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The Chef’s Table On Capitol Hill

| June 11, 2013

It was a gourmand’s dream-come-true: an exquisite dining experience for 20 in the stunning Caffe Vita Loft in Seattle.  Brendan McGill (Hitchcock Restaurant), Ethan Stowell (Ethan Stowell Restaurants) an Bob Prince (Caffe Vita) provided the culinary delights and wine pairings!

It was the St. Martins’ University Gala Auction where the chef’s dinner was purchased.  It was sold for $7800.00. 100% of that went to St. Martins’ and was purchased by James Phillips, Drew Phillips and David Owens!

They work for Berschauer Phillips Construction and have built many projects on the St. Martin’s campus.

We participate in this event at the request of our good friend and Salumi owner Armandino Batali.  Armandino is a 1958 graduate of St. Martins’ University.

Some Highlights – The menu featured Ricotta Ravioli with Brown Butter and Peas by Ethan Stowell, Neah Bah Halibut with Morels and Oven Roasted Ramps by Bob Prince, Bainbridge Island Duck done 4 ways by Brendan McGill, and a “to die for” Coconut Cake by Heather Earnhardt of Wandering Goose.

 

The wines were selected by Via Tribunali’s Travis Hawkins and were great pairings.

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A lot happening on 43rd and Fremont Avenue!

| May 24, 2013

Caffe Vita’s Fremont cafe is located on the corner of 43rd St. and Fremont Ave..  On the same corner is a place we have come to love and appreciate, the Fremont Abbey Arts Center!

Fremont Abbey’s mission is to curate vibrant & welcoming spaces where people of all ages and incomes can grow in their artistic & social development through arts & cultural experiences.

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Shenandoah Davis – playing Bumbershoot.

Abbey Arts focuses on music, dance, visual, literary and culinary arts in formats including multi-arts performances, group classes & workshops, individual lessons, new exhibits, community gatherings, and artistic life celebrations.

They are a nonprofit arts organization presenting and curating creative events at unusual spaces around Seattle and at our home venue, Fremont Abbey Arts Center.  They have a benefit show coming up on May 31st, in which Kelli Schaefer will be releasing her EP.  The best part, and the thing we appreciate so much, is that the show is ALL AGES.  Doors are at 7PM, and the show starts at 8!

INFO and TICKETS about Kelli Schaefer’s show.

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