Events / Taste America

Taste America: Seattle

Wed, November 01, 2023

6:00 PM
Four Seasons Hotel Seattle
Price: Premier: $200; General: $150 Click here to purchase tickets!

Four Seasons Hotel Seattle
99 Union St
Seattle, WA 98101

6:00 P.M. – Premier
7:00 P.M. – General

A national tasting event celebrating your local restaurant community.

Taste America, presented by Capital One, is a nationwide initiative to bring together chefs, special guests, and diners from across the country to celebrate the local independent restaurants at the heart of our communities.

This walk-around tasting at Four Seasons Seattle will be an exciting gathering of chefs from the Seattle culinary community, with food stations from host TasteTwenty chef Melissa Miranda of Musang in Seattle, WA; guest TasteTwenty chef Ayo Balogun of Dept of Culture in Brooklyn, NY; Janet Becerra of Pancita at Pair, Seattle, WA; Paolo Campbell and Donald Adams of The Chicken Supply, Seattle, WA; Grayson Corrales of MariPili Tapas Bar, Seattle, WA, courtesy of Chefs Warehouse; Jeffrey Cox, Seattle, WA, courtesy of Sysco; Brian Doherty of Goldfinch Tavern at Four Seasons Hotel Seattle; James Gibney of The Carpaccio Catalyst, courtesy of Sysco; Danielle Grogan of Goldfinch Tavern at Four Seasons Hotel Seattle; Trey Lamont of Jerk Shack, Seattle, WA; Karma Lee of Bobae Coffee & Tea and Origin Bakery, Woodinville, WA; Jay Mammana and Greg Boyer of Maryhill Tasting Room & Bistro, Woodinville, WA, Niles Peacock of Niles Peacock Kitchen and Bar, Seattle, WA; Blanca Rodriguez of Pimienta Bistro and Bar, Federal Way, WA and Greenbridge Café, Seattle, WA; Yenvy Pham and Quynh-Vy Pham of Phở Bắc Sup Shop, Seattle, WA; Cory Schreiber of Wildwood Restaurant, Portland, OR, courtesy of Sysco; Chef Victor Steinbrueck of Local Tide, Seattle, WA;and Ethan Stowell, Ethan Stowell Restaurants, Seattle, WA; and Maggie Trujillo of Fire & Vine Hospitality, Seattle, WA courtesy of Corfini Meats. Each station’s offering will reflect the chef’s signature style and highlight the uniqueness of their restaurant and community. The tasting will also have beverage stations and other activations from our national and local sponsors.


Proceeds from your ticket directly support the local independent restaurants and chefs participating in the event. A portion of proceeds support JBF's national programming that is rooted in advocacy, racial equity, sustainability, and women's leadership for the culinary industry.



James Beard Award Semifinalist
TasteTwenty Host Chef

Melissa Miranda
Seattle, WA

TasteTwenty Guest Chef
Ayo Balogun
James Beard Award  Nominee
Dept of Culture
Brooklyn, NY

Janet Becerra
Seattle, WA

Paolo Campbell and Donald Adams
The Chicken Supply
Seattle, WA

Grayson Corrales
MariPili Tapas Bar
Seattle, WA
Courtesy of Chefs Warehouse

Jeffrey Cox
Seattle, WA
Courtesy of Sysco

Brian Doherty
Goldfinch Tavern at Four Seasons Hotel Seattle
Seattle, WA

James Gibney
The Carpaccio Catalyst
Courtesy of Sysco

Danielle Grogan
Goldfinch Tavern at Four Seasons Hotel Seattle
Seattle, WA

Trey Lamont
Jerk Shack
Seattle, WA

Women’s Entrepreneurial Leadership Alum
Karma Lee
Bobae Coffee & Tea and Origin Bakery
Woodinville, WA

Jay Mammana and Greg Boyer
Maryhill Tasting Room & Bistro
Woodinville, WA

Niles Peacock
Niles Peacock Kitchen and Bar
Seattle, WA

James Beard Award Nominee
Yenvy Pham
and Quynh-Vy Pham
Phở Bắc Sup Sho
Seattle, WA

Blanca Rodriguez
Pimienta Bistro and Bar
Federal Way, WA

Cory Schreiber
Wildwood Restaurant
Portland, OR
Courtesy of Sysco

Victor Steinbrueck
Local Tide
Seattle, WA

James Beard Award Nominee
Ethan Stowell
Ethan Stowell Restaurants
Seattle, WA

Maggie Trujillo
Fire & Vine Hospitality
Seattle, WA
Courtesy of Corfini Meats

James Beard Award Nominee
Aaron Verzosa
Seattle, WA


Menu coming soon.

Food and beverage offerings are subject to change. Guests must be 21 years+ with a valid ID to attend the event.

Related Info

Reservation Policy: All reservations are nonrefundable and must be made in advance. Should the event be cancelled due to any unforeseen circumstances, the James Beard Foundation will offer options including ticket exchanges, use of tickets for future events, and option to donate tickets. For more information, contact

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