Events / Taste America


Sun, November 14, 2021

6:30 PM
Price: $300 per pair (single tickets not available) Tickets sales for this event are now closed.

2350 East Union Street
Seattle, WA 98122

A national dining event celebrating your local restaurant community.
Taste America, presented by Capital One, is a nationwide initiative to bring together chefs and diners to support the local restaurants rebuilding a more sustainable and equitable industry.

The dinner at Communion will be an intimate gathering with safety regulations strictly enforced as mandated by the local governance. Chefs Kristi Brown of Communion and Melissa Miranda of Musang will prepare a multi-course menu that reflects their signature styles, and highlights the uniqueness of their restaurants and the Seattle community. The dinner will also include beverage pairings for each course as well as a swag bag to take home.



Kristi Brown


Melissa Miranda

Passed Hors d'Oeuvre
Grandma's Yeasty Rolls with Gates Bar-B-Q Sauce–Glazed Olsen’s Farms Pork Belly
**Dairy-free and nut-free; contains gluten

Clean Green’s Farm Kale Garlic Salad with Buttermilk-Fried Leeks
**Nut-free and vegetarian; contains dairy and gluten; can be made vegan

Grandma’s Hands > Rabbit Hole Cavehill Bourbon Whiskey with Rivulet Artisan Pecan Liqueur, Fast Penny Americano Amaro, and Housemade Haiti Strong Bitters

Salmon Chowder with Salmon Croquette Croutons
**Nut-free and shellfish-free; contains dairy and gluten; can be made gluten-free

Maryhill Winery Albariño Proprietor’s Reserve 2019

Hood Sushi > Fried Guidry’s Catfish with Pickled Okra, Onions, and Collins Family Orchard Plum–Habanero Hot Sauce
**Gluten-free, nut-free, and shellfish-free; contains dairy

Maryhill Winery Albariño Proprietor’s Reserve 2019

Fried Garlic Chicken Skins with Grilled Scallion Congee
**Dairy-free, gluten-free, and nut-free

Northwest Caught Dungeness She Crab Bisque with Crab Rangoon
** Nut-free; contains dairy, gluten and shellfish                  

Maryhill Winery Cabernet Sauvignon Proprietor's Reserve 2017

Fried Garlic Tofu Skins with Grilled Scallion Congee
**Nut-free and vegan; contains gluten

Veggie Shrimp Bisque topped with Veggie Shrimp Rangoon
**Nut-free and vegan; contains gluten

Maryhill Winery Cabernet Sauvignon Proprietor's Reserve 2017

Buko Tart with Young Coconut and Pandan Cream
** Nut-free; contains dairy and gluten

Flight of Rabbit Hole whiskeys
Cavehill Kentucky Straight Bourbon Whiskey
Heigold Kentucky Straight Bourbon Whiskey
Boxergrail Kentucky Straight Rye Whiskey
Dareringer Straight Bourbon Whiskey (finished in PX sherry casks)

Featured Beverage Partners
Maryhill Winery
Rabbit Hole Distillery

Menu is subject to change. Guests must be 21 years+ with a valid ID to attend the event.

Through our Open for Good campaign, the James Beard Foundation is committed to helping independent restaurants survive this crisis, rebuild better, and thrive for the long term.


Local Partner

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Special Thanks

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Related Info

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