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photo by Nate Naismith
photo by Nate Naismith

 

“Foodportunity” Is Back With a Splash of Tech

 

This year’s networking event is sponsored by Kitchenbug.com, an online recipe box, that offers nutritional and calorie information for any recipe on the web, in real time. Kitchenbug will be launching their new mobile app at the event . They will have a photobooth from  Seattle Photo Booths and suprises for everyone.

 

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Seattle’s long awaited “Fete of the Foodies” will take place at the Palace Ballroom on Monday, July 28 from 6-9 p.m.  The room will be buzzing as Foodportunity kicks off the evening with a tech/foodie angle along with tantalizing bites from many of Seattle’s top restaurants.

 

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photo credit: Jackie Donnelly Baisa

Northwest restaurateur and entrepreneur Tom Douglas will provide his Palace Ballroom facilities to host the event and serve tastes from his newest venture, Hot Stove Society (a cooking school offering the ultimate connection between food lovers and the best food instructors). The lineup also includes tastes from Loulay Kitchen and Bar, Luc, Lark, Old Sage, Von Trapp’s, Poquitos, Six Seven and many more. For a complete list of participating restaurants and companies, visit www.fooportunity.com.

 

This year is filled with a star-studded line-up of food entrepreneurs and leaders, who will present their new innovations to the Seattle scene from 6:30-7:30 p.m.  They will be available to answer questions, talk about their journey, and offer food related business tips.

 

Food Entrepreneurs:

 

Dror Daliot, COO and Tal Rosenberg, CMO

Kitchenbug.com an award winning recipe platform

https://www.kitchenbug.com/

 

Kurt Beecher Dammeier, Entrepreneur

Beechers’ Handmade Cheese, Pasta and Co. Liam’s, Maximum/ Minimus,  Bennett’s Bistro,

Fraunhofer Meat & Fish

http://www.sugarmtn.net/

 

Maxime Bilet, Chef and Author

Co-Author of Modernist Cuisine and Founder of the Hungry Owl Innovation Group

http://www.linkedin.com/pub/maxime-bilet/10/835/726

 

Janelle Maiocco, CEO of Farmstr and Food Blogger

An online marketplace where you can find and buy organic quality food direct from producers for less than it costs at the store

http://www.farmstr.com/

 

Jason Wang, CEO of Caviar

A food delivery infrastructure for restaurants with real time GPS tracking

http://www.trycaviar.com/

 

Foodportunity November

Want to learn new networking techniques?  Be one of the first 40 Foodportunity ticket-holders to emailinfo@foodportunity.com to reserve a seat for the 8:30 p.m. “speed networking” session led by award winning food writer, Linda Miller Nicholson, of the Salty Seattle.

 

photo by Nate Naismith
photo by Nate Naismith

Tom Douglas’ Palace Ballroom is located in downtown Seattle at 2100 5th Avenue.  Advanced  pricing is $25 per person and will change to $32 per person at a future date.  Tickets can be purchased through Brown Paper Tickets at http://www.brownpapertickets.com/event/680259. Space is extremely limited.

 

Written by franticfoodie

I am Keren Brown (note: Keren with 2 E's). I love living in Seattle, I think the weather here is fabulous and spend my days writing, organizing and planning food events. Read about Seattle food events, recipes or just immerse in the food obsession. Check out my other blog in the Seattle PI http://blog.seattlepi.nwsource.com/franticfoodie/

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