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Taste Washington

Catch Vivian at two Taste of Washington Events this year.

Friday, March 29, 6pm: Sampling at The New Vintage

More than a night out on the town, The New Vintage is an unforgettable experience that delivers stories in the form of food and wine. With unexpected moments at every turn, this event is your backstage pass to meet and mingle with the exciting chefs and inspiring winemakers who are putting Seattle and Washington State on the world’s food and wine heat map.

Located in one of Seattle’s stylish new venues, The Sanctuary, The New Vintage welcomes Seattle star chefs Edouardo Jordan (JuneBaby), Ethan Stowell (Ethan Stowell Restaurants) and Rachel Yang (Joule) coupled with chef friends from around the country including Chris Cosentino (Cocksomb, San Francisco, CA), Vivian Howard (Chef and the Farmer, Kinston, NC), and Gregory Gourdet (Departure Restaurant + Lounge, Portland, OR). Experience wine cocktails at the Halo Bar up above, plus exclusive bites in an intimate space down below. Take in the magic of Washington wines – those you know and love, and others you’re sure to fall in love with. Explore, indulge, imbibe, and you can confess your sins later.

Saturday, March 30, 4pm: Cooking Demonstration on the Main Stage at the Grand Tasting

Watch the hottest local and national chefs show off their culinary skills in a state-of-the-art kitchen built right onto the Grand Tasting floor. Snag a seat for the rotating chef demonstrations to get an up-close look as each chef whips up one of their signature dishes every hour. Learn useful techniques, ask questions and sample the chefs’ culinary creations during these lively, interactive cooking demos.
Access to the Chef’s Stage is included in your Grand Tasting ticket. Just make sure to head over a little early – seats fill quickly!