Star Chefs

star-chefs2World of Wonka-themed, the 2015 Star Chefs event at the Broadway Center in Tacoma amazed 340 patrons with festivities and surprises. EnJoy Productions dazzled audiences with performances including Oompa Loompas, Little Candy Girls and ballet by House of Verlaine. Plus Eric Clausell performed You’ll Never Walk Alone to a standing ovation. Star Chefs on Broadway raises vital funds for the Broadway Center’s arts education programs, which serve 40,000 students, teachers and families each year.

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Straight From The Heart

straight-from-the-heart2Over 350 foodies and philanthropic leaders attended the Straight From The Heart event at Lucky Eagle Casino. The annual winemaker dinner and auction hosted by United Way of Thurston County featured Sommelier Jackson Rohrbaugh, wine director at Canlis. The event featured multi-course, hand-crafted heritage delicacies sourced from the tribal regions of the United States, wine pairings from the vineyards of Eastern Washington and Napa Valley, all while the smooth sounds of Chris Anderson vocals delighted attendees. Proceeds from the event support United Way of Thurston County’s efforts to advance the common good and improve the lives of those in need. straight-from-the-heart1

Museum of Glass Slider Cook-Off

slider-cookoff2Over 500 participants took part in sampling and judging this savory event. Restaurants from around the Sound gathered to offer up their best slider to each guest for sampling and judging. The Valley Pub won the Judge’s Choice Award and Engine House No. 9 (X Group) won the People’s Choice Award. Le- May – America’s Car Museum provided a 1953 Citroen 2CV car to display in the Grand Hall at the event. Daryl and the Diptones performed live rock and roll music. The funds raised from the Slider Cook-off benefit the Museum’s annual operating costs and public programming fund. slider-cookoff1

Summer 2015

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Community

Straight From The Heart
Fourth Annual Slider Cook-Off
Star Chefs
Sounders FC: Empowering Lives Through Soccer
Spotlight: Chris Anderson
The Beauty Lies Within The Grain

Cuisine

Local Farming Entrepreneur Called To Educate In Japan
Olympia’s Lemon Grass Restaurants

Design & Style

Design An Outdoor Kitchen

Escapes

This Summer, Play Around The Sound
A Day Trip To Enumclaw

Wellness

Vital Rejuvenation