7th Annual

Guest Chef on the Waterfront

Guest Chef on the Waterfront was a huge success, thanks to your support!  Nearly $100,000 was raised to help local homeless and disadvantaged individuals to transform their lives.

Congratulations to our Taste Contest winners!

Best Appetizer

Cold Smoked Monkfish, Yakima Corn Pancake, Horseradish-Lemon Cream Cheese, Caviar Crème Fraîche

~Chef Jay Bartleson, Bell Harbor Conference Center

 

Best Entrée

Halibut Ceviche, Mango and Avocado

~Chef Jose Chavez, Washington State Convention Center

 

Best Dessert

Jivara Crémeux, Peanut Butter Powder, Caramel Mousse, Fleur del Sel

~ Chef Matt Kelley, Barking Frog at Willows Lodge

Best Overall

Halibut Ceviche, Mango and Avocado

~Chef Jose Chavez, Washington State Convention Center

People’s Choice (TIE!)

Mediterranean Braised Short Rib on Potato Gnocchi Cake with Piquillo Pepper Gelee and Avocado-Sorrel Crème Fraîche

~Chef Tamas Ronyai, Chef Instructors, & FareStart Students

Halibut Ceviche, Mango and Avocado

~Chef Jose Chavez, Washington State Convention Center

 

Celebrity Chef Robin Leventhal of Crave Catering kicks off the festivities.

FareStart chefs and students getting ready to debut their Mediterranean Braised Short Rib, Taste Contest winner for People’s Choice.

Joe Schinerr of Cinder Winery shows off his 2010 Rose.

Tasty bites abounded, like this Pork Belly “Banh Mi” from Skillet.

Guest Chef on the Waterfront attendees soak up the sun.

2100 Bistro’s display of cheese and cherries to accompany their delicious “Oregonzola” Ice Cream with Bing Cherry Cabernet Ribbons.

2100 Bistro’s Oregonzola” Ice Cream pops.

An attendee tries his luck at the Wine Ring Toss.

Table 219’s Roasted Garlic and Bacon Deviled Eggs with Smoked Paprika.

Cherry Cake Bombs (front) and Irish Cake Bombs (back) from Starry Nights Catering.

More games! The Starbucks Prize Wheel.

Guest Chef on the Waterfront guests sporting their lovely prize bags.

Cle Franklin of Half Pint Homemade Ice Cream serves up a tasty scoop of Lemon-Vanilla Swirl.

Charles Finkel of Pike Brewing Company pours another beer using his “backpack keg.”

A guest powers the blender for his Frappuccino on Starbuck’s fun Frapp Bike.

The Washington State Convention Center’s Halibut Ceviche with Mango and Avocado, Taste Contest winner for Best Entrée and Best Overall.

Bell Harbor’s Cold Smoked Monkfish with Yakima Corn Pancake, Horseradish-Lemon Cream Cheese and Caviar Crème Fraîche, Taste Contest winner for Best Appetizer.

Taste Contest winners from Bell Harbor Conference Center, Washington State Convention & Trade Center, and Barking Frog.

Guests relax and take in the view of Elliott Bay.

Special thanks to our 2011 sponsors:

          

 

    

 

      

               

      

 

  

                                     Thank you to the

                        Washington State Wine Commission

                                     for their support!

Thank you for supporting FareStart!

All proceeds directly benefit FareStart’s culinary

job training and placement program.

 

 

2011 Participating Chefs

Chef Tim Ormonde,

2100 Bistro

Chef Mauro Golmarvi,

Assaggio Ristorante

Chef Matt Kelley,

Barking Frog

Chef Jay Bartleson,

Bell Harbor Conference Ctr

Chef Chris Zarkades,

Brasserie Margaux

Pastry Chef Lorna Stokes,

Cantinetta

Chef Karl Beckley,

Charlie's Produce

FareStart Chef & Student Team,

FareStart

Chef Franz Junga,

Il Fornaio

Chef Chris Garr,

Ivar's Acres of Clams

Chef Sam Hassan, Chef Kal Gellein & Gary Haller,

Paratii Craft Bar

Chef Peter Birk,

Ray's Boathouse

Chef Peter Glick,

Roxy's Diner & The Backdoor at Roxy's

Chef Jeremy McLachlan,

Salty’s on Alki

Chef Craig Bartleson,

Sand Point Grill

Chef Joshua Henderson &

Chef Brian O'Connor,

Skillet

Chef Matt Jones,

Starry Nights Catering

Chef Jeffrey Wilson,

Table 219

Chef Craig Hetherington,

TASTE Restaurant

Chef Greg Lopez,

Urbane at the Hyatt

Chef Marshall Jett,

Veraci Pizza

Chef Jose Chavez,

Washington State Convention Center

Chef Peter Levine,

Waterfront Seafood Grill