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Food As Art
Bell Harbor
Seattle, WA
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Food As Art
Saturday, April 16, 2011 | 6:30PM Dinner | 8PM Auction | 9PM Dance

Bell Harbor | 2211 Alaskan Way

Tickets: $150

CD Forum's Annual 2011 Food As Art is a fundraiser that explores the culinary talents of Seattle's top Black Executive Chefs. Proceeds from Food As Art support The CD Forum's mission to present and produce Black cultural programs that encourage thought and debate for the greater Seattle area.

The Night:
In its 8th year, CD Forum's annual 2011 Food as Art at Bell Harbor showcases the considerable culinary talents of Black Executive Chefs and Restaurateurs from the Puget Sound area, with a menu curated by Andaluca's renowned Executive Chef Wayne Johnson. In addition to fabulous dining and complimentary wine service, guests will enjoy a dessert auction crafted by Executive Chef Erika Davis who recently appeared on Bravo TV's Top Chef Just Desserts.

Confirmed Executive Chefs and Restaurateurs:
Chef Amadeus, Sessions with Amadeus
Chef Cassandra Jones, Culinary Wonders USA
Chef Clifton Lyles, Alaska Airlines
Chef Daisley Gordon, Café Campagne
Chef Dayo Jones, DayoSense Catering
Chef Debbie Hatfield, Absolutely Cookin'
Chef Harold Fields, Sky City Restaurant at the Space Needle
Chef Makini Howell, Plum Bistro and Sage Café
Chef Matthew Lewis, Where Ya At Matt
Chef Michael Poole, Michael D. Poole Catering
Chef Mulegeta Abate, Pan Africa Market
Chef Sharrieff Austin, St. Clouds
Chef Theo Martin, Island Soul
Chef Wayne Johnson, Andaluca

Hor d'oeuvres: Restaurateur Donna Moodie, Marjorie

Desserts: Chef Erika Davis, Culinary Wonders USA

Mixologists: David Nelson, Il Bistro

Maker's Mark specialty drinks sponsored by Cody Rossen on behalf of Makers Mark

Wine sponsored by Chateau Ste. Michelle Winery

Soda beverages sponsored by Dry Soda Co.

Coffee service sponsored by Stumptown Coffee

The Chef's Menu:
Restaurateur Donna Moodie  Hor d'oeuvres Table
Jamaican Patties and Vegetarian Jamaican Patties

Chef Wayne Johnson  Table 1
Pan-roasted Quail with Herb Risotto and Pan Jus

Chef Makini Howell  Table 2
Plum Bistro and Sage Cafe
Mac & Yease: Vegan Mac and Cheese

Chef Theo Martin  Table 3
Island Soul
Curried Goat with Sweet Plantain

Chef Daisley Gordon  Table 4
Cafe Campagne
Parsley Pork Hock Salad: Sliced pressed Pork Hock flavored with sliced Haricot Vert, Parsley, Shallots, Red Wine Vinegar and Olive Oil

Chef Debbie Hatfield  Table 5
Absolutely Cookin'
Fish Tacos
Crispy Tilapia: Served on top of a Pickled Cabbage/Red Onion Slaw and topped with a Mango Salsa and Cilantro Cream Sauce in a Wonton cup

Chef Michael Poole  Table 6
Michael D. Poole Catering
Seafood Jambalaya with a Northwest Flare

Chef Cassandra Jones  Table 7
Culinary Wonders USA
Pear and Goat Cheese Stuffing with a Cranberry and Port reduction drizzle

Chef Matthew Lewis  Table 8
Where Ya At Matt
Smoked Pork Tenderloin: Served with Creole Spinach and Potato Cakes

Chef Sharrieff Austin  Table 9
St. Clouds
Draper Valley Farms' Buttermilk bathed, Garlic-herb pan-fried Chicken Salad with Endive & Bleu Cheese and garnished with Ginger Mayo

Chef Harold Fields  Table 10
Sky City Restaurant at the Space Needle
Seattle Center House Cured Wild King Salmon with Bamboo-Fried Rice

Chef Amadeus Amador  Table 11
Sessions with Chef Amadeus
Chow Fun Cakes with Chinese Slaw topped with Asian Glazed Shrimp

Chef Mulugeta Abate  Table 12
Pan Africa Market
Piri Piri Chicken: Served with Cilantro-Mashed Potatoes

Chef Clifton Lyles  Table 13
Alaska Airlines
Mini Petite Beef Filets atop a bed of Parsnip Potato Puree finished with Truffled Potato Straw, Grilled Asparagus and a Port Wine Demi

Chef Dayo Jones  Table 14
DayoSense Catering
Baked Northwest Crimini Mushrooms stuffed Lump Crab Meat, coarsely chopped Bread Crumbs, Cream Cheese and our "Comfort Seasonings" (sautéed Bell Pepper, Green Onion, and Garlic)

Chef Erika Davis  Dessert table
Culinary Wonders USA
Tortes and Cakes:
Equinox Torte: Chocolate Hazelnut Mousse Torte
Monte Blanc: White Chocolate with Raspberry Gelee center and Apricot
Bailey's Milk Chocolate Crunch Gateaux
Grandma's Church High Carrot Cake
Coconut Lemon Cake
7 Layer Malted Chocolate Torte
Victorian Torte: Chocolate Flourless Walnut Cake glazed with Chocolate and garnished with Chocolate Fans and Candied Walnuts
Auntie's Sissy Strawberry Shortcake
Caramel Cashew Cheesecake
Chocolate Peanut Butter French Silk Torte

David Nelson  Drink table
Il Bistro
Spirits and other Beverages
Maker's Mark specialty drinks
Chateau Ste. Michelle wines
Dry Soda Co. beverages
Stumptown Coffee service

See chefs, menu, and auction items from last year's Food As Art here.



Bell Harbor
2211 Alaskan Way, Pier 66
Seattle, WA 98121
United States

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Dog Friendly: No
Non-Smoking: No
Wheelchair Accessible: No


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