Press Release – January 31, 2013
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SEATTLE CHEFS COLLABORATE FOR AN EVENING TO END HUNGER
Copperleaf Restaurant & Bar Hosts the 2nd Annual ”Savor: Sustaining Lives, Nourishing Hope” to Benefit Food Lifeline
Images from last year’s Savor: Sustaining Lives, Nourishing Hope at Copperleaf Restaurant & Bar; courtesy Team Photogenic
SEATTLE – (January 31, 2013) - In an effort to end hunger in Western Washington, Copperleaf Restaurant & Bar announces the date for “Savor: Sustaining Lives, Nourishing Hope.” The 2nd annual celebrity chef dinner and auction benefitting Food Lifeline will be held on Saturday, April 20, 2013 at 6 p.m. at the quintessentially Northwest Cedarbrook Lodge in Seattle.
Savor: Sustaining Lives, Nourishing Hope brings together some of Seattle’s top chefs for an exciting evening of exquisite sustainble cuisine for guests to enjoy as they learn more about Food Lifeline’s mission and impact in the community. Last year’s inguaral event raised more than $143,000 for Food Lifeline, enough to provide meals for 429,000 hungry people.
“We were blown away by the support of the community at last year’s Savor and anticipate another tremendous event this year,” said Roy Breiman, culinary director of Cedarbrook Lodge and Copperleaf Restaurant & Bar. “Food Lifeline is an incredible organization and it’s a privilege to continue our partnership by spending the evening cooking with other Seattle chefs to collectively support a great cause.”
Savor features a five-course plated dinner, each course prepared by a different chef in partnership with a local farmer, artisan or rancher of their choice; wine pairings from Sozo; and opportunities to support Food Lifeline through raffle, live auction and raise-the-paddle. Auction items will include one-of-a-kind travel opportunities, exquisite culinary experiences, lively sports and entertainment events, as well as several special customized live auction items presented and sponsored by eachSavor chef. New for this year’s event is a VIP option featuring an exclusive pre-party which will include book signings with some of the chefs, hors ‘d oeuvres prepared by Salumi’s Armandino Batali, barrel tastings with John Bigelow of JM Cellars, and more.
“Savor is an incredible event that brings the community, local businesses and outstanding chefs to one place for an evening where we’re all focused on ending hunger together,” said Food Lifeline CEO and President Linda Nageotte. “From the stunning cusine we get to enjoy to the fun auction items and overall high energy of the evening, Savor is a great way to learn about and support the mission of Food Lifeline.”
The 2nd annual Savor: Sustaining Lives, Nourishing Hope will take place at Cedarbrook Lodge’s Copperleaf Restaurant & Bar in Tamarack Hall on Saturday, April 20th from 6 to 10 p.m. General admission tickets are $195 each or $1,950 for a table of 10. VIP tickets are $350 each or $3,500 for a table of 10. Tickets can be purchased from the Savor: Sustaining Lives, Nourishing Hope website at http://www.foodlifelinesavor.org.
For more information about Cedarbrook Lodge or Copperleaf Restaurant & Bar, visit http://www.cedarbrooklodge.com or call 206-901-9268.
About Food Lifeline
Food Lifeline feeds hungry people. We stock the shelves and fill the tables of 275 food banks, meal programs and shelters throughout Western Washington. The 35 million pounds of nutritious food we secure from restaurants, grocery stores, farmers and manufacturers feeds 745,000 of our hungry neighbors every year. Find out how you can be a part of ending hunger in Western Washington at www.FoodLifeline.org.
About Copperleaf Restaurant & Bar
With a commitment to nourish the minds, Copperleaf Restaurant at Cedarbrook Lodge is Seattle’s quintessentially Northwest farm-to-table dining destination. Led by Culinary Director Roy Breiman and Executive Chef Mark Bodinet, Copperleaf opened in 2010 and has been distinguished by the Washington State Wine Commission as its 2013 Best Independent Restaurant of the Year; by Gayot as a 2012 Top 10 Restaurant for Food Rating, Northwest Cuisine, Outdoor Dining and Special Occasion; as well as a 2012 OpenTable® Diners’ Choice winner. Additionally,Seattle Magazine readers named it the Best Restaurant to open in 2010. Sourcing ingredients from local farmers, ranchers and artisans, as well as offering produce and herbs from its own Chef’s garden, Copperleaf is committed to sustainable dining. The restaurant also offers Copperleaf Rewards, a loyalty program for guests. For reservations, call 206-214-4284 or visit http://www.CopperleafRestaurant.com.