2019 PNW TOUR

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Tacoma_Chris Kiehl-En Rama

Chris Kiel

En Rama

Chris previously co-owned Marrow and Hilltop Kitchen and currently runs En Rama in downtown Tacoma. His latest restaurant is located in Court House Square in Tacoma.

Tacoma_Tasso-Dirty Oscar's Annex

Tasso

Dirty Oscar's Annex

Tasso knew at a young age that he would fall in love with cooking, and now serves as the Executive Chef at Dirty Oscar’s Annex where he and his team are bringing a Tacoma institution back to its former glory.

Tacoma_Dough Hudson-Table 47

Doug Hudson

Table 47

Doug has worked at several farm-to-table restaurants, including his own wood-fired concept, ABLAZE. He's currently executive chef at Table 47.

Tacoma_Derek Bray-The Table

Derek Bray

The Table

Derek calls his restaurant "intentionally showy," with cuisine built with Northwest ingredients, with American flourishes and an occasional Asian, Latin American or Mediterranean accent.

Tacoma_Wylie Ballinger-Engine House 9

Wylie Ballinger

Engine House 9

Ballinger attended Le Cordon Bleu in London before working his way up through the Washington D.C. restaurant scene. He has been the Chef at Engine House No. 9 since August of 2017.

Tacoma_Joel Mertens-Asado

Joel Mertens

Asado

Hudson Slater's style cuisine is putting unique twists on classic dishes while using local ingredients. He has won several local cooking competitions and has been featured in the cook book A Taste Of Washington.

Tacoma_Ann-3uilt

Ann

3uilt

3uilt (as in "Built") is a micro-restaurant that resides in Tacoma's 7 Seas Brewery, serving oysters and more. Check the daily menu for fresh catches.

Portland_Kace Krause-Fried Egg I'm in Love

Jace Krause

Fried Egg I'm in Love

Jace makes some of Portland's favorite breakfast sandwiches - fried egg is his specialty. He's been running a food cart, but opens his first brick-and-mortar restaurant this year.

Portland_Yakuza

Yakuza

A self-proclaimed "Izakaya for for merry misfits and mavericks," Yakuza "offers Portland’s transcendents a symbolic dining experience. We support our outcasts by offering local, organic ingredients."

Portland_Noona

Nonna

Nonna Tavern is a handsome, easy-going space where neighbors, friends, lovers or strangers can come together to dine, drink and unwind. The Italian-inspired menu offers an accessible, lean and seasonal menu that values sophistication.

Portland_Joana Ware-Smallwares- Wares

Johanna Ware

Smallwares

Jo runs an "inauthentic Asian" restaurant, serving food from every corner of the Asian continent. If you love different and intense, you'll love Smallwares.

Portland_Eric Gitenstein-MF Tasty

Eric Gitenstein

MF Tasty

Eric's kitchen philosophy can best be summarized with a quote, "if it tastes good use it!" He started with a secret supper club, but now he's putting his mac out there for everyone to try.

Portland_Debbie Hijar-Mad Dog-New

Debbie Hijar

MADdogs

Debbie takes hot dogs seriously, making many of her own toppings along with co-owner Lou Hijar. Their restaurant has a local focus, with almost all the buns, beer and wines they serve coming from "'round these parts."

Portland_Elements

Elements Cafe (Vancouver)

Elements is a neighborhood restaurant in the heart of historic downtown Vancouver, WA, dedicated to local sourcing and seasonal ingredients.

Issaquah_Daniel Laferriere-Burger Brawler

Daniel Laferriere

Burger Brawler

Daniel spent 8 years in Vegas holding leading positions in some of the city’s top kitchens, including: Guy Savoy, Daniel Boulud’s db Brasserie, and Wolfgang Puck.

Issaquah_Eric Paschal-Levitate Gastropub

Eric Paschal

Levitate Gastropub

Eric Paschal focuses on local foods, craft beers, wines and spirits. His gastropub has a dedicated bar for adults with the remainder of the establishment open to all ages and welcoming of families.

Issaquah_Jacob Keil-WildFin

Jacob Keil

WildFin

Eric Kiel is a chef at WildFin American Grill - a neighborhood restaurant that's casual and affordable with a comfortable sense of style.

