2018 Experiences Coming Soon!
SAVOR- A SAN LUIS OBISPO COUNTY EXPERIENCE
Immerse your senses in the best of San Luis Obispo County, California at the Seattle Wine & Food Experience. The large destination-experience will showcase the region’s best wine, beer, and culinary delicacies, coupled with an interactive artisan showcase, in true San Luis Obispo (SLO) County fashion.
CELEBRITY CRUISES MODERN LUXURY LOUNGE
Visit Celebrity Cruises’ Modern Luxury Lounge where you can enjoy a hand crafted beverage and a gourmet bite. Discover why Celebrity is the #1 Premium Cruise Line sailing to amazing destinations like Europe, Asia and the Caribbean. While you’re there, enter for a chance to win a Celebrity Cruise to Europe! Must be 21 years of age. See complete sweepstakes rules onsite.
FEATURED REGION: YAKIMA VALLEY TOURISM
Yakima Valley is the heart of Washington State agriculture. Taste what they grow in their featured area with handcrafted food, wine, beer & cider. All fresh out of the fields and farms of Yakima Valley.
TOP POT DOUGHNUT BAR
Sprinkles, chocolate and Bavarian cream, oh my! Come enjoy your favorite toppings and hand-forge
d gourmet doughnuts. Stay sweet and Donut have any regrets!
EVENT BENEFICIARY: LES DAMES D’ ESCOFFIER
Les Dames d’Escoffier Seattle is the event beneficiary. Its talented membership provides a special experience at SWFE with participating Les Dames including Anthony’s Pier 66, Gelatiamo, Gnocchi Bar, Kaspars Special Events & Catering, Macrina Bakery and Pike Brewing Company.
POTATO HASH ACTION STATION
Here we celebrate the potato! Kaspars Special Events & Catering joins up with the Washington Potato Commission to present new recipes at the annual potato bar!
THE “PEARLS” OF STE MICHELLE WINE ESTATES
Experience our “Pearls” – 14 Hands, Antinori, Chateau Ste. Michelle, Canon 13, Columbia Crest, Intrinsic, Mamma Mia, Sangre de Toro, Santa Cristina and Villa Maria New Zealand, each offering a unique profile of terroir from Washington State to California, Italy, Spain and New Zealand.
RAIN SHADOW MEATS Butchery Block
Meet artisan butcher Russ Flint, owner of Rain Shadow Meats who will entertain and delight you with butchery demos coupled with delicious Meat Cones filled with Rain Shadow Meats Charcuterie.
Nicky USA CHEFS CORNER
You’ve heard of the event Wild About Game produced by Nicky USA, now you can sample a variety of exotic products at SWFE! Exotics meats include venison, bison, quail or rabbit from local producers.
SUSTAINABLE SEAFOOD WITH ALASKA SEAFOOD
Alaska Seafood Marketing Institute and Triad Fisheries showcase sustainable, fresh seafood prepared by local chefs. Learn about where these products come from and how to prepare them at home. Seafood and eat it!
QFC product store
Like what you tasted? Buy it for later at the QFC product store at the Grand tasting
Take a stroll through Distillery Walk featuring many of the region’s craft spirits makers as well as global brands. Find new favorites and taste new cocktail recipes too.
Northwest Beer & Cider Exhibit
Did you know that the Northwest is the largest producer of hops in the country? And that Washington State University’s Mount Vernon research station is home to the largest variety of hard-cider apples in the country? Sip some cider, imbibe a brew and find out what’s happening in the world of these craft beverages.
500 Northwest California and International Wines
Get a taste of wine regions from the Northwest and beyond with sips from Washington, Oregon and California. A full list of wineries and their wines can be found here.
Guests can savor the incredible creations from 25 of Seattle’s most accomplished chefs and culinary programs and another 25 specialty food purveyors representing a global range of cuisines. Stay hydrated with the quality waters from S.Pellegrino and Acqua Panna. See the incredible line up of chefs and food purveyors here.