FareStart is celebrating 20 years of transforming lives! The generous support of the community has enabled the new beginnings that happen here every day. Over the past 20 years, FareStart has provided opportunities for nearly 6,000 people to transform their lives, while also serving over 5 million meals to disadvantaged men, women, and children.
Please join us for a grand anniversary celebration featuring:
- Tastes from over 20 top Northwest chefs and restaurants, including: Chef Kaspar Donier, Kaspar's Special Events and Catering (new!); Chef Robin Leventhal, Crave Catering (new!); Chef Matt Janke, Lecosho (new!); Chef Jeremy McLachlan, Salty’s on Alki (new!); Chef Thomas Horner, Hook & Plow (new!); Chef Steve Anderson, Ivar’s Mukilteo Landing (new!); Chef Craig Bartleson, Sand Point Grill (new!); Chef Dave Miller, Jolly Roger Taproom (new!); Chef Jose Chavez, Washington State Convention Center (new!); Chef Tom Douglas, Tom Douglas Restaurants; Chef Johnathan Sundstrom, Lark; Chefs Josh Henderson and Brian O’Connor, Skillet; Chef Jason Bray, Ivar’s Salmon House; Chef Greg Lopez, Urbane; Chef Chris Zarkades, Margaux; Chef Franz Junga, Il Fornaio; Chef Craig Bartleson, Sand Point Grill; Chef Makini Howell, Plum Bistro; Chef Nick Musser, Icon Grill; Chef Peter Glick, Roxy’s Diner ; and Half Pint Homemade Ice Cream.
- Wine and beer from 30 local wineries and breweries, including: 509 Wines, AniChe Cellars, Barons V Winery, Barrage Cellars, Castillo de Fliciana Winery, Chateau Ste. Michelle, Convergence Zone Cellars, Davenport Cellars, Elliott Bay Brewing Co., Georgetown Brewing Co., Grand Reve Vintners, Kestral Vintners, Lobo Hills, Lodmell Cellars, Lullaby Winery, Maritime Pacific Brewing Co., Mercer Estates, Pandora Cellars, Queen Anne Winery, Rotie Cellars, Sky River Meadery, Small Lot Co-op, Smasne Cellars, Treveri Cellars, Two Beers Brewing Co., Upland Winery & Vineyard, Valley View Winery, Vine & Sun, Wilridge Winery, William Church Winery, Special cooking demonstrations, a raffle featuring a prize package of $100 gift cards from participating restaurants (valued at $2,000), live music, wine games, and much more!
- Appearances by FareStart founder Chef David Lee, and other special guests!
All proceeds will benefit FareStart’s job training and placement programs. Thank you for your support!
This event is exclusive to guests 21 years of age and older. You will be required to present government-issued photo ID upon entry.
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FareStart is a culinary job training and placement program for homeless and disadvantaged individuals. Since 1992, FareStart has provided opportunities for nearly 7,000 people to transform their lives, while also serving over 6 million meals to disadvantaged men, women, and children.