Issaquah_The Commons

The Commons

Located in Woodinville, the Commons Cafe is a neighborhood gathering place serving a wide range of seasonal comfort food and drinks in an inviting and informal setting.

Issaquah_Cory Alfono-Lil Woodys-14

Cory Alfono

Lil Woody's

While both music and cooking interested him, Cory chose cooking and started in a commercial kitchen in 2002. Now he directs the menus and offerings at all four Lil Woody's.

Issaquah_Evan Poulias-Lunchbox Laboratory

Evan Poulias

Lunchbox Laboratory

Evan's Lunchbox Laboratory features hand-pressed Kobe beef burgers with some of Washnigton's craziest and most innovative shakes.

Issaquah_Blazing Bagels

Blazing Bagels

Our owner used to sell bagels out of a handmade bagel cart to local businesses after being laid off from his office supplies sales job of 30+ years. Now he has a restaurant. He must have done something right.

Issaquah_Brian-Uli's

Brian

Uli's

Originally from Germany, Uli founded his first sausage business in Taiwan, cultivating his passion for the world's flavors. He continues to perfect these flavors daily at his Seattle, WA headquarters.

Issaquah_Rachel Haynes-Smith Brother's

Rachel Haynes

Smith Brother's

We are a family-owned and -operated dairy, serving the Sound for more than 90 years. We are one of the largest independent dairies in the region, delivering to more than 50,000 homes weekly.

Saturday, Feb. 9

2-4 PM & 6-8 PM
VIP admission 1 PM & 5 PM

Seattle_Cory Alfono-Lil Woodys-07

Cory Alfono

Lil Woody's

While both music and cooking interested him, Cory chose cooking and started in a commercial kitchen in 2002. Now he directs the menus and offerings at all four Lil Woody's.

Seattle_Dan Mallahan-Rider

Dan Mallahan

Rider

"Ocean + forest" is Rider's simple summary of what style food they serve. They reside in the Hotel Theodore in downtown Seattle."Ocean + forest" is Rider's simple summary of what style food they serve. They reside in the Hotel Theodore in downtown Seattle.

Seattle_Ethan Stowell-Ethan Stowell Restaurant

Ethan Stowell

Ethan Stowell Restaurants

Ethan Stowell likes to use fresh ingredients and let the food do the talking. Generous bowls of housemade pasta, locally-foraged mushrooms, delicately prepared fish, wood-fired pizza, a ribeye for two, and a passion for doing it right.

Seattle_Kalen Schramke-Adana

Kalen Schramke

Adana

Chef Kalen Schramke trained at the Cooking Institute of America in New York and has cooked locally at Rover’s and Terra Plata before going on to work as the Executive Chef at Adana.

Seattle_Megan Coombes-Alstadt- Meg's Burgers-New

Megan Coombes

Alstadt/ Meg's Burgers

Meg's is an old-school burger place, paying homage with retro elements like cushy baby-blue stools, alongside modern touches like fries cooked in beef fat and shakes made with high-end chocolate

Seattle_Michell Mayers-Sawyer

Mitchell Mayers

Sawyer

Mitch graduated from the Culinary Institute of America and Cornell’s Hotel School, then moved back home to Seattle to work his way up the ranks at Lark.

Seattle_Sam Jo-Anju Seattle

Sam Jo

Anju Seattle

Inspired by his father, a restaurateur & chef, Chef Sam Jo opened Bar Anju in 2018 in West Seattle after working his way through a variety of restaurant industry positions.

Seattle_Scott Siff-Cortina

Scott Siff

Cortina

Cortina is at the base of Two Union Square, one of Seattle’s most prominent commercial towers in downtown. They offer Italian fare and craft cocktails every day of the week.

Seattle_-Seamus PlattThe Shambles

Seamus Platt

The Shambles (Bar and Butcher)

After earning a degree from The Culinary Institute of America in Hyde Park, NY Seamus returned to Seattle, where he is dedicated to preserving classic techniques.

Seattle_Sean Mayhew-Ascend Prime

Sean Mayhew

Ascend Prime

Sean was chef de cuisine for Gordon Ramsay, sous chef for Michael Mina at Aria at City Center, chef de cuisine at the Fairmont Scottsdale Princess and sous chef at Charlie Trotters at the Palazzo.

