert, President/CEO of Gleaners Food Bank. “It’s a unique opportunity...
Gleaners Food Bank of Indiana to Host; Tony Dungy Named National Honorary Chair
Taste of the NFL, a non-profit organization dedicated to kicking hunger in America for more than 20 years, will bring its annual fundraiser to Indianapolis on Saturday, Feb. 4, 2012—the eve of Super Bowl XLVI. The strolling food and wine event, appropriately dubbed “The Party with a Purpose,® will take place at Gleaners Food Bank of Indiana, the first time in history the event will be held at a food bank location.
Gleaners, one of the largest food banks in the U.S., was chosen as the site for this year’s event. For one evening, a portion of the food bank’s nearly 300,000 square-foot warehouse will be transformed to host the Taste of the NFL event—giving thousands of guests the opportunity to see firsthand the important role of a food bank within a community, while experiencing one of Super...
Inspirational book recounts 20 years of capturing the human spirit of giving
Taste of the NFL, a nationally recognized organization known for its work to kick hunger in America, has announced the introduction of its first-ever book titled Bring Out The BEST! ($24.99 at www.TasteBook20.com)
With all book sale proceeds benefitting food banks across America, Bring Out The BEST! shares the story of Taste of the NFL’s first 20 years and how it has become an example of unleashing the human spirit of giving. The book shares stories and personal accounts from people of all walks of life who have been involved in Taste of the NFL’s mission to kick hunger. Through the words of volunteers, chefs, NFL greats, hunger relief advocates and others, Bring Out The BEST! shows how one simple idea with one simple purpose can impact the lives of millions of people.
More than 3,500 guess joined culinary stars and NFL players from each NFL market to raise funds for hunger relief.
Taste of the NFL, a non-profit dedicated to kicking hunger in America, announces it raised a record-setting $1 million at its 20th annual fundraising event on Saturday, Feb. 5th in Fort Worth as part of Super Bowl weekend in North Texas. This year’s “Party with a Purpose®” was the biggest to date with more than 3,500 guests filling the sold-out Fort Worth Convention Center to sample specialty foods from each NFL city, mingle with current and former NFL greats and enjoy the music of country star Martina McBride.
Since 1992, Taste of the NFL has raised money in support of food banks throughout the United States through its annual Super Bowl party. Proceeds from this year’s event will be distributed among food banks in each NFL city nationwide with 30 percen...