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Catering and Venues

Catering needs pop up throughout the year; it's not just holiday parties you need to think about (although booking early really simplifies your life). Think about weddings, anniversaries, birthdays: so many things to celebrate. Here are some ideas to help you think about your perfect party.

Russell Lowell Winemaker Dinner Series

Want to cater to someone's desire for a perfect meal? Here are two choices to make it easy on you (not that that's what it's about), and ideal for them. The Patterson Cellars Winemaker Dinner includes a welcome pour of sparkling Chard, and four courses: microgreens with honey vinaigrette with Rose, cassoulet with Syrah, veal bolognaise with a Bordeaux blend, truffles with port. You can do it again later in the month with the Darby Dinner. Courses include beet salad with champagne vinaigrette with Rose, white prawn risotto with Viognier/Roussane, tenderloin medallion with demi and bleu cheese with Cab/Malbec blend, and chocolate caramel pecan pie with Syrah. Reserve now!

Russell's Restaurant & Loft is located at 3305 Monte Villa Parkway in Bothell. Both dinners take place from 6:30-10 p.m. and winemakers will be on hand. The Patterson Winemaker Dinner takes place on March 16 and costs $100 per person. The Darby Winery Winemaker Dinner takes place March 30 and costs $100 per person. Ticket price includes tax and service; gratuities welcome. Purchase tickets by calling Russell's at 206-264-0400. russellowell.com


Grim's Provisions & Spirits

Grim's Provisions & Spirits is the perfect venue for any occasion! With three floors that can be rented in any combination, they can accommodate an intimate group of 20 or a big bash of 300. Enjoy their spacious dancefloor and DJ booth! They're available for private parties every day of the week and have a full kitchen that can cater your event. Included in your rental is an event coordinator to make sure your party is a hit! Visit our website for more information and photos.

Grim's Provisions & Spirits is located at 1512 11th Ave on Seattle's Capitol Hill. For reservations and private parties, contact them at grimsreservations@gmail.com or call 206-324-7467. www.grimseattle.com


Ethan Stowell Restaurants

Whether it's the private mezzanine at Tavolàta, an intimate wine dinner in the Staple and Fancy Cellar Room, a rehearsal dinner at neighborhood gastropub Bramling Cross, or full restaurant buyout for your next company party, Ethan Stowell Restaurants can help create a group dining experience that works best for you. Talk to them about your event. Ethan's chefs can create a custom menu to meet the needs of your party-from full-course tasting menus to wine pairings to oyster receptions to live chef demos with butchery classes. They keep it simple with fresh ingredients and a passion for doing things right.

Contact Ethan Stowell Restaurants to find out more about venues, catering menus, and contact information. www.ethanstowellrestaurants.com/groups or contact Toby Kremple, Events and Catering Manager at 206-588-0030, extension 2.


FareStart Catering

We all know that FareStart is about transforming lives, but did you know they can transform your private event into a memory to last a lifetime? From gorgeous weddings to inspiring company gatherings, their team marries superior, fresh, locally-sourced ingredients with creativity and skill to bring you inspired dishes. Venue? Choose their chic restaurant downtown , the Pacific Tower Panoramic Room , or your personal favorite place. Their team focuses on every detail to ensure your expectations are met. Your lasting memory is their most important job.

Call their Catering team at 206-267-7606, email them at catering@farestart.org, or fill out their Catering Inquiry Form . www.farestart.org/catering

 


Neighborhood Grills

You love the Grills for their casual atmosphere and delicious comfort food. But there's more to know! Their corporate catering offers grab & go breakfast, or more formal breakfast starting at $7.99 per person; lunch buffets starting at $11.99 per person; beer, wine, and cocktail service; with delivery and setup (depending on minimum purchase, availability and location). And yet, there's more. They also offer private and semi-private events spaces for buffet or plated dinners: Top Deck Lounge and Tiki Bar at Eastlake, Fireside Room at Lake Forest Park, Rainier Room at Maple Valley.

Check out their full banquet menu online and make your arrangements! neighborhoodgrills.com/catering-and-banquets.


Blu Sardinia

Picture yourself on the beautiful island of Sardinia, dining on Sardinian food and drinking Sardinian wines. While the actual island may be a dream right now, you can still have the experience with friends, family, co-workers any time at Blu Sardinia. Their Blu Room on the restaurant mezzanine is the perfect place for corporate events, rehearsal dinners, birthdays, anniversaries and more. Be part of the convivial chatter of the restaurant, or close balcony doors for full privacy. The room seats 35, or 50 standing. Choose multiple courses, family style, individual plates, buffets, receptions: create the event that's perfect for you.

Blu Sardinia is located at 8862 161st Ave NE in Redmond. Email Kristen@blusardinia.com for more information and to receive an estimate. 425-242-0024. blusardinia.com


Cooking with Class Cookbook

Yes, sometimes the best party is the one at your house. But you want to take your food up a notch (or seven); you know, cook like the pros. Now you can with the Cooking with Class cookbook. These are recipes created by wonderful, local chefs and taught to guests at Cooking with Class fundraisers over the past 15 years. Starters, soups, salads, entrees, desserts-your whole menu in one book. Your friends and family will be beyond impressed with your creativity and skill! And you will love eating your own cooking-bonus!

 

Buy your copy here: www.seattledining.com/CWC/cookbook/Default.html. You'll find recipes from Ray's Boathouse, Andaluca, Seastar Restaurant & Raw Bar, Ethan Stowell Restaurants, Serafina, 67, and so many more, along with information about the chefs. It's a Seattle restaurant recipe book!

 Keep an eye out on www.seattledining.com for more details on the 2017 Cooking with Class event on September 14.

March 2017


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