Press Release

For Immediate Release
News Release
October 30, 2017

Media Contact:
Heather Bryant
(206) 461-5805
hbryant@visitseattle.org

Visit Seattle Pairs Well-known Chefs and Musicians in New Series, Turning Tables

Series co-produced with REVOLT TV shows a creative collaboration of food and music in a quintessential Seattle style

SEATTLE – Food and music have long been a natural pairing, going back centuries. In Visit Seattle’s new series, Turning Tables, the marriage between food and music get a serious update. Debuting Oct. 30 and airing on VISITSEATTLE.tv and REVOLT TV, Turning Tables pairs Seattle chefs with well-known and up and coming musicians, both using their creativity in their own ways to work together and create an unforgettable duet. Spurred by the chefs’ creative menus, the musicians will then compose and play a set list in a truly Seattle experience.

Turning Tables boasts both impressive Seattle-based chefs and artists alike. Chef Max Petty, Chef and Owner of the famed Eden Hill restaurant is a lover of pop music and known to have tunes playing in the kitchen, is paired with rising pop artist Jessica Domingo in the series debut. Domingo released her first album Just Vibe in 2014 and has a new single, “Moonplay” currently out. With his love of pop and her coming off a new pop release, their collaboration could be one an experience “bubbling” with enthusiasm.

“Our goal is to create content that tells the Seattle story in unique ways. Showing how ‘art inspires art’-–in this case food and music—was a natural fit that is just so Seattle, and can’t be replicated in many other cities,” said Ali Daniels, SVP and Chief Marketing Officer at Visit Seattle. “Turning Tables builds on the success of our previous series with REVOLT TV, Sounds by the Sound, but brings forth Seattle’s notable food scene along with a great soundtrack.”

Other episode pairings include:

Episode 1: Jessica Domingo and Chef Max Petty (Eden Hill restaurant)

Episode 2: Minus the Bear and Chef Terrell Jackson of (Catfish Corner restaurant and Jimi Hendrix Park)

Episode 3: Mary Lambert and Chef Renee Erickson (Bar Melusine restaurant)

Episode 4: Shabazz Palaces and Chef Tarik Abdullah (Black & Tan Hall restaurant)

Plus two more episodes coming soon.

Episodes of Turning Tables will air Oct. 30 through, Dec. 4 on VISITSEATTLE.tv and REVOLT TV. Turning Tables is one of Visit Seattle’s latest releases, a wide assortment of award-winning original content accessible on VISITSEATTLE.tv. In under two years, Visit Seattle, with its agency of record, PB&, has produced eight unique series with nearly 22 million views on YouTube, and watch time totaling more than 46 million minutes (the equivalent of watching consistently for 88 years).

VISITSEATTLE.tv has earned numerous industry accolades, including three local Addy Awards, an HSMAI (Hospitality Sales and Marketing Association International) Adrian Platinum Award, and the ESTO (Educational Seminar for Tourism Organizations) Judge’s Choice Award.

About Visit Seattle:

Visit Seattle has served as the official destination marketing organization (DMO) for Seattle and King County for more than 50 years. A 501(c) 6 organization, Visit Seattle enhances the economic prosperity of the region through global destination branding along with competitive programs and campaigns in leisure travel marketing, convention sales and overseas tourism development. Nearly 40 million annual visitors spend $7 billion in the city and county each year. The economic power of travel and tourism generates 74,000 Seattle area jobs and contributes $718 million in annual state and local tax revenue. Visit visitseattle.org.

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