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"Taste" Cellebrate Food & Art to Support Art Education
Date Thursday April 20
Time 7:00 PM - 11:00 PM
Location Details
Gallery 3175 at Root Division
3175 Seventeenth Street (between South Van Ness and Shotwell)
San Francisco, CA 94110
Event Type Fundraiser
Organizer/AuthorCamille Verboort

On April 20, 2006, 7 p.m.–11 p.m. at 3175 Seventeenth Street (at Shotwell), Root Division a non-profit arts organization, will host an evening celebrating the unique beauty of art and food in San Francisco. The night will feature an array of daring culinary delights and innovative original art by local artists. All accompanied by the smooth jazz sounds of SF JAZZ Youth Program.

“Taste” will feature acclaimed local chefs and exceptional visual artists for a night of inspired food, drink, and art. This event promises to satisfy all the senses.

Tickets are $50 per person pre-sale, available online at or by phone at 415.863.7668. Tickets will also be available at the door for $60 per person. Creative cocktail attire is encouraged. This is a passed appetizer and cocktail event only.

Participating chefs include:
Samie Didda, (Chou Chou), Michael Yakura, (Le Colonial), Ben & Rachel De Vries, (Luella), Scott Youkilis, (Maverick), Ola Fendert, (Oola), Spencer O’Meara, (Paragon),
Michelle Mah, (Ponzu), Jerry McGinness, (Supper Club), Charles Crossley, (W Hotels)

Participating artists include:
Sarah Barsness, Vanessa Blaikie, Jim Boss, Carlos Castillo, Sidnea D’amico, Pablo D’antonio, Dale Dreiling, Dave Dworman, Jeff Eisenberg, Emmanual Feu, Sam Flores,
Karen Gallagher, Katharine Gin, Peter Gronquist, Melissa Hutton, David Johnson, Eirik Johnson, Erin Kellgren, Keira Kotler, Michael Krouse, Bernardo P. Leigh, Crystal Liu,
Casey Logan, Michelle Mansour, Jetro Martinez, Molly McCracken, Brian Mcdonald, Dennis Mcnulty, Naomi Miller, Jason Mortara, Haden Nicholl, Toban Nichols, Danny Nolan, Joshua Peiper, Pete Potranko, Brad Silverstein, Jeremy Arlo Simmons, Ray Souder,
Tim Sullivan, Nathan Suter, James Tantum, Mitch Temple, Zoe Trouble, Hannah Pearl Walcott, Brian Wasson, Nancy Willis

Proceeds from the event benefit Root Division, a non-profit arts organization that believes in and supports a community where art, art education and culture are embraced and encouraged. Root Division provides affordable studio space to artists, free art education to low-income students in San Francisco public schools, unique low-cost art classes for adults, and exciting events featuring Bay Area art and artists.
Root Division participants are professional working artists who value and support an interactive peer community by providing free art classes to low-income children and facilitate adult art classes. Participants also design and produce annual and monthly events that inspire the local art audience, and provide revenue that supports Root Division’s facilities and education programs. For more information please visit

Added to the calendar on Wednesday Apr 5th, 2006 5:34 PM
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