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Indianapolis Taste of the NFL chef Greg Hardesty partners with The Libertine Liquor Bar and H2O Restaurant and Sushi Bar to fight hunger
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Special Menus offered on Dec. 5 and Jan. 10 will help raise money for Taste of the NFL's Kick Hunger Challenge
INDIANAPOLIS (Nov. 13, 2012) - - - This winter, The Libertine Liquor Bar and H20 Restaurant and Sushi Bar will feature a special Taste of the NFL menu designed by seven-time Taste of the NFL chef Greg Hardesty. This collaboration is an effort to raise awareness and funds for local food banks. The special Taste of the NFL menus will be available during the restaurants' regular dining hours on the specified days, in addition to the restaurants' regular menus. A percent of the dinner sales from the Taste of the NFL dinner menus offered each evening will be donated to the Taste of the NFL's Kick Hunger Challenge.
The first event will take place on Wednesday, Dec. 5, 2012 at The Libertine Liquor Bar, located at 38 E. Washington St. Guests can expect to see several small plates, including a vegetarian option, on the Taste of NFL menu created by chef Hardesty. The price will range per small plate. For more information, contact The Libertine at 317-631-3333.
The second event will take place on Thursday, Jan. 10, 2013 at H2O Restaurant and Sushi Bar, located at 1912 Broad Ripple Ave. The Taste of NFL menu created by chef Hardesty will showcase a variety of exotic fish dishes. The price will range per dish. For more information, call H2O Restaurant and Sushi Bar at 317-254-0677.
About Chef Greg Hardesty:
Chef Greg Hardesty was a 2012 James Beard "Best Chef: Great Lakes" semi-finalist. He changes the menus at his Indianapolis-based restaurants, Recess and Room Four, daily to showcase the season's freshest local and regional ingredients. While his ingredients are a reflection of the Hoosier countryside, chef Greg's influences are global. He has been the Taste of the NFL Chef for Indianapolis for the past seven years and in 2012 he won the organization's coveted "Chef Andy" award. For more information, visit www.recessindy.com.
About The Libertine Liquor Bar:
Led by chef-owner Neal Brown, The Libertine Liquor Bar celebrates the untamed, pioneering American Spirit with a focus on classic cocktails, craft distillers, boutique wines and an ever-evolving menu. The restaurant is open Tuesday through Thursday from 4 p.m. to midnight, and Friday and Saturday from 4 p.m. to 1 a.m. For more information, visit www.libertineindy.com.
About H2O Restaurant and Sushi Bar:
H2O Restaurant and Sushi Bar offers an eclectic mix of traditional sushi styles and modern flavor combinations. The restaurant's culinary team makes each of their dishes from scratch, using only the freshest ingredients and sourcing them locally and sustainably wherever possible. The restaurant is open Tuesday through Thursday from 5:30 to 9:30 p.m., and Friday and Saturday from 5:30 to 10 p.m. For more information, visit www.h2osushibar.com
About the Taste of the NFL:
The Taste of the NFL (TNFL) is a 501c3 that exists to raise awareness and dollars for hunger relief organizations involved in tackling hunger in America. The Minneapolis-based organization conducts national and local fundraising events throughout the year to raise money to combat hunger issues facing millions of Americans. To date, Taste of the NFL has distributed more than $14 million for this critically important cause and is looking forward to its 2013 event on the eve of Super Bowl XLVI in New Orleans. For more information, visit www.TasteoftheNFL.com.