Tacoma_Chris Kiehl-En Rama

Chris Kiel

En Rama

Chris previously co-owned Marrow and Hilltop Kitchen and currently runs En Rama in downtown Tacoma. His latest restaurant is located in Court House Square in Tacoma.

Tacoma_Tasso-Dirty Oscar's Annex

Tasso

Dirty Oscar's Annex

Tasso knew at a young age that he would fall in love with cooking, and now serves as the Executive Chef at Dirty Oscar’s Annex where he and his team are bringing a Tacoma institution back to its former glory.

Tacoma_Dough Hudson-Table 47

Doug Hudson

Table 47

Doug has worked at several farm-to-table restaurants, including his own wood-fired concept, ABLAZE. He's currently executive chef at Table 47.

Tacoma_Derek Bray-The Table

Derek Bray

The Table

Derek calls his restaurant "intentionally showy," with cuisine built with Northwest ingredients, with American flourishes and an occasional Asian, Latin American or Mediterranean accent.

Tacoma_Wylie Ballinger-Engine House 9

Wylie Ballinger

Engine House 9

Ballinger attended Le Cordon Bleu in London before working his way up through the Washington D.C. restaurant scene. He has been the Chef at Engine House No. 9 since August of 2017.

Tacoma_Joel Mertens-Asado

Joel Mertens

Asado

Hudson Slater's style cuisine is putting unique twists on classic dishes while using local ingredients. He has won several local cooking competitions and has been featured in the cook book A Taste Of Washington.

Tacoma_Ann-3uilt

Ann

3uilt

3uilt (as in "Built") is a micro-restaurant that resides in Tacoma's 7 Seas Brewery, serving oysters and more. Check the daily menu for fresh catches.

Portland

5-7 PM

 

Portland_Kace Krause-Fried Egg I'm in Love

Jace Krause

Fried Egg I'm in Love

Jace makes some of Portland's favorite breakfast sandwiches - fried egg is his specialty. He's been running a food cart, but opens his first brick-and-mortar restaurant this year.

Portland_Yakuza

Yakuza

A self-proclaimed "Izakaya for for merry misfits and mavericks," Yakuza "offers Portland’s transcendents a symbolic dining experience. We support our outcasts by offering local, organic ingredients."

Portland_Noona

Nonna

Nonna Tavern is a handsome, easy-going space where neighbors, friends, lovers or strangers can come together to dine, drink and unwind. The Italian-inspired menu offers an accessible, lean and seasonal menu that values sophistication.

Portland_Joana Ware-Smallwares- Wares

Johanna Ware

Smallwares

Jo runs an "inauthentic Asian" restaurant, serving food from every corner of the Asian continent. If you love different and intense, you'll love Smallwares.

Portland_Eric Gitenstein-MF Tasty

Eric Gitenstein

MF Tasty

Eric's kitchen philosophy can best be summarized with a quote, "if it tastes good use it!" He started with a secret supper club, but now he's putting his mac out there for everyone to try.

Portland_Debbie Hijar-Mad Dog-New

Debbie Hijar

MADdogs

Debbie takes hot dogs seriously, making many of her own toppings along with co-owner Lou Hijar. Their restaurant has a local focus, with almost all the buns, beer and wines they serve coming from "'round these parts."

Portland_Elements

Elements Cafe (Vancouver)

Elements is a neighborhood restaurant in the heart of historic downtown Vancouver, WA, dedicated to local sourcing and seasonal ingredients.

Issaquah_Daniel Laferriere-Burger Brawler

Daniel Laferriere

Burger Brawler

Daniel spent 8 years in Vegas holding leading positions in some of the city’s top kitchens, including: Guy Savoy, Daniel Boulud’s db Brasserie, and Wolfgang Puck.

Issaquah_Eric Paschal-Levitate Gastropub

Eric Paschal

Levitate Gastropub

Eric Paschal focuses on local foods, craft beers, wines and spirits. His gastropub has a dedicated bar for adults with the remainder of the establishment open to all ages and welcoming of families.

Issaquah_Jacob Keil-WildFin

Jacob Keil

WildFin

Eric Kiel is a chef at WildFin American Grill - a neighborhood restaurant that's casual and affordable with a comfortable sense of style.

