Taste and Toast 2015

Save the Date!
The Best Outdoor Party of Summer: Wednesday, July 26, 2017

Featuring Chef Jorge Guzman of Surly Brewer's Table

Featured participants as of April 4. Check back for the latest additions!

Restaurants Wineries Breweries
Indian Island Winery August Schell Brewing Company
Cast & Cru Next Chapter Winery Bent Paddle Brewing Co.*
Coalition North Shore Winery* Enki Brewing
Dakota Jazz Club & Restaurant Northern Vineyards Excelsior Brewery
Gardens of Salonica Parley Lake Winery Lift Bridge Beer Company
Lakewinds Food Co-op Round Lake Vineyards & Winery North Loop BrewCo
Mercy Schram Vineyards Sociable Cider Werks*
Mill Valley Kitchen Sovereign Estates Winery
Surly Brewing Co.*
New Scenic Cafe
Waconia Brewing Company
Oceanaire Seafood Room Other Offerings
Pangea Cafe* City Girl Coffee Food Trucks
PinKu Japanese Street Food* K'UL Chocolate* TruPizza Truck*
Prairie Bay Grill and Catering Nothing Bundt Cakes
Red Stag Supperclub

Signature Cafe  
Surly Brewer's Table*

The Minneapolis Club    

* New for 2017


Check out this video of Taste & Toast 2016!

"Arboretum's Toast and Taste fundraiser offers summer's best," - Star Tribune Food Editor Lee Svitak Dean, July, 2014.

2017 Taste & Toast Committee

Gary Schokmiller, Co-Chair
Bridget Levin, Co-Chair
Kristy Mock, Event Manager
Betsy & John Massie, Hosts
Jenny & Bob Verner, Hosts
Todd & Lisa Wagner, Hosts
Chris & Annie O'Brien, Hosts

2017 Honorary Hosts

Esera Tuaolo, former Viking and food enthusiast
Jason DeRusha, WCCO-TV anchor and food blogger, DeRusha Eats
Robyne Robinson, Director, Arts @ MSP
Sue Zelickson, Founder of Women Who Cook, food writer and James Beard Award winner
Stephanie March, MSP food editor & writer
Alex Roberts, Alma, last year's featured chef, James Beard Award Winner Best Chef Midwest
Molly Broder, owner, Broder's
Kathy & Norm Murphy, former Taste & Toast co-chairs


Jeannine Rivet & Warren Herreid II


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