Celebrate and Support Slow Food at Vancouver USA's Taste Renaissance

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On Saturday, November 18 from 5-9 p.m., treat your taste buds to the flavors of Southwest Washington prepared by our regions’ top chefs. Change the food system with your pocketbook and support Slow Food Southwest Washington by securing your seat at the Second Annual Taste Renaissance, held at Warehouse ’23. Read about last year’s event here.

The mission of Slow Food SW Washington is to inspire people to enjoy, grow, and share wholesome local food.

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Our major goals: 

1. Supply fresh fruit to the emergency food system

2. Raise the next generation of youth food activists

3. Expand the market share for local farmers through networking and marketing

Buy your ticket TODAY at www.tasterenaissance.org.

This multi-course feast will be held at Warehouse 23, located at 100 Columbia St., Ste. 102, Vancouver, and include top producers and chefs from Klickitat to Pacific County. Southwest Washington's most exciting ingredients will be highlighted including cranberries, cave aged cheeses, chestnuts, pastured meats, and micro milled heirloom polenta.

Introducing our 2017 Chef Collaborative:

Mychal Culver - Warehouse '23

Alan Maniscalco - Rally Pizza

Earl Frederick - Clark College Culinary Institute

Bonnie Brasure - Bleu Door Bakery

Brad Dodson - Pickled Fish 

Raime Wakefield - Eaterations 

Matt Hale - Skamania Lodge

Shan Wickham - Rally Pizza

Tammy Leibfarth - Simply Thyme

Featured speaker: One of Southwest Washington’s leading cheese makers, Willapa Hills Creamery

Volunteering more your style? We love our volunteer crews!! Find out more about the positions and shifts here: http://tinyurl.com/y9rg2mt6

Please consider donating to our Live and Silent auction! Your donation is tax deductible and your support is truly appreciated. You can find and share our form here

Donations could include:

Whole or half C.S.A shares

Vacation items (such as a house rental or airfare)

Event tickets (cooking classes or concert tickets)

Kitchen appliances or farming tools

Experience prizes - such as celebrity events, chef dinners, wine and cheese tastings

New items (electronics, jewelry)

Gift cards

Wine bottles

Gift baskets


Cash donations (checks to Slow Food Southwest Washington)

For questions, contact Warren Neth at 360-771-1296 or warren@slowfoodswwa.com.

**Original press release supplied by Slow Foods SW WA