Issaquah_The Commons

The Commons

Located in Woodinville, the Commons Cafe is a neighborhood gathering place serving a wide range of seasonal comfort food and drinks in an inviting and informal setting.

Seattle_Cory Alfono-Lil Woodys-07

Cory Alfono

Lil Woody's

While both music and cooking interested him, Cory chose cooking and started in a commercial kitchen in 2002. Now he directs the menus and offerings at all four Lil Woody's.

Issaquah_Evan Poulias-Lunchbox Laboratory

Evan Poulias

Lunchbox Laboratory

Evan's Lunchbox Laboratory features hand-pressed Kobe beef burgers with some of Washnigton's craziest and most innovative shakes.

Issaquah_Blazing Bagels

Blazing Bagels

Our owner used to sell bagels out of a handmade bagel cart to local businesses after being laid off from his office supplies sales job of 30+ years. Now he has a restaurant. He must have done something right.

Issaquah_Brian-Uli's

Brian

Uli's

Originally from Germany, Uli founded his first sausage business in Taiwan, cultivating his passion for the world's flavors. He continues to perfect these flavors daily at his Seattle, WA headquarters.

Issaquah_Rachel Haynes-Smith Brother's

Rachel Haynes

Smith Brother's

We are a family-owned and -operated dairy, serving the Sound for more than 90 years. We are one of the largest independent dairies in the region, delivering to more than 50,000 homes weekly.

SEATTLE

2-4 PM & 6-8 PM
VIP admission
1 PM & 5 PM

 

Seattle_Cory Alfono-Lil Woodys-07

Cory Alfono

Lil Woody's

While both music and cooking interested him, Cory chose cooking and started in a commercial kitchen in 2002. Now he directs the menus and offerings at all four Lil Woody's.

Seattle_Dan Mallahan-Rider

Dan Mallahan

Rider

"Ocean + forest" is Rider's simple summary of what style food they serve. They reside in the Hotel Theodore in downtown Seattle.

Seattle_Ethan Stowell-Ethan Stowell Restaurant

Ethan Stowell

Ethan Stowell Restaurants

Ethan Stowell likes to use fresh ingredients and let the food do the talking. Generous bowls of housemade pasta, locally-foraged mushrooms, delicately prepared fish, wood-fired pizza, a ribeye for two, and a passion for doing it right.

Seattle_Kalen Schramke-Adana

Kalen Schramke

Adana

Chef Kalen Schramke trained at the Cooking Institute of America in New York and has cooked locally at Rover’s and Terra Plata before going on to work as the Executive Chef at Adana.

Seattle_Megan Coombes-Alstadt- Meg's Burgers-New

Megan Coombes

Alstadt/ Meg's Burgers

Meg's is an old-school burger place, paying homage with retro elements like cushy baby-blue stools, alongside modern touches like fries cooked in beef fat and shakes made with high-end chocolate

Seattle_Michell Mayers-Sawyer

Mitchell Mayers

Sawyer

Mitch graduated from the Culinary Institute of America and Cornell’s Hotel School, then moved back home to Seattle to work his way up the ranks at Lark.

Seattle_Sam Jo-Anju Seattle

Sam Jo

Anju Seattle

Inspired by his father, a restaurateur & chef, Chef Sam Jo opened Bar Anju in 2018 in West Seattle after working his way through a variety of restaurant industry positions.

Seattle_Scott Siff-Cortina

Scott Siff

Cortina

Cortina is at the base of Two Union Square, one of Seattle’s most prominent commercial towers in downtown. They offer Italian fare and craft cocktails every day of the week.

Seattle_-Seamus PlattThe Shambles

Seamus Platt

The Shambles (Bar and Butcher)

After earning a degree from The Culinary Institute of America in Hyde Park, NY Seamus returned to Seattle, where he is dedicated to preserving classic techniques.

Seattle_Sean Mayhew-Ascend Prime

Sean Mayhew

Ascend Prime

Sean was chef de cuisine for Gordon Ramsay, sous chef for Michael Mina at Aria at City Center, chef de cuisine at the Fairmont Scottsdale Princess and sous chef at Charlie Trotters at the Palazzo.

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