Events

25th Annual Wild & Crazy Taco Night

25th Annual Wild & Crazy Taco Night



Thursday April 12, 2018
SOS Community Health Center
1550 Superior Avenue
Costa Mesa, CA 92627

VIP Pre-Party: 4:30pm – 5:30pm
Price: $150 per person

General Admission: 5:30pm – 7:30pm
Price thru April 1: $75 per person
Price on/after April 2: $85 per person

Purchase Your Tickets Today

*Don’t forget to get your tickets early! The price goes up to $85 on April 2nd!*

Feeling hungry? Why don’t we taco ’bout it! Now in its 25th year, Wild & Crazy Taco Night has become one of the most popular events in Orange County! Get ready for a fun and festive evening where Orange County’s finest chefs and restaurants each prepare an unusual and unique taco. The chefs’ creativity is endless and the food leaves guests talking for the rest of the year!

You don’t want to miss the pre-event VIP Party! Participating guests will enjoy early admission into the event and will have the opportunity to meet all of the chefs and sample their tacos before the general event begins. The VIP Reception has sold out each year.

Event proceeds benefit the SOS Food Pantry, feeding more than 235 Orange County families each day. Ticket price includes all-you-can-eat tacos and assorted beverages (margaritas, beer, soda, water).

Click here to learn about sponsorship opportunities!

Chefs To Date
David Andrade Pueblo
Paul Buchanan Primal Alchemy
Greg Daniels & Landon Pulizzi Haven Gastropub & Provisions Market
Andrew Gruel SLAPFISH
Linda Johnsen Filomena’s Italian Kitchen
Rachel Klemek Blackmarket Bakery
David Man & Roberto Hernandez Fashion Island Hotel Newport Beach
Rich Mead Farmhouse
Shachi Mehra ADYA
Eric Mickel Orange Hill
Alejandra Padilla SideDoor
Alessandro Pirozzi Pirozzi Corona del Mar & Alessá Laguna
Justin Prietto Rasta Taco
Jose Rodriguez Pete’s Sunset Grille at the Hyatt Regency Huntington Beach Resort & Spa
Max Schlutz Sessions West Coast Deli
Deborah Schneider & Andres Miramontes Sol Cocina
Deborah Schneider & Josemaria ‘Chema’ Velasquez solita tacos & margaritas
Rainer Schwarz Driftwood Kitchen, The Deck on Laguna & Hendrix
Katy Smith Puesto
Paul Squicciarini Culinary Innovation
Marco Zapien Melissa’s Produce

Sponsors to Date


Cactus Sponsor
Anne & Bob Cress
Frome Foundation

Sombrero Sponsor
Dr. Richard & Mrs. Sandra Haskell

Underwriters
Jay Donoghue

Event Donation
Kevin & Linda Pitts

Food Bag Challenge
Frome Family Foundation

Beverage Sponsors

For more information, please contact Elizabeth Hopkins at 949.270.2137 or ehopkins@shareourselves.org.