Experience A Taste of Success April 12, 2019! Sip. Savor. Support.

A Taste of Success

Join us for A Taste of Success To Go! This event features a delicious around-the-world cuisine tour from charcuterie through dessert. All of the food is prepared by Great Lakes Culinary Institute students and will be ready for you to pick up on Friday, April 28.

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$250 To-Go Package (Generously Serves Two)

  • Charcuterie box
  • Soup
  • Global tour box with samplings of cuisines from around the world
  • Dessert box

Thank you for being part of making culinary education possible for students—all proceeds from the event benefit students through scholarships and program support. Thanks to the support of people like you, the 2022 event raised more than $130,000 for student scholarships and the greatest needs of the program.

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When you support A Taste of Success, you are providing much-needed funds that help deserving students to attend the Great Lakes Culinary Institute—the gift of education lasts a lifetime. Learn more about opportunities to sponsor A Taste of Success and have your business featured alongside industry leaders while making a difference for our students.

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Thank You To Our 2023 Sponsors!

Tastemaker Sponsor

  • Cahn-Batali Family
  • Don & Marylou Coe
  • Diana & Richard Milock

Tasting Station Sponsor

  • Traverse City Tourism
  • Golden-Fowler Home Furnishings
  • Green Brick Foundation
  • Pat & Ken Warner

Plate Sponsor

  • Debbie Edson
  • In Memory of Grant Carrithers
  • Oryana Community Co-op
  • West Bay Exploration


  • Chateau Chantal
  • Food for Thought
  • Devin & Robin Hill
  • Rivard Teahen Group

Founding Sponsor

  • Tasters Guild

Event Details

  • Date: Friday, April 28, 2023
  • Time: Food pickup from 4–6 p.m.
  • Location: NMC's Great Lakes Campus (715 E Front Street, Traverse City)

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Packages must be purchased in advance as quantities are limited. Vegetarian option available upon request. 

Please contact (231) 995-1021 or foundation@nmc.edu with questions.

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Student chef at the 2018 Taste of Success event
Thank you to all the guests and community partners who make this event a success!

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