Press Release

News Release
September 10, 2015

Kauilani Robinson
(206) 461-5839,


Let Visit Seattle Serve You Dinner

Visit Seattle Staff Volunteer for a Night of Good Food with a Good Cause

SEATTLE – Visit Seattle staff will volunteer as servers at FareStart Restaurant’s Guest Chef Night on Thursday, September 17, 2015. All revenue from the evening will go towards funding FareStart’s culinary job training and placement programs for homeless or disadvantaged individuals.

The dinner features Chef JP Ponticelli from the award-winning Tulalip Resort Casino. Working alongside FareStart students, Chef Ponticelli will be preparing a three-course meal that will be served to guests by Visit Seattle volunteers. Reservations are available for the $29.95 dinner online ( or over the phone at (206.267.7601).

At FareStart, food is the tool that empowers students to transform their lives with through culinary and life skills training. Located at 7th & Virginia in downtown Seattle, the nonprofit organization aims to provide life skills, job training, and employment in the food service industry. Members of the community can support FareStart by dining at Guest Chef Night or a weekday lunch service.


About Visit Seattle:

Visit Seattle, a private, nonprofit marketing organization, has served as Seattle/King County’s official destination marketing organization (DMO) for more than 50 years. The goal of these marketing efforts is to enhance the employment opportunities and economic prosperity of the region.

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