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Cuisine Contra: Green Is Delicious
The Textile Museum
Washington, DC
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Cuisine Contra: Green Is Delicious
Cuisine Contra: Green Is Delicious

An exquisite summer dinner party and awareness event with special guest Chef Barton Seaver, a National Geographic Fellow and author of "For Cod and Country," a book about casual, sustainable seafood cooking.

Summertime, seafood, sustainability and surprise are just some of the elements of the 2nd iteration of Cuisine Contra - "Green is Delicious." This two-part event has been designed to be earth-friendly and art-filled, with food and drink, entertainment and mixing to delight the senses, in fine, contrarian style.

The evening begins with a cocktail reception and book signing with Chef Barton Seaver featuring organic spirits and adult beverages, followed by a three-course sit-down dinner that has been designed by Chef Seaver, using recipes from his book. An open bar accompanies dinner and artful performances and delights to round out the evening.

VIP ($125) and General admission ($100) tickets are available, and you may also purchase a copy of "For Cod and Country" ahead of time and it will be waiting on site for you. Books will also be available for cash purchase on site.

VIP ticket ($125)/ what's included:
 - Limited to just 50 tickets
 - Upscale heavy hors d'oeuvres / champagne and cocktail reception with Barton Seaver from 6-7pm
 - Personalization of the book by Chef Seaver
 - Dinner in the VIP seating area, with opportunity to sit with Chef Seaver
 - Open bar during the full event
 - One additional door prize drawing ticket
 - Special VIP gift bag with premium swag

General ticket ($100)/ what's included:
 - Cocktail reception from 7-7:30pm
 - General seating (tables of 10) for dinner with open bar
 - Gift bag with great swag

A portion of the proceeds from this event will go to DC Greenworks, the non-profit organization that works to put green roofs on residences and businesses across DC.

Event sponsors include ProFish/OceanPro, Great Lakes Brewing Co., Acme Paper Co. and Honest Tea.


The Textile Museum
2320 S Street, NW
Washington, DC 20008
United States


Arts > Performance

Kid Friendly: No
Dog Friendly: No
Non-Smoking: Yes!
Wheelchair Accessible: Yes!



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