Taste and Toast 2015

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
Bar Brigade* Next Chapter Winery Bent Paddle Brewing Co.*
Cast & Cru North Shore Winery* Excelsior Brewery
Coalition Northern Vineyards Lift Bridge Beer Company
Dakota Jazz Club & Restaurant Parley Lake Winery North Loop BrewCo
Gardens of Salonica Round Lake Vineyards & Winery Surly Brewing Co.*
Lakewinds Food Co-op Schram Vineyards Waconia Brewing Company
Mercy* Sovereign Estates Winery
Mill Valley Kitchen
New Scenic Cafe Food Trucks Sociable Cider Werks*
Oceanaire Seafood Room Foxy Filafel* Sweetland Orchard
Pangea Cafe* Wyn 65*
PinKU Japanese Street Food*

Red Stag Supperclub Other Offerings
Signature Cafe City Girl Coffee
Surly Brewer's Table* K'UL Chocolate*
Arboretum Catering
Nothing Bundt Cakes  

* New for 2017    



Check out this slideshow of Taste & Toast 2017!



